Experts: Airline pilots so reliant on computers they sometimes fail to take control in mishaps

Pilots are becoming so reliant on computer systems that do most of the flying in today’s airliners that on the rare occasions when something goes wrong, they’re sometimes unprepared to take control, according to aviation safety experts and government and industry studies.
Increasing automation has been a tremendous safety boon to aviation, contributing to historically low accident rates in the U.S. and many parts of the world.
But automation has changed the relationship between pilots and planes, presenting new challenges.