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  • Arduous phase of flight-test effort awaits Dreamliner

    News | 06 Aug 2010 14:00 | Jon Ostrower

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  • NTSB to release factual reports on Emery DC-8 crash

    News | 21 Aug 2001 21:51 | Chris Kjelgaard

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will open a public docket on 23 August on the crash of an Emery Worldwide Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-8-73F on 16 February 2000 near California’s state capital Sacramento.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Its decision will make available a series of factual reports on the NTSB’s investigation into the crash. Although these reports will not provide any analysis of the causes of the crash, a process the NTSB undertakes only in its final report on an accident investigation, they will increase public knowledge of the circumstances of the accident.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>This may help reduce the potential loss of informed comment the NTSB was hoping to collect during a puhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-to-release-factual-reports-on-Emery-DC-8-crash-252974/
  • Crashed Emery DC-8 identified

    News | 17 Feb 2000 14:44 | Kieran Daly

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>The Emery Worldwide Airlines Douglas DC-8 that crashed at Sacramento, California last night has been identified as a 1968-vintage aircraft registered N8079U</P> <I><P>Airclaims CASE</I> database lists the aircraft as having serial number 45947 and being managed by General Electric Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) but owned by an undisclosed institution or lessor.</P> <P>It was built for United Airlines with four Pratt &amp; Whitney JT3D engines and re-engined with four CFM International CFM56-2C1 turbofans in 1983. The aircraft has flown more than 84,000hr and is believed to be the first -70 series DC-8 to be lost.</P> <P>The three crew died when the aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from Sacramento Mather Airport having reported centre of gravity problems with the aircraft.</P></BODY>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Crashed-Emery-DC-8-identified-243691/
  • Centre-of-gravity problem reported in Emery DC-8 crash

    News | 17 Feb 2000 06:47 | Nicholas Ionides

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>Emery Worldwide has confirmed the crash of one of its McDonnell Douglas DC-8 freighters in northern California.</P> <P>An airline spokesman, Jim Allen, tells CNN there were three crew-members on board the aircraft. He says "problems developed after take-off" from Sacramento Mather Airport at 19:35 local time. The aircraft was headed for Dayton.</P> <P>The crew "circled back to land", he says, before the crash one mile (1.6km) east of the departure airport, which is a former military airfield. The two pilots and one flight engineer are presumed dead.</P> <P>Sacramento Airport spokesman Lou Padgug says the crew reported a "centre of gravity problem" after take-off, meaning there was a problem with "the load on that plane".</P> <P>A local fire captain told reporters near the scene of the accident that the aircraft was carrying "clothing, auto transmission fluid and a small amount of detonating explosives". He did not elaborate.</P> <P>The Dhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Centre-of-gravity-problem-reported-in-Emery-DC-8-crash-243680/