Case Analysis Asiana Flight 214.docx

The flight crew went unsuccessful to monitor the

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The flight crew went unsuccessful to monitor the airspeed of the plot on method, instigating it to come in too low. This is because the flight crew was not as familiar with the controls of a Boeing 777, having had more experience with DC-10 aircraft, which caused confusion over the airliner’s controls that maintained speed and too much reliance on automated systems that were not functioning properly due to pilot error. (Campion et al., 2016) Significance of Problem Both human factors and cultural factors played a role in the accident, with the pilots being unfamiliar with how auto throttles on Boeing 777s respond when approaching stall speed,
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as well as the fact that junior crew in the cockpit did not feel the need to question Captain Lee Kang Kuk’s decisions, as Korean culture made it unseemingly to question a superior officer. (Chow, Yortsos & Meshkati, 2014) Development of Alternative Actions Alternative Action 1: Require more training of pilots moving from one type of aircraft to another that might have controls that behave differently Advantages:
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