Skip to comments.Senator [Schumer] Calls for Investigation into Small Plane Crashes
Posted on 03/10/2017 8:44:01 AM PST by pabianice
New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the National Transportation Safety Board to launch a study into a spate of small plane crashes around New York City.
Were only a few months into 2017 and already weve seen two small plane crashes here in the New York metro area, Schumer (D-N.Y.) said at a news conference in Manhattan on Sunday, referring to two accidents involving airplanes from Long Island last month.
In a letter to NTSB Chairman Christopher A. Hart, Schumer, the Senate minority leader, requested that the agency study New Yorks small plane accidents over the past year to determine whether there are preventable patterns or trends. He also asked the agency to determine why there have been a number of small plane crashes, including 18 in New York last year, and how to prevent them.
Despite a steadily improving safety picture for general aviation over the last five years, so far this year there have been 30 fatal crashes in the United States involving small planes and helicopters, according to NTSB statistics. That compares with 20 fatal crashes through the first two months of 2016.
1. Pilot error
2. bad weather
3. mechanical failure
4. Trump’s fault......................
We demand someone investigate Schumer’s proclivity for pizza.
WOW...you don’t possibly think it could be the ‘hacking’ that the CIA did (maybe still doing) that could have done something to the chips inside the small aircrafts...
No, he’s not smart enough to put two and two together to get four, he would get seven...
“We need to find out what further taxes, fees and regulations we need to assess on general aviation”.
Another example of states rights, this does not rise to the level of a problem to be solved by feral gubmint intervention.
Because there is a risk private pilots might crash into Senators innocently enjoying an afternoon on the golf course, Schumer will no doubt call for a ban on flying. Followed by a ban on driving...
I’ve thought about this and concluded that all of the flatulence coming from the New Yawk City population, Broadway shows, late night TV and the politicians there cause the air over New Yawk City to become less dense which, in turn, causes small aircraft to lose lift and crash. Just a theory.
Move four to one and delete the others. /sarc
Bring in Harrison Ford as a Subject Matter Expert.
AKA, Flying too low to the ground...............
obviously donald trump’s fault.
“A disastrous series of TWO crashes. Schumer continues to amaze. “
Someone needs to explain the negative effects of gravity on airplanes to Schmuckie Shoomer. He’s almost as bad as Cong. Hank “Guam is capsizing” Johnson.
What about a ban on putting?
Chuck U. Schumer is an idiot. Statistically insignificant blip.
People from NY tend to be liberals.
Most liberals are stupid.
Stupid people make poor decisions.
Poor decisions made while flying are dangerous.
Dangerous decisions lead to crashes.
Conclusion: Most liberals should not be allowed to pilot planes.
Corollary: Schumer is stupid.
isn’t schumer the guy that beats up female flight attendants?
Schmuck Schumer is the biggest media whore in Senate history.
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