Day: October 14, 2014

Did poor usability create a near-fatal accident in the sky?

Today the JTB released a report that the 2011 ANA incident was far more dangerous than originally thought. The Wall Street Journal wrote: After the co-pilot mistakenly operated a rudder-control switch at 41,000 feet, instead of a different switch that unlatched the cockpit door, the jetliner plummeted 1.2 miles in slightly more than 30 seconds and briefly …

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