Research confirms brandstoftekort crashed plane Colombia

Research confirms brandstoftekort crashed plane Colombia

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Research by the Colombian authorities has established that the aircraft that on november 28, crashed with a part of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense on board, indeed, faced with a shortage a fuel. Also was the device 350 pounds loaded.

The preliminary results show that the device is already in the take-off in Bolivia too little fuel on board, but that the pilots only alarm struck shortly before the plane crashed.

A few days after the aviation disaster to ” clear from recorded conversations with the air traffic control that the pilots reported to low fuel.

The aircraft was in Bolivia ascended with a weight of 42.148 kilogram, but the maximum allowed was 41.800 lbs.

The investigation shows that the pilots alarm beat when the decline had already begun. About four minutes after the alert had been beaten and asked permission to be allowed to countries, were the four engines of the aircraft. A few minutes then disappeared, the plane of the radar.

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Human error

Last week it was already clear from examination of the Bolivian authorities that a human error is the cause of the aviation disaster to”. Also, Colombia now points in the direction of the pilots and the airline Lamia. Beginning this month, the ceo of Lamia and the air traffic controller indicted.

In the disaster with the airplane came on november 28, 72 people were killed. Six people survived the crash. The aircraft was from Bolivia taken off and was on the way to Medellin in Colombia.

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