Accession Number:

AD0767028

Title:

Orientation-Error Accidents in Regular Army Aircraft During Fiscal Year 1970: Relative Incidence and Cost.

Descriptive Note:

Joint rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB PENSACOLA FL

Report Date:

1973-08-10

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

The report is the fourth in a series of dealing with the pilot disorientationvertigo accident problem in Army fixed wing and rotary wing flight operations. Incidence and cost data presented for fiscal year 1970 include a total of 81 major and minor orientation-error accidents 25 of which were fatal, resulting in 80 fatalities, 104 nonfatal injuries, and an over-all aircraft damage cost of 19,355,689. The contribution of rotary wing accidents to this total was 75 accidents 24 of which were fatal, resulting in 79 fatalities, 98 nonfatal injuries, and over-all aircraft damage cost of 17,060, 490. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Stress Physiology
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE