Are the Planes We Fly More at Risk?

A special report published Dec. 7-10, 2003, by The Charlotte Observer.

Pages from The Charlotte Observer

Day 1
Maintenance mistakes play an increasing role in fatal airline accidents

    1A | 8A | 9A | 10A | 11A

Day 2
Outsourcing maintenance saves millions, but workers aren't as experienced
and get fewer federal inspections

    1A | 6A | 7A

Day 3
Mechanics say cost-cutting makes jobs harder

    1A | 8A | 9A

Day 4
How to improve aviation maintenance

    1A | 12A | 13A

On the Web (part)