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Cemetery Crash

Real Pilot Story

Ask Gordon Webster about a landing he won’t forget, and he’ll tell you about his unexpected encounter with tombstones. This popular Real Pilot Story shares what’s at stake during a catastrophic engine failure.
Tablet: Compatible
Length: 3:14 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Emergency Procedures
FAA WINGS: Not Eligible
Accident Forgiveness: Eligible

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