NTSB TO HOLD BOARD MEETING ON MID-AIR COLLISION OVER HUDSON RIVER NEAR HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY

Thursday, September 9, 2010
By George Hatcher

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public
Board meeting on Tuesday, September 14, at 9:30 a.m., in its
Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W.,
Washington, DC.

On August 8, 2009, a Piper PA-32R-300 airplane, N71MC, and a
Eurocopter AS350BA helicopter, N401LH, operated by Liberty
Helicopters, collided over the Hudson River near Hoboken,
New Jersey. All 9 people aboard the two aircraft died in the
accident. The airplane flight was operating under the
provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91,
and the helicopter flight was operating under the provisions
of 14 CFR Parts 135 and 136. No flight plans were filed or
were required for either flight, and visual meteorological
conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.

A live and archived webcast of the proceedings will be
available on the Board’s website at
www.ntsb.gov/Events/Boardmeeting.htm. Technical support
details are available under “Board Meetings.” To report any
problems, please call 703-993-3100 and ask for Webcast
Technical Support.

A summary of the Board’s final report, which will include
findings, probable cause and safety recommendations, will
appear on the website shortly after the conclusion of the
meeting. The entire report will appear on the website
several weeks later.

Directions to Board Room: Front door located on Lower 10th
Street, directly below L’Enfant Plaza. From Metro, exit
L’Enfant Plaza station at 9th and D Streets escalator, walk
through shopping mall, at CVS store take escalator down one
level. Board room will be to your left.

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