Reader CP@YOW reminded me that today is the 30th anniversary of the Gimli Glider incident, simultaneously one of the most avoidable aircraft incidents and also one of the most impressive examples of a pilot performing under pressure.
He points me to a pretty cool CBC show that just aired, reflecting on the event 30 years later:
For anyone that hasn’t yet seen the Air Crash Investigation episode about this flight, it can be found here:
Kudos to Captain Pearson and the entire crew for their amazing work!
(Tip of the hat to CP@YOW)