AirAsia crew 'distracted' as plane flew too low

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Failure to manage an onboard computer fault has been blamed for an AirAsia plane flying too low into Perth, Western Australia, with the pilots "distracted" at critical stage of the approach, an Australian Transport Safety Bureau report has found.


During a flight carrying 102 people from Denpasar to Perth on February 19, 2016 the captain's flight management guidance computer failed, so the crew used the first officer's duplicate systems.


Upon arrival to Perth, the crew began an instrument landing system approach, but relied on data from the failed computer.

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Posted: 17 Jan 2018 20:31:29

  
  

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