Unformatted text preview: element to ensure this flight could be completed safely, unfortunately due to the captains fixation with the gear problem he was unable to see the big picture. Even as the flight engineer is informing the captain of the fuel reserve and clearly tells him that he does not have enough and it is going to be cutting it close he is still fixated on the gear problem and preparation of the cabin for the presumed emergency landing. Finally the First officers also had the responsibility to ensure that the airplane landed safely but he to made a bad decision by not making more of a point of how serious the situation was or taking over the airplane....
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- Spring '14
- Decision Making, gear problem, Pete Renteria, Professor Shamsy