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On This Day In 1996 Aeroperú Flight 603 Crashed In The Pacific Ocean

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How a mistake by ground staff contributed to the crash of an Aeroperú Boeing 757 (simpleflying.com) More...

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patpylot
patrick baker 0
how could the Aeroperu 757 flightcrew not complete the customary walk around, then in that process remove the pitot tube covers? fully preventable incident here.
charlie02vy
A tape that was close to the color of the airplane livery was used to hold the plastic covering over the static ports, along with no streamer utilized from the cover.
Add in the flight took off at 00:42L, low-light conditions

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