US National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the probable cause of the Southwest Airlines 737-700 runway overrun in December 2005 at Chicago Midway "was the pilots' failure to use available reverse thrust in a timely manner" and to use the best data to calculate landing distance. The aircraft veered from the runway after landing and crashed through a boundary fence onto a road next to the airport, striking a car and killing a six-year-old child. NTSB said late Tuesday that the ...

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