Accident Investigation

Post to this forum your answers to the following question. Again, the rationale supporting your answers may be more important than the actual answers. You should respond to your peers’ answers. It is okay to disagree, but you must provide the reasons for your disagreement. Be polite.

What do you think is the purpose of the accident investigation?

Explain how the NTSB can be a reactive organization in terms of accident/incident investigation (after the fact) yet, still be a proactive safety organization.

Cite examples to support your posting.