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Video Discussion: Real Pilot Story: Ditching in the Dark

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Name: Real Pilot Story: Ditching in the Dark

Category: Accident Investigation Videos

Date Added: 26 December 2013 - 06:04 PM

Submitter: Tom Allensworth

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On the night of October 9, 2009, a Mooney pilot and his two passengers experience engine failure over the Gulf of Mexico. The pilot, realizing he won't be able to reach land, has only one option—ditch his aircraft in the rough dark waters below. But, did he prepare adequately for a night flight over water? (Approx. 7 mins)


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