Twenty-one passengers, one flight crewmember
, and four cabin crewmembers sustained minor injuries.
Courneyea was arrested by federal agents and charged with assault or intimidation of a flight crewmember
or flight attendant as well as interfering with the performance of duties, reported WFTV.
"No flight crewmember
may engage in, nor may any pilot in command permit, any activity during a critical phase of flight which could distract any flight crewmember
from the performance of his or her duties or which could interfere in any way with the proper conduct of those duties ..." (6)
Today, each flight crewmember
is considered a valuable team member whose input is encouraged and expected.
The life of a flight crewmember
appeared to be (and was, in many ways) very glamorous and exciting.
The other items the NTSB mandates you fess up about are: Inability of any required flight crewmember
to perform normal flight duties as a result of injury or illness; failure of structural components of a turbine engine excluding compressor and turbine blades and vanes; in-flight fire; actual mid-air collision; damage to property (other than the aircraft) estimated to exceed $25,000; and some systems failures or emergency events for multi-engine over 12,500 pounds.
Crew Presidential connects flight crewmembers
, airline staff, and citizens from around the world to support our selected missions as a team.
In fact, the only dark spot on 2013's preliminary numbers involved the August 14, 2013, crash of UPS Airlines flight 1354, an Airbus A300-600, on approach to Birmingham, Ala., resulting in the deaths of the two flight crewmembers
. (The NTSB wants you to know the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on approach to San Francisco is not reported in the NTSB statistics because it involved a foreign carrier.)
Contributing to the accident was the failure of the other two flight crewmembers
either to fully comprehend the criticality of the fuel state or to successfully communicate their concern to the captain."
The identity and employment verification system will combine airline employee databases and allow TSA officers to quickly recognize flight crewmembers
. The first alternative screening method, dubbed the Crew Personnel Advanced Screening System (CrewPASS), was developed in 2007.