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Alaska Airline suffered operational, training flaws before deadly crashAn Alaska commuter airline routinely failed to inform pilots of shifting weather conditions and other hazards leading up to a 2013 crash in western Alaska that killed four people, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday. The Cessna 208B, a single-engine turboprop, had been heading from Bethel to Mountain Village in deteriorating winter weather and crashed about a mile (1.6 km) southeast of St. Mary's Airport in southwestern Alaska. The pilot and three passengers were killed,… (news.yahoo.com) More...
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That's a very misleading headline. It makes people think of Alaska Airlines.
I just thought the same thing!
I agree but doesn't grab you if it was say An Alaska Airline would just like the 737 incident loosing cabin pressure.
Wasn't it secured properly?
I agree...that was my first thought
Well, not really. It's an airline, and it's in Alaska. If it said "Endor Airline," then you'd have a point. This headline, when read properly, suggests exactly what the article is about.
They should have used the adjective... "Alaskan Airline" would have been more accurate.
They capitalize "Alaska Airline," making it appear to refer to the proper noun. If the headline read "Alaska airline...," it would be less likely to be misleading.