One of the first flights Bryan Webster ever took ended in an accident, ultimately setting the stage for his successful business, Aviation Egress Training Systems.
“The intense August sun was setting directly in our eyes and BC Hydro and Power Authority had just strung up 16 high-tension electrical wires,” he recalls. “They didn’t even have the balls on them yet. Long story short, to avoid the wires, he tried to go over them. That was not possible, so down we went nose pointed to the earth, nearly clipping the first vertical four wires. We rounded out underneath them and immediately hit the water at well over 100 mph, then flipped on our back. I came too first, got out and then went around to the other side and pulled the pilot out.” [Read more…]