The U.S. Air Force absolved the Embraer A-29’s flying characteristics from blame after investigating the cause of a crash during the Light Attack Experiment last June that killed a U.S. Navy pilot. Lt. Christopher Short turned the aircraft too sharply with an asymmetric weapons load, causing the aircraft to enter a nose-down spin, said the Accident Investigation Board president, Brig. Gen. Kenneth Bibb, in a report released Feb. 22. Short also ejected far below the minimum altitude ...

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