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TRAINING & SAFETY

From Miscue to Rescue

Real Pilot Story

Watch as a series of delays, poor decisions, and lack of preparation turns a four hour cross-country flight into a 30-hour survival crisis for a pilot and his family in the unforgiving Idaho backcountry.
Tablet: Compatible
Length: 24:28 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Emergency Procedures, Survival Safety
FAA WINGS: Not Eligible
Accident Forgiveness: Eligible

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This video qualifies for AOPA Accident Forgiveness.