After viewing the film, please answer the questions below. Note that questions may be in compound form. Although there is not a required word count for each question, you should be careful to answer each question completely and fully.
Analyze the lack of leadership which occurred in the air traffic control center. What were the contributing factors?
Which factors were present in air traffic control center communications? Which factors were present in communications between air traffic control and the coordinating agencies?
Compare the factors present in groupthink to the this cannot be a highjack mindset.
Which factors lead to groupthink? How could groupthink have been avoided? List and analyze.
With focus on the rules of engagement and shot-down authority, identify the factors contributing to the lack of authority and decision-making portrayed in the film.
From a paradoxical (apparently contradictory) viewpoint, provide a diagnosis of the two viewpoints.
Outline the decision-making process displayed in the everyone lands regardless decision. Was the decision made too early or too late? Why? Analyze both options.
Discuss the passive passenger. Should interference or non-interference have occurred?
Is profiling critical to law enforcement? Is profiling racism? Is profiling ethical?