In a filing with the National Transportation Safety Board released on Monday, the airline says there was no indication that the plane’s autothrottle had stopped maintaining the set air speed.
Additionally, it says a low air speed alerting system came on too late for the pilots to avoid the crash.
Asiana also acknowledged that its crew failed to monitor and maintain a safe airspeed but said inconsistencies in the aircraft’s automation logic and deficient warning systems contributed to the failure.
The NTSB previously said the crew showed signs of confusion about the elaborate computer systems of the Boeing 777 that crashed on July 6 and resulted in three deaths.
MORE HBJ HEADLINES
Ford workers narrowly approve new contract with UAW Rental prices rise at slower pace in October Sugar, high fructose syrup lawsuit settled Payrolls increase in 40 states in October, led by California VW cheating software may be on more vehicles, EPA says What’s the best day to shop for gifts online?
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.