Preliminary Accident Reports

March 1999 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 119 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in December 1998. Statments in quotes were taken directly from the NTSB documents. The information is subject to change as the investigations are completed. Click here to view "Accident Totals, December."


Dec. 1, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Aerospatiale ATR-72-212

At about 10:30 EST, an Aerospatiale ATR-72-212 operated by American Eagle Inc., had a flight attendant injured while maneuvering, about 30 miles southeast of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The flight had departed from Nassau, Bahamas, at 09:45 and was at 4,000 feet when they receive...

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