Alarmed By No Alert

As a retired corporate pilot, I am somewhat puzzled about the crash of UPS Flight 1354. Surely the aircraft was equipped with a radio altimeter and a ground proximity warning system which should have given the crew ample time to respond to a “Whoop, Whoop, Pull Up” audio alert, if the system was...

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