|Source||Federal Aviation Administration|
|File Size||1.1 GB|
|Dates Covered||1999 – Aug 2008|
Violation categories include: maintenance, hazardous materials, security, medical, drug testing, flight operations, aircraft alterations, training and near mid-air collisions.
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- Safety on Hold: The Hidden Dangers in Airline Cargo
The Federal Aviation Administration has failed to control hazardous materials violations by air carriers. Hazardous cargo often travels aboard commercial as well as cargo carriers.
- Wired for trouble?
USA Today finds that half of the world’s passenger jets contain electrical wire insulation that is considered unsafe by military and other wiring experts. Damaged wire insulation has led to fires and electrical equipment failure for years and may have played a role in two unsolved crashes: the recent Swissair Flight 111 accident off the coast of Nova Scotia and the explosion of TWA Flight 800 near Long Island in 1996.