Pilot's training key to preventing serious accidents

By: Alicia Gentile Email
By: Alicia Gentile Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The recent tragedy in Aspen may have some concerned about flying. There have three plane crashes on the Western Slope over the past four months, Aspen makes four.

Collin Fay is a pilot and flight instructor at the Colorado Flight Center in Grand Junction. As the National Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate what caused the private jet in Aspen to go down, Fay cannot say what caused the deadly plane crash. What he will say is making sure a pilot is properly trained is the best safety measure anyone can take.

“We like to say the best safety device in any airplane is a well-trained pilot,” said Collin Fay an instructor at the Colorado Flight Center.

If you are interested in learning how to fly, you can contact the Colorado Flight Center at 254-0444 for details.


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