Re: ATC during Engine Failure?

From: (Michael Nolan)
Date:         22 Jun 95 03:07:33 
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Robert Wilson <> writes:

>I am currently working on scenario's for a commercial jet transport
>simulator we are building here at Oregon State.  I was wondering, if
>during take-off an engine failure occured (assume a two engine plane)
>would the ATC	1. Vector you for a landing?
>		2. Give you some sort of turning radial?
>		3. Give you clearence to land, clear all traffic in the
>		   area, and give you full freedom in your approach?

In general, ATC will do whatever the pilot requests.  ATC will not
usually give the pilot vectors or turns unless it is required for
safety.  ATC will usually get every other aircraft out of the way then
do whatever the pilot requests.