French safety officials are asking European and U.S. regulators for a range of interventions to prevent pilots from taking off with ice or frost on an aircraft’s wings or tail surfaces. The action follows the departure crash of a Beechcraft Premier 1A twin-engine business jet at the Annemasse airport in Western France on Mar. 4, 2013, which killed the pilot and right-seat passenger and injured a second passenger in the cabin. The pilot had flown in from Paris the night before, and was ...
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