NTSB: Undetected Elevator Jam Caused MD-83’s 2017 Runway Excursion

Credit: NTSB
WASHINGTON—An undetected malfunction of its right elevator surface caused an Ameristar Charters Boeing MD-83 to depart a runway end during a rejected takeoff at Willow Run Airport (YIP) near Ypsilanti, Michigan, in 2017, NTSB said Mar. 7. Ameristar Charters Flight 9363 was chartered to fly the...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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