FAA issued safety directive days before fatal Montana crash

03/25/2009 | ABC News

The FAA issued an airworthiness directive calling for safety inspections of Pilatus PC-12 airplanes just 12 days before a fatal crash of a PC-12 killed 14 people in Montana. The inspections were to check for a problem that could reduce the effectiveness of the airplane's controls. The directive will become effective on March 30.

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