Cracked Windshield on takeoff

Friday, January 21, 2011
By George Hatcher

This is the weather for cracked windshields. One almost wonders if maintenance crews are using hot water on that cold glass in Denver. We see: Denver: Skywest CRJ7-Cracked windshield Denver: Skywest CRJ12-Cracked windshield Denver: B752-Cracked windshield Cold makes glass more brittle so that it can crack more easily without additional stresses. We also have:... »

Continental Boeing Crashes and Burns on Takeoff

Sunday, December 21, 2008
By George Hatcher
Continental Boeing Crashes and Burns on Takeoff

What: Continental Airlines Boeing 737 flight 1404 Denver to Houston Registration N18611 Where: Denver International Airport on runway 34 Right When: 20 DEC 2008 18:18 local time Who: 107 passengers 5 crew (at least 38 injured, nothing life-threatening) Ten passengers were taken to Denver Health. 15 passengers were taken to the Medical Center of... »

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