At the beginning of 1999, the NTSB was seething with the final negotiations on the Flight 427 report being written and rewritten by Bernie Loeb and Tom Hauteur. Loeb was attending contentious meeting after contentious meeting with the NTSB’s managing director, Peter Goelz, who was attempting to steer the drafts into a final report that would make everybody happy. Side meetings were taking place with, among others, board member Bob Francis’s special assistant, Denise Daniels, who was calling for extensive redrafting on his behalf.
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