Germany’s air accident investigation authority BFU plans to reiterate its proposal to replace type II and type IV de-icing fluids with more advanced substances, following the near-crash of a Lufthansa CityLine Avro RJ late last month. The serious incident occurred during a scheduled Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Florence shortly after takeoff. When passing through 11,000 feet in its climb, the crew noticed significant pitch oscillations that it found hard to control. According to an ...


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