two pilots of aircraft Ethiopian Airlines is fell asleep during the flight And they missed their destination: They were woken by an alarm when the autopilot disconnected, as reported by the portal on Thursday air live,
According to Aviation Herald, The pilots of flight ET343, which was on its way from Khartoum (Sudan) to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), fell asleep during the trajectory last Monday, aboard a Boeing 737-800, and was at 37,000 feet when it was believed that Had to start landing for Addis Ababa said airport, in the capital of Ethiopia.
Air traffic control attempted to contact the crew several times without success., When autopilot is turned off, The alarm sounded and woke the pilots, who in the end They got off the plane 25 minutes after the scheduled arrival time.
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Flight tracking showed that the aircraft had exceeded the threshold set to begin the descent and continued along the established route, but without the associated maneuvers. When they passed the set point, the autopilot went off, so the alarm went off.
The pilots managed to steer the plane and Return en route, to finally make a safe landing On the track, about half an hour after passing the place. Direct flight Khartoum – Addis Ababa lasts 1 hour 50 minutes. The passengers disembarked after a flight of about two and a half hours.
once landed, The plane remained on the ground for about two hours before departing for its next flight.
According to the publication, in this case, the flight management system was configured for airport approaches without landing. The results could have been worse.