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WASHINGTON (AP) - The pilots of the Northwest Airlines plane that overshot Minneapolis described to safety investigators being caught completely by surprise when a flight attendant called them to ask when the plane would be landing.
MINNEAPOLIS – Charles Lindbergh famously fell asleep while crossing the Atlantic, and despite strict federal rules against it, experienced airline pilots say it’s not uncommon to sneak a nap inside the cockpit.
MINNEAPOLIS – The first officer of the Northwest Airlines jet that missed its destination by 150 miles says he and the captain were not sleeping or arguing in the cockpit, but he wouldn’t explain their lapse in response and the detour.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The first officer of the Northwest Airlines jet that missed its destination by 150 miles says there was no fight in the cockpit, neither he nor the captain had fallen asleep and the passengers were never in any danger.
WASHINGTON – By radio, data message and cell phone, air traffic controllers and pilots tried for more than an hour to contact the crew of a Northwest Airlines jetliner as it sped 150 miles past its Minneapolis destination and military jets readied to chase it. The pilots were finally alerted to their stunning gaffe when a flight attendant called on an intercom from the cabin.
Joan Lowy, Associated Press Writer
, October 24, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety investigators say the Northwest Airlines plane whose two pilots overflew their destination by 150 miles had an older model cockpit voice recorder that records only 30 minutes at a time.
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