Aviation Short Investigations Bulletin - Issue 47


The Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin covers a range of the ATSB’s short investigations and highlights valuable safety lessons for pilots, operators and safety managers.

Released periodically, the Bulletin provides a summary of the less-complex factual investigation reports conducted by the ATSB. The results, based on information supplied by organisations or individuals involved in the occurrence, detail the facts behind the event, as well as any safety actions undertaken. The Bulletin also highlights important Safety Messages for the broader aviation community, drawing on earlier ATSB investigations and research.

Issue 47 of the Bulletin features ten safety investigations:

Turboprop aircraft

Piston aircraft


Separation issues


Type: Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin
Investigation number: AB-2016-014
Series number: 47
Publication date: 13 April 2016
Last update 22 November 2016
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