Video and discussion: x-31 crash risk assessment

First, view the X-31 crash video.

In this discussion forum, post your response to the following:

What do you feel was the leading cause of the X-31 crash? Given that question, identify a risk and mitigation process that was not carried out during the final flight of the X-31 that could have prevented the crash if it were in place.

As always, review the postings of at least two of your classmates and provide a constructive critique answering the questions indicated in the previous discussions.