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Old 30th Jul 2007, 09:52
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It can also happen to aeroplanes with A/THR, T/L system similar to B, e.g. A310....

S7 Airlines Flight 778

According to the preliminary results of the investigation[5], the accident was caused by the left engine thrust reverser's failure to deploy. The thrust reverser in question was known to malfunction prior to the accident. When the pilot attempted to slow down the plane by deploying the right engine thrust reverser, the left engine was inadvertently switched into takeoff mode, causing the plane to accelerate. It veered off the runway and hit the concrete barricade at the speed in excess of 100 km/h (62 mph).

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