Human Factors in Air Accidents of Military Helicopters of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic
Keywords:air accident, human factors, military helicopter, pilot, supervision
The article presents an analysis of air accidents involving military helicopters used in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic from their introduction in 1956 to the end of 2021. It focuses on the contribution of human factors of flight personnel to these air accidents. The aim of the article is, based on extensive analyses of the circumstances and causes of individual air accidents, to formulate the root causes of the factors that have threatened and still threaten the lives of not only pilots, but also other members of military helicopter flight crews while performing their profession. To conclude, recommendations are given to reduce, or in many cases even to eliminate, the effects of these factors on flight safety.
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