Fundamental errors in dealing with the dangers of winter operations brings a B737 down into the Potomac river, just after take off from Washington National airport.  An apaling accident which was compounded by a poorly organised rescue which occured in the full blaze of publicity.

An Air Florida Boeing B737.


The flight path of Flight 90 taken from the NTSB report.



Images under Creative Commons licence by Peter Duijnmayer, the US Gov NTSB and the Washington Post