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Transasia airways shutting down,

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Transasia airways shutting down,

After this....

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSbQ3TyaXvc

 

and a previous accident in 2014....  Transasia airways of Taiwan, is ceasing to operate.   An investigation heard that the pilot of the one in the video , shut down the wrong engine, after calling Mayday Mayday, engine flameout....

According to this report

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/22/business/international/transasia-crash-taiwan-shuts-down.html?_r=0

 

in the New York times.....

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The pilot of that plane acknowledged later that he had shut off the wrong engine, according to a report on the crash, which also said that he had failed a simulator test the previous year but passed a makeup exam.

 

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Re: Transasia airways shutting down,


shutter wrote:

The pilot of that plane acknowledged later that he had shut off the wrong engine, according to a report on the crash, which also said that he had failed a simulator test the previous year but passed a makeup exam.


 

What was he doing flying aircraft if he was best suited to putting lipstick on??  Cheesy