The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 has raised questions about the mental state of the co-pilot. Discuss how airlines deal with this issue at the moment and suggest what could be done to avoid this happening in the future?
Essay 2000 words
Topic : “The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 has raised questions about the mental state of the co-pilot. Discuss how airlines deal with this issue at the moment and suggest what could be done to avoid this happening in the future?”
Write an in-depth essay on the current topic of mental health in pilots and suggest how the system can be improved to prevent future accidents.
The essay should be researched using peer-reviewed journals and taking into consideration all those aspects of paraphrasing, keeping to the question and peer review journals.
Research your subject using website for accessing journal articles, Googlescholar, SKYbrary, newspapers, personal conversations with flight crew.
Write the outline , write what you will include in each part of the eassay ( I will provide you with a sample in the attachments )
Abstract (100 words): This is usually written at the end when you have finished your essay and sums up your essay including your conclusions
Introduction (150 words): This is simply an introduction to your paper and tells the reader what to expect.
Body of work
The history of the GermanWings accident (250 words)
The current situation to identify pilots with mental health issues and why it led to the accident (400 words)
How could the system be improved to prevent future accidents? (400 words)
Conclusion (200 words): This is to sum up what you have said in your essay and also to give either recommendations or an opinion
Write the essay using the correct format as detailed above and using correct referencing. You need at least 6 references of which half must be peer reviewed journals.
Remember to include articles discussing various aspects of mental health rather than spend all your time writing a factual reconstruction of the accident.