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Pilot Error, Iced Sensors Blamed for Russia Plane Crash

Pilot error as well as malfunctioning sensors likely caused a passenger jet to crash in Russia, killing all 71 people on board, investigators say. After studying An-148's flight data recorder, the Interstate Aviation Committee said that Sunday's crash near Moscow occurred after the pilots saw varying data on the plane's two air speed indicators. The flawed readings came because the pilots failed to turn on a heating unit before the takeoff, the committee said.  The...

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