Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2002 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents

The following briefs were selected from the 224 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in July 2002. Statements 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, July."


July 02, Houston, Texas
McDonnell Douglas MD-88

At 0922 central time, a McDonnell Douglas MD-88 operated by Delta Air Lines collided with parked construction trucks at Houston Hobby Airport. There were no injuries. The flight had been cleared to cross runway 22 and taxi to the gate. The pilot taxied on taxiway Zulu, which is paralle...

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