Avitop.com Tell a Friend
Bookmark
Advertising
F16 takeoff
spacer
AVIATION TOP 100 - www.avitop.com Avitop.com
 Buy Aircraft
 Cool Stuff
 Fighter Gallery
 Interactive F16
 Aviation Forum
 Aviation Top 1000
 N-Number Search
 Aviation Links


Avitop.com Forums
Welcome to Aviation Forum Sign in | Join | Help
Search  

Re: What is the main cause for plane crashes?

  •  08-28-2012, 2:13 PM

    Re: What is the main cause for plane crashes?

    Approximately 80% of all aircraft accidents occur shortly before or during take-off and landing. Human error is estimated to be a major cause in 85% of all aircraft accidents. Mid-flight disasters are rare, although not entirely unheard of. Some causes of aviation accidents include, but are not limited to:

    ■Air Traffic Controller Errors
    ■Airplane Design or Structural Problems
    ■Fueling Errors
    ■Improper Maintenance
    ■Lack of Communication
    ■Mechanical Failure
    ■Midair Collision
    ■Pilot Drowsiness
    ■Pilot Errors
    ■Pilot Substance Abuse
    ■Sabotage and Terrorism
    ■Violations of FAA Regulations
    ■Weather
View Complete Thread
Copyright©1998-2004 Avitop
Our Privacy Policy - Aviation
Powered by Community Server, by Telligent Systems