Transmitters checked after Sen. Ted Stevens’ plane crash

by nph | January 6th, 2011

January 6, 2011

Federal safety inspectors are looking into the Alaska plane crash that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens, according to latimes.com.

Investigators want to make sure locator transmitters on planes are properly installed and will work after a plane crash. The aircraft’s transmitters may have failed to function after the plane crashed into an Alaska mountainside.

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