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
18-SEP-2014 Engine failure and undercowl fire NTSB INCID. PRELIM. ENG14IA028
14-OCT-2011 Runway excursion. DGAC India ACCID. FINAL
02-MAY-2010 Low fuel emergency as a result of poor diversion coordination ANSV SER.INC. FINAL Final report
26-AUG-2014 Collision with vehicle on taxiway BFU INCIDENT PRELIM BFU EX005-14
28-SEP-2014 Pilot incapacitation and taxiway excursion NTSB ACCIDENT PRELIM. ERA15LA011
30-MAR-2007 Engine failure and impact with terrain PNG AIC ACCIDENT FINAL AIC 07-1002

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