Human Factors in Aircraft Accidents and Incidents

Conformity It is in acceding to mistakes that another human factor surfaces. Like most concepts in psychology, conformity is difficult to define. The first is: obedience to a possibly mistaken authority the second is going along with other people’s views rather than one’s own the third is the excessive desire to please. All these are…

Controlled Flight into Terrain “Airblue 202”

Accident Summary Date 28 July 2010 Summary Controlled flight into terrain aggravated by inclement weather, pilot error. Site Margalla Hills, Pakistan; Coordinates: N33°44′23; E73°3′29E Passengers 146 Crew 6 Fatalities 152 (all) Survivors 0 Flight origin Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, Pakistan Flight Destination Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, Pakistan Operator Airblue Aircraft type   Airbus A321-231 Registration AP-BJB  Airblue Flight…