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Old 13th Mar 2019, 08:14
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Originally Posted by yellowtriumph View Post
Sorry for the thread drift, but as it is mentioned very often in this thread for obvious reasons and I can't find the original thread, can I ask - was the cause of the Lion Air crash actually determined or are definitive answers still awaited? Apologies again.

From the preliminairy report can be found that one of the AOA sensors gave a wrong reading leading to the aircraft trimming nose down, as well as a stickshaker and a multiple of fail flags related to speed and altitude.

Boeing also issued a bulletin where MCAS is blamed.

So there is no final report yet, but MCAS almost certainly was the root cause for the Lion Air crash.
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