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December 1, 2015, 1:06 PM

Faulty Rudder Control, Pilots' Response Led to AirAsia Crash

A sequence of events led to the December 2014 crash of the AirAsia Airbus A320, the Indonesia National Transportation Safety Committee found.

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Jan 27, 2010 - 10:08 AM
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