Airbus Provides Information on Speed Sensors to Avoid Aircraft Crash

Airbus Company is providing information to the pilots about the breakdown of speed sensors integrated on the aircraft akin to what happened to the Air France A330, which crashed into the Atlantic in 2009, taking lives of more than 228 people aboard.

This Europe-based jet fabricator has transferred this warning to about hundreds of pilots operating A330, A340-200 as well as A340-300 lengthier-range broad-body aircraft, by means of Pitot tubes.

Justin Dubon, Airbus spokesman stated that this warning recommends the pilots to avoid re-directing automatic pilot with reference to fake interpretations from the airspeed sensors, without ascertaining the readings. Airbus found that sometimes two pitots will provide similar, inaccurate speed information, by which the pilots start re-directing the autopilots early. These pitots are thought to have delivered a wrong speed data, which resulted in the Rio-to-Paris crash in June 2009.

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