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Nov 30, 2021

210 CFIT Controlled Flight into Terrain Accidents and the Crash of Another Friend + GA News

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210 Max talks about common myths about CFIT, or Controlled Flight into Terrain Accidents. More than 75% of CFIT accidents occur in daylight, and more than half of these are in visual conditions. 25% of accidents were VFR into IMC. CFIT accidents often occur while using the autopilot. In September, a friend crashed an Arrow 10 miles from the destination while flying straight and level in Day VFR.

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FAA: CFIT and Overreliance on Automation
General Aviation Joint Steering Committee
Piper Arrow Accident in Arizona article on Piper Arrow Crash
NTSB Prelim Report on Arrow Crash
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Mountain High EDS O2D2
B36TC hypoxia accident
FAA: On Landings, Part II
Chilling warning for Summer flyers
Seawind has 7 crashes

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