JOURNAL OF BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF AERONAUTICS AND A ›› 2015, Vol. 28 ›› Issue (4): 48-52.DOI: 10.13766/j.bhsk.1008-2204.2014.0299

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Criminal Causation of Airline Staff for Flight Accident

Yan Ning   

  1. School of Law, Civil Aviation University of China, Tianjin 300300, China
  • Received:2014-06-18 Online:2015-07-25 Published:2015-07-23

Abstract:

Despite of different cultural backgrounds, safety is the priority of every airline pilot. There are various causes for the accidents of airplanes among which man-made ones by the airline staff account for a large proportion. The staff violating rules and regulations, if lead to a major accident, should bear criminal blame for their actions. To investigate the criminal liability of the staff requires analyses on the causesof the accident in a criminal sense. However, it is difficult to decide the causal relationship due to the complexity of objective connections.So a careful study on various causes of the accident is needed to identify the criminal liability of the airline staff reasonably.

Key words: flight accident, airline staff, aviation crime, criminal liability, criminal causation

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