The public fascination with aviation disasters keeps pressure on the F.A.A. to constantly refine an already high level of safety. That's clearly not the case in mine safety.
Every air accident is the result of someone failing to imagine or anticipate a combination of circumstances that should have been anticipated by someone. And I'll be you dollars to donuts that someone, or maybe even a whole lot of someones that worked on the design of the Airbus A330 has a pretty good idea of what went wrong.
Federal investigators hammered Colgan Air executives about the pay of their pilots -- in 24-year-old Shaw's case, she made