On 24 February 2018, the yacht Finistere capsized south of Perth, Western Australia, with the loss of two lives. The Western Australian Department of Transport (WA-DoT) is responsible for investigating this accident. As part of its investigation, WA-DoT has requested technical assistance from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), involving the examination of an electronic device.
To protect the information supplied by WA-DoT to the ATSB, as well as the ATSB’s investigative work to assist WA-DoT, the ATSB initiated an investigation under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.
Enquiries relating to the accident investigation should be directed to WA-DoT at: email@example.com
|Date:||24 February 2018||Investigation status:||Active|
|Investigation phase:||Examination and analysis|
|Location:||South of Perth||Investigation level:||Defined|
|Report status:||Pending||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Expected completion:||1st Quarter 2019||Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Type of operation||Yacht|
|Damage to vessel||Destroyed|