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Inadequate Pre-Flight Planning leads to Poor In-Flight Decision Making

14 Dec 2015
On 18 November 2009, an IAI Westwind on an aeromedical flight failed to achieve a landing at Norfolk Island after four night IMC approaches in poor weather and was then intentionally ditched offshore due to having insufficient fuel then remaining to reach the nearest alternate. The accident was attributed to poor in flight decision making possibly affected by fatigue.
Source Skybrary

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