Collision with terrain involving Mooney M20J, VH-DJU, 26 km west of Coffs Harbour, NSW, on 20 September 2019 - preliminary
The ATSB has release its preliminary report into the collision with terrain involving Mooney M20J, VH-DJU, 26 km west of Coffs Harbour, NSW, on 20 September 2019. The investigation is continuing.
Collision with water involving Bell UH-1H, VH-UVC, near Anna Bay, NSW, on 6 September 2019 - preliminary
The ATSB has release its preliminary report into the collision with water involving Bell UH-1H, VH-UVC, near Anna Bay, NSW, on 6 September 2019. The investigation is continuing.
Engine malfunction involving Airbus Industrie A330-323, registered 9M-MTM, 37 km north of Curtin Airfield, Western Australia on 18 January 2018 - report release
The ATSB has issued safety recommendations to the United States Federal Aviation Administration and engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney calling for them to maximise a modification that would prevent a component failure of the PW4170 series engine which powers some Airbus A330 airliners.
A young child fell between the platform and train at Gosnells Railway Station. As the parent and other passengers attempted to recover the child, the train began to depart the station striking the parent attempting to rescue the child.
The ATSB is investigating a near miss between track workers and a moving passenger train on the down main line between Parramatta and Westmead, New South Wales, on 15 October 2019.
Visual flight rules pilots pressing on into instrument meteorological conditions without a current instrument rating carries a significant risk of spatial disorientation due to powerful and misleading orientation sensations with reduced visual cues.
» Disorientation can affect any pilot, no matter what their level of experience.
» Avoid deteriorating weather by conducting thorough pre-flight planning.
» Use a ‘personal minimums’ checklist to help control and manage risk.
» If you become disoriented or lost in marginal weather, seek whatever help is available, including support from air traffic control.