Windy Canyon Dangers

Canyons draw adventurous pilots in—but they hold hidden hazards.
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Flying Into Total Darkness, Inside the Cow

The pilot was airborne for just four minutes before crashing into the lake near its north end.
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A Wing and a Prayer

Taking a Pilatus PC-12 aft of the limit.
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An Aircraft Built for Speed Loses Power

A low-altitude stall spells disaster for a vintage racer.
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A Skilled Pilot, a Routine Approach, an Unexpected Catastrophe

We know that his airplane stalled, but why it stalled is still a mystery.
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More Than He Could Handle

An equipment upgrade leads to a pilot downgrade.
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Improvisation Is Not a Flight Plan

Habit born from overconfidence plus nonchalance add up to a deadly combination.
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A Pilot Gets Caught Between Procedure and Instinct

Doing what comes naturally as a pilot includes making mistakes.
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The Danger of Repeated Omissions

A step not completed during inspections proves fatal for two senior Navy pilots who appeared to do everything right.
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For One Low-Time Pilot, A Pattern of Small Errors Proves Fatal

Lack of experience rarely leads to the outcome of this Colorado mission.
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