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The What and Why of Good Procedures

Credit: FlightSafety International

When an organization has an aircraft accident, it is inevitable that upper management will focus on the aviation unit to avoid a recurrence. I know of a Twin Otter belonging to a large government agency that landed hard on a canted nosewheel and quickly departed the runway, plowing through bushes and a fence before coming to a halt. Both the aircraft and airman's ego suffered substantial damage in the mishap. The cause of the accident was determined to be the pilot's failure to perform the "before landing" checklist.


 

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