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The Basics Of Hypoxia: Insufficient O2 At Altitude
The investigation into the loss of Aries Aviation International’s Piper PA-31 Navajo C-FNCI along with its pilot and a survey technician on Aug. 1, 2018, prompted Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) staff to do a deep dive into the literature on hypoxia. It seemed nearly certain that exposure to hypoxia and hyperventilation by the single pilot were prime causal factors in this case.