Air Crash Investigation - S05E05 Dead Weight (Air Midwest Flight 5481)

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Title: Air Crash Investigation - S05E05 Dead Weight (Air Midwest Flight 5481)
Producer: National Geographic, Cineflix Productions
Category: Mystery, Air Crash Investigation (Mayday)
Views: 4496
Added: Nov 5th 2011
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On 8 January 2003, Air Midwest Express Flight 5481 crashed into a aircraft hangar of Charlotte/Douglas International Airport seconds after take-off on a flight to Greenville. All 21 people on the plane died and one person on the ground was injured. Investigation showed that the pilot's controls had been improperly calibrated during maintenance.

Type of aircraft: Beechcraft 1900D.
Cause of disaster: Maintenance error and overloading.

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