Two Planes Collide Mid-Air over Canada

The problem is obvious here: One is a high wing, one is a low wing.
Think about you are in the Cessna, flying wings level, you have a good view in the forward direction and left/right …but only as long as you fly level. Immediately when you turn to one side, lets say left, your view, due to the high wing, is completely blocked by the wing. That’s why you see every Cessna pilot who is turning moving forward in his seat and then tries to look through the upper left or right part of his windshield. In the piper, being a low wing aircraft, if you turn to the left your view is free to the left and down the number of degrees you turn, means your wing lowers. on the other hand, in our left turn example, his right wing is blocking his view completely in the right direction. The seat position of the pilot in both planes is: Direct below the wing ( Cessna ) , directly above the wing ( Piper ). They might have had no chance to see each other.

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Not possible. Controllers would be separating them. They were VFR

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Rest In Peace Cessna pilot

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Jeez. Maybe for future 172s they might add a lil window on the top for issues like this. Rest In Peace :(

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I hate to hear that. R.I.P Cessna pilot.

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