Pilot Errors Caused Air France Crash

Air France Crash

BBC reports that according to France’s BEA authority, the 2009 Air France crash in the Atlantic Ocean was due to pilot errors. BEA said that the pilots did not have sufficient training. The crash happened on June 1, 2009 and there were 228 people on board the Air France flight. The Air France came from Rio, Brazil and was headed to Paris. Unfortunately, four hours into the flight, it plunged directly to the Atlantic Ocean killing all 228 people on board.

Just recently, the black box recorders have been recovered and investigators are now getting full understanding of what really happened on that fateful day of June 1, 2009.

Accordingly, the junior pilots on board the Air France depended only on the plane’s computer instead of controlling the situation manually. According to the Safety Director at UK consultancy Ascend Aviation, Paul Hayes, “It seems obvious the crew didn’t recognize the situation they were in, for whatever reason, and more training could have helped.”

Incidentally, the captain was not on the cockpit during the disaster. The situation was already irreversible when he returned. Had he been present earlier, he may have done something to prevent the crash because he has more expertise flying the plane manually. BEA issued a report particularly tackling 10 new safety recommendations. Air France on the other hand denied the ruling that training of its pilots has caused the tragedy.

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Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale

People are just starting to feel the heat that summer brings and yet, nothing can stop Nordstrom to showcase what people can look forward to for their fall fashion. They have come up with awesome deals on the latest fashion for men, women and children, including shoes and accessories.

Nordstrom started their anniversary sale during the 60’s particularly every 15th of July. Since then, shoppers always await the big sale every year which is called “Nordstrom Anniversary Sale”. Some of the great catches are from famous designers like Kate Spade, Eileen Fisher, Trina Turk, Alexis Bittar and Hudson. And in coping up with modern technology, Nordstrom has joined the wagon of online shopping through Nordtsrom .com so that people can now do their shopping in the comforts of their homes.

If you are not yet sure what your wardrobe is going to be this fall, always start with the basics such as boots, sweaters and jackets. Keep in mind that most items during the sale are available on a limited time only. Items that are sold out could only mean that they are gone. Fall makeup from famous brands like MAC, NARS, La Mer, Kiel’s and Chanelare also available. And as if the customers are not yet happy with the big discounts, Nordstrom is giving away $400 Nordstrom gift card daily to lucky winners.

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