TECHNICAL ERROR

  • Dreamliners in emergency landing, regulators order probe December 5, 2012

    New York: On the same day one of its new Dreamliners made an emergency landing because of a mechanical problem, Boeing said US regulators had ordered the entire fleet of 787 jets to be inspected for a possible fuel line problem. The twin mechanical issues, while not necessarily uncommon, were...
  • Air France crash: Faulty data misled pilot July 5, 2012

    Le Bourget (France): French air accident investigators say a combination of mistakes by inadequately trained pilots and faulty equipment caused an Air France jet to plunge into the Atlantic in 2009, killing all 228 people aboard. The BEA air accident investigation agency is recommending better training for pilots and stricter plane...