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Old 18th Apr 2017, 18:26
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Tezzer 007
 
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Originally Posted by G0ULI View Post
Transcript from the CVR suggests that they were not aware of their position in relation to Black Rock. If it had been clearly visible on the radar, someone would have commented on it. It was the FLIR operator that alerted the pilot to the presence of something ahead.

This crew were betrayed by a combination of factors with inadequate navigational data and a failure of the radar to highlight the presence of Black Rock immediately ahead for some reason being primary factors.
They inputted BLKMO into the FMS. BLKMO is Black Rock.
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