NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
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National Transportation Safety Board
Investigation Update
USAir Flight 427

October 15, 1998

On Sept. 8, 1994, USAir flight 427, a Boeing 737-300, crashed
on approach to Pittsburgh, killing all 132 passengers and crew on board.

Status of Investigative Work

Recommendations Stemming from the Accident

Flight Data Recorders

737 Statistics

NTSB's Investigative Track Record

Revised: October 15, 1998



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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.