Do u trust Indo Pilots/Drivers? or Indonesian People at all?

October 23, 2008 at 12:39 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Pilot blamed for Garuda crash

The chief pilot of an Indonesian passenger aircraft which crashed in March, killing 21 people, has been blamed in part by the country’s transport safety committee.The commander of the Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737-400 ignored 15 warnings and approached the runway at excessive airspeed while descending too steeply, the panel’s report said.The aircraft “was flown at an excessive airspeed and steep flight path angle during the approach and landing, resulting in an unstabilised approach,” the report said.
The aeroplane, which was carrying 140 people, burst into flames after skidding off the runway on landing at Yogyakarta airport. Both pilots survived the crash, which happened less than three months after an Adam Air aircraft disappeared with 102

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