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Aircraft Accident Investigation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University via Canvas Network

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Overview

This course introduces participants to the regulatory foundations of aircraft accident investigation and investigative techniques specific to major accident investigations.

This course covers the technical aspects of the aircraft accident investigation process starting with preparation for investigation through report writing. Particular emphasis is placed on the study of human factors and survival investigative techniques and the application of accident investigation findings in industry and research. A critical analysis of selected aircraft accidents and an evaluation of causal factors are covered.

Participants will have the opportunity to practice evidence collection techniques via the first of its kind Virtual Aircraft Crash Lab. A critical analysis of selected aircraft accidents and an evaluation of causal factors are covered.

A study of the elements of aircraft accident investigation is essential to continued improvements in aviation safety programs and is applicable to any industry with a aviation component. This course is designed to provide you with the need for a comprehensive investigation process, the relationship of human factors in mishaps, an awareness of identifying risk and problem areas before an accident occurs, and an evaluation of causal factors and recommendations to industry.

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Katherine A. Moran

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Aaron M
4.0 2 years ago
by Aaron completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Basic introduction to the principles behind aircraft accident investigation.

It covers the why and how, without getting too technical in the various aspects.
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