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Airplane Crashes Fall Because Experts Pontificate

The New York Times has a story, “Fatal Crashes of Airplanes Decline 65% Over 10 Years:”

…part of the explanation certainly lies in the payoff from sustained efforts by American and many foreign airlines to identify and eliminate small problems that are common precursors to accidents.

If only we did the same for security.

This sat in my drafts folder for a while, and unfortunately, remains relevant.