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Unintended Consequences

Accident Case Study

Repetition can increase complacency. Performing the same tasks in the same way may lead us to overlook things we take for granted, potentially ending in disaster. In this accident case study, we'll look at why a twin-engine airplane impacted a mountain at night on what should have been a routine flight.

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: 7 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Collision Avoidance, Flight Planning and Preflight
FAA WINGS: Not Eligible
Accident Forgiveness: Eligible

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