Daily Court Reporter - News UD's crushable concrete saves lives
UD's crushable concrete saves lives
On a rainy Oct. 1 in New Jersey, a G-4 Gulfstream aircraft overran its
runway on landing at Teterboro Airport. But the crew and passengers were
uninjured when the aircraft came to a safe stop amid a pile of crushed
concrete. The successful stop marked the seventh aircraft save by
Engineered Material Arresting Systems (EMAS), informally labeled
“crushable concrete” in the aviation industry.
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Date Published: November 23, 2010