steadily, the loss of one of our first-line aircraft
represents a serious loss to the Navy and to the national
of aviation safety. Photography plays a major role in an
aircraft accident investigation. The evidence obtained
through photographs will help determine steps to
prevent similar occurrences.
aircraft accident investigation. It is NOT to assess
blame, nor is it solely to establish a single or primary
cause factor. Few accidents result from a single cause.
In most of the accidents, a sequence of events occurs.
The elimination of any one of these events may have
prevented the accident. Therefore, to prevent future
occurrences, you must consider all possible cause
erroneous conclusions and nullify the only possible
benefit that could have been derived from a costly
accident. The photography surrounding an aircraft
accident is a methodical accumulation of small bits and
pieces of information that eventually form a pattern. The
correctly photographed, may provide these certain cause
apply the following essentials of good aircraft accident
photography to your work:
limit to the amount of photography justified to prevent
the recurrence of one aircraft accident or the loss of one
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