In the first half of fiscal 2013, 24 of the 423 incidents were due to errors by the flight crew while only one safety report was linked to a misjudgment by a member of the cabin crew. Photo: SCMP Pictures In the first half of fiscal 2013, 24 of the 423 incidents were due to errors by the flight crew while only one safety report was linked to a misjudgment by a member of the cabin crew. Photo: SCMP Pictures
In the first half of fiscal 2013, 24 of the 423 incidents were due to errors by the flight crew while only one safety report was linked to a misjudgment by a member of the cabin crew. Photo: SCMP Pictures

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In the first half of fiscal 2013, 24 of the 423 incidents were due to errors by the flight crew while only one safety report was linked to a misjudgment by a member of the cabin crew. Photo: SCMP Pictures In the first half of fiscal 2013, 24 of the 423 incidents were due to errors by the flight crew while only one safety report was linked to a misjudgment by a member of the cabin crew. Photo: SCMP Pictures
In the first half of fiscal 2013, 24 of the 423 incidents were due to errors by the flight crew while only one safety report was linked to a misjudgment by a member of the cabin crew. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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