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Based on what you have seen can you establish any causation? Do you see any similarities between the accident simulation and another accident discussed in this course? In reading the NTSB report AAR-01/02 it states that the causation of the accident was the weather and pilot error. The spoiler boards not being deployed during landing played a part in the accident. This accident is similar to the PEAK Airlines incident. The PEAK’s flight crew did not terminate the approach because of the bad weather and there really isn’t any evidence that the pilots didn’t deploy the spoilers. Although if you look at the wreckage the spoilers may or may not have deployed during landing. The flight data recorder could give us some information but with not having access we can not

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