Communications by the pilots of Atlas Air flight 3591 indicated a loss of control of their Boeing 767-300 freighter before it crashed in Trinity Bay, Texas, the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said March 5. Ten days after witnesses saw the 767 dive steeply into the bay on Feb. 23, killing two Atlas Air pilots and a Mesa Airlines pilot jump-seating on the flight, the NTSB said it has completed an initial review of the aircraft’s cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight ...

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