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Accident Case Study: Risk Stacking

The AOPA Air Safety Institute examines the circumstances that led to a tragic outcome during a GPS approach at Burley Municipal Airport on April 13, 2022. We look at several risk factors—including weather conditions and a factory's steam stacks located below the flight path, close to the runway threshold—that turned out lethal during the final descent.
AOPA Air Safety Institute staff
AOPA Air Safety Institute Staff members share a deep passion for aviation safety. As compassionate pilots, we bring together safety research, analysis, and knowledge in creative ways to share aviation safety education with you—with the ultimate goal of one day having zero fatal accidents in GA.
Topics: AOPA Air Safety Institute, Training and Safety

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