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NTSB TO MEET ON CESSNA CITATION ACCIDENT IN MILWAUKEE AND A PIPELINE RUPTURE IN MISSISSIPPI



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                       NTSB ADVISORY

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National Transportation Safety Board

Washington, DC 20594

 

October 13, 2009

 

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NTSB TO MEET ON CESSNA CITATION ACCIDENT IN MILWAUKEE AND A

PIPELINE RUPTURE IN MISSISSIPPI

 

 

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The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public

Board meeting on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 9:30 a.m.,

in its Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza,

S.W., Washington, D.C. The Board will meet on the following

items:

 

*     On June 4, 2007, about 4:00pm CST, a Cessna Citation 550,

N550BP, impacted Lake Michigan shortly after departure

from General Mitchell International Airport, Milwaukee,

Wisconsin (MKE). The two pilots and four passengers were

killed, and the airplane was destroyed. The airplane was

being operated by Marlin Air under the provisions of Part

135. The aircraft was carrying a human organ for a

transplant operation in Michigan.  At the time of the

accident, marginal visual meteorological conditions

prevailed at the surface, and instrument meteorological

conditions prevailed aloft; the flight operated on an

instrument flight rules flight plan.  Media Contact: 

Keith Holloway

 

*     On November 1, 2007, a 12-inch diameter pipeline segment,

transporting liquid propane, ruptured in a rural area

near Carmichael, Mississippi.  About 430,600 gallons of

propane were released.  A gas cloud expanded over nearby

homes and ignited, destroying four homes and damaging

several others.  Two persons were killed and seven

persons received minor injuries.  Media Contact:  Terry

N. Williams

 

A live and archived webcast of the proceedings will be

available on the Board's website at

www.ntsb.gov/Events/Boardmeeting.htm. Technical support

details are available under "Board Meetings." To report any

problems, please call 703-993-3100 and ask for Webcast

Technical Support.

 

Directions to Board Room: Front door located on Lower 10th

Street, directly below L'Enfant Plaza. From Metro, exit

L'Enfant Plaza station at 9th and D Streets escalator, walk

through shopping mall, at CVS store take escalator down one

level. Board room will be to your left.

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NTSB Press Contact 

(202) 314-6100

 

 

 

 

 

 

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