Small Military Hospitals and Less Qualified Medical Professionals Put Patients’ Health and Safety at Risk

Many of the military hospitals treating our 1.35 million active-duty service members and their families are small, and their lack of traffic as compared to larger military or civilian hospitals compromises the ability to diagnose and treat serious illnesses. Continue reading

National Transportation Safety Board Reports on Las Cruces, NM Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) preliminary report in regards to the fatal air ambulance crash in Las Cruces, New Mexico, killing all four people on board, revealed that a technician filled the aircraft with the wrong fuel. It is still undetermined if this was the cause of the crash, but improper fueling is consistent with the evidence as to how the airplane crashed. Continue reading

Automation in Aviation Can Be Hazardous When Pilots Rely Solely on Technology

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) identify, investigate and analyze data collected from aviation accidents to determine the root cause. It has been determined that most aviation accidents do not happen in isolation; rather, they are caused by a series of events, most of which are avoidable.

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