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.
Length: 16:18 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Aircraft Systems and Avionics
FAA WINGS: Not 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.