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Russia: Deadly plane crash caused by pilots’ error on heat

“It emphasized that the flawed speed data resulted from the “icing of pressure measurement instruments that had their heating systems turned off.”” writes Vladimir Isachenkov for sun-sentinel.com. The pilots put the An-148 on autopilot after taking off from Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport but took manual controls back when they saw conflicting speed data, with one indicator showing the plane’s speed at zero.After studying An-148’s flight data recorder, the Interstate Aviation Committee said that Sunday’s crash near Moscow occurred after the pilots saw varying data on the plane’s two air speed indicators.
 
Source: sun-sentinel.com



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