C208B Seaplane Crash in China

FIVE people died after a seaplane, owned by Joy General Aviation, crashed into a bridge during a trial flight of the service in Shanghai’s Jinshan District today.

Source: Five killed after seaplane hits bridge on maiden flight in Jinshan District | Shanghai Daily

You have to wonder how much training and experience this pilot had before being given this responsibility? What he did shows a total lack of situation awareness which is always a symptom of the lack of both – training and experience.

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