The Romanian team investigating the probable cause of the Mar. 31 crash of a Tarom A310 transport is focusing on the combination of an engine autothrottle system failure that generated asymmetrical power settings and on the pilots' apparent failure to react quickly to the developing emergency. The A310-300 twinjet crashed about 3 min. after takeoff from Bucharest Otopeni airport (AW&ST Apr. 10, p. 30). The investigation team's preliminary findings last week focused on an ...
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