Aviation expert witnesses may testify on air traffic control, aircraft accident investigation, aircraft contract manufacturing, aircraft design, and aircraft operations. In the news, The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a full Go-Team to investigate the crash of a United Parcel Service Airbus A300. The crash occurred while on approach to Runway 18 at Birmingham International Airport in Birmingham, Ala.
Senior Aviation Investigator Dan Bower will serve as investigator-in-charge. NTSB Board Member Robert Sumwalt is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation. Federal officials have found no evidence of a pre-crash fire or engine failure aboard a UPS plane that went down in Alabama, killing two pilots.
Read more: http://www.ntsb.gov/news/2013/130814.html