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- The pilots of last month’s doomed Lion Air Flight JT610 fought in a life-or-death tug-of-war with a malfunctioning automated flight system, data from the flight’s black box reviewed by the New York Times show.
- That struggle to keep the plane from nosediving ended when the almost new Boeing 737 Max hit the Java Sea so hard some parts disintegrated on impact.
- The new insights seem to suggest the pilots were unaware how — or unable — to take the necessary steps to override the automatic system.
The New York Times is reporting a harrowing breakthrough in the investigation into the crash of the Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 that fell into the Java Sea in October, killing all 189 people on board.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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