Episode 28: The Atlas Air Flight 3591 Accident: What Went So Wrong?

February 7, 2020, 2:55 PM

A routine air cargo run from Miami to Houston meets a tragic end, and information released by investigators paints the picture of a confused flight crew fighting desperately to regain control, and may also highlight ongoing concerns about pilot training within our industry. Today, we examine the NTSB docket on the downing of Atlas Air 3591 and what lessons all pilots may draw from it.

Participants:

  • Phil Randolph (pseudonym), B767-300 captain
  • Kipp Lau, pilot, aviation journalist and blogger for AIN on issues of flight safety and airmanship
  • Rob Finfrock, pilot, aviation journalist