Human Error in Airline Safety
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Examines the contribution of human error to aviation accidents.
Foremost among the problems found in air travel safety is within human error. The safety of general aviation has been improving. Even with these improvements, general aviations accident rate remains about 24 times higher than the accident rate of scheduled commercial aviation. Runway incursions and other unauthorized entry into areas that would give rise to the opportunity for accidents or other safety failures are significant.