ATC communications on the Internet

When US Airways Flight 3407 went down near Buffalo, NY in early February, its final communications with air traffic controllers were available on the Internet within hours, giving rise to speculation that icing was to blame for the incident. The transcripts did not come from official crash investigators, but rather from a network of aviation […]


When US Airways Flight 3407 went down near Buffalo, NY in early February, its final communications with air traffic controllers were available on the Internet within hours, giving rise to speculation that icing was to blame for the incident. The transcripts did not come from official crash investigators, but rather from a network of aviation enthusiasts that monitors air traffic communications at up to 250 airports around the world hosted bythe website, www.liveATC.net.