Tue, Jul 27, 2010
Will Assist Government With MD-11 Freighter Accident
The National Transportation Safety
Board is dispatching a team of investigators to assist the
government of Saudi Arabia with its investigation of today's cargo
airplane accident in Riyadh.
At about 1138 local time Tuesday, a Lufthansa MD-11(D-ALCQ)
freighter crashed while landing at the King Khalid International
Airport in Riyadh. The two crewmembers on board survived the
accident. Flight 8460 originated in Frankfurt.
NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman has designated Senior Air
Safety Investigator Bill English as the U.S. Accredited
Representative. The U.S. team will also include NTSB flight
operations specialists, an NTSB aircraft systems specialist, and
technical advisors from the Federal Aviation
Administration and Boeing.
The investigation is being conducted by Saudi Arabia's General
Authority of Civil Aviation which will release all information on
the progress of the investigation.
FMI: www.ntsb.gov, www.gaca.gov.sa/GACA/Home.aspx?l=EN
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