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NTSB ASSISTS GOVERNMENT OF LEBANON IN AVIATION ACCIDENT



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                       NTSB ADVISORY

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National Transportation Safety Board

Washington, DC 20594

 

January 25, 2010

 

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NTSB ASSISTS GOVERNMENT OF LEBANON IN AVIATION ACCIDENT

 

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The National Transportation Safety Board will dispatch an

aviation investigator to assist the government of Lebanon in

its investigation of the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines B-

737-800 (ET-ANB) off the coast of Lebanon.

 

At approximately 2:30 a.m. local time on January 25, the

aircraft crashed into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after

takeoff.

 

NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman has designated senior

investigator Dennis Jones as the U.S. Accredited

Representative. His team will include technical advisors

from the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing.

 

The investigation is being conducted by the Directorate

General of Civil Aviation of the Government of Lebanon,

which will release all information on the progress of the

investigation. The agency's phone number in Lebanon is (961)

1 628195 and the agency's email address is:

dgca@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

 

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Media Contact:

Bridget Ann Serchak

202-314-6100

bridget.serchak@xxxxxxxx

 

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