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Old 28th Jan 2013, 16:52
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Uncle Ginsters
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One would have thought that the Navigator would have said something
The 'navigator' certainly would have done - assuming they didn't programme the aircraft's flight plan to go to KTPF, then they would have had a whole raft of information displayed on both the MFDs and the Msn Computers telling them that there were still a few more miles to go.

The point about fatigue it is indeed insidious and, as some have said, these things have happened many times despite the raft of information available both in and out of the flight deck.

I think we're lucky not to have more - spare a thought for RAF crews operating with the same crew numbers as the KTPF incident on AeroMed flights (or at least Crew Duty Periods) of 24hrs or more on a fairly regular basis.

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