Accession Number:

AD0735119

Title:

Orientation-Error Accidents in Regular Army Aircraft During Fiscal Year 1968: Relative Incidence and Cost,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB PENSACOLA FL

Report Date:

1971-09-08

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

The report is the second in a longitudinal series of reports dealing with the pilot disorientationvertigo accident problem in Army fixed wing and rotary wing flight operations. Incidence and cost data presented for fiscal year 1968 include a total of 75 major and minor orientation-error accidents 26 of which were fatal, resulting in 91 fatalities, 75 nonfatal injuries, and an over-all aircraft damage cost of 12,381,805. The contribution of rotary wing accidents to these totals was 66 accidents 21 of which were fatal, resulting in 80 fatalities, 70 nonfatal injuries, and an over-all aircraft damage of 9, 077,065. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE