This is a reconstruction of an actual incident where a helicopter malfunction forced the pilot
to divert to an unfamiliar airfield. Autopilot mode confusion during the glidescope capture results
in loss of control and breakdown in collective situation awareness.
Decision making and review, automation, communication, monitoring and intervention are all
identified as contributory factors. These issues are discussed by Bristow Group's Director of
Four videos are provided below.
A set of facilitation questions for use by trainers is
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