5/16/2000

England’s Civil Aviation Authority has

Filed under:General — eric @ 2:51 am

England’s Civil Aviation Authority has again shown that mobile phones ‘a danger to aircraft’, as reported in this BBC story. Effects included triggering false cockpit warnings and malfunctioning of other systems. The story also mentions a man who was sentenced to a year in prison after refusing to turn off his mobile phone. He made no calls, but just having the phone on was danger enough.

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