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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
07-JUN-2013 Stabiliser trim mechanism damage TAIC INCIDENT FINAL AO-2013-007
01-DEC-2014 Mid-air collision USAF AIB ACCID. FINAL Final report
01-DEC-2014 Mid-air collision USAF AIB ACCID. FINAL Final report
13-OCT-2013 Flight crew incapacitation TAIIB INCIDENT FINAL No.4-02/5-13 (1-2015)
18-DEC-2014 Fumes event AAIB INCIDENT FINAL EW/G2014/12/08
23-DEC-2014 Struck by airport servicing truck AAIB INCIDENT FINAL EW/G2014/12/15

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