Russia: Human Error, Faulty Sensor Behind Deadly Plane Crash

MOSCOW — Human error may be to blame for the Russian plane crash that killed 71 people, Russian investigators said Tuesday, noting that the plane's pilots failed to turn on the heating unit for its measuring equipment, resulting in flawed speed data.

After studying the An-148's flight data recorder, the Interstate Aviation Committee said that Sunday's crash near Moscow occurred after the pilots saw conflicting data on the plane's two air speed indicators.

 

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Russia: Human error, faulty sensor behind deadly plane crash
Russia: Human error, faulty sensor behind deadly plane crash
Russia: Human error, faulty sensor behind deadly plane crash
Russia: Human error, faulty sensor behind plane crash that killed 71