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Old 24th Jan 2019, 17:17
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Originally Posted by Romeo Tango View Post
The traditional way to die in a small aircraft over the north Atlantic is to arrive somewhere, discover the weather is bad, not have fuel to go anywhere else and kill yourself trying an approach. You may say things about alternates but there are not alternates in many places (though the situation is much better now around Greenland etc).
That is a contradiction in itself. If there is no alternate available then by definition you do not have fuel to go anywhere else.
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