Air France 447 Crash a Result of Crew Ignoring Alarms

In June 2009 an Airbus A330-200, Air France flight 447, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean tragically killing 228 people. Now, the final BEA report into the event reveals that the tragedy occurred because the crew ignored the warning alarms in the cabin. » 7/06/12 5:24am 7/06/12 5:24am

The Desperate, Terrifying Last Words of the Crashed Air France Flight…

On June 2009, an Air France Airbus 330 crashed in the Atlantic Ocean killing 228 people. According to an investigation, it was a pilot's mistake. This is a recording of the conversation between the Captain and the Junior Pilot, just before crashing. » 8/08/11 6:29pm 8/08/11 6:29pm

Faulty Speed Sensors to Blame in Air France Flight 447 Crash

Faulty Pitot tubes—speed sensors that are crucial for auto-pilot navigation—surfaced as one of the leading theories explaining why Air France 447 crashed in 2009. The latest black box analysis confirms that invalid readings were provided right before the plane crashed. » 5/27/11 10:30am 5/27/11 10:30am