Aircraft Cargo Door Headaches – Episode 173
John shares his long history dealings with cargo door issues. He shares how door engineering has evolved over time. He also explains the rush to convert passenger aircraft to cargo aircraft that came about in the 1980s due to many airlines getting into the air cargo business.
Todd and John discuss several aviation disasters involving cargo doors, including one involving a United Airlines plane near Honolulu.
- NTSB Accident Report Evergreen International Airlines Flight 17
- NTSB Accident Report United Airlines Flight 811
- UK Accident Report THY Flight
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