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Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin - Issue 29
The ATSB has just released a new aviation bulletin containing 10 investigation reports.
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Accident site of Glob aircraft
The student pilot indicated he had about 6 hours sleep the night before the accident.
Flight recorder
An aircraft’s flight recorders are an invaluable tool for investigators in identifying the factors behind an accident. Recorders usually comprise two individual boxes: the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and the Flight Data Recorder (FDR).
Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin - Issue 28
The ATSB has just released a new aviation bulletin containing 11 investigation reports.
REPCON report information
A new web page featuring de-identified confidential reports on aviation, maritime and rail safety concerns is now available on the ATSB website.
Pilot ladder laid out for inspection. Source: Dorval Ship Management
A coastal pilot disembarking from the chemical tanker <em>Golden Concord</em> fell 3 m to the deck of a pilot launch when the pilot ladder manrope he was holding appeared to give way.
Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Sensefly eBee 178
An aircraft separation incident between an UAV and crop duster highlights the challenges with having a diverse mix of aircraft operating in the same airspace.
Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin - Issue 26
The ATSB has just released a new aviation bulletin containing 11 investigation reports.
Fasten seat belts while seated
Over the recent summer months, the ATSB has seen an unprecedented increase in turbulence events.
Track dip looking in the direction of travel
A weak track formation contributed to the derailment of six train wagons and damage to 15 km of track, according to a new ATSB report.
Airbus A320
An Airbus A320-232 descended below two minimum safe altitudes.
Fairchild SA227, Source: Victor Pody
Broken fuel gauge results in an aircraft taking off dangerously unbalanced.
The aircraft accident site
The ATSB is reminding pilots of the dangers of aerodynamic stall, after a student pilot and instructor were killed after their aircraft collided with terrain.
Main line looking north (ARTC)
Rail operators are being encouraged to use independent data validation systems, such as forward facing video, on trains.
 
The ATSB has just released a new aviation bulletin containing 10 investigation reports.
 
You can get the latest ATSB news and updates via our Twitter account: @ATSBinfo
 
The student pilot indicated he had about 6 hours sleep the night before the accident.
 
An aircraft’s flight recorders are an invaluable tool for investigators in identifying the factors behind an accident. Recorders usually comprise two individual boxes: the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and the Flight Data Recorder (FDR).
 
The ATSB has just released a new aviation bulletin containing 11 investigation reports.
 
A new web page featuring de-identified confidential reports on aviation, maritime and rail safety concerns is now available on the ATSB website.
 
A coastal pilot disembarking from the chemical tanker Golden Concord fell 3 m to the deck of a pilot launch when the pilot ladder manrope he was holding appeared to give way.
 
An aircraft separation incident between an UAV and crop duster highlights the challenges with having a diverse mix of aircraft operating in the same airspace.
 
The ATSB has just released a new aviation bulletin containing 11 investigation reports.
 
Over the recent summer months, the ATSB has seen an unprecedented increase in turbulence events.
 
A weak track formation contributed to the derailment of six train wagons and damage to 15 km of track, according to a new ATSB report.
 
An Airbus A320-232 descended below two minimum safe altitudes.
 
Broken fuel gauge results in an aircraft taking off dangerously unbalanced.
 
The ATSB is reminding pilots of the dangers of aerodynamic stall, after a student pilot and instructor were killed after their aircraft collided with terrain.
 
Rail operators are being encouraged to use independent data validation systems, such as forward facing video, on trains.
 
Owners of certain ships are being warned of a dangerous drainage system modification that contributed to the death of an engineer.
 
 
 
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