Fatigue and related human factors in the near crash of a large military aircraft.

@article{Armentrout2006FatigueAR,
  title={Fatigue and related human factors in the near crash of a large military aircraft.},
  author={Jeffrey J Armentrout and Dwight A. Holland and Kevin J. O'Toole and William R. Ercoline},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 9},
  pages={
          963-70
        }
}
INTRODUCTION During approach to a remote island location, a U.S. Air Force heavy-airlift aircraft was flown into an aerodynamic stall, resulting in the loss of more than 4000 ft of altitude, with the crew recovering the aircraft just before impact would have occurred. METHODS An analysis of the mishap was conducted through a review of non-privileged USAF mishap data, cockpit voice recordings, flight data records, and interviews of the aircrew involved. A thorough examination of fatigue… CONTINUE READING