Filty rich technology firm owner Regina Stack's late son Jason is allegedly the guilty party when his private airplane crashes, fatal for him and his wife, blue collar daughter Claire Miller, whose parents enlist the firm to sue his estate just before the one year time limit expires. This time Dr. Matthew Shaw's technical reconstruction is a crucial matter of concern... Written by
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End credits and press releases had Claire's and her parents' last name as Tate. Throughout the episode, however, they were referred to as Miller. See more
A great deal of emphasis is given to whether the pilot was drunk. As far as the FAA is concerned (Federal Aviation Regulation 91.17), a pilot may not fly if he has consumed *any* alcoholic beverage within eight hours of flight. They are very strict on this, so one drop of whiskey would be considered "consumption," as would (believe it or not) a non-alcoholic beer, because, they say, it still contains some alcohol, even though it is a very small amount. As for blood alcohol content, while most states use .08% by weight as the criteria, the FAA uses .04%. Therefore, a pilot could easily be in violation of this regulation without being drunk. A pilot charged under this Part would also be charged with "careless and reckless operation." See more