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"People make mistakes all the time...the problem was that our systems that were designed to recognize and correct human error failed us." [1]

[1] http://articles.latimes.com/1999/oct/01/news/mn-17288

This reminds me of Asimov's characteristically tiny story "Fault-Intolerant" https://unotices.com/book.php?id=38686&page=15 (You can ignore the story at the top about Feghoot, the real story is below.)

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