NTSB: Elevator Inputs Preceded Atlas Air Crash

Credit: Atlas Air Worldwide
WASHINGTON—The last control inputs from the flight deck of Atlas Air Boeing 767-300ER that dove into a marshy bay on approach to Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) Feb. 23 included maximum thrust and nose-down elevator deflection, a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) update reveals. The...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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