NTSB Investigator Al Dickinson is heading a team looking into the apparent icing-related upset of Comair EMB-120 on March 19. The Embraer Brasilia was damaged substantially in the incident, but the 22 passengers and three flight crewmembers were uninjured. Comair Flight 5040 was at 18,000 feet on autopilot, nearing the end of a leg from Nassau, Bahamas, to Orlando, when the aircraft entered IMC. The windscreen rapidly iced over, and the crew activated the ice protection ...


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