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  Survey of Aviation Law - Chapter Five   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
During the period between receipt of the amended flight release and the transfer of control to Washington ARTCC, the flightcrew discussed the instrument approach to Runway 12, the navigational aids, and the runways at Dulles [this information was probably obtained from the cockpit voice recorder].
After being told the flight was on a heading of 100 degrees, the controller cleared the crew to change to a heading of 090 degrees, to intercept the 300-degree radial of the Armel VOR, to cross a point twenty-five miles northwest of Armel to maintain 8,000 feet, and '.
Flight 514 was under its own navigation, which meant that the Dulles approach controller was not responsible for altitude separation from the terrain.
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 Twa Flight 800 by Michael D. Cole, New, Used Books, Cheap Prices, ISBN 0766012174
The Explosion of Twa Flight 800 (By Belinda Friedrich)
TWA Flight 800: Explosion in Midair (By Michael D. Cole)
Status of the Investigation of the Crash of TWA 80...
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 Times Community Newspapers - Local News - 12/01/2004 - Remembering TWA Flight 514
Then, hype surrounding the crash heightened when the media discovered that Flight 514 had gone down at the doorstep of a secret government facility, which had suffered a power loss due to the accident.
TWA Flight 514 was a regularly scheduled flight from Indianapolis, Ind., to Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C., with a stop in Columbus, Ohio.
Thirty years later, the Mount Weather crash is still present in the memories of locals who were in the area at that time and in the hearts of the families of the 92 victims.
www.timescommunity.com /site/tab3.cfm?newsid=13474688&BRD=2553&PAG=461&dept_id=506078&rfi=6   (1320 words)

 Wired News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The airline system was established after TWA Flight 514 crashed into a hillside on approach to Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C., killing all 85 passengers and seven crew on...
Terrorism was initially suspected as the cause of the disaster, though it was later determined that a faulty fuel tank was to...
The 1996 crash of TWA flight 800 -- which the FBI and National Transportation Safety Board said was not a terrorist act -- caused Clinton to create the Gore commission....
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 CALLBACK 204   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
On that Sunday morning, Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight 514 was inbound to Dulles Airport through cloudy and turbulent skies, when the aircraft descended to 1,800 feet before reaching the approach segment where that minimum altitude applied.
Flight 514 collided with a Virginia mountain top, with the loss of all lives on board.
According to the accident report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the crew's decision to descend was the result of inadequate depiction of altitude restrictions on the profile view of the approach plate, and confusion in interpreting air traffic terminology.
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 CALLBACK 260   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
On December 1, 1974, TWA Flight 514 was inbound through cloudy and turbulent skies to Dulles Airport in Washington, DC.
The flight crew misunderstood an ATC clearance and descended prematurely to the final approach altitude, below the minimum safe altitude for the area through which they were flying.
Following the TWA accident, it was determined that such safety information must in the future be shared with the entire aviation community.
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 Search Results: twa - ABCNEWS.com
Bury reported extensively on the explosion of TWA Flight 800 and, in early 1995, on the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City.
She reported extensively on the bombing in Oklahoma City, the crash of TWA Flight 800, the space shuttle Columbia disaster, the 9-11 terrorist attacks, and the...
TWA was also a major helper in the foundation of Saudi Arabian Airlines...
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 Features Item : The Human Factor: A Book I Recommend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
TWA Flight 514 was flying at night into Dulles Airport in bad weather.
Although the United Airlines crew had reported the incident to their airline and a reporting system was in place, no warning had reached the unfortunate TWA crew.
After the TWA accident in 1974, the FAA asked NASA to address the reporting situation.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Before this System, A tragic Controlled Flight Into Terrain accident of TWA Flight 514 (B727) which was approaching to Dulles Airport near Washington, D.C., was occurred and all 92 personnel on board were deceased in 1974.
The investigation of NTSB revealed that Only 6 weeks before the TWA accident, another aircraft of other airline had experienced similar incident on the same route, and this incident was disseminated internally that all pilots in the airline were acquainted of the unsafe factor, but was not propagated other airlines.
The Aviation Accident should have to be prevented, for it makes a large number of sad fatalities, gives the incurable hurts to the fatalities themselves and their families, and brings the mass loss of property, the Aircraft itself, and requires enormous social resources to settle down and recover.
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 Air Tragedy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A long 45 minutes later, United Airlines Flight 232 crash-landed in Sioux City, Iowa, on July 19, 1989, knocking Kahl unconscious and shattering the DC-10 two rows in front of where her family was seated.
Casey Clarke, whose sister died in 1974 on TWA Flight 514, is using the site to rally support for a memorial to the victims of that disaster.
Initiated by Heidi Snow, who lost her fiancé on TWA Flight 800, the site offers community support for victims of air disasters.
www.jeremycaplan.com /AirTragedy.htm   (698 words)

 Wyoming Offsides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Delta flight attendant is suing the airline after she says she was fired weeks after posting photos of herself in uniform on her personal Internet Web site -- or blog.
The airline system was established after TWA Flight 514 crashed into a hillside on approach to Dulles International Airport near.
A Continental Airlines flight made an emergency landing after the captain noticed a burning smell in the cockpit on Sunday, an airline spokesman said.
wyomingoffsides.blogspot.com   (1185 words)

The initial work is based on the 1972 TWA accident at JFK Airport.
However, not until the 1974 TWA Flight 514 accident near Dulles Airport did congressional interest force appropriate FAA action.
The Association also participated in the NTSB investigation/hearing into the cause of the previously mentioned TWA Flight 514 accident, where ALPA was instrumental in highlighting the need for such a system and led to its creation and implementation.
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 WN: Wired News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The idea for the firefighters' database came from the Aviation Safety Reporting System, which has been gathering reports of close calls from pilots, flight attendants, air traffic controllers and others since 1976.
The airline system was established after TWA Flight 514 crashed into a hillside on approach to Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C., killing all 85 passengers and seven crew on Dec. 1, 1974.
An investigation determined air traffic controllers gave an ambiguous command that the pilot interpreted as an OK for the plane to begin its descent.
www.wired.com /news/avantgo/story/0,2278,68899-,00.html   (516 words)

 MAYDAY:  Accident Reports and Voice Transcripts from Airline Crash Investigations
TWA Flight 2 and United Airlines Flight 718................................................
United Airlines Flight 826 and TWA Flight 266............................................
PSA Flight 182 and a General Aviation Aircraft..........................................
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 The Downing of TWA Flight 800 - Abridged by James D. Sanders, New, Used Books, Cheap Prices, ISBN 1882071956
The Downing of TWA Flight 800 - Abridged by James D. Sanders, New, Used Books, Cheap Prices, ISBN 1882071956
The Downing of TWA Flight 800 - Abridged
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 www.PlaneSafe.org: Discussion Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
I strongly urge you not to refer to the NTSB in letters to TWA nor refer to TWA in letters to the NTSB as each would feel the other should be responsible.
Re: TWA Flight 514 (December 1, 1974) - joseph wodzinski, 06/20/04 - 00:32:12
Re: TWA 514 - 26 years afterwards - michael davis, 03/30/04 - 20:21:17
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 Find in a Library: Sound of impact : the legacy of TWA Flight 514
Sound of impact : the legacy of TWA Flight 514
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 Daniel Webster College :: Library :: Locating Aircraft Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Last Nine Minutes: The Story of Flight 981.
In the Blink of an Eye: The FBI Investigation of TWA Flight 800.
All Four Engines Have Failed: The True and Triumphant Story of Flight BA 009 and the Jakarta Incident.
www.dwc.edu /library/air_accidents.shtml   (282 words)

 Roscoe Conklin Cartwright, Brigadier General, United States Army
The day TWA Flight 514 crashed into the isolated mountain site atop the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.
1974, Trans World Airlines, Inc., Flight 514, a Boeing 727-231, N54328, crashed about 25 nautical miles northwest of Dulles International Airport, Washington, D.C. The accident occurred while the flight was descending for a W R/DME approach to runway 12 at Dulles in instrument meteorological conditions.
Nevertheless, the examination of the plan view of the approach chart should have disclosed to the captain that a minimum altitude of 1800ft was not a safe altitude.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /rccartwright.htm   (2897 words)

 Biblio: Sound of Impact : The Legacy of TWA Flight No. 514 by Shaw, Adam: Details
Biblio: Sound of Impact : The Legacy of TWA Flight No. 514 by Shaw, Adam: Details
Shaw, Adam: Sound of Impact : The Legacy of TWA Flight No. 514
Pages mostly clean but with very light soiling to page edges.
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 Biblio: (ISBN: 0670658405) Sound of Impact by Adam Shaw
The dust jacket is in good condition, with moderate shelf wear, light bumping and chipping to the cover edges, light surface scuffing and soiling, some small cover edge tears.
"Just before noon on December 1, 1974, a TWA jetliner(Flight 514) bucking wind-driven snow slammed into the Blue Ridge Mountains near Washington, D. The ninety-two people aboard died instantly.
Sound Of Impact is about the aftermath of undeniably avoidable accident, from the last confused minutes in a cockpit to a young widow's early morning nightmares.
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 The Winchester Star-Out of the Past   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Later, bloodhounds traced the men up the tracks as far as Cork Street where the scent was lost.”
“The pilots of TWA Flight 514 which slammed into Mt. Weather on Dec. 1 killing all 92 persons aboard thought they had been cleared to descend to an altitude of 1,800 feet.
“The last statement recorded by the flight recorder was the captain saying ‘Get some power on.’ It was followed by the altimeter warning horn again sounding, then the sound of impact.”
www.winchesterstar.com /thewinchesterstar/frederickedition/000126/story_past.asp   (462 words)

 Sound of Impact : The Legacy of TWA Flight No. 514 by Adam Shaw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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