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Submission + - Failed Avionics a possible cause of BA038 crash (timesonline.co.uk)

Muhammar writes: "As you have heard by now, both engines of the Boeing 777 aircraft flight BA038 suddenly cut off without warning at very low altitude and low speed during autopilot-assisted landing at Heathrow. A prompt reaction of the pilots prevented the stall and saved all lives aboard; the crash landing short of runway tore off the landing gear on impact; the fuselage plowed a long deep gouge in the grass. With the investigation ongoing, the available information points to electronic control problem as the most likely cause of the sudden engine power loss."

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