June 8, 2009 | Mark Paradies

Monday Accident & Lessons Learned: NTSB Stats – What Can You Learn?

Here’s a link to the US National Transportation Safety Board’s web page for aviation accident/safety statistics:


After reviewing their data, ask this question:

“What can I learn from my accident/incident/near-miss statistics?”

Next ask:

“How am I analyzing my statistics?”

Then ask:

“Why are all these statistics reactive (backward looking)?”

Then ask:

“What could a trend that is proactive (forward looking)?”

If these questions make you think (you don’t already have answers translated into well functioning programs), you should consider attending the pre-Summit course titled:

Advanced Trending Techniques

Don’t be caught by surprise, Your statistics will provide a warning IF you are listening.

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