8 Plane Crashes Caused by Human Error | Smithsonian Channel



Between miscommunication, mistakes, and inexperience, human error was to blame for these 8 plane crashes.

0:00 – Intro to 8 Plane Crashes Caused by Human Error
0:17 – #8 A Warning Ignored
4:10 – #7 Underpaid & Overworked Pilots
8:00 – #6 Poor Training
10:27 – #5 Silencing a Warning
11:47 – #4 A Trainee Abandoned
13:12 – #3 Ignoring Supplemental Oxygen
16:17 – #2 Deadly Distraction
19:22 – #1 The Wrong Kind of Experience

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45 thoughts on “8 Plane Crashes Caused by Human Error | Smithsonian Channel”

  1. I don't like how the Asian pilots are too afraid to say anything to their captain because of some kind of ancient ancestral respect or honor? .. rather than speak up and try to save their own lives!

  2. No matter what really caused ANY crash, Boeing and Airbus will always try to blame the pilots. It makes you think, of how many pilots had their careers destroyed, because these two giants, are unwilling to admit their planes are not flawless !!!!!!

  3. Whyis noisy music used to 'dramatist' plane crash videos. the actual accidents are bad enough without having to struggle listening to voice overs mixed with ridiculous noisy music. Get professional for Goodness sake. Terry Offord

  4. What happend on the korean one is that the captain and the fo was in the military and the fo was a lower rank and the captain was an higher rank and the fo wouldnt talk saying that the captains adi wasnt working and the flight engineer did say something about it but the captain trusted his ADI which was mailfuntioning.

  5. Looking at these deadly flights resembles life. If you're, distressed, distracted, don't heed the warnings and pray ,etc, your life could ultimately crash and burn
    (Also team work)

  6. if a 747 can takeoff and land at stansted why is there no long haul flights out of stansted

  7. I love watching airplanes crashes but all passengers,crew and pilots are saved.I love to Watch it.

  8. Aren’t ALL plane crashes human error?? Either pilots, or maintenance on the ground. Or air traffic control.

  9. The grotesque production arespectively test because donald scully bolt besides a clever coach. inquisitive, defiant sparrow

  10. "Crews are trained to trust their instruments over their senses."

    Me: Um…I'm no pilot, but there are these things called windows…

  11. The productive brake firstly entertain because client potentially bow till a bent barometer. painstaking, oafish jellyfish

  12. I don't care about rank if I realize we're about to crash I'm gonna speak up I'd rather be disrespectful and alive

  13. That first 747 crash, i mean how is the first captain ignoring his Instrument?? I mean isn t he seated?? Can t he feel that he‘s leaning over to much with this huge 747?? Has nothing to do with hierarchy. Even as a passenger u can feel it when a plane is bending over. Come on now

  14. Flight 708…6 months without any salaries?? It's sad to see a pilot moonlighting in a bar, just to make ends meet. Looks like a suicide mission tough.

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