Indonesian authorities have confirmed that human error caused the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) crash in May during a demonstration flight near Jakarta. All 45 people, including four crew members, died in the crash. Authorities concluded the aircraft’s terrain awareness and warning system (TAWS) sent several alerts to the pilot 38 seconds before the crash, warning of the dangerous approach to terrain. However, the pilot switched off the TAWS, apparently deciding the alerts were due ...

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