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NTSB finds multiple factors in 2019 Aleutians plane accident

 

November 10, 2021



JUNEAU (AP) — The braking system on a plane carrying 42 people that overran a runway at Unalaska in 2019, killing a passenger, was compromised by anti-skid sensors that were not correctly wired, the National Transportation Safety Board determined.

The incorrect wiring likely occurred during an overhaul at the landing gear manufacturer’s facility in 2017, but it was not discovered until after the accident, the Nov. 2 report said.

The system “does not generate a fault (warning) based on incorrect wiring,” the report said.

Also, the plane was not in active service from the time of the...



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