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Single-Point Failure

Accident Case Study

A vacuum pump failure on a sunny day is no big deal, but in IMC—and especially without backup instrumentation—it’s a serious emergency. To see how a Bonanza pilot coped with that situation, and learn how you can do better, watch this ASI Accident Case Study.

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.

Tablet: Compatible
Length: 16:18 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Aircraft Systems and Avionics
FAA WINGS: Not Eligible
Accident Forgiveness: Eligible

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