Collision with terrain involving Piper PA-25-235/A9 aircraft, VH-SEH, near Seaview, Victoria, on 23 February 2022 - preliminary report
A Piper Pawnee aerial application aircraft collided with terrain at Seaview, Victoria on 23 February 2022 while spreading of superphosphate pellets.
Loss of control and collision with terrain involving DJI Inspire 2 remotely piloted aircraft Darling Harbour Sydney, New South Wales on 15 January 2021 - final report
A fly-away incident where a DJI Inpsire 2 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) collided with a hotel window, injuring an occupant, serves to remind operators to be familiar and well drilled in emergency procedures.
Aircraft performance and cockpit visibility study supporting investigation into the mid-air collision involving VH-AEM and VH-JQF near Mangalore Airport, Victoria on 19 February 2020 - safety study
A cockpit display or electronic flight bag app showing traffic information from ADS-B IN data would have alerted the pilots of two training aircraft involved in a fatal mid-air collision near Mangalore, Victoria to the position of the other aircraft much earlier compared to visual acquisition, an Australian Transport Safety Bureau study concludes.
Hydraulic system malfunction, return and evacuation, involving Airbus A330, VH-EBC, 94 km west-north-west of Sydney Airport, New South Wales, on 15 December 2019 - final report
The evacuation of a Qantas A330 aircraft at Sydney Airport highlights the importance of clear passenger information and commands
Unreliable airspeed and altitude indications involving Boeing 737-476SF, ZK-TLJ, about 167 km west of Meekatharra Airport, Western Australia, on 10 June 2022 - new investigation
During the cruise, the flight crew noted a discrepancy between the captain and first officer’s indicated altitude, indicated airspeed, and Mach number. After consulting maintenance watch, the flight crew elected to return to Perth Airport.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) urges operators and owners of piston-engine aircraft to use an active warning carbon monoxide detector.
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless and odourless gas, and its presence may not be detected until the physical symptoms and cognitive effects present themselves
CO detectors with an active warning are inexpensive and widely available, and they provide pilots with the best opportunity to detect CO exposure before it adversely affects their ability to control the aircraft, or they become incapacitated.