Faulty Avionics Caused Qantas Jet Dive- not Wireless Mouse!

by Devanshu Mehta

Turns out it wasn’t a random passenger clicking in morse code that caused the Qantas jet to dive [via BBC]:

The ATSB said its inquiries had found a fault in a computer unit that detects the angle at which the plane is flying.

Somehow I’d suspected it wouldn’t be consumer electronics. Of course, the fact that they even considered it means that something is wrong.

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