Reading through this thread reminds me of the film Sully: Miracle on the Hudson, about the pilot who landed a passenger plane on the Hudson river after it developed a problem.
At a subsequent investigation attempts were made to prove the pilot was at fault. Numerous simulations were run and used as evidence to prove this point. It was pointed out however that those running the simulations had numerous chances to rerun them. At the time of the incident, the pilot had one chance!
While I accept that the incident at Carmont developed much more slowly, and therefore gave