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The limits of expertise : rethinking pilot error and the causes of airline accidents

Author: Key Dismukes; Benjamin A Berman; Loukia D Loukopoulos
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, ©2007.
Series: Ashgate studies in human factors for flight operations.
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"The Limits of Expertise is a fresh look at the causes of pilot error and aviation accidents, arguing that accidents can be understood only in the context of how the overall aviation system operates. The authors analyzed in great depth the 19 major US airline accidents from 1991-2000 in which the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found crew error to be a causal factor. Each accident is reviewed in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dismukes, Key.
Limits of expertise.
Aldershot : Ashgate, c2007
(OCoLC)607202108
Online version:
Dismukes, Key.
Limits of expertise.
Aldershot : Ashgate, c2007
(OCoLC)607898931
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Key Dismukes; Benjamin A Berman; Loukia D Loukopoulos
ISBN: 9780754649649 0754649644 0754649652 9780754649656
OCLC Number: 71239081
Description: vi, 352 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. USAir 1016 --
Windshear Encounter --
2. TWA 843 --
The Power of Suggestion --
3. American 1572 --
Accumulation of Small Errors --
4. American International 808 --
The Strobe Light that Wasn't There --
5. Southwest 1455 --
Unstabilized Approach at Burbank --
6. FedEx 14 --
Pilot-Induced Oscillations in the Landing Flare --
7. Ryan 590 --
A Minute Amount of Contamination --
8. Tower 41 --
Loss of Control During a Slippery Runway Takeoff 9. Continental 1943 --
Gear-Up Landing in Houston --
10. American 102 --
Runway Excursion After Landing --
11. Continental 795 --
High-Speed Takeoff Decision with Poor Information --
12. USAir 405 --
Snowy Night at LaGuardia --
13. ValuJet 558 --
Two Missing Words and a Hard Landing Short of the Runway --
14. Air Transport International 805 --
Disorientation, Loss of Control and the Need to Intervene --
15. American 903 --
Loss of Control at Altitude --
16. Simmons 3641 --
Over the Gates and into Forbidden Territory --
17. American 1340 --
Autopilot Deviation Just Prior to Landing --
18. Delta 554 --
Undershot Landing at LaGuardia --
19. American 1420 --
Pressing the Approach --
20. Flightcrew Related Accident Data: Comparison of the 1978-1990 and 1991-2001 Periods --
21. Converging Themes: The Deep Structure of Accidents.
Series Title: Ashgate studies in human factors for flight operations.
Responsibility: R. Key Dismukes, Benjamin A. Berman, Loukia D. Loukopoulos.
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Reports a study of the 19 major US airline accidents from 1991-2000 in which the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found crew error to be a causal factor. This book reports each accident in  Read more...

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If you are interested in the operational safety of high reliability organizations, especially the field of aviation, you must read this book. It addresses the question of why experts can still be subject to the vagaries of a complex system.

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