Re: De-icing airplane wings

Date:         04 Aug 97 21:28:54 
From:         Andrew Gordon <andrew.gordon@arg1.demon.co.uk>
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Steven J. Lorenc wrote:
> Could someone tell me who is responsible for the de-icing of wings?
> Does each individual airline have it's own crew for that?  I'm looking
> for either the names of some of the manufacturers of the trucks or the
> companies which supply the service.

http://bst-tsb.gc.ca/air/ea95q0015.html

is an accident report of a fatal accident during de-icing at Montreal;
the report concludes that one of the contributory causes of the
accident was the commercial competition between airline-based
and independent, unregulated, de-icing contractors.