Problem

Suppression of safety records

Other Names:
Fraudulent safety tests
Falsification of safety maintenance records
Incidence:
In 1990, a USA airline company was found guilty in 1990 of falsifying safety maintenance records. Top airline managers ordered that maintenance not be performed on the aircraft in order to save money, and records to show that it had. This also involved tampering with log books, work cards and computerized maintenance records.
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET