The Dunning Kruger Hijack (and Other Criminally Stupid Acts) | Cautionary Tales

The hijackers of flight 961 wanted its pilot to fly them to Australia - and wouldn’t listen to his pleas that there simply wasn’t enough fuel for the mammoth trip. What would cause them to totally disregard the advice of an expert when the stakes were so very high? The Dunning Kruger effect.

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