Valujet Flight 592 Crash Part 1

The National Transportation Safety Board held a public meeting to discuss the final accident report for the crash of flight 592 in the… read more

The National Transportation Safety Board held a public meeting to discuss the final accident report for the crash of flight 592 in the Florida Everglades on May 11,1996. The report concludes that a cargo of chemical oxygen generators caused a fire which damaged the controls. The report also states that the maintenance contractor is responsible for putting the hazardous cargo on board; Valujet is resposible for improperly overseeing its contractor; and the FAA is responsible for not requiring smoke detectors in cargo holds. close

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  • Benjamin Berman Chairman National Transportation Safety Board->Operations
  • Merritt Birky Group Chairman National Transportation Safety Board->Fire and Explosion
  • George Black Member National Transportation Safety Board
  • Daniel Bower Group Chairman National Transportation Safety Board->Aircraft Performance
  • Robert Chipkevich Chief National Transportation Safety Board->Hazardous Materials and Pipeline
  • John Clark Deputy Director National Transportation Safety Board->Research and Engineering
  • Gregory Feith Investigator National Transportation Safety Board
  • Robert Francis Vice Chair National Transportation Safety Board
  • John Goglia Member National Transportation Safety Board
  • James Hall Chairman National Transportation Safety Board
  • John A. Hammerschmidt Member National Transportation Safety Board
  • Kenneth Jordan Managing Director National Transportation Safety Board
  • Nora Marshall Chairman National Transportation Safety Board->Survival Factors Group
  • Robert Swaim Chairman National Transportation Safety Board->Systems Group
  • Barry Sweedler Director National Transportation Safety Board->Safety
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Valujet Flight 592 Crash Part 1

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Program ID:
89719-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 1997
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 1997

Airing Details

  • Aug 19, 1997 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 1997 | 1:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 1997 | 10:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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