Accident investigation
Last updated: 11 November 2004

When an accident occurs it is investigated by the government with jurisdiction over the area where a plane goes down. The sole objective of the investigation of an accident or incident is the prevention of accidents and incidents. It is not the purpose to apportion blame or liability.
Investigations are conducted in accordance with the international standards and recommended practices as described in ICAO Annex 13 - Aircraft accident and incident investigation.
While the initial field phase of an accident investigation can be concluded within weeks or even days, the investigators' final report and recommendations often take years to complete. The final report consist of factual information about the accident, an analysis, conclusions (probable cause) and also includes safety recommendations.

Recently issued accident investigation reports

date occurrence agency cat. status report
22-JAN-2014 Bird strike, Cessna 500 Citation I, Roskilde, Denmark HCLJ ACCID. FINAL HCLJ510-2014-257
04-MAR-2013 Loss of control, Hawker Beechcraft 390 Premier IA, Annemasse Airport, France BEA ACCID. FINAL vp-z130304
04-SEP-2011 Runway excursion, Embraer EMB-145LR, Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, Canada TSB ACCID. FINAL A11H0003
01-FEB-2014 Bounced landing accident, Boeing 737-900, Surabaya-Juanda Airport, Indonesia NTSC ACCID. PRELIM. KNKT.14.02.04.04
20-AUG-2011 CFIT, Boeing 737-200, Resolute Bay, Canada TSB ACCID. FINAL A11H0002
22-FEB-2014 Hard landing, Boeing 737-800, Terceira, Azores, Portugal GPIAA ACCID. PRELIM 04/ACCID/2014

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