Korean culture may offer clues in Asiana crash

Source: NBC News

South Korea’s aviation industry has faced skepticism about its safety and pilot habits since a few deadly crashes beginning in the 1980s. But despite changes, including an improved safety record, Korea’s aviation sector remains rooted in a national character that’s largely about preserving hierarchy—and asking few questions of those in authority… A long-standing flying adage is: aviate, navigate, communicate.

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