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The Worst Air Disaster in Romanian History

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The Worst Air Disaster in Romanian History

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The crash of TAROM Flight 371 on March 31, 1995 resulted in the death of all 60 people on board. The pressure was on the government to come up with answers.


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How could a state-of-the-art airbus A-310, flown by two excellent pilots, crash less than two minutes after takeoff? Romanian investigators call in the FBI to determine if the crash of Tarom Flight 371 was a terrorist act, but the cockpit recording reveals the true reason for the disaster. Follow the tragic accident, from takeoff to its nosedive into a field just two miles from the airport, and see how zero visibility, a malfunctioning throttle, and a tragedy in the cockpit doomed the commercial jet.

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