An Italian judge involved with the investigation into the crash of the second prototype AgustaWestland AW609 commercial tiltrotor has impounded the third prototype, preventing it from being shipped to the U.S. for flight testing. According to the Italian regional newspaper PreAlpina, Italian prosecutors seized the third prototype AC3 on May 19 as part of the ongoing investigation into the Oct. 30 crash of AC2, which claimed the lives of test pilots Herb Moran and Pietro Venanzi. The ...


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