Mon. Jun 17th, 2019

Preliminary report into 737 Max crash clears pilots, suggests anti-stall tech to blame

Preliminary report into 737 Max crash clears pilots, suggests anti-stall tech to blame

Officials investigating the deadly crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 have said this morning that the plane suffered from “repetitive uncommanded nose-down” prior to crashing, in an apparent reference to the Boeing aircraft’s controversial automated flight control system. Officials also said that the plane had not been damaged by a foreign object, and stressed that the plane’s pilots followed the correct procedures, but could not prevent the 737 Max 8 from crashing.

“The preliminary report clearly showed that the Ethiopian Airlines Pilots who were commanding Flight ET 302/10 March have followed the Boeing recommended and FAA approved emergency procedures to handle the most difficult emergency situation created on the airplane.”…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/4/18294317/boeing-737-max-ethiopian-airlines-crash-report

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