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Ntsb Says Allison At Fault

The helicopter crash that killed stock car driver Davey Allison probably was caused by Allison’s mistakes and inexperience in piloting the aircraft, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded.

In its final ruling on the July 12, 1993, crash at the Talladega race track in Alabama, the safety board blamed Allison’s “poor in-flight decision to land downwind in a confined area that was surrounded by high obstructions.”


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