TITLE

Judgment Call

AUTHOR(S)
Fiorino, Frances
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/7/2007, Vol. 166 Issue 18, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the consequences of the Cory Lidle Crash on October 11, 2006. The pilot's inadequate planing, judgment and airmanship during a turn maneuver was the probable cause, in which Lidle's Cirrus SR20 (N929CD) crashed into a New York high-rise building. As a result, the safety board is recommending that operations involving fixed-wing, non-amphibious aircraft in the East River Class B Exclusion area be prohibited unless authorized by air traffic control.
ACCESSION #
25540865

 

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