Pilot actions examined in U.S. crash of Virgin Galactic spacecraft

November 4, 2014 2:24 PM

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MOJAVE Calif. (Reuters) - A human-factors expert will join the investigation of the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's passenger spacecraft to study why the co-pilot prematurely unlocked a pivoting tail section of the ship during a test flight, a top safety official said on Monday.

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