September 23, 2023

Errors by the 2 pilots triggered a enterprise jet to enter an aerodynamic stall and crash close to Lake Tahoe in 2021, killing all six folks on board, federal investigators stated.

The co-pilot made a mistake in making a steeply banked left flip in an effort to repair a poor method and line up with one of many runways at Truckee-Tahoe Airport in California, the Nationwide Transportation Security Board stated Thursday.

The captain did not right the co-pilot’s error, and each ignored stall warnings from the aircraft, stated the NTSB.

The pilots had been cleared to land on one of many airport’s two runways, that are perpendicular to one another, however calculated that they wanted to make use of the longer runway due to the load of their twin-engine Bombardier Challenger 605 jet.