Aviation Short Investigations Bulletin - Issue 59


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 59 of the Bulletin features 10 safety investigations:

Jet aircraft

Turboprop aircraft

Piston aircraft


Unmanned aircraft

Separation issues

Type: Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin
Investigation number: AB-2017-036
Series number: 59
Publication date: 27 April 2017
Last update 27 April 2017
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