A craft pile-up in Cuba that killed 112 people was caused by “human error”, a Mexican licence association that owns a craft says.
Damojh Airlines pronounced a examine of a information recorders showed a Boeing 737 had taken off too steeply.
Mexican pilots’ kinship ASPA pronounced Damojh’s statement, that was expelled before a central review has concluded, was “irresponsible”.
The pile-up was one of a misfortune to occur in a Caribbean for decades.
The Boeing 737 and a Mexican organisation had been leased from Damojh by Cuban state airline Cubana when it came down 20km (12 miles) south of a Cuban capital, Havana.
Eyewitnesses described saying a jet detonate into abandon before crashing into a margin tighten to a wooded area nearby Havana’s categorical airport.
Damojh pronounced in a matter that “the organisation took off during a really high angle formulating a miss of lift that caused a aircraft to plunge”.
The association pronounced it was basing a comment on information from a plane’s information recorders that had been extracted by a group done adult of investigators from Cuba, Mexico and a US, and member from Boeing and engine manufacturers Pratt Whitney.
‘Defending their interests’
However, a formula of a review have nonetheless to be released, Mexico’s polite aviation management said.
A orator for a Mexican pilots’ kinship pronounced Damojh was “just looking to urge their interests” by blaming a organisation before a review had been concluded.
Following a collision on 18 May, dual former pilots for a association came brazen to lay that Damojh had a bad upkeep record.
Mexico’s polite aviation management dangling a company’s operations in a arise of a accident. It pronounced a cessation would sojourn in place tentative a outcome of a investigation.
Most of a victims were Cuban, including 10 devout pastors and their spouses. Of a 113 people on board, 110 died on impact. Of a 3 initial survivors, dual after died in hospital.
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel has set adult a special elect to examine a crash.