Wow. Audio tape of the King Air flight after the pilot died at the controls

April 21, 2009
Here is what a hair-raising situation sounds like. The FAA has released tapes of the conversations between air traffic controllers and the private pilot who successfully landed a twin-engine King Air in Florida recently after the pilot died at the ...

Here is what a hair-raising situation sounds like. The FAA has released tapes of the conversations between air traffic controllers and the private pilot who successfully landed a twin-engine King Air in Florida recently after the pilot died at the controls. This tape covers the first 14 minutes of radio calls. Here it is:

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Leland was Editor-in-Chief of Machine Design. He has 34 years of Service and holds a B.S. Engineering from the University of Michigan, a B.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan;, and a MBA from Cleveland State University. Prior to joining Penton, Lee worked as a Communications design engineer for the U.S. Government.

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