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Features December 2017 Issue

Weather Accidents

The satellite image (Left) an hour before the balloon accident shows fair weather, while the Skew-T (Right) shows dry air.

Weather Accidents

Its time again to examine a couple accidents where weather played a significant role. Our goal, of course, is to learn from the misfortune of others.

Again we follow in the footsteps of the late crash investigator Macarthur Job and focus on aviation accidents. This time, instead of taking a look at forecast ingredients, well look at cases of where the pilots simply made the wrong decisions for the weather.

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