10 Mar '14, 5am

Malaysia Airlines MH370: 48 hours a long time to have no clues about a missing airliner: Most of us, having fl...

Malaysia Airlines MH370: 48 hours a long time to have no clues about a missing airliner: Most of us, having fl...

It was later determined that as it hit the storm, it suffered from frozen pitot tubes. These are small tubes mounted at the front of the fuselage that give the cockpit an air-speed reading. As the plan flew into turbulence ice crystals clogged up the pitot tubes. With no air-speed reading available to them, the pilots had no idea whether they were going too fast or too slow. This resulted in a series of fateful decisions. They tried to ascend in an attempt to get above the storm clouds, when the correct procedure would be to descend to a lower altitude to unfreeze the pitot tubes (except that the crew didn’t even know that frozen pitot tubes were the problem). The nose orientation was so steep the plane stalled, and started to fall from the sky. As the plane lost altitude, the pilots tried harder to point the nose up — 40 degrees at one point — when the correct procedure w...

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