Human Factors and Ergonomic Issues Involved in The Disappearance and Search for Amelia Earhart.


Hancock, P.A. (2009). Human Factors and Ergonomic issues involved in the disappearance and search for Amelia Earhart. Ergonomics in Design, 17(4), 19-23.

A reexamination of the final flight of Amelia Earhart points to some human factors/ergonomics issues that may well have played a role in the failure of the aircraft to make its rendezvous at Howland Island. HF/E issues were also involved in the failed search to find the downed flyer and her navigator in the vastness of the Pacific Ocean.

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