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Old 21st Mar 2019, 18:48
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Originally Posted by jimtx View Post
At least according to TT, I would not classify the crew as inexperienced in this case. However, if what was posted here as information off the CVR is true, it would indicate abysmal instrument flying skills of the FO, as well as possibly bad CRM if the CA cannot do better than ripping the stick out in an attempt to counteract an apparently disoriented FO who is pushing the nose down, and a FO who does not hand over the controls when in doubt about his abilities. Yes, events may have unfolded pretty fast, but still that‘s what crews are trained for.

Fatigue and being overworked might very well turn out to be key factors in letting the crew‘s performance drop below acceptable standards at the time of the accident.

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