Former White House Official Fatally Injured on Business Jet Didn't Die From Turbulence, Report Finds
The pilots who were flying a business jet when a woman was injured during an in-flight disturbance earlier this month and later died had aborted their first takeoff after receiving caution messages on their instrumentation, according to a report the National Transportation Safety Board released Friday. The NTSB has been investigating the March 3 flight that was diverted to Bradley…
Medical Examiner Releases Cause of Death For Woman Who Died After Turbulent Flight
The woman who died on a flight diverted to Bradley Airport after experiencing turbulence earlier this month died of blunt injuries to the head, neck, body, and extremities, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The incident happened March 3. The Bombardier executive jet was heading from Keene, New Hampshire to Leesburg, Virginia when it experienced severe turbulence…
‘Trim Issue' May Have Led to Fatal Turbulence Incident That Forced Jet to Land at Bradley: NTSB
A business jet may have experienced problems with its stability before severe buffeting that caused the death of a passenger, the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday. The NTSB said in a news release that it is looking at a “reported trim issue,” a reference to adjustments that are made to an airplane’s control surfaces to ensure it is...
Turbulence Contributed to Death of Passenger on Plane: NTSB
A passenger on a plane that was diverted to Bradley International Airport after a medical emergency on Friday has died and the National Transportation Safety Board said it was related to turbulence.
1 Dead After Business Jet Encounters Severe Turbulence
A passenger on a plane that was diverted to Bradley International Airport after a medical emergency on Friday has died and the National Transportation Safety Board said it was related to turbulence. Five people were aboard the Bombardier executive jet that was shaken by turbulence late Friday afternoon while traveling from Keene, New Hampshire, to Leesburg, Virginia, said Sarah Sulick,…