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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: yuppa
The tail strike may have been completely unrelated to the crash. They could have had a weather related incident, or any number of systems failures. It's far too early to blame anyone.
originally posted by: WeAre0ne
a reply to: carewemust
How are you so sure it was flames, and not simple landing lights and navigation lights? Keep in mind, it is an IR camera...
Officials believe bad weather, which kept the plane from reattempting landing for more than two hours, likely caused the crash.