Recommendation R20070032

Recommendation issued to: Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Recommendation details
Output No: R20070032
Date issued: 30 October 2007
Safety action status: Closed - Action Taken
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

Safety issue

The current configuration of some sports parachuting aircraft may not be conducive to occupant survivability in the event of an aircraft accident.

Safety Recommendation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the Civil Aviation Safety Authority direct that non-Australian Parachute Federation sports parachuting organisations conduct a review of their aircraft in order to identify and mitigate potential aircraft equipment-related crash survivability issues.

Initial response
Date issued: 13 March 2008
Response from: Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Action status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

CASA wrote the Australian Skydiving Association on 11 December 2007 requesting that the organisation action this recommendation.

Last update 05 April 2012