Re: Silk Air flight 185 crash

Date:         13 Feb 99 02:25:54 
From: (Gerard Foley)
Organization: The Greater Columbus FreeNet
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James Matthew Weber ( wrote:
: The current issue of Aviation Week and Space Technology reports that
: Indonesia's Aircraft Accident Investigation Commission is likely to
: rule that the cause of the accident was suicide by the captain.

: There have been a number of efforts to re-enact the flifhg from based
: upon radar and transponder data. I quote the results directly from the
: Avweek article:

: "They lead to the conclusion that only deliberate action by a
: crewmember could have resulted in the steep descent profile that the
: 737-300 experienced before it crashed on the island of Sumatra,
: according to persons familiar with the tests."

Was a CVR recovered from this aircraft?