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ATSB releases new investigation bulletin issue 20

cover of Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin issue 20

The ATSB has released a new aviation bulletin containing 10 investigation reports. The Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin Issue 20 covers short, office-based investigations. 

The bulletin covers incidents, serious incidents and accidents involving turboprop, piston aircraft and helicopters. Only one of the incidents involved injury, however, some of the aircraft suffered substantial damage.

Short investigations cover incidents and accidents where the associated factors are usually well-understood and do not require more detailed investigations. Nonetheless, each investigation has the potential to produce important Safety Messages for pilots, operators and others in the aviation industry. The investigations also help the ATSB identify statistics and trends in air safety.

The incidents covered in the report include:

  • Weight and balance event involving a Fairchild SA-227AC
  • A landing gear separation on a Piper PA28
  • Wheels up landing of a Cessna 210M
  • Collision with the ground of a GROB G-115
  • An aircraft proximity event between a Piper PA-44 and a Cessna 172S
  • Landing gear collapse on a Piper PA-30
  • Wheels up landing of a Piper PA24-260
  • Weather related precautionary landing involving a Piper PA-28
  • Weather related precautionary landing of a Piper PA-28
  • Collision with the ground of an AS350
  • Wirestrike involving an Enstrom 480B

Read the ATSB’s Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin – Issue 20

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Last update 28 June 2013