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The Safety Critical Systems Handbook, 4th Edition by Kenneth L. Simpson, David J. Smith

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Chapter 15

Rotorcraft Accidents and Risk Assessment

Abstract

This chapter is in two parts. The first presents some helicopter accident and fatality statistics to provide a comparison with other activities. The second is an example of a quantified risk assessment, which required an input from the foregoing statistics.

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FAFR; Injuries and fatalities; Risk assessment; Rotorcraft incidents; TECHNIS
 
This chapter is in two parts. The first presents some helicopter accident and fatality statistics to provide a comparison with other activities. The second is an example of a quantified risk assessment, which required an input from the foregoing statistics.

15.1. Helicopter Incidents

This section is based on an earlier Technis annual report (prepared ...

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