June 16, 2011 archive

ASA facing fine from FAA for missed inspection of CRJ aircraft after lightning strikes

The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $425,000 fine against Atlantic Southeast Airlines for allegedly operating two Bombardier CRJ regional jeta when they were not in compliance with FAA regulations. The allegation is that ASA failed to complete required inspections of two aircraft after they were struck by lightning. One indicent took place on July …

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