Features

August 2015 Issue

Aftermath

Even if there are no injuries in a mishap like the one pictured here, navigating what comes next has its own set of rules.

The bumper sticker tells us a bad day flying is better than a good day at the office. I think most pilots would agree, however, there can be bad days flying and there can be really bad days flying. If the latter involves bending an airplane, there are things to do after the airplane stops and the dust cloud departs. There also are things you can to help prevent the event in the first place. Once “something” happens, however, your priorities need to change.

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