Aviation safety investigations & reports

Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) of the United Kingdom request for ATSB assistance

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


On 2 April 2008, the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) advised the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) that the AAIB had commenced an investigation in response to a number of minor accidents involving aircraft fitted with Australian-manufactured Jabiru engines. In support of its investigation, the AAIB requested the appointment by the ATSB of an accredited representative in accordance with international protocols.

The ATSB appointed an accredited representative under the provisions of clause 5.18 of Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation. To protect any work undertaken to assist the AAIB, and any information supplied to the ATSB by the AAIB, on 7 April 2008 the ATSB initiated an investigation under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

The UK AAIB is responsible for releasing a final investigation report. Once completed, a copy of the report can be requested from the AAIB at:

For AAIB press enquiries: 020 7944 3387



Released in accordance with section 25 of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

General details
Date: 21 October 2009   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: N/A   Investigation level: Systemic - click for an explanation of investigation levels  
Location: United Kingdom    
State: International    
Release date: 05 November 2009   Occurrence category: Serious Incident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  
Last update 03 April 2020