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Bathymetry data from the search for flight MH370 has been released by Geoscience Australia.
ATSB becomes the single national rail safety investigator
From 1 July, legislation will be in effect that will see the ATSB officially become the single national transport safety investigator for rail.
Weather research released
New ATSB research expected to double chances of landing safely during unforecast weather.
Engine shutdown and collision report
ATSB report emphasises the need for operators to heed the advice of aircraft manufacturers.
Chief Commissioner Greg Hood and the Honourable Willie Tokataake, Minister for Information, Communication, Transport and Tourism Development
A delegation of aviation experts from the Republic of Kiribati visited the ATSB on Tuesday, 27 June to discuss possible ways to work cooperatively in matters of aviation safety investigation.
Cessna Aircraft Company U206G aircraft
A multi-fatal accident involving a Cessna U206G aircraft has resulted in the ATSB issuing recommendations to improve the safety of skydiving operations in Australia.
ATSB policy update: naming organisations in reports
From 1 July 2017, the ATSB’s policy will provide for identifying most organisations in its transport safety investigations.
Please help ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood  fight homelessness
Greg Hood is participating in the CEO Sleepout to support people experiencing homelessness in Australia.
Saudi Arabian aviation safety investigator Abdulrahman Younis with ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood
Saudi Arabian aviation safety investigator Abdulrahman Younis is the first from his country to attend an ATSB training course—but he promises there will be many more to come.
Photograph showing damaged upper vehicle ramp near Spirit of Tasmania II’s bow. Source: Debbie Storz via www.abc.net.au/new
The management company of the Spirit of Tasmania II has implemented a raft of changes in response to an ATSB investigation MO-2016-001 into a mooring incident at Station Pier, Melbourne, in January 2016.
ATSB Commissioners and the Commissioners of the PNG Accident Investigation Commission (AIC)
A fourth annual meeting between the ATSB Commissioners and the Commissioners of the PNG Accident Investigation Commission (AIC) held in Brisbane today will further enhance our northern neighbour’s independence in aviation safety investigations.
Australian aviation legend Peter Lloyd AC OBE MID
Australian aviation legend Peter Lloyd AC OBE MID today donated the propeller from a Supermarine Walrus aircraft to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.
Replica flaperons at  sea
A new report released by the CSIRO today further confirms the most likely location of MH370 is in the new search area identified by the First Principles Review, conducted in November last year.
ATSB investigators recently trained in the use of a new remotely piloted aircraft or RPA
Four ATSB transport safety investigators were recently trained in the use of a new tool that will prove highly useful in future investigations.
General aviation aircraft
Whether you’re flying, driving or boating these holidays, I urge you to make safety your major priority.
The REX aircraft, VH-NRX, at Sydney airport after the incident
The ATSB has today released a preliminary report into the in-flight propeller detachment involving a Regional Express SAAB 340 aircraft near Sydney Airport on 17 March 2017.
Thor Thormodsson audits for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
Thor Thormodsson has spent the past eight years travelling the world undertaking safety oversight audits for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Suprapto Resorasmin (NTSC Head of Transport of Railway Accident Investigation Sub Committee) at the control panel in one of the training facilities at Queensland’s Rail Management Centre, Brisbane.
Two Indonesian rail safety investigators are in Australia this week to enhance their knowledge.
The aircraft collided with the roof of the building
Essendon accident into the collision with retail facility involving B200 King Air VH-ZCR at Essendon Airport, Victoria on 21 February 2017
NSW Police at Bankstown and NSW Police Air Wing, recover the propeller assembly from bushland
Update: Recovered the propeller assembly in bushland at Revesby in Sydney’s South West.
ATSB releases drone safety research report
The ATSB has today released a research report into the safety of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) or drones.
Woman injured after a pair of her own battery-operated headphones exploded
As the range of products using batteries grows, the potential for in-flight issues increases.
The ATSB has extensive investigation experience in the rail, aviation and marine sectors
The ATSB is set to conduct no-blame safety investigations of rail occurrences across all of Australia from 30 June 2017.
Engine failure and forced landing involving Cessna 208
Incident highlights the potential catastrophic risks of not completing aircraft maintenance.
Fairchild Industries Inc. SA227-DC aircraft
Effective procedures help crew safely deliver passengers after a mid-flight engine failure.
Fokker aircraft emergency evacuation routes
Education and training helped the crew of a Fokker F28 MK 100 manage two emergencies, including a hydraulic failure that compromised nose-wheel steering.
 
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Bathymetry data from the search for flight MH370 has been released by Geoscience Australia.
 
From 1 July, legislation will be in effect that will see the ATSB officially become the single national transport safety investigator for rail.
 
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New ATSB research expected to double chances of landing safely during unforecast weather.
 
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ATSB report emphasises the need for operators to heed the advice of aircraft manufacturers.
 
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A delegation of aviation experts from the Republic of Kiribati visited the ATSB on Tuesday, 27 June to discuss possible ways to work cooperatively in matters of aviation safety investigation.
 
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A multi-fatal accident involving a Cessna U206G aircraft has resulted in the ATSB issuing recommendations to improve the safety of skydiving operations in Australia.
 
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From 1 July 2017, the ATSB’s policy will provide for identifying most organisations in its transport safety investigations.
 
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Greg Hood is participating in the CEO Sleepout to support people experiencing homelessness in Australia.
 
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Saudi Arabian aviation safety investigator Abdulrahman Younis is the first from his country to attend an ATSB training course—but he promises there will be many more to come.
 
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The management company of the Spirit of Tasmania II has implemented a raft of changes in response to an ATSB investigation MO-2016-001 into a mooring incident at Station Pier, Melbourne, in January 2016.
 
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A fourth annual meeting between the ATSB Commissioners and the Commissioners of the PNG Accident Investigation Commission (AIC) held in Brisbane today will further enhance our northern neighbour’s independence in aviation safety investigations.
 
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Australian aviation legend Peter Lloyd AC OBE MID today donated the propeller from a Supermarine Walrus aircraft to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.
 
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A new report released by the CSIRO today further confirms the most likely location of MH370 is in the new search area identified by the First Principles Review, conducted in November last year.
 
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Four ATSB transport safety investigators were recently trained in the use of a new tool that will prove highly useful in future investigations.
 
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Whether you’re flying, driving or boating these holidays, I urge you to make safety your major priority.
 
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The ATSB has today released a preliminary report into the in-flight propeller detachment involving a Regional Express SAAB 340 aircraft near Sydney Airport on 17 March 2017.
 
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Thor Thormodsson has spent the past eight years travelling the world undertaking safety oversight audits for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
 
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Two Indonesian rail safety investigators are in Australia this week to enhance their knowledge.
 
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Essendon accident into the collision with retail facility involving B200 King Air VH-ZCR at Essendon Airport, Victoria on 21 February 2017
 
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Update: Recovered the propeller assembly in bushland at Revesby in Sydney’s South West.
 
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The ATSB has today released a research report into the safety of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) or drones.
 
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As the range of products using batteries grows, the potential for in-flight issues increases.
 
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The ATSB is set to conduct no-blame safety investigations of rail occurrences across all of Australia from 30 June 2017.
 
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Incident highlights the potential catastrophic risks of not completing aircraft maintenance.
 
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Effective procedures help crew safely deliver passengers after a mid-flight engine failure.
 
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Education and training helped the crew of a Fokker F28 MK 100 manage two emergencies, including a hydraulic failure that compromised nose-wheel steering.
 
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Incorrect reference data can have potentially serious consequences in remotely piloted and manned aircraft.
 
 
 
ATSB becomes the single national rail safety investigator

ATSB becomes the single national rail safety investigator

From 1 July, legislation will be in effect that will see the ATSB officially become the single national transport safety investigator for rail. Read more on "ATSB becomes the single national rail safety investigator"
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