Failure of controls...Spanair crash caused by a Trojan
Several readers have pointed us to an article about the preliminary report of the Spanair flight that crashed on takeoff in 2008 killing 154. The article suggests that a Trojan infected a Spanair computer and this prevented the detection of a number of technical issues with the airplane. The article speculates that if these issues had been detected the plane would not have been permitted to attempt take off.
NOTE: Another article is here. Another is here, and this one supports the error being on the pilots' behalves (bad pre-flight checks).