June 6, 2009

WHY NO ONE KNOWINGLY FLIES THIRD WORLD:

Airbus Noted Speed Data Problems Before Crash (Javno, 6/05/09)


Airbus had detected faulty speed readings on its A330 jets ahead of last week's crash of an Air France airliner, and had advised clients to replace a part, French air investigators said on Saturday.

But the head of France's air accident agency (BEA) said it was too soon to say if problems with speed sensors were in any way responsible for the disaster over the Atlantic Ocean, which cost the lives of all 228 passengers and crew.

Posted by Orrin Judd at June 6, 2009 10:49 AM
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