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Old 17 March 2017, 05:43
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Old 17 March 2017, 15:58
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Old 17 March 2017, 21:10
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Old 17 March 2017, 23:45
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Rest In Peace Airmen. 'Routine' touch and go's is what I read.
Nothing in aviation is routine, i hope complacency didn't nail these warriors.
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Old 20 July 2017, 18:01
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There was an OG Commander's Call today that discussed the mishap that occurred back in March. I was flight planning at the time and didn't make the Commander's Call, but one of the other pilots attended and brought back some information.

From what I could grasp of how it was worded (again, I heard this second hand from another pilot): they had a complete hydraulics failure on final, performed an emergency gear extension, and then attempted to complete a maneuver (to maintain currencies-- not too sure what the maneuver was). This resulted in over-banking the aircraft past 30 degrees with slow airspeed, and caused the aircraft to spiral down to a crash.

Again, this was second hand info relating to why the crash happened.

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