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NTSB & FAA employees involved in Mid-Air collisionInvestigators learned that the planes involved in Monday afternoon's mid-air crash in Fauquier County, near Washington DC, were registered to employees of the FAA and the NTSB. Canadian TSB invited to investigate the crash. (www.nbcwashington.com) More...
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I believe the prime motivator was CYA. If the families of the deceased decide to file lawsuits, the FAA and NTSB don't want to be caught in the conflict of interest crossfire.
I wondering if they knew each other and may have been doing something stupid... IE: Playing Chicken?
Zero chance... Paul was giving the pilot of the BE 36 a biannual flight review. He was a chief pilot for a local flight school, a true professional.
How abnormally prudent of two government agencies.
There used to be an accident investigator who was on tv a lot investigating some famous crashes. I think he flew a Beech 36. He did the crash in the Everglades.
2) Said government organizations voluntarily and speedily addressed the conflict of interest and ask Canada to do it.
What are the odds?