28 Aug 2017 08:00
75 % of approach-and-landing incidents and accidents come under 5 categories:
• CFIT (which includes landing short of runway);
• Loss of control;
• Runway overrun;
• Runway excursion; and,
• Non-stabilized approaches.
They looked at the factors that often lead to these accidents. They broke them down into 7 different subjects,
Crew cooperation (CRM)
Altimeter and altitude issues
Descent and approach management
Approach hazard awareness
Readiness to go around
Approach and landing techniques
Listen to episodes 15 & 21 for a refresher on the CRM topics discussed in this episode.