ArticleAviation expert, Matthew Robinson ATP, CFII, was interviewed by CCTV in the early stages following the Germanwings Flight 9525 crash on 3/24/15.
In this CCTV-America interview, one day after the Flight 9525 Crash, aviation expert, Matthew Robinson provides insight on the process of accessing data from flight data recorders and how investigators will use that data to understand how and why the crash occurred.
Matt Robinson’s education and training as an Official Aircraft Accident Investigator for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, in addition to his 20 years of practical aviation experience, allow him to opine on all of the contributing factors to fixed-wing and rotary aircraft crashes. In addition to complex technical crash reconstruction, Matt can speak to issues surrounding operational risk management, aeronautical decision making and aircraft maintenance. Matt holds a B.S. in Professional Aviation and a M.S. in Aviation/Aerospace Systems safety from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Matt is a full member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators and a frequent lecturer to industry experts on various subjects including Controlled Flight into Terrain and night Vision Devices. Matt has served as lead investigator on a multitude of crashes from helicopters to supersonic aircraft.