Flight 810 Questions Lead to Questions – Episode 78
This conversation covers emerging information about Transair Flight 810. The plane crashed in the ocean on July 2 shortly after takeoff from Honolulu.
John, Greg and Todd raise a series of questions important to the investigation:
- Air traffic control handling of the incident
- Flight path after the engine failure
- Engine history and maintenance
- Safety performance of cockpit seats and harness
They stress that there are safety benefits to learn from every crash, even when an older airplane is involved. As information is released, questions will likely lead to more questions to answer.
This episode also covers recent accidents in Colorado, Texas, Montana and Massachusetts. Record-breaking heat across the US may be impacting aircraft performance.
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