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Old 17th Sep 2008, 10:10
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philipat
 
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Wow/tocw

NOD:

Sorry - cannot recall it, so either not read it, or dismissed in my mind as not really relevant, or too MD-80/DC-9 specific for me...

As Follows:

Just thinking out loud and to ask for clarification from the experts. If the A/C thought it was flying because of a faulty WOW switch, would the TOCW still operate? If not, then the C/B issue is possibly a red herring?

It seems hard to believe however that such a simple problem could lead to such a disaster and there there is no redundancy inbuilt?
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