Aviation safety issues and actions

Instructions to wear seat belts in cruise

Issue number: AO-2008-070-SI-11
Who it affects: All aircraft passengers
Issue owner: All high capacity operators
Transport function: Aviation: Air transport
Background: Investigation Report AO-2008-070
Issue release date: 19 December 2011
Current issue status: Not addressed
Issue status justification:

No safety action was advised by any of the organisations associated with the investigation.

Safety issue description

Although passengers are routinely advised after takeoff to wear their seat belts when seated, this advice typically does not reinforce how the seat belts should be worn.

Last update 11 February 2014