The Pilot’s Perspective

Presented by: Jess Grigg – Independent Pilot’s Association

Thursday, November 9, 2023
09:00 – 10:15

Captain Jess Grigg gives a first-person perspective of the Feb. 7, 2006, in-flight cargo jet fire event of UPS 1307 from Atlanta, GA to Philadelphia, PA. As the First Officer and flying pilot for the flight, Grigg shares the crew perspectives, the human factors involved, Crew Resource Management (CRM) and training considerations, aircraft certification issues, Air Traffic Control (ATC) and Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting responses and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation.

Jess Grigg

Jess Grigg


Independent Pilots Association