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  • Pilots in fatal UPS A300-600 freighter crash identified


    The two UPS pilots who died in the crash of an Airbus A300-600 on approach to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International airport have been identified by local...


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  • Pilot fatigue raised in UPS A300 crash hearing

    News | 20 Feb 2014 22:55 | Kristin Majcher

    ​The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) examined pilot fatigue, non-precision approaches and flight dispatch procedures in an investigative hearing of the fatal crash of UPS flight 1354.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilot-fatigue-raised-in-UPS-A300-crash-hearing-396184/
  • Birmingham opened main runway minutes after UPS flight 1354 crashed

    News | 06 Feb 2014 15:43 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Officials at Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport in Alabama were minutes away from opening the airport’s main ILS-equipped runway when UPS flight 1354 crashed on approach to the airport’s shorter runway on 14 August 2013.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Birmingham-opened-main-runway-minutes-after-UPS-flight-1354-crashed-395611/
  • Safety experts call attention to prevalence of unstable approaches

    News | 30 Oct 2013 19:28 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Safety executives at many airlines underestimate dangers posed by unstable approaches, and airline policies do little to ensure pilots follow company procedures for unstable approaches.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Safety-experts-call-attention-to-prevalence-of-unstable-approaches-392369/
  • Ground proximity warning system activated before UPS crash

    News | 16 Aug 2013 22:22 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    <p>The ground proximity warning system on the UPS Airbus A300-600 freighter that crashed 14 August in Birmingham, Alabama issued an audible warning 16s before...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ground-proximity-warning-system-activated-before-UPS-crash-389606/
  • Pilots in fatal UPS A300-600 freighter crash identified

    News | 16 Aug 2013 15:03 | Kristin Majcher

    The two UPS pilots who died in the crash of an Airbus A300-600 on approach to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International airport have been identified by local...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilots-in-fatal-UPS-A300-600-freighter-crash-identified-389593/
  • Airport's main runway closed at time of UPS crash: NTSB

    News | 15 Aug 2013 22:23 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The pilots of UPS flight 1354 were attempting to land on the shorter runway of Birmingham Shuttlesworth International airport before it crashed, because...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airports-main-runway-closed-at-time-of-UPS-crash-NTSB-389569/