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Can you help think of any Fatigue related incidents/accidents?

shortbus driver

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am doing a research paper on fatigue and its effect on accidents / incidents...if any of you can come up with other examples let me know thanks...
So Far I have:
Kalitta DC8 Guantanamo Bay , 93

CO EX EMB 120, 93

Ours in TVC, 07

FEDEX 727 Tallahasee, don't remember year

Shuttle America CLE overun, 08

AA md 80 overun, 99

Korean Air 747 CFIT, 97

Lear CFIT near IAD, 95

mx 747 in halifax, 94

corporate air, kirksville, mo

thanks for your help
 

labbats

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Nothing is more fatiguing that watching the FAA sit on their hands. Maybe things will change with D.W. in charge up there this time around. Who knows?

As far as crashes off the top of my head you have all the ones I'm aware of. Good luck to you.
 

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The NTSB released a preliminary report of its investigation into a go! airlines flight that flew past it's destination airport in Hilo, Hawaii, apparently because the two pilots fell asleep. No mechanical defects were found. Mesa Air Group, which owns go!, has suspended the two pilots pending separate investigations.

i'm not sure if this is considered fatigue, or if this is what the company considers reduced rest.
 

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The NTSB released a preliminary report of its investigation into a go! airlines flight that flew past it's destination airport in Hilo, Hawaii, apparently because the two pilots fell asleep. No mechanical defects were found. Mesa Air Group, which owns go!, has suspended the two pilots pending separate investigations.

i'm not sure if this is considered fatigue, or if this is what the company considers reduced rest.

Frontier had a flight into BWI that had the same thing happen.
 

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Donb't forget about that DC-8 freight crash down in Cuba..... Must have been in the early to mid 90s.... Those guys had been on duty for like 28 hrs!

That was a great example of a screwed and extended crew!
 
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Crash of Paul Wellstone-D Sen MN in 2003
 

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Crash of Paul Wellstone-D Sen MN in 2003

I thought that was an assassination...at least that's what a few crazies want to believe...

Seriously though, in the Wellstone crash the PIC had pencil-whipped his logbook and flew a King Air waaaaaaaaaay too slow in icing conditions...fatigue wasn't suspected to be a factor.
 

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You’re probably right, I personally have not read the accident report.

I thought I read something in the Minneapolis Tribune a few years ago that mentioned the pilot had pulled a double shift as a nurse (his primary job) before heading to the airport.

Hence the fatigue connection.
 

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I was on an overnight and got out of bed with a monster kickstand, walked to the hotel bathroom and stubbed my toe going in. Hurt my toe and lost a killer kickstand all at once.
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I was on an overnight and got out of bed with a monster kickstand, walked to the hotel bathroom and stubbed my toe going in. Hurt my toe and lost a killer kickstand all at once.
PBR

Funny, but WHAT are you talking about?
 

great cornholio

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Haven't looked anything up, but wasn't that icing?

What about the RJ off LEX, no fatigue argument there?

Even though the LEX accident was an early show time I don't think it was fatigue related . I remember hearing that it was a pretty long overnight as in over 12 hours so I doubt the crew rest / fatigue issue showed up. However I have not done any research into it and just going on what I remember reading on FI a while back.
 

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Even though the LEX accident was an early show time I don't think it was fatigue related . I remember hearing that it was a pretty long overnight as in over 12 hours so I doubt the crew rest / fatigue issue showed up. However I have not done any research into it and just going on what I remember reading on FI a while back.

To quote the NTSB " Even though the pilots had to wake up at a time when most normal people are sleeping we do not believe fatigue was the controlling factor" They then went on to say that they were able to prove that they had 6-7 hrs of rest behind the hotel room door with no interruptions.
 

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Funny, but WHAT are you talking about?
I was tired and stubbed my toe, that's the accident. The incident was the loss of kickstand. This is F/I, since when do I have to make sense?
PBR
 
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