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ID:

433

Date:

2009-06-04

Headline:

American Airlines disputes FAA engine records

Reporter's name:

Jason Whitely

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

News 8

City:

Dallas, TX

Summary:

Government data obtained via FOIA show American Airlines experienced more in-flight engine shutdowns than other airlines in recent months and years, KENS News 8 reports. American disputed the accuracy of the records, admitting that the airline had a higher-than-average number of shutdowns in recent years, but arguing that its numbers had been improving since 2006. American declined to provide its records.

Keywords:

airline, engine, shutdown, flight, American Airlines

URL:

http://www.kens5.com/latestnews/stories/KENS20090604-WFAA-aarecords.49e98f6e.html


Agencies:

FAA

States:

TX

Categories:

air safety
transportation


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