Author Topic: Unconscious pilot over gulf of mexico  (Read 8962 times)

Offline 68spc

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Unconscious pilot over gulf of mexico
« on: April 19, 2012, 12:31:13 PM »



Offline iskyfly

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Re: Unconscious pilot over gulf of mexico
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2012, 02:02:19 PM »
Reminiscent of the Payne Steward crash which also had slumped over pilot and fogged / iced windows.

32,000 feet sounds a bit high for a C421. It's service ceiling is 30,200 feet.

Looks like his cruise altitude was 27,000 feet and then an hour into the flight trouble started.



Offline athaker

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Re: Unconscious pilot over gulf of mexico
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2012, 03:41:58 PM »
He hit the water. Coast guard planes witnessed it and the plane is intact.... let's hope for the best.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/19/us/gulf-aircraft-search/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

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Re: Unconscious pilot over gulf of mexico
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2012, 04:44:41 PM »
oh wow, that flight track makes me dizzy just to try to follow out where he went! i do hope the best for everyone involved!