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AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS: The Crash of Aeroflot Flight 821

by Igor Korovin

AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS: The Crash of Aeroflot Flight 821 Synopsis

On 14 September 2008 Aeroflot Flight 821, a Boeing 737-505, operated by Aeroflot-Nord, a subsidiary of the Russian airline Aeroflot, crashed on approach to Bolshoye Savino Airport, Perm, Russia. All 82 passengers and 6 crew members were killed. The aircraft was completely destroyed. According to the final investigation report, the main reason of the crash was pilot error. Both pilots had lost spatial orientation due to new instruments they were not familiar with, lack of proper training, insufficient knowledge of English and fatigue from lack of adequate rest. Alcohol in the Captain's blood may also have contributed to the accident.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780557132164
Publication date: 9th October 2009
Author: Igor Korovin
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 180 pages
Categories: History,

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