Accession Number : ADP002695

Title :   Investigation, Reporting and Analysis of US Army Aircraft Accidents,

Corporate Author : ARMY SAFETY CENTER FORT RUCKER AL

Personal Author(s) : Reeder,M. J. ; Lindsey,G. D. ; Ricketson,D. S. , Jr

Report Date : OCT 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Each year aircraft accidents result in large losses of US Army equipment and personnel resources. This paper describes these losses in terms of aircraft and cause factors involved. Also presented is a system-oriented approach used in the investigation, reporting and analysis of these accidents. The results include identification of lessons learned with respect to cost, type aircraft, flight tasks, cause factors and system inadequacies which produced the cause factors. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Army aircraft, *Accidents, *Error analysis, *Factor analysis, Human factors engineering, Aviation safety, Performance(Engineering), Failure, Identification, Aviation safety, Human resources, Materials, Cost analysis, Tables(Data), Inspection, Test and evaluation, Symposia, Conferencing(Communications), Information exchange, Technology transfer

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE