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Safety Action

Summary

As a result of the investigation, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau issues the following recommendations:

R20000301

That Airservices Australia review the documentation in relation to air traffic controller recency requirements, in particular, the methodology of how individuals can meet the requirements.

R20000302

That the Civil Aviation Safety Authority review the requirements for air traffic controller recency, such as the number of hours required, shifts that do or do not qualify for such recency, and documentation for recording such recency.

Related safety action

Related issues have been found in several Australian Transport Safety Bureau investigation reports and the Bureau is developing recommendations in respect of the affect of personal stress on controllers.

 
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