is scheduled to meet Jan. 23, 2018, to determine the probable cause of the Oct.
28, 2016, American Airlines flight 383 uncontained engine failure.
Boeing 767-300 experienced an uncontained failure of the right, GE CF6-80C2B6
engine during the take-off roll about 6,550 feet from the runway threshold of
Chicago O’Hare International Airport’s runway 28R. The plane came to a full
stop about 9,255 feet from the runway threshold.
passenger received serious injuries during the evacuation and the aircraft was
substantially damaged by the resultant fire.
Transportation Safety Board meeting for the Oct. 28, 2016, American Airlines
flight 383 uncontained engine failure at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
WHEN: Jan. 23,
2018, 9:30 a.m. Media attending the meeting are asked to be in place not
later than 9:15 a.m.
Boardroom and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, District
Transportation Safety Board members and investigative staff.
WEBCAST: A link to a
live webcast of the meeting will be available shortly before the start of the
meeting at http://ntsb.capitolconnection.org/.
investigation page, with links to previous news releases, reports and other
information about the NTSB’s investigation, is available on our website at http://go.usa.gov/xN6bt.
report is available online at https://go.usa.gov/xn9VZ.
NOTE: In the case of a partial shutdown of the
federal government, the NTSB will provide information about the status of this
meeting and other NTSB activities on its Twitter feed @NTSB_Newsroom.