#3 - Seaplane CFIT: Benny Seniors lucky escape and return to flying


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After scoring his start as a seaplane pilot he was long waiting for, Benny enjoyed flying Beaver floatplanes in one of Australia's most iconic locations. He upgraded to the Cessna Caravan, the pride of the fleet and continued to build experience until an unfortunate accident involving controlled flight into terrain put a stop to his unique lifestyle. Enduring months of self doubt and emotional hardship, Benny overcame those issues to pursue further employment within the seaplane industry including a stint with an overseas operator, and now enjoys a successful career as an IFR Caravan Pilot. His story is inspirational, powerful and positive.

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