Pilots on Russian Plane Used Handheld GPS Before Crash
Reportedly, the pilots of the Russian plane that crashed earlier this week were using a handheld GPS as they approached the airport, and not the onboard GPS system. It is not known why they turned off the system, as they were making their approach in fog and cloud conditions. The plane was en route from Egypt to Moscow's Domodedovo airport.
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Posted by Scott Martin at March 29, 2010 6:44 AM