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