Boeing issues memo on 737 aircraft after Turkish air 1951 crash

Posted on 06. Mar, 2009 by in Featured

Boeing Aircraft Corporation issued a cautionary memo after the failure of one of the five altimeters (one of two radio altimeters) on board the Turkish Air 737-800 failed. As reported in an earlier article the known failure caused the automated systems to malfunction.

“(CNN) — Boeing is asking pilots who fly its 737 jets to pay careful attention to flight instruments after Dutch investigators said a faulty altimeter contributed to the recent crash of a 737 in the Netherlands.”
“Boeing reminds all operators to make sure flight crews pay close attention to all primary flight controls during critical stages of a flight,” Boeing spokesman Jim Proulx told CNN on Thursday.

The message from Boeing’s quotes are clear.

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