The committee investigating the crash Sept. 14, 2008 of a Boeing 737-500 operated by Russian Aeroflot-Nord airline said the probable cause was loss of orientation by the flight crew. The aircraft (flight Su-821), which flew from Moscow to Perm in the Urals, crashed on landing, killing all 82 passengers and six crewmembers. “The direct reason of the crash was the crew’s, first of all captain, who piloted [the] aircraft manually at the final stage of flight, loss of spatial ...

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