Safer Skies? Let's Look at the Statistics …
If you have a doubling of reported air traffic controller mistakes, does that mean that safety has decreased?
Or is it because of a new program that gives controller immunity for reporting certain types of mistakes?
Or is it because the FAA started a crackdown on “under-reporting” and coverups of mistakes?
Or is it a statistical annomily?
Or some combination of the above?
See the CNN story and you still won’t know: