AGENDA, NTSB HEARING re: Flight 1549


Flight 1549 posts

June 6, 2009

Landing of U.S. Airways Fight 1549, Airbus A320, N106US, in the Hudson River
Weehawken, New Jersey, January 15, 20099

AGENDA

DAY 1: Tuesday, June 6, 9 am

9:00 – 9:30: Opening Statement: Robert Sumwalt, Member, NTSB

9:30 – 9:50: Investigation review by IIC: Robert Benzon, Investigator in Charge


TOPIC # 1:  Captain and Passenger of of US Airways Flight 1549

Principal questioners:  Captain David Helson, Dr. Katherine Wilson

Witnesses:

  • Captain Chesley Sullenberger- A320 Captain – US Airways
  • Billy Campbell – Passenger, seat 25A, US Airways 1549

TOPIC # 2:  Pilot training regarding ditchings and forced landings on water.

Principal questioners:  Captain David Helson, Dr. Katherine Wilson

Witnesses

  • Captain Marc Parisis – VP Flight Operations Support and Services – Airbus
  • Captain John Hope – A320 Fleet Captain – US Airways
  • John Duncan, Manager – Air Transportation Division, FAA
  • Dr. Barbara Burian – Research Psychologist – NASA

TOPIC # 3:  Bird detection and mitigation efforts.

 

Principal questioner: Mark George

Witnesses:

  • Dr. Richard Dolbeer – US Department of Agriculture
  • Michael Begier – US Department of Agriculture
  • Michael O’Donnell – Director, Office of Airports Safety and Standards, FAA
  • Ryan King, Project Engineer – Aviation Research and Technology Development Office, Airport Safety Technology Sub-Team, FAA

Day 2:  Wednesday, June 10, 8 am

 

TOPIC # 4:  Certification standards regarding ditching and forced landings on water for transport category airplanes.

Principal questioners:  Brian Murphy, Captain David Helson, Dr. Katherine Wilson, John O’Callaghan

Witnesses:

  • Phil Blagden – Large Airplane Services Manager, Transport Directorate, European Aviation Safety Agency
  • Gardlin – Aerospace Engineer, Transport Airplane Directorate, Transport Standards Staff – Airframe, Cabin Safety Branch, FAA
  • David Fitzsimmons – Structure Senior Expert – AirbusGene Arnold – Flight Test Pilot, Seattle Aircraft Certification Office, Flight Test Branch, FAA
  • Captain Terry Lutz – Experimental Test Pilot, Engineering Flight Operations – Airbus
  • Captain Hughes Van Der Stichel – Vice President, Experimental Flight Test – AirbusBob Breneman -Transport Airplane
  • Directorate Manager, Transport Standards Staff – International Branch, FAA

TOPIC #5:  Cabin Safety: Training, Procedures, and Equipment

Principal questioner: Jason Fedok

Witnesses:

  • Robert Hemphill, US Airways Director of Inflight Training,  Policies and Procedures
  • Jodi Baker, Aviation Safety Inspector, Cabin Safety, Special Assistant, Air Transportation Division, FAA
  • Jeff Gardlin Aerospace Aerospact Engineer, Transport Airplane Directorate, Transport Standards Staff – Airframe, Cabin Safety Branch, FAA
  • Hans-Juergen Lohmann – Sr. Mgr., Customization Engineering Programs, Airbus

Day 3: Thursday, June 11, 8am

 

TOPIC #6:  Certification standards for bird ingestion into transport category airplane engines

Principal questioner: Harry Reichel

Witnesses:

  • Mark Boutillier – Aerospace Engineer, Engine and Propeller Directorate Standards Staff, Rulemakking and Policy Branch, FAA
  • Robert Ganley – Manager, Engine and Propeller Directorate Standards Staff
  • Les McVey – Flight Safety Investigation Engineer, CFM International

Closing Remarks

 

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