Investigators befuddled by Heathrow jet crash

05/13/2008 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

British investigators continue to seek the cause of a January crash at Heathrow Airport, in which a Boeing 777 lost power in both engines and fell to the ground 1,000 feet short of the runway. Despite expectations of a quick resolution to the crash, no answers are forthcoming. "This is a great mystery, and I never expected this accident to be this difficult to solve, given the state-of-art tools on the plane and the fact that the aircraft was largely intact," said Bill Voss, president of the Flight Safety Foundation.

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