Investigators say microburst played key role in Aeromexico crash

Credit: DGCA
A microburst likely was a major factor in the July 31 accident involving an Aeromexico Embraer E190 that went down as it was departing Durango, Mexico, with investigators reporting they have not found any mechanical anomalies or obvious errors made by the aircraft's pilots. In a Sept. 5 update on...
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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