Investigators examine possible FAC failure on QZ8501

Investigators are examining the possibility of a failure of the twin Flight Augmentation Computers (FAC) on the doomed AirAsia flight QZ8501.

28th Jan 2015


Investigators examine possible FAC failure on QZ8501



Investigators are examining the possibility of a failure of the twin Flight Augmentation Computers (FAC) on the doomed AirAsia flight QZ8501.

Reuters reports that a person familiar with the investigation as saying, “"There appears to be some issue with the FAC."

Failure of the FAC not likely to have been a direct cause of the crash in late December, Reuters reports, but without them the pilots would have had to rely on manual flying skills.

 

 

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