Crashed near Jakarta Boeing 737 was not ready to fly

On October 29, the Lion Air Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed, carrying out a domestic Indonesian flight. All on board 189 people died. Today, the investigation has published a preliminary report on the crash: the plane was not ready for flight, one of the sensors of the plane had been jabbering for several days, and the carrier was recommended to improve the safety culture of flights.

Before the catastrophe, the pilots complained several days about violations of the liner airspeed sensor. He gave a false signal about the fall in airspeed, which is why the automation lowered the nose of the aircraft and began a maneuver to prevent the vessel from stalling.

For 13 minutes from the moment of separation from the runway, the pilots manually corrected the angle of attack more than 20 times, raised their noses, fought to the end, but did not turn off the problem system. A similar problem was recorded during the four previous flights.

The full disaster report will be published in the first half of 2019.

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