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American Airlines Flight 1420 - Racing the Storm Part 1

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Published on: Feb 28, 2008 Category: Airline Videos,   Incidents and Accidents,  

The crew of American Airlines Flight 1420 is warned about crosswinds from a thunderstorm during approach to Little Rock National Airport but they attempt to land instead of diverting to another airport. Due to their impatience to get to the airport, during their pre-landing checks the crew forget to preset the spoilers to extend automatically when the aircraft touches down. The MD-82 overshoots the runway and eleven people are killed. Part 1

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