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STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, September 13th:

Robert Sumwalt
NTSB

After a nearly year-long investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board has issued its “probable cause” findings for the crash of a chartered jet in Akron last fall. It says pilot error and a corporate culture caused the crash that killed nine people.

Pilot error, including coming in too low and slow on approach to Akron Fulton International Airport were the immeidate causes of the accident according to the NTSB. 

Crews clean up debris from November's Akron plane crash
WKYC-TV / THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

A report released by the National Transportation Safety Board this week on November’s deadly plane crash in Akron shows both pilots had a history of problems.

The report says one pilot had issues with memory while the other failed to stay current on training.