Continental Settlement Multiple Causes

Monday, March 11, 2013
By George Hatcher


In the 2008 Continental Airline crash at Denver International Airport, although the crash was blamed on pilot error, pilots did not have all the facts. How could the pilots do anything but fail to make proper rudder adjustments when air traffic controllers didn’t bother to tell the pilots about a forty-knot crosswind.

The settlement will be “several million dollars.”

Some passengers were not injured, but they all have to remember that after they jumped from the wreckage, it burst into flames.

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