The probable cause of the 2008 runway overrun of a Continental Airlines 737-500 at Denver International was "the captain's cessation of right rudder input, which was needed to maintain directional control of the airplane, about four seconds before the excursion," the US National Transportation Safety Board concluded yesterday. The 737-500 en route to Houston Intercontinental veered from Runway 34R while on its takeoff roll, crossed a field and a taxiway, careened down a ...

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