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TRAINING & SAFETY

VFR into IMC

Accident Case Study

VFR flight into instrument meteorological conditions is a leading cause of fatal GA accidents. This video, which was rendered from a 2008 online course built in Adobe Flash, re-creates an actual VFR-into-IMC accident and examines the lessons we can learn from it.
Tablet: Compatible
Length: 17 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Flight Planning and Preflight, VFR into IMC
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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