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Title: Quantifying and characterising aviation accident risk factors
Authors: Wong, Derek K.Y.
Pitfield, D.E.
Caves, Robert E.
Appleyard, A.J.
Keywords: Aviation accidents
Normal operations data
Risk exposure
Relative accident involvement ratio
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: © Elsevier
Citation: WONG, D.K.Y. ... et al, 2006. Quantifying and characterising aviation accident risk factors. Journal of Air Transport Management, 12 (6), pp. 352-357
Abstract: This paper compares normal flights’ exposure to a number of meteorological factors with the equivalent for certain accident flights. The factors examined include visibility, ceiling height, temperature, crosswind, tailwind and instrument or visual meteorological conditions. Differences in exposure and to measure accident propensity related to different levels of risk exposure are quantified based on relative accident involvement ratios. Four categories of aircraft accidents relevant to the assessment of airport safety are examined.
Description: This article was published in the journal, Journal of Air Transport Management [© Elsevier], and the definitive version is available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09696997
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1016/j.jairtraman.2006.09.002
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/4042
ISSN: 0969-6997
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