Human factors related incidents

List of notable issues, incidents and disasters related to human factors and/or HMI design.


  • Costa Concordia grounding disaster
  • Collision of USS John S. McCain warship and Alnic MC tanker
  • Collision of SS Admiral Nakhimov passenger ship and Pyotr Vasev bulker


  • Therac-25

Nuclear stations

  • Three Mile Island accident
  • Tschernobyl Nuclear Plant disaster


  • Fiat Chrysler shifter in Jeep Grand Cherokee 2015


  • Eastern Airlines Flight 401
  • Air France Flight 447
  • American Airlines 965
  • Air interflight 148