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Old 2nd Dec 2016, 11:51
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Originally Posted by deniasol View Post
I understand that the PICwas ex-military. Isn't it possible that pilots with such a background, due to the nature of their flight training which involves risky manoevers and missions may be willing to take higher risks than their civilian counterparts? Are there any statistical figures regarding accidents involving retired military pilots?
Sully was ex military and it was this training and background that probably saved the Hudson River passengers. There's military and there's South American military.
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