FDR data from the Southwest Airlines 737-700 overrun accident on Dec. 8 show the thrust reversers did not deploy until about 18 sec. after the aircraft touched down on Chicago Midway Runway 31C and 14 sec. before it ran through a blast fence at the end of the runway, the National Transportation Safety Board said yesterday. The aircraft continued through a perimeter fence and onto a roadway where it struck two cars, killing a six-year-old passenger in one of them. The captain, who was pilot ...

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