Cracks in a wing bracket on an Aer Lingus aircraft were not spotted when the plane was inspected six months earlier, according to a report from the Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) today.
As a result, the bracket failed during a flight from Dublin to Chicago in May 2010.
The Airbus A330-301, registration EI-ORD, was flying lower than normal over Iceland because of volcanic ash from the erupting Eyjafjallajökull volcano when it encountered turbulence, probably caused...
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