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Wheels-up landing of a Beech 95-B55
A wheels-up landing of a Beech 95-B55 is an important reminder that, when faced with an unexpected equipment malfunction, the most important priority should be to fly the aircraft.
The ATSB Investigator e-newsletter
We’ve just released the latest edition of our new online newsletter, The ATSB Investigator.
A near miss on the tracks
Track workers take evasive action as an oncoming train unknowingly approaches their worksite.
Damage to the Jabiru J160 aircraft
A collision between two aircraft has shown the dangers that exist at Australia’s many non-controlled aerodromes.
Close view of the clutch assembly damage. Nuts had either cracked or fractured.
A helicopter pilot’s prompt response to a rattling noise in a Robinson R22 helicopter avoided a potentially serious accident.
Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin - Issue 25
The ATSB has just released a new aviation bulletin containing 10 investigation reports. The Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin Issue 25 covers short, office-based investigations.
Aircraft at sunset, visual flight at night
A warning to pilots on the dangers of flying visually at night following a number of fatal accidents that occurred in dark-night conditions.
the bulk carrier Furness Melbourne
The ATSB found that a proper lookout was not being kept on either vessel in the time leading up to the collision.
ATSB Short Investigation Bulletin Issue 24
The Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin Issue 24 contains 15 investigation reports.
Cessna U206F amphibious aircraft, VH-UBI, after the accident
This accident highlights the importance of following procedures and diligently completing checklists.
Dash 8 aircraft
The risks associated with the handling of an approach to land have been highlighted by the ATSB after a Dash 8’s approach set off its warning system.
Dark night sky
The fatal accident involving a Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee highlights the risks of flying at night under the visual flight rules (VFR).
Overview of the station
The ATSB has identified issues with fatigue management after a train passed three signals without taking any action.
Bell helicopter VH-KHJ
On 23 July 2013, a Bell 47G2A helicopter flying on a local photography flight from Lake Manchester, Qld sustained a total power loss.
Pilots recollection of the approximate track
A serious incident which saw a glider and a helicopter come too close to each other shows the dangers and responsibilities that exist at Australia’s non-towered aerodromes.
Accident site of the Cessna 172N
As it came into land, a Cessna 172N struck a powerline, leaving two people injured and one person dead.
View from an aircraft in the group about 40 km south-east Cape Ford
The ATSB is warning pilots of the dangers of flying over water in low visibility conditions...
Stall warning events
An ATSB research report into stall warning events has given new insights into the way in which Australian pilots respond when flying at the margins of safe flight.
ATSB Short Investigation Bulletin Issue 23
The ATSB has just released a new aviation bulletin containing 13 investigation reports. The Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin Issue 23 covers short, office-based investigations.
Aviation Occurrence Statistics report
Research report focusses on occurrences over the last ten years, identifying improvements and problems.
 
A wheels-up landing of a Beech 95-B55 is an important reminder that, when faced with an unexpected equipment malfunction, the most important priority should be to fly the aircraft.
 
We’ve just released the latest edition of our new online newsletter, The ATSB Investigator.
 
Track workers take evasive action as an oncoming train unknowingly approaches their worksite.
 
A collision between two aircraft has shown the dangers that exist at Australia’s many non-controlled aerodromes.
 
A helicopter pilot’s prompt response to a rattling noise in a Robinson R22 helicopter avoided a potentially serious accident.
 
The ATSB has just released a new aviation bulletin containing 10 investigation reports. The Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin Issue 25 covers short, office-based investigations.
 
A warning to pilots on the dangers of flying visually at night following a number of fatal accidents that occurred in dark-night conditions.
 
The ATSB found that a proper lookout was not being kept on either vessel in the time leading up to the collision.
 
The Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin Issue 24 contains 15 investigation reports.
 
This accident highlights the importance of following procedures and diligently completing checklists.
 
The risks associated with the handling of an approach to land have been highlighted by the ATSB after a Dash 8’s approach set off its warning system.
 
The fatal accident involving a Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee highlights the risks of flying at night under the visual flight rules (VFR).
 
The ATSB has identified issues with fatigue management after a train passed three signals without taking any action.
 
On 23 July 2013, a Bell 47G2A helicopter flying on a local photography flight from Lake Manchester, Qld sustained a total power loss.
 
A serious incident which saw a glider and a helicopter come too close to each other shows the dangers and responsibilities that exist at Australia’s non-towered aerodromes.
 
As it came into land, a Cessna 172N struck a powerline, leaving two people injured and one person dead.
 
The ATSB is warning pilots of the dangers of flying over water in low visibility conditions...
 
An ATSB research report into stall warning events has given new insights into the way in which Australian pilots respond when flying at the margins of safe flight.
 
The ATSB has just released a new aviation bulletin containing 13 investigation reports. The Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin Issue 23 covers short, office-based investigations.
 
Research report focusses on occurrences over the last ten years, identifying improvements and problems.
 
The ATSB is urging drivers to be vigilant at railway level crossings, to observe road warning signs, obey road rules and look out for trains.
 
 
 
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