Aviation safety investigations & reports

Boeing Co 747SP-38, VH-EAB

Investigation number:
200101999
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Safety Action

Local safety action

Fatigue was a possible factor underlying the error. Management at the maintenance facility subsequently issued a safety alert and maintenance memo, stressing the importance of following the correct procedures and proper maintenance practices. Management has also instituted weekly meetings of engineers to discuss safety matters.

General details
Date: 05 May 2001   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1630 hours CST   Investigation phase:  
Location   (show map): Darwin, Aero.   Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation  
State: Northern Territory   Occurrence type:  
Release date: 06 February 2002   Occurrence class: Operational  
Report status: Final   Occurrence category: Incident  
  Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer The Boeing Company  
Aircraft model 747  
Aircraft registration VH-EAB  
Serial number 22672  
Type of operation Air Transport High Capacity  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Cairns, QLD  
Destination Darwin, NT  
Last update 13 May 2014