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The FAA today revoked the licenses of the two pilots of Northwest Airlines flight 188, effective immediately. It is truly unfortunate that it came to this, but as I have said before, their actions are inexcusable.
Investigators have determined that the pilots of Northwest flight 188 were both using their personal laptops in the cockpit at the time they stopped communicating with Air Traffic Controllers and overflew Minneapolis airport. While this may seem perfectly harmless on … Continue reading
The pilots of Northwest Airlines flight 188 that overflew their destination airport by 150 miles may have their licenses suspended, according to the FAA. That is unfortunate for the pilots, but perfectly understandable. I do not agree that we should … Continue reading
A second embarrassing incident for Delta/Northwest, and a horrific accident near Sharjah in the UAE. Yesterday was definitely not a good day for aviation. Northwest Airlines flight 188 from San Diego to Minneapolis was proceeding normally… right up until the … Continue reading