TAM told a Brazilian congressional panel holding hearings on last month's A320 crash that it no longer allows aircraft to land at Sao Paulo Congonhas or Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont without both thrust reversers activated, a change in policy put in place after the accident. The airline has admitted that the right thrust reverser was deactivated during a maintenance check several days before the July 17 crash at CGH that killed 199 people, including all 187 aboard (ATWOnline, July 30). But it ...

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