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Malaysia Airlines-caught in a serious situation if the covers were left on the plane the speed of probes

ATSB chief commissioner, Greg Hood said that the three covers were in place on the aircraft pushed back from the terminal and the plane accelerated down the runway.

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The pilots of a Malaysia Airlines flight does not have the correct speed data during the takeoff from Brisbane because someone left the covers more than the plane the speed of probes.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has told all operators to review procedures for removal of the lids so no other aircraft in danger.

The covers, which are designed to keep insects away from speed probes, were not removed before the A330 took over on 18 July, leaving the crew without accurate data on how fast it went.

ATSB chief commissioner, Greg Hood said that the three covers were in place on the aircraft pushed back from the terminal and the plane accelerated down the runway.

“This limited the amount of information — critical information that was available to the crew during take-off,” he said.

The aircraft reached an altitude of 10,000 feet, before the return to Brisbane, landing safely with no one injured.

Mr. Hood said that it is a serious incident, the ATSB’s investigation was not yet over.

“We will be focusing particularly on the procedures for crew and ground staff in relation to the pre-flight checks on board the aircraft,” he said.

The researchers are also focused on the cockpit warnings received by the crew as they sped down the runway.

The ATSB has issued a warning to all airlines to their procedures, and ensure that the cover cannot be accidentally left in place again.

This article originally appared on the news.com.au.

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