The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today will issue its highly anticipated report detailing the probable cause of the fatal crash of American Flight 587 in Belle Harbor, N.Y., in November 2001, a document that should end a bitter dispute between Airbus and American and heighten industry awareness of the limitations of using rudders to stabilize aircraft during upset recovery. The vertical stabilizer and rudder were ripped from the Airbus A300-600 after the plane took off ...
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