US FAA yesterday proposed a $325,000 civil penalty against Continental Airlines for operating a 737 on "at least" 12 commercial flights before an abnormal gear indication was addressed by mechanics. The agency said that on Dec. 20, 2008, the crew of a 737 en route from Houston to Los Angeles elected to continue their flight after noticing a warning light on the right main landing gear indicator after the gear retracted, and diverted to Phoenix only once it became apparent the ...

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