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Prepare to land straight ahead following a low-level power loss

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Prepare to land straight ahead following a low-level power loss

October 21, 2019 By Kreisha Ballantyne
Pilots should plan to land straight ahead when conducting an emergency landing following an engine failure or power loss at low height, a new ATSB investigation reinforces.
One passenger was fatally injured and two other passengers and the pilot were seriously injured when a Cessna 172 operating a passenger charter flight suffered a total power ...This content...

One passenger was fatally injured and two other passengers and the pilot were seriously injured when a Cessna 172 operating a passenger charter flight suffered a total power ...

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Kreisha Ballantyne

Kreisha’s experience across various sectors of the aviation industry reflect her passion for general aviation. In previous editorial roles at AOPA Australian Pilot, Sport Pilot and AirSport, Kreisha has had the privilege of flying in – and writing about -a multitude of aircraft types, from a powered parachute to a PC12. Kreisha is currently a feature writer for Australian Flying magazine, as well as CASA’s Flight Safety Australia. As a private pilot, Kreisha has experienced an incredible array of aviation adventures, including flying solo across Australia in heels and lipstick to influence young female pilots; wing-walking on a vintage Stearman; flying in New Zealand, the UK, the USA and Austria; and interviewing a diverse and incredible cross-section of aviators. Now in her tenth year in the industry, she is delighted to continue her passion for writing about aviation as one of AOPA’s new digital editors.

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