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

Transportation / Commercial Aviation : Plane Talking (2 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

Quebec rail disaster blamed on poor safety, oversight

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (yesterday)

Investigators on Tuesday blamed one of Canada's worst rail disasters that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic last year on the railway's poor safety standards and a lack of regulatory oversight. In a 191-page report, Canada's Transport... Read Post

Quebec rail disaster blamed on poor safety, oversight

News : The Newsroom (yesterday)

Investigators on Tuesday blamed one of Canada's worst rail disasters that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic last year on the railway's poor safety standards and a lack of regulatory oversight. In a 191-page report, Canada's Transport... Read Post


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