“Software error was not the cause of crash Airbus A400M”




The accident with the Airbus A400M in Seville was probably not caused by a software bug. It thinks the German air force, which also owns such an aircraft. What was going on there at the crash is not clear.

Previously reported the German magazine Der Spiegel that a software error was the probable cause of a crash of the Airbus A400M in Seville. Now set the sheet on the basis of statements by the German Air Force that there may not a software error underlies it. Tests would have revealed the effect that the said software error could not be replicated. Sources within the Air Force say that there a lot larger, structural problems with the A400M, which is still in development and has long been plagued by setbacks.

The exact cause of the crash remains unclear. The problem according to the Germans probably in steering the plane, but nothing has been discovered. It is investigated by the authorities to find the problem and was found to cause the German army keeps his plane on the ground. Otherwise, in Spain there is now a ban on the A400M.

In the accident on May 9 the problems arose about three minutes after takeoff. Eventually, the plane hit a power pole and plunged it down. Four crew members died and two were seriously injured and taken to hospital. The Airbus A400M is a military transport plane that has cost in development now more than 20 billion euros. By postponing its already withdrawn several orders for the plane.


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