London-France Ryanair flight within ‘40 seconds of crashing’

A Ryanair plane flying. A London-France Dordogne Bergerac Ryanair flight came within ‘40 seconds of crashing’ says BEA report.
The Ryanair plane was flying from London-Stansted to Bergerac in the Dordogne when the incident occurred.

A routine Ryanair flight from London-Stansted to Bergerac (Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine) in France came within 40 seconds of crashing, a new report has found, due to the co-pilot’s lack of experience and technical communication issues.

The flight of January 29, 2015 had 166 passengers and six members of crew on board when it came within 321 metres of the ground and was less than a minute away from crashing, said a new report from the inquiry board le Bureau d’Enquête et d’Analyses (BEA) for aviation safety agency la Sécurité de l’Aviation Civile.

The plane - a Boeing 737 - was affected by strong winds and heavy rain that hit the Dordogne department, the report said, and was 14km away from landing at Bergerac Dordogne ...

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