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The critical importance of a full and free check of the elevators at some point prior to take off...

07 Nov 2016
On 2 October 2015, the crew of a military transport aircraft attempted to depart Jalalabad without being aware that a hard shell NVG case was in place behind one of the control columns. It had been put there to keep the elevator in an up position during engines-running offloading of tall cargo at the rear. The aircraft stalled and impacted terrain 28 seconds after getting airborne.

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