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FAA Medical Policies Cited In Air Show Crash

FAA Medical Policies Cited In Air Show Crash

The NTSB has cited the FAA's special issuance medical policies as a contributing factor in the death of an air show pilot in 2011. In its final report (top of the queue) on the crash of a T-28 at the Thunder Over the Blue Ridge show in Martinsburg, WVA, the board determined that the airplane crashed because pilot Jack Mangan was incapacitated by complications from a heart attack at the controls. FULL STORY

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