As safety-minded pilots we need to make conservative decisions for the best chance of a positive outcome. In this case study, we share lessons drawn from this pilot's unfortunate decisions during a vacuum pump failure in instrument meteorological conditions. Take this opportunity to boost your awareness of critical and proper decision making in an emergency.
Length: 13:18 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Aircraft Systems and Avionics, Emergency Procedures, IFR Procedures
FAA WINGS: Eligible
Accident Forgiveness: Eligible
Join the AOPA Air Safety Institute in examining the circumstances that led to tragedy. Then, please share lessons learned to help others avoid a similar fate.