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WhiteTara

(29,745 posts)
Mon Dec 18, 2017, 08:38 AM Dec 2017

'Human error' after US chopper window falls on Japan school

https://www.yahoo.com/news/human-error-us-chopper-window-falls-japan-school-085507527.html

The US military on Monday blamed human error after a window from one of its helicopters fell onto a school sports ground in Japan, sparking anger among local residents.

The military said it had conducted a thorough investigation into last Wednesday's accident and concluded that "the incident was caused by human error".

"The window in question is designed to be removed in order to assist pilot egress in an emergency situation. The appropriate procedures for ensuring the window was secured were not correctly followed," added the military in a statement.

It again apologised for what it called a "regrettable" accident.

There were no serious injuries from the window that landed at an elementary school near the Futenma marine airbase on Okinawa island.
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'Human error' after US chopper window falls on Japan school (Original Post) WhiteTara Dec 2017 OP
Nobody likes the new Windows upgrade. Orrex Dec 2017 #1
Boo Hisss. Took me a moment Lochloosa Dec 2017 #2
My jokes can't all be good... Orrex Dec 2017 #3
Heh. FSogol Dec 2017 #8
how, exactly, does a window fall out of a helicopter? nt Javaman Dec 2017 #4
Gravity Lee-Lee Dec 2017 #5
okay wise-guy...nt Javaman Dec 2017 #6
An overdose of pane relievers? Orrex Dec 2017 #7
Defenestration? n/t FSogol Dec 2017 #9
On a related note... Orrex Dec 2017 #10
I studied architecture before switching to mechanical engineering. That industry is filled with FSogol Dec 2017 #11
Whose error? bluecollar2 Dec 2017 #12

Orrex

(63,335 posts)
10. On a related note...
Mon Dec 18, 2017, 03:31 PM
Dec 2017

About a week ago I encountered the term "fenestrated" for the first time in my life. Previously I didn't know that it was a word in its own right.

Kooky.

FSogol

(45,631 posts)
11. I studied architecture before switching to mechanical engineering. That industry is filled with
Mon Dec 18, 2017, 03:48 PM
Dec 2017

quirky, unnecessary words which allow architects to baffle the paying public.

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