Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
SMS to mobile could be the cause of plane crash
Posted on 11-Jun-2003 02:28 | Tags Filed under: News



"But investigators have not ruled out cellphone interference after reports that a family member of one of the dead passengers had sent a text message to someone on the flight. On Christmas Eve 2000, a plane approaching Wellington at 1400ft (426m) suddenly turned right and climbed. The crew went to manual control to correct the flight path. It is suspected a passenger's cellphone rang during the approach. All other possibilities were rejected."

This is all linked to an article published before, about a study by the British CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) about mobile phone interference in flights.



More information: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/storydisplay.cfm?st...

comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by Fred99 on 22-Feb-2017 22:34 (3227 replies)
Pages... 214 215 216


Mikrotik RB 3011 multiple port flapping (Title updated)
Created by RobBB, last reply by RunningMan on 22-Feb-2017 21:54 (57 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Price rise "must be coming"!
Created by msukiwi, last reply by dafman on 22-Feb-2017 15:51 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Best way to network my computers
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by yitz on 23-Feb-2017 00:16 (60 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Android (FB) Messenger App Bugs/Issues
Created by TimA, last reply by tripp on 21-Feb-2017 19:45 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


geekzone ads are out of control
Created by 1101, last reply by DarthKermit on 23-Feb-2017 02:11 (57 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Shameful politics, shameless politicians
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by MikeAqua on 20-Feb-2017 14:12 (106 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Silly Cricket Scoring
Created by tdgeek, last reply by Jas777 on 22-Feb-2017 09:55 (46 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4