Could autopilot problems be to blame for Asiana crash?

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – New video and details continue to surface from the Asiana airliner crash at San Francisco International airport last July.

It’s all a part of the fact-finding process to piece together what caused the crash that killed three and injured more than 180.

The key question on the table at the National Transportation Safety Board hearings right now…
whether the pilots relied too heavily on the plane’s automated systems.

The board says the first officer called attention to the high rate of descent more than four times in the two minutes before the plan crashed.

A trainee was flying the plane with an instructor beside him.
NTSB is looking into whether the pilots relied too much on automated systems to fly the Boeing 777.

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