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A damaged US Airways jet lies at the end of a runway at the Philadelphia International Airport, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Philadelphia. The flight was heading to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., when the pilot was forced to abort takeoff around 6:30 p.m., after the front landing gear failed. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

(Bloomberg) — An aborted takeoff last year on a US Airways plane in Philadelphia, which smashed down so hard it broke the landing gear, was triggered by the crew’s failure to enter the proper runway into a flight computer, among other errors, according to a preliminary investigation.

“What did you do?” the captain told the copilot as the Airbus Group SE A320 carrying 154 people raced down the runway and its computers failed to display the lift-off speed. “You didn’t load. We lost everything.” His words were captured by the plane’s cockpit voice recorder.

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