A Perfect Trap: Rapidly Changing Weather And Visual Illusions

WestJet Flight 2652, a Boeing 737-800 with 164 souls on board, came within 40 ft. of crashing into the Caribbean at 1534:12 on March 7, 2017, about 0.3 nm short of Runway 10 at Princess Juliana International Airport (TNCM) on St. Maarten. The scheduled IFR flight had departed from Toronto/Lester B...

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