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ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood recognised for his significant contribution to Australian aviation with a prestigious award from Aviation/Aerospace Australia (A/AA)
ATSB Chief Commissioner has been recognised for his contribution to Australian aviation.
Know your drone and the rules to fly safely
The ATSB encourages everyone flying drones to fully understand the operating rules.
Chief Commissioner Greg Hood with Barnie van Wyk, CEO St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn
ATSB Chief Commissioner will once again participate in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout.
Accident site of Cessna 172S, VH-ZEW, near Millbrook, Victoria
Pilots need to know how their aircraft’s avionics and autopilot will react
The ATSB is now producing briefs that describe safety occurrences.
The ATSB is now producing briefs that describe safety occurrences.
Rail R U Ok?
We support the Rail R U Ok? campaign to create a safer rail industry.
Emirates Airline A380 aircraft
The ATSB acknowledges the recent introduction of alpha-numeric air traffic control call signs by Emirates Airline.
Ms Carolyn Walsh and Mr Chris Manning with the ATSB’s Chief Commissioner Greg Hood
The ATSB welcomes the reappointment of Carolyn Walsh and Chris Manning as members of the ATSB Commission.
Robinson R44, VH-WRR, ditched near Hamilton Island, Queensland
ATSB report highlights how proper preparation can reduce the risk of injury from emergency situations such as ditching.
Damage to freight train 8426N
The ATSB calls on road vehicle drivers to approach railway crossings with caution.
Qantas B737 aircraft
Qantas has issued a safety information notice to its pilots after an accident left two cabin crew members injured.
ATSB Transport Safety Investigator Sarah Fien at work
On International Women’s Day ATSB recognises the achievement of women in science, technology, engineering and maths.
ATSB investigators at work
The ATSB is providing further insight into its investigation processes.
Smart phone image of VH-PHU’s main rotor blade tip strike with intruding vegetation. Source: Allister Gleeson
Pilots need to be aware of surroundings when flying in confined and new places.
Foreign object damage involving an Airbus A320, VH-VGY at Auckland, New Zealand
Staff need to know their responsibilities to report foreign objects near aircraft
The Airplane Factory Sling 4, VH-BEG
A collision with terrain of a Sling 4 aircraft demonstrates the importance of pilots calculating their aircraft’s weight and balance correctly.
Fuel exhaustion: Not knowing how much fuel is on board
The ATSB is reminding pilots of the need to continue to educate themselves about the risks and controls involved in effective fuel management.
ATSB Executive Director of Transport Safety Mr Nat Nagy by the state Department of Transport and Main Roads General Manager Mr Dennis Walsh
The Queensland Government is working collaboratively with the ATSB to improve rail safety.
The vehicle involved was a white, 2015 Toyota Camry rental vehicle
Road drivers must be extra alert to the warning signs at passive railway level crossings.
Near hit with detrained passengers on track, Kilbride, NSW, on 22 May 2014
A train driver had to emergency-brake to avoid hitting passengers from an evacuated train.
Airbus A320 registered PK-AXY and operated by PT Indonesia AirAsia
A serious incident shows the importance of understanding aircraft systems and cockpit procedures.
Australian Aviation Safety Statistics 2007-2016
The ATSB has released its annual statistical review of Australian aviation safety occurrences, Australian Aviation Safety Occurrences, 2007 – 2016.
Robinson R22 helicopter registered VH-YLY
A tragic accident has shown the danger of flying into darkness when only trained to fly in daylight hours.
Damaged runway threshold lights
ATSB identifies need to manage workloads to avoid descending too low on approach.
Senior Transport Safety Investigator Mike Hooley discusses transport safety investigation with Indonesian students.
Australia and Indonesia continue to share information and insights into transport safety investigation
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ATSB investigation shows the importance of a clear plan that is known by everyone involved.
 
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ATSB Chief Commissioner has been recognised for his contribution to Australian aviation.
 
The ATSB encourages everyone flying drones to fully understand the operating rules.
 
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ATSB Chief Commissioner will once again participate in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout.
 
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Pilots need to know how their aircraft’s avionics and autopilot will react
 
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The ATSB is now producing briefs that describe safety occurrences.
 
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We support the Rail R U Ok? campaign to create a safer rail industry.
 
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The ATSB acknowledges the recent introduction of alpha-numeric air traffic control call signs by Emirates Airline.
 
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The ATSB welcomes the reappointment of Carolyn Walsh and Chris Manning as members of the ATSB Commission.
 
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ATSB report highlights how proper preparation can reduce the risk of injury from emergency situations such as ditching.
 
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The ATSB calls on road vehicle drivers to approach railway crossings with caution.
 
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Qantas has issued a safety information notice to its pilots after an accident left two cabin crew members injured.
 
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On International Women’s Day ATSB recognises the achievement of women in science, technology, engineering and maths.
 
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The ATSB is providing further insight into its investigation processes.
 
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Pilots need to be aware of surroundings when flying in confined and new places.
 
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Staff need to know their responsibilities to report foreign objects near aircraft
 
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A collision with terrain of a Sling 4 aircraft demonstrates the importance of pilots calculating their aircraft’s weight and balance correctly.
 
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The ATSB is reminding pilots of the need to continue to educate themselves about the risks and controls involved in effective fuel management.
 
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The Queensland Government is working collaboratively with the ATSB to improve rail safety.
 
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Road drivers must be extra alert to the warning signs at passive railway level crossings.
 
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A train driver had to emergency-brake to avoid hitting passengers from an evacuated train.
 
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A serious incident shows the importance of understanding aircraft systems and cockpit procedures.
 
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The ATSB has released its annual statistical review of Australian aviation safety occurrences, Australian Aviation Safety Occurrences, 2007 – 2016.
 
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A tragic accident has shown the danger of flying into darkness when only trained to fly in daylight hours.
 
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ATSB identifies need to manage workloads to avoid descending too low on approach.
 
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Australia and Indonesia continue to share information and insights into transport safety investigation
 
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ATSB investigation shows the importance of a clear plan that is known by everyone involved.
 
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The ATSB has released a research report, Safe work on track across Australia: Analysis of incident data.
 
 
 
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Know your drone

The ATSB encourages everyone flying drones to fully understand the operating rules. Read more on "Know your drone"
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