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

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  • 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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