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Poorly trained pilots cited as factor of fatal Asiana crash

Posted: June 25, 2014 at 5:23 a.m.

“We have learned that pilots must understand and command automation, and not become overreliant on it,” acting National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Christopher Hart said Tuesday in Washington after the hearing on the July 2013 Asiana Airlines crash.

Pilot errors, inadequate training and confusion about the airplane's automated controls all contributed to the fatal Asiana Airlines Inc. crash in San Francisco last year, U.S. investigators concluded.

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