The penultimate flight of the doomed Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed October 2018 was saved by an extra, off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. That pilot successfully diagnosed and disabled the flight-control system that was forcing the jet to descend. T
Sundays crash of an Ethiopian Airline MAX 8 plane that killed all passengers and crew member has drawn attention to the safety of the MAX 8. Many countries including UK, Australia, Nigeria, South Africa, China have suspended the operation of the Max 8 pending when civil aviation authorities give it clearance to take flight again.