Human Factors / Performance

HF / Human Performance

The Curious Case of the Missing Shear Pin that Didn’t Shear: A Fatal Powerline Stringing Accident

Posted by on Apr 10, 2021 in Accidents & Incidents, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Safety Management, Special Mission Aircraft

The Curious Case of the Missing Shear Pin that Didn’t Shear: A Fatal Powerline Stringing Accident (Rogers Helicopters MD 530F [Hughes 369FF] N530KD, near Chalmers, Indiana) Recently a dramatic video of...

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ATR 72 Rudder Travel Limitation Unit Incident: Latent Potential for Misassembly Meets Commercial Pressure

Posted by on Mar 15, 2021 in Accidents & Incidents, Fixed Wing, Human Factors / Performance, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Safety Culture, Safety Management

ATR 72 Rudder Travel Limitation Unit Incident: Latent Potential for Misassembly Meets Commercial Pressure (Air Contractors, EI-SLG) On 15 March 2011 ATR 72-202 EI-SLG of Air Contractors experienced an...

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