Spatial Disorientation In the Cockpit – A Quick Killer

Credit: NTSB
This month, we’ll look at two fatal accidents both caused by encounters with spatial disorientation. One airplane — a sophisticated turboprop flown by an experienced business pilot — crashed in low visibility immediately after a rushed takeoff. The other victim was a private pilot in a relatively...

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