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NTSB Boots UPS, Pilots Union from Crash Investigation Team

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A public relations war of words between UPS and the cargo airline's pilots union has gotten both kicked off the investigation team working to determine what caused the crash of UPS Flight 1354 in Birmingham, Alabama, on Aug. 14, 2013. The National Transportation Safety Board announced yesterday it has revoked the party status of UPS and the Independent Pilots Association, barring further involvement by representatives from either side looking into the crash of the UPS Airbus A300-600, which… (www.flyingmag.com) Más...

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bbabis
bbabis 5
Along with common sense and caring for others, it seems that maturing has been left behind in today's world.
genethemarine
Gene spanos 3
Folks need to understand that these death investigations need the full attention of all involved. Allow for the NTSB to continue with this crash investigation once and for all.
joelwiley
joel wiley 2
This appears to be a link to the missing patch that got UPS & the Union bounced:

http://www.aircargoworld.com/Air-Cargo-World-News/2014/08/ups-pilots-call-end-exemption-fatigue-prevention-rule/6702
sparkie624
sparkie624 3
I do not blame them.... I found that when I was working without a union I am much happier... Most of the time the Unions are too much backing the slacker and not helping the situation. There was a time that unions were needed... Now they are self serving businesses...
vanstaalduinenj
Tragic accident
Will be interested to read ntsb report
chriswclrk
Union Bullies.

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vector4traffic
vector4traffic 2
The NTSB changed their report after lawsuits?!? Which crash was this?
Ruger9X19
Ruger9X19 1
I've heard that the contributing factor was added after threats of a lawsuit in this report. It's all hearsay and I have no proof, but I believe my source. http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X18632
400guy
james brennan 1
Try United Air Lines 811 as an example of how far the companies involved AND the government will go to avoid the truth!

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