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Indonesia probing whether faulty system contributed to Sriwijaya Air crash

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Indonesia’s air accident investigator is probing whether a problem with the autothrottle system contributed to the Sriwijaya Air crash that killed all 62 people on board.

National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) investigator Nurcayho Utomo said a problem with the Boeing 737-500’s autothrottle system which controls engine power automatically was reported after a flight a few days earlier.

“There was a report of malfunction on the autothrottle a couple of days before…



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