The Lessons of AF 447 Did Faulty Computer Indicator Reinforce Pilot Errors?

The pilots of Air France flight AF 447, which crashed into the Atlantic three years ago, ignored basic rules of flying, but were also misled by faulty computer indicators. Experts say pilots have become excessivley accustomed to automated flying and need to learn how to fly planes by hand.
Brazilian Navy sailors pick a piece of debris from Air France flight AF447 out of the Atlantic Ocean, a week after the crash happened on June 1, 2009.

Brazilian Navy sailors pick a piece of debris from Air France flight AF447 out of the Atlantic Ocean, a week after the crash happened on June 1, 2009.

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Graphic: The Final Minutes of Flight AF 447

Graphic: The Final Minutes of Flight AF 447

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