FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — THE CORPORATE whose helicopter was fascinated about a deadly crash on the Grand Canyon is including crash-resistant gasoline programs to its fleet.
Papillon Airlines introduced an settlement Monday with StandardAero for 40 gas tanks that increase, in place of rupture, on impact. the brand new tanks also have self-sealing parts.
The Nationwide Transportation Safety Board has steered the Federal Aviation Management to require that all helicopters have the methods. presently, they’re required just for helicopters newly certified after 1994.
Papillon declined remark Tuesday on what resulted in its decision.
The system for the Airbus EC130 B4 that crashed and burned Feb. 10 wasn’t same old however a retrofit was to be had last year.
5 British vacationers died. a minimum of one suffered thermal accidents.
The pilot and some other passenger remained in very important situation Tuesday.