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TRAINING & SAFETY

Cross-Country Crisis

Accident Case Study

Experience the chilling reality of an ill-fated VFR flight from Chicago to Raleigh, North Carolina. Cross-Country Crisis examines the pilot's actions as weather deteriorates and fuel becomes critical in this gripping video-recreation.
Tablet: Compatible
Length: 13:26 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Flight Planning and Preflight, VFR into IMC
FAA WINGS: Eligible*
Accident Forgiveness: Eligible

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