The fatal crash of Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501 in December 2014 was precipitated by a fault in the aircraft’s rudder warning systems, according to a report released by the Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC). The aircraft, an Airbus A320-200, crashed Dec. 28 last year with 162 people on board while flying through rough weather from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore. According to the report, a fault in the connecting circuitry of the aircraft’s ...

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