Hindsight Bias and the M/V Dali

Yes, statistics bear this out. Stalls are the major cause of crashes in general aviation with a large number resulting from attempts to return to the runway after losing power during climb-out. Low altitude low speed 180’s are a death trap.

I realize that everyone is blaming the ship for the bridge collapse, but there is little excuse for the “Erector Set” style under-engineered bridge to fail in such a total manner. There should have been protective pilings constructed to protect the flimsy pillars that the bridge was sitting on!

The ship hit the bridge, not vice-versa.

Oh dear, here’s me thinking the ship hit a bridge support then the bridge collapsed and hit the ship.

It just jumped out on front of me, officer

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