Answers sought in Brazil crash involv...

Answers sought in Brazil crash involving NY pilots

There are 1 comment on the The Associated Press story from Sep 28, 2008, titled Answers sought in Brazil crash involving NY pilots . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

Relatives of 154 people killed in a Brazil plane crash involving Long Island pilots two years ago are still seeking answers from the government on the cause of the accident, the official Agencia Brasil news ...

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William Stewart ATC

Las Vegas, NV

#1 Sep 29, 2008
The cause was the Brasil air traffic controllers. They fail to speak fluent English (required by international ICAO), they failed to appropriately coordinate between sectors, and they failed to give a proper initial clearance. To add insult to injury, the controller was responsible for vectoring the GOL around the NORDO Legacy. The Brasil controllers are the primary fault.

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