(NEWSER) – Tim McCormack, the helicopter pilot who died in a crash-landing atop a Manhattan high-rise Monday, shouldn’t have been in the air at all in that afternoon’s cloudy weather conditions, the Federal Aviation Administration says. An FAA spokeswoman says the 58-year-old was not “instrument rated,” meaning he was not legally allowed to fly when visibility under 3 miles would… Read more »
(CNN)The helicopter pilot who crashed on to the roof of a New York City building was not licensed to fly in poor weather, the Federal Aviation Administration said. The pilot, identified as Tim McCormack, died in the crash, law enforcement officials said.”Pilots must have an instrument rating to fly in bad weather,” an FAA spokeswoman said. “This pilot didn’t have… Read more »
CNN Aviation Analyst Mary Schiavo appeared on The Lead with Jake Tapper on June 10, 2019 to discuss the crash of a helicopter into the roof of a skyscraper in New York, after only 11 minutes of flight time. The pilot died in the crash, law enforcement said. Source: What Caused Helicopter to Crash on NYC Skyscraper Roof?
Another lawsuit has been filed against Boeing, alleging the company concealed known design flaws in its 737 MAX aircraft from airlines and the public. Mary Schiavo, the former inspector general for the U.S. Transportation Department, filed the suit on behalf of a passenger who was killed in the March 10 crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which killed all 157… Read more »
Washington (CNN) – A lawsuit filed by the former inspector general of the Department of Transportation accuses Boeing in a new lawsuit of repeatedly concealing design flaws in its aircraft and blaming pilots in the aftermath of crashes. The suit, filed in federal court by former DOT inspector general Mary Schiavo on behalf of the estate of one of the… Read more »
The former inspector general for the U.S. Transportation Department has filed a lawsuit against Boeing Co. alleging the aerospace giant knew its 737 Max jet was unsafe but concealed the plane’s dangerous design flaws from airlines and the public. Mary Schiavo, the U.S. DOT’s inspector general from 1990 to 1996, filed the lawsuit in federal court in Charleston on behalf… Read more »