US National Transportation Safety Board last week launched an investigation into the Oct. 21 incident in which a Northwest Airlines A320 en route from San Diego to Minneapolis-St Paul "overflew" MSP. NTSB said Flight 188 "became a NORDO (no radio communications) flight at 37,000 ft.," adding, "The aircraft flew over the destination airport and continued northeast for approximately 150 mi." The MSP Center controller "reestablished communications with the crew" 78 min. after contact had been ...

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