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    Spanish airline crash

    Owner: Doomed jet experienced overheating - Europe - MSNBC.com

    I don't know, maybe it's just me, but solving an overheating problem by turning off the sensor that is monitoring it sounds kind of like turning off a fire alarm because it's keeping you awake.



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    Re: Spanish airline crash

    Wow, I don't know how things work in Spain, but someone's head is going to roll. Turning off a sensor when it notifies you of a problem???


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    Re: Spanish airline crash

    Some of the details are just sickening from that crash. I sure hope the victims died quickly and did not suffer much.


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    No one wins here. Hate to hear stories like this


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    Re: Spanish airline crash

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    Wow, I don't know how things work in Spain, but someone's head is going to roll. Turning off a sensor when it notifies you of a problem???
    I would hope that someone ends up in jail for a long long time.



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    Re: Spanish airline crash

    Apperently it is a device that is not required to be on for the plane to take off... either way something about this doesn't suprise me given that it's Spain... (they're a bit laid back there)


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    Re: Spanish airline crash

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    Apperently it is a device that is not required to be on for the plane to take off... either way something about this doesn't suprise me given that it's Spain... (they're a bit laid back there)
    Sure, the sensor may not be critical to lift off, but whatever was overheating may have been.



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