Errors in Aviation Decision making, bad decisions or bad luck!
Aviation is a high risk industry where even a small error can lead to losses to human lives , property … More
Video giving detailed explanation Just after midnight on March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines’ flight MH370, a Boeing 777-200ER with 239 … More
Two accidents where supposedly Boeing did not inform the pilots about important technical information affecting safety. Is it a Safety or Ethical issue.
Landing on an unstable approach or failure to go around when runway is not in sight is a weakness that humans have. Humans deal with tasks sequentially. The failure to switch tasks even though the second task is more important is known as Cognitive Lockup. Read my view on this aspect which is a factor in unstable approach and runway excursions.
The El Al B-789 managed to get airborne safely despite the 40 Tonne error in weight while calculating the takeoff performance.
I have written a paper on how and why humans commit such grave errors and ways and means to prevent them.