Wind shear caused Phuket air crash

12th Oct 2007

Dangerous wind conditions causd last month’s Thai plane crash that killed 90 people in Phuket last month.

Analysis of flight and data recorders from the jet owned by Thai budget carrier One-Two-Go found that wind shear was the main culprit, according to the country’s top investigator.

The downing of flight OG 268 was Thailand’s worst air disaster in ten years.

The plane veered off a runway at Phuket International Airport amid heavy rain and strong crosswinds on September 16. 

The MD 82 model aircraft broke into two sections before bursting into flame in both wings and the rear section of the broken aircraft,  killing 90 people on board, including 53 foreigners



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