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NTSB TO OPEN DOCKET ON 2008 CONTINENTAL AIRLINES ACCIDENT AT DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT



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                       NTSB ADVISORY

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National Transportation Safety Board

Washington, DC 20594

 

July 16, 2009

 

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NTSB TO OPEN DOCKET ON 2008 CONTINENTAL AIRLINES ACCIDENT AT

DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

 

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Washington, DC - As part of its continuing investigation

into the 2008 Continental Airlines flight 1404 accident in

Denver, Colorado, the National Transportation Safety Board

will open the public docket on Friday, July, 17, 2009 at 9

a.m. 

       On December 20, 2008, the Boeing 737-500 (N18611)

departed the left side of runway 34R during takeoff from

Denver International Airport.  There was a post-crash fire.

All 115 persons aboard the aircraft evacuated immediately

after the accident.  There were 41 injuries and no

fatalities.

       The information being released is factual in nature

and does not provide any analysis. The docket includes:

investigative group factual reports, interview summaries,

crew statements, air traffic control transcripts, controller

statements, the meteorology report, the flight data recorder

report, the cockpit voice recorder transcript, and other

documents.  

       Additional material will continue to be added to the

docket as it becomes available. Analysis of the accident,

along with conclusions and a determination of probable

cause, will come at a later date when the final report on

the investigation is completed.

      The docket material will be available on the NTSB

website at www.ntsb.gov in the FOIA electronic reading

room.  

        This will be a document release only.  No interviews

will be conducted.

 

Media Contact: Terry N. Williams

               202-314-6100 

               terry.williams@xxxxxxxx

 

 

 

 

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