Four crewmembers and 47 of the 67 passengers on board a US-Bangla Airlines Bombardier Q400 died on March 12, 2018, when their scheduled flight crashed and burned at Tribhuvan International Airport (VNKT), Kathmandu, Nepal, while maneuvering for a VFR landing. The Nepalese government convened an investigation commission (NAIC). Its findings are unusual and worthy of consideration: The probable cause of the crash, said the commission, was “disorientation and a complete loss ...

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