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Date: 20 January 1992
Airline: Air Inter
Flight No.: 148
Aircraft: Airbus A320-111
Location: Strasbourg, France
Fatalities: 87:96

Photographer: Unknown

While on approach into Strasbourg, the aircraft [F-WWDP] impacted the side of a mountain. The cause of the crash was found to be a faulty design in an autopilot mode selector switch which led the flight crew to inadvertently select a 3,300 foot per minute descent rate on the approach instead of the desired 3.3 flight path angle.




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