United Airlines Flight 553‎ (National Transportation Safety Board)

Emma Best filed this request with the National Transportation Safety Board of the United States of America.
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From: Michael Best

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Records relating to the crash and investigation of United Airlines Flight 553‎, which crashed on approach to Chicago Midway International Airport on December 8, 1972

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Michael Best

From: Berry, Brandon

Mr. Best,
Please see attached. Thank you.
Best Regards,
NTSB, FOIA Requester Service Center
490 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20594
(202) 314-6540

From: Berry Brandon

Mr. Best,

Your FOIA request is in line for processing and we are currently experiencing a backlog. We hope to process your FOIA request very soon. Thank you for your patience thus far.

Brandon L. Berry
National Transportation Safety Board

From: National Transportation Safety Board

A copy of documents responsive to the request.