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August 13, 2021

NTSB Prelim: Piper PA-28-180

As The Turn Continued The Radius Of The Turn Decreased And The Descent Rate Increased

On July 14, 2021, at 1238 central daylight time, a Piper PA-28-180, N2801T, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Muscatine, Iowa. The pilot and the passenger were fatally injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91 personal flight. The pilot held a private pilot certificate for single-engine airplanes and did not have an instrument rating. No flight plan had been filed and the pilot was not in contact with air traffic control. The flight originated from the Ford Airport (IML), Iron Mountain, Michigan, at 0918, and the destination has not been confirmed.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.13.21)

Aero Linx: The Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) The Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) embraces corporate governance excellence as an important mechanism for fulfilling the JCAA’s mandate to ensure a safe, efficient and sustainable aviation sector, while safeguarding the interests of the public, above all other interests. The Board and Management of the JCAA are committed to this philosophy, and work in unison to facilitate and/or ensure: compliance with all applicable laws and regulations the protection and proper use of company assets the judicious and ethical exploitation of all corporate opportunities <

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.13.21): Stop Altitude Squawk

Stop Altitude Squawk Used by ATC to instruct a pilot to turn off the automatic altitude reporting feature of the aircraft transponder and ADS-B Out. It is issued when a verbally reported altitude varies by 300 feet or more from the automatic altitude report.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.13.21)

“I am a strong advocate for safety... and I have spent nearly two decades supporting the critical safety mission of the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate crashes in all modes of transportation, determine the probable causes, and issue safety recommendations aimed at preventing future tragedies and injuries and saving lives.” Source: The new Chair of the NTSB, Jennifer Homendy.

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