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The ATSB will conduct an on-site media briefing on its investigation into the 17 March 2013 fatal aircraft accident near Parafield Airport, South Australia.

The Investigator-in-Charge, Mr Richard Davies will discuss factual information known to the ATSB at this time and will outline the investigation process.

The ATSB has deployed three investigators, with specialisations in engineering and aircraft operations. They have already begun work at the accident site. Over the next few days they will examine the wreckage and accident site, interview witnesses, collect maintenance and pilot records and examine any relevant recorded air traffic control radio and radar data.

The investigators are seeking witness reports including any video footage that might assist the investigation. Witnesses can call the ATSB on 1800 020 616.

Where: The gate of RM Williams, Frost Rd, Salisbury, South Australia

When: 1.00 pm (CDT), 18 March 2013


Media contact: 1800 020 616
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Last update 18 March 2013