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National Commission on Military Aviation Safety


Press Release: National Commission on Military Aviation Safety Releases Report (Dec. 3, 2020)

U.S. House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness Chairman John Garamendi (D-CA) and Ranking Member Doug Lamborn (R-CO) Issue Statement on Briefing Concerning Rise in Military Aviation Accidents


Links to news coverage of the final report:

224 killed, 186 military aircraft lost. Pilots worry about being 'the next accident (McClatchy)

Pilots, maintainers are worn out and under-trained, aviation safety commission says (Military Times)

Report: Systemic Aircrew, Maintenance Issues Root Cause of DOD Mishap Rates (Air Force Magazine)

U.S. Military Aviation Safety Panel Proposes Joint Safety Council (Aviation Week)

Military Aviation Commission Advises Creation of Joint Safety Council to Advise Deputy Secdef (Defense Daily)

Military flight safety commission recommends DOD establish Joint Safety Council (Inside Defense)

Report: Lack of training time, budget cuts among top contributors to 224 military aviation deaths since 2013 (Stars and Stripes)

Report on military aviation crashes faults lack of training, 'chronic fatigue' (The Hill)

Report On Military Plane Crashes Finds Most Due To Lack Of Training (The Daily Caller)

Survey of 198 Military Aviation Deaths Finds Insufficient Training, Fatigue Common Factors (

After Spike in Deaths, Lost Aircraft, Aviation Commission Calls for New Safety Council (USNI News)

Air Safety Panel Recommends Flight Hour Increase, Emphasis on Maintenance, Steady Funding (Department of Defense News)

Air Force To Army, Navy: Pay The Tax For Space, Air Power; Protect Our Bases (Breaking Defense)

Study points to lack of training among reasons for aviation mishaps (Northwest Florida Daily News)

Fix military aviation safety (The Citizen's Voice, Wilkes-Barre, PA)

The Bunker: Crash Course (Project on Government Oversight)

Military Aviation Is in a Tailspin. Reforms Would Save Lives and Billions of Dollars (POGO: Project on Government Oversight)

Can Real Time Pilot Monitoring Help Reduce Unexplained Physiological Events? (Aviation Today)

Panel probing military aircraft accidents says U.S. pilots not flying enough (San Antonio Express-News)

Fatal crashes prompt U.S. senator to question Black Hawk safety (Vertical)

National Guard UH-60 Black Hawks will keep flying despite fatal crashes, Army says (McClatchy)

How AI can save money, spare lives and reduce downtime (GCN)

Military Jet Crash Leaves 2 Dead (Daily Caller)

How the U.S. Military Can Recover from Trump Budget Trauma (The National Interest)

Schumer calls for federal investigation into National Guard helicopter programs following recent crashes (WETM TV 18 in Elmira, NY)

National Commission on Military Aviation Safety in the News

Members and staff of the National Commission on Military Aviation Safety visited installations and organizations to get a full scope of safety issues and best practices. In addition to visiting safety centers, operational units, training bases, and commercial enterprises, commissioners are hearing from military leaders and safety officials, industry experts, and soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines at bases across America.


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