AVIA 340 Case Study

Case Study Instructions

For this Case Study, choose a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report of a weather-related accident/incident and, along with at least five other sources, investigate what happened in the accident/incident, offer the causes, and the recommendations for the future in order to prevent such an accident/incident. Since this is an aviation weather course, you must highlight the weather-related causes and explore, in depth, the specific weather theory.

There must be an official NTSB report with the accident you choose. The other five sources must be from an academic source (books, journal, newspaper article, etc.).

The following components must be present within your report. Please be sure to follow the template provided.

  1. Cover Page
  2. Abstract
  3. Introduction
  4. Synopsis of Incident
  5. Causation
  6. Decision Criteria
  7. Analysis
  8. Implications
  9. Recommendations
  10. Personal Narrative
  11. Conclusion
  12. References

To assist in the formation of the Case Study Report, a Case Study Guide is provided within Module/Week 7. It is highly recommended that you complete the Guide before turning in your Case Study Report to ensure all components of the Case Study Report have been executed thoroughly.

Aviation Accident/Incident Reports can be found in the NTSB database found here:

https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/accidentreports/pages/accidentreports.aspx. Be sure to cite the NTSB report you have chosen to evaluate and study for this assignment.

The following are the requirements for the Case Study:

  • 10-12 pages in length
    • This length does not include the cover page, abstract, and reference page.
  • APA-formatted
  • All required components are present and student used provided template
  • Minimum of 5 sources cited (not including the NTSB report)
    • Wiki sites may not be used for research purposes.

The paper will be submitted via SafeAssign in Blackboard. It will be graded in accordance with the grading rubric. Submit your paper as a Word document (no PDFs) to facilitate grading and constructive edits and areas of improvement.

Please be aware of Liberty Universityís policy on self-plagiarism. This Case Study must be an original work written by you and must not have been submitted previously or for another course.

The Case Study is due by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the Monday of Module/Week 7.