One of the wisest principles in aviation is to learn from the mistakes of others so that we don’t repeat the same. Part of the impetus to learn from others’ misfortunes is that aviation errors are often unforgiving. On Feb. 2, 2005, a Bombardier Challenger crew helped fill a lesson plan when their CL-600 overran the end of Runway 6 while attempting to take off from Teterboro Airport (TEB) in New Jersey, then crashed through the airport fence, zoomed across a six-lane highway, ...

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