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TRAINING & SAFETY

Final Approach

Accident Case Study

On January 13, 2013, a Piper Arrow collided with trees during an emergency approach to Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base. Come along as we re-create the pilot's final flight, and seek to understand the circumstances that led him down a path to disaster.
Tablet: Compatible
Length: 16:49 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Emergency Procedures, Fuel Management
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.

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This video qualifies for AOPA Accident Forgiveness.

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