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NTSB ACTING CHAIRMAN CITES THREE SAFETY AREAS TO REDUCE ACCIDENTS IN BUSINESS AVIATION

October 21, 2008

Washington, DC - National Transportation Safety Board Acting Chairman Mark V. Rosenker said today that improving runway safety, crew resource management, and addressing human fatigue will enhance safety in business aviation.

In an address to the 2008 Bombardier Safety Standdown in Kansas City, Missouri, Rosenker cited the NTSB's review of accident trends and the potential for human error in emphasizing the importance of these safety areas.

Rosenker outlined the following areas as "critical" to reducing aviation accidents and saving lives:

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