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Bloomberg: Murder-Suicides by Pilots Are Vexing Airlines as Deaths Mount

Old 22nd Jul 2022, 08:53
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@ txl : Excellent informative post , alwas nice to hear how other work., even if I do not necessarily agre with your conclusion.

We have no idea if MH370 was a suicide or not , probable, yes but there are dozen of other hypothesies and in any case both pilots did not have any issiues with their manageent . . Silk air was about debts if I recall well, .the morrocan one was a girl friend issue, etc..on Germanwings/Lubitz , I know a bit more that the average and it had nothing to do with his employer or his working conditions , but about the fear of losing his licence and failing in his only goal in life .
Mental illness is a difficult subject to get into..
Also it would seem that taking a gun and shooting people as a form of suicide is more a US thing . In other contries people with a grunge at their management and being mentally ill , generally commit suicide on their worklplace , e.g. lots of police officers do this, or taking theFrance Telecom /Orange example in France , jumping out ow their office window. a bit of additional info here :https://hbr.org/2009/10/why-are-france-telecom-workers in English .
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Old 22nd Jul 2022, 09:09
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Originally Posted by artee
"..Wikipedia records about 25 crashes confirmed to have been caused by suicidal pilots during the last 50 years, that's two per year on average..."

Unless I'm missing something, isn't that 1 per 2 years?
Of course It was late ...
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