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ID:

687

Date:

2013-09-18

Headline:

Federal Records Show History of Problems with Escape Slides

Reporter's name:

Elyce Kirchner, Liz Wagner and David Paredes

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

NBC Bay Area

City:

San Francisco, CA

Notes:

Federal reports and databases revealed that the FAA had received thousands of complaints about the slides and that the NTSB had recommended improvements repeatedly; regulators had also issued a warning about those exact slides a mere two months before the incident.

Keywords:

Asiana Flight 214, South Korea, San Francisco, San Francisco International Airport, SFO, Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, National Transportation Safete Board, NTSB, Boeing 777, evacuation, evacuation slide, Boeing 737, Aviation Safety Reporting System, Service Difficulty Reports, Airworthiness Directive

URL:

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Federal-Records-Show-History-of-Problems-with-Escape-Slides--223961501.html


Agencies:

FAA
NASA
NTSB

States:

CA
MI

Categories:

air safety
transportation


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