Mon, Oct 01, 2007
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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from current news, though we reserve the right to pick quotes out
of history that have a bearing on the day's events and
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The pilot's continued flight into an area of known
convective weather, resulting in a loss of aircraft control.
Contributing factors were the failure of the FAA center controller
to provide information on depicted severe weather to the pilot and
the controller's delay in providing requested navigational
assistance until it was too late to provide the pilot with
effective assistance in avoiding severe weather."
Source: From the NTSB Final Report on the 2005
P337 accident that claimed the life of pilot Michael Zinn. Like the
sad recent final report published on the accident that claimed the
life of famed aviator Scott Crossfield, a 2005 P337 accident may
have been avoided had controllers provided more timely weather info
on the route of flight.
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