Accession Number:

AD0743483

Title:

Orientation-Error Accidents in Regular Army Aircraft during Fiscal Year 1969: Relative Incidence and Cost,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB PENSACOLA FL

Report Date:

1972-04-07

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

The report is the third 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 1969 include a total of 71 major and minor orientation-error accidents 22 of which were fatal, resulting in 51 fatalities, 79 nonfatal injuries, and an over-all aircraft damage cost of 11,928,660. The contribution of rotary wing accidents to these totals was 65 accidents 20 of which were fatal, resulting in 46 fatalities, 78 nonfatal injuries, and 11,724,852 aircraft damage. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE