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By Dan Sobczak
Editor's note: This content does not constitute flight instruction. Consult a certified flight instructor in your area for proper flight instruction.
After a crash into a river in Ohio while filming a YouTube video with his friends, pilot Cory Robin posted his own YouTube video about the mistakes he admits he made that led to an accident with his airplane landing in a river.
Pilot Cory Robin lands his airplane into a river in Ohio after making a pilot error. Source: YouTube.
"The real failure was mine, in that I didn't use my normal procedure, my normal process, which is a checklist."
The Flight Chain App team
Dan Sobczak is the founder of www.FlightChainApp.com, a mobile app that helps pilots learn from accident chains by making NTSB reports more convenient and easier to digest. Dan received his private pilot certificate in 2003.
Flight Chain App and its companion blog www.AheadOfThePowerCurve.com are committed to reducing general aviation accidents, helping improve aviation safety, and growing the pilot population.
The only aviation accident app that helps you see and understand the accident chain from NTSB reports.
Flight Chain App and its blog Ahead of the Power Curve are committed to reducing general aviation accidents, helping improve aviation safety, and growing the pilot population.