The flight data recorder (FDR) and cockpit voice recorder (CVR) have been recovered from the United Parcel Service (UPS) Airbus A300-600 freighter that crashed on approach to Birmingham, Ala., Airport. US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators initially had trouble recovering the FDR and CVR because the rear section of the aircraft continued to smolder late into Wednesday night from the intense fire that had engulfed the A300F when it crashed at 6:11 a.m. Wednesday. ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"NTSB recovers crashed UPS A300F’s FDR, CVR" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.