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Pilot fatigue led to Air Canada nosedive

Pilot fatigue is to blame for a January 2011 incident that left 16 people injured, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada has concluded.
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Schedule Fatigued Pilots Who Fell Asleep, NTSB Says

Travel / Air Travel : The Middle Seat Terminal - WSJ.com (5 years ago)

Reporting for work three days in a row at 5:40 a.m. helped fatigue two go! airline pilots who fell asleep during a morning flight from Honolulu to Hilo, Hawaii, in February 2008, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its ... Read Post

Today’s Colgan Crash Hearings Focus on Pilot Selection, Fatigue

Travel / Air Travel : The Middle Seat Terminal - WSJ.com (6 years ago)

The agenda for Wednesday's National Transportation Safety Board hearings on the crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407 will focus on pilot selection, training and issues such as fatigue. Read Post

Pilot mistook Venus for another jet, dives 767 and drops 7 passengers into hospital

Transportation / Commercial Aviation : Plane Talking (3 years ago)

A cautionary tale about pilot fatigue has been published by Canada’s  Transportation Safety Board concerning an Air Canada 767 that suddenly dived steeply while flying between Toronto and Zurich in January 2011. A ‘groggy’ pilot who... Read Post


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