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Monday, October 20, 2008

Culprit in Qantas Upset Identified

A faulty air data inertial reference unit (ADIRU) caused a Qantas Airbus A330-300 jetliner to plummet Oct. 7, injuring scores of passengers on a flight from Singapore to Perth, according to the Australian Transportation Safety Bureau (ATSB). The technical glitch was dubbed a "unique event," but...

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