THE LOSS OF UKRAINE INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES FLIGHT PS752: A FAILURE OF RISK MANAGEMENT RATHER THAN MILITARY ‘HUMAN ERROR’

On 8 January 2020, Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 was cleared for take-off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport for its scheduled flight to Kiev. It departed at 06:12, almost an hour behind schedule, but it was never to reach its intended destination. The lives of 167 passengers and 9 crew members were to be…

The Loss of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752: a failure of risk management rather than military ‘human error’

by Philip Baum On 8 January 2020, Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 was cleared for take-off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport for its scheduled flight to Kiev. It departed at 06:12, almost an hour behind schedule, but it was never to reach its intended destination. The lives of 167 passengers and 9 crew members…