The last control inputs from the flight deck of Atlas Air Boeing 767-300ER that dove into a marshy bay on approach to Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) Feb. 23 included maximum thrust and nose-down elevator deflection, a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) update reveals. The freighter, Flight 3591 operating for Amazon Air, setting up to turn north for a base leg approach to IAH Runway 26L to HOU. As the aircraft was passing through 6,000 ft., it encountered “small ...

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