The 737's Rudder-Control Concerns

Number 12729
Subject Aviation
Source Seattle Times
State WA
Year 1995
Publication Date Jan 15, 29; Sept 8, Nov. 9, 19, 1995
Summary The fall 1994 crash of USAir 427 prompted the Seattle Times to launch an investigation into Boeing 737 jetliners. The rudder system on the 737's can sometimes malfunction and make the airplane dangerously difficult to control. A USAir 737 crashed near Pittsburgh last September, killing all 132 passengers. United has accelerated replacement of a 737 rudder-system part in which investigators have found defects.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 21
Keywords CAR Aviation FAA NTSB Service Difficulty Reports Commercial flights
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