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    Air France crash due to 'pilot and errors'

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    French investigators have released a final report into what caused the mid-Atlantic crash of a Rio-to-Paris Air France flight that killed 228 people in 2009. The report, published on Thursday by the French aviation safety authority BEA, was eagerly awaited amid a bitter row between Airbus and Air France, over who should bear responsibility. It blamed a combination of pilot error and faulty speed sensors. This was the finding of a preliminary report and also, according to a source, of a separate judicial inquiry to be released next week. Charles Stratford reports.