Deadly Canadian Forces helicopter crash linked with software glitch, report shows

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    A Canadian military investigation into the deadly crash of a Cyclone helicopter off the coast of Greece last year has revealed that a software glitch played a major role.

    The military’s flight safety directorate says manual inputs to the flight controls overrode the aircraft’s automation system, causing the naval helicopter to plummet into the Ionian Sea, killing all six personnel on board.

    Ross Lord reports on what we know and the recommendations the report makes to prevent future incidents.

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