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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  
Location:United Kingdom Investigation type: External Investigation 
State: International  
Release date: 05 November 2009 Occurrence class: Technical 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Serious Incident 
 Highest injury level: None 
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Last update 14 November 2018