Interesting summary of an accident that resulted in the loss of a helicopter and two crewmen. Looks to be the result on fixation on accomplishing a routine mission to the detriment of safety considerations, something of a common problem for the military,
This post from gCaptain starts talking about Bananas but the topic, ship board spaces with oxygen deficiencies is applicable to cutters as well.
When people voluntarily give you a critique, you probably ought to at least listen. Below are links to a critique offered by a mariner, apparently one of considerable experience. I personally don’t feel qualified to comment on most of it, because it relates to mission areas where I have had little or no experience, but perhaps some of you will get something from it.
Part 1: http://gcaptain.com/maritime/blog/places-uscg-dropping-ball-part/
Part 2: http://gcaptain.com/maritime/blog/top-10-recent-failures-of-the-uscg-part-2/#more-13783