American cancels all Tucson flights for 2½ days

April 2008
Inside Tucson Business;4/14/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 45, p4
The article reports on the cancellation of all American Airlines Inc. flights from Tucson International Airport for two and a half days in Tucson, Arizona. It was the result of stepped up enforcement by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration of airline safety inspections that prompted the airline to ground its MD-80 jets. The safety inspections involved how wires for an auxiliary hydraulic system were bundled and secured in a wheel-well near fuel tanks.


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