On 23 March 2019 afternoon, Viking Sky's main engines stopped while the passenger ship was on a cruise off Hustadvika on Norway's coast. The Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) is investigating the incident and has published information on its website.
At the AIBN's request, the ATSB is assisting with the collection of information relevant to the investigation. To protect any information supplied by AIBN to the ATSB, and the ATSB's investigative work to assist AIBN, the ATSB initiated an investigation under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.
All queries about the incident and the investigation should be directed to the AIBN at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Date:||23 March 2019||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||1200 UTC||Investigation level:||Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Hustadvika, Fræna municipality, Møre og Romsdal, Norway||Investigation phase:||Evidence collection|
|Occurrence category:||Serious Incident|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||Unknown|
|Operator||Viking River Cruises|
|Damage to vessel||Unknown|