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National Transportation Safety Board
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NTSB'S FINAL REPORT ON CRASH OF USAIR FLIGHT 427 AVAILABLE ON WEB

July 20, 1999

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Transportation Safety Board's final report on the crash of USAir flight 427 is now available on the Board's web site. Printed copies will be available in a few weeks.

On March 24 of this year, the Safety Board concluded the longest aviation investigation of its 32-year history by adopting a final report on the crash of the Boeing 737 on September 8, 1994, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The crash killed all 132 persons aboard the plane.

A complete copy of the Board's report may be accessed on http://www.ntsb.gov under Publications. The report is in the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) and requires the Acrobat Reader.

Printed copies of this 346-page report should be available in about three weeks, and may be purchased from the National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161, (703) 487-4650 or (800) 553-6847, or on the web at http://www.ntis.gov. Please specify report number PB99-910401.

NTSB Office of Public Affairs: (202) 314-6100

 

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