The French Air Accident Investigation Bureau (BEA) has set up a human factors working group to analyze “all aspects connected to the conduct” of the Air France (AF) Airbus A330-200 that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009. AF 447 was en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris Charles de Gaulle June 1, 2009, when it crashed into the ocean,killing all 228 passengers and crew (ATW Daily News, June 3, 2009). The new working group will focus on analyzing “crew actions and ...

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