The FAA is proposing a $445,125 civil penalty against Alaska Air Group’s Horizon Air for allegedly operating a Bombardier Dash-8-400 aircraft on 45 flights between March 17 and 23, 2011, after failing to comply with an airworthiness directive (AD) requiring the airline to inspect for cracked or corroded engine nacelle fittings on its Dash-8-400 aircraft. A Horizon spokesman told ATW the airline “performed the required inspection, however, we did not properly document our ...

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