A National Transportation Safety Board team yesterday inspected an AirTran DC-9 in an attempt to determine what caused the bulkhead between the cabin and the cockpit to catch fire and emit "intense smoke" before the pilots made an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon in Greensboro, N.C. The heavy smoke in the cabin injured the first officer, two flight attendants and a jump seat rider, all of whom were treated and released from the hospital the same day. One passenger suffered a slight ...


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