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Experts after deciphering the flight recorders found the cause of the fall of Boeing 737 MAX in Ethiopia. This became known edition of the Wall Street Journal.
These black boxes showed that the plane crashed due to a failure in the system of MCAS, which aligns his position in the air. In good condition, it sends the nose of the aircraft slightly down. This is necessary because during the flight, this model of the Boeing slightly lifts it, which may cause you to fall.
The decision about the alignment system adopts, focusing on the readings on the angle of attack. According to experts, the plane crashed MCAS mistakenly determined that the angle has increased, and sent Boeing to the ground before the pilots were able to fix it.
Official information will be published in the coming days.
Earlier it was reported that Boeing has released an updated version of MCAS.
The crash happened on March 10 in Ethiopia. The plane crashed six minutes after taking off from the airport of Addis Ababa. All 157 people on Board were killed. Among victims — citizens of 33 countries, including three Russians.
After that, from the operation of the Boeing 737 MAX refused about 30 airlines worldwide, including the Russian S7. The EU, USA and Russia has closed the skies over their territories to their operations.
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