Marine Corps to Eliminate Factors in MV-22 Crash, Focus on Software

By Christopher J. Castelli / May 3, 2000 at 5:00 AM
The Marine Corps' top aviation official will brief reporters tomorrow on the ongoing investigations into what caused a V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to crash in Marana, AZ, on April 8, killing 19 Marines. Though the cause of the crash remains undetermined, investigators continue to focus on the possibility that the flight control software was a factor in the accident. Lt. Gen. Fred McCorkle, the Marine Corps' deputy commandant for aviation, is expected to rule out certain potential causes of the...

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