NOVA: COPA (Panama) 737 accident - NTSB Investigation

From:         charlg@microsoft.com (Charlie Garthwaite)
Date:         01 Dec 93 20:47:24 PST
Organization: Microsoft Corporation
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A very interesting NOVA program describes the investigation of 
the sudden descent of a 737 during a routine turn at night. 
Good coverage of the "field" (jungle) investigation.  

Apparent cause was faulty attitude indication leading to over 
correction and inversion of the aircraft.  Primary artificial 
horizons were both connected to the same gyro.  All three attitude 
gyro units tested OK.  A possible cable fault was discovered.

This program broadcast Nov. 30 in Seattle.  Watch for it.