Old May 29, 17, 3:19 am
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Heraklion, Greece
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Originally Posted by Transpacificflyer View Post
...[snip]...Swiss cannot guarantee that we won't have another incident with one of its own highly strung pilots. Considering the fact that the Swiss pilot demographics are the pool from which suicides are more likely (male, caucasian age 35-55) compounded by the fact that this group has a higher rate of suicide than other groups in Europe and is also higher than the world average, Swiss is playing with fire...[snip]...
Could you also tell us how many cases of "suicide by plane" there have been and whether the stats allow for a country-specific risk assessment. My guess (only a guess!) is that these will be much weaker than the usual (in)famous medical statistics (don't start "screaming", I'm a medic myself ).
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