After having applied the latest and mandatory patch 188.8.131.52 that you cannot avoid at Microsoft Flight Simulator launch, hundreds of users reported that their simulator is quite unstable with direct return to windows desk,
- particularly right after loading the flight when setting ATIS radio frequency,
- or when flying in France and Southern England.
The issues have been identified by Microsoft, as reported among the Known Issues forum thread here.
FIX IT : In the first case, their respective advice is to disable ATC until the next patch release.
> Settings / General / Sound / Text-to-speech settings / Deactivated
In the second case , you should disable Bing Maps world data.
> Settings / General / Data / Bing World Data / Deactivated