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Old 26th Dec 2012, 21:09   #20 (permalink)
Hotel Tango
 
Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: Europe
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Tenerife was a CRM failure following a misunderstanding because of the ATC phraseology at the time. ATC said "stand-by for take-off". The "stand-by" part was stepped on and only the "take-off" was heard from which the Captain made a wrong assumption and, yes, CRM failed.
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