Aviation safety issues and actions

Reporting of incidents

Issue number: AO-2009-021-SI-02
Who it affects: The aircraft operator
Issue owner: Tiger Airways Australia Pty Limited
Transport function: Aviation: Air transport
Background: Investigation Report AO-2009-021
Issue release date: 24 August 2010
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

The operators safety management system contents have been modified to better suit the reporting of incidents and additional training has been provided to those responsible for reporting incidents within the airline.

Safety issue description

The aircraft operator did not comply with the reporting requirements of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

Proactive Action

Action number: AO-2009-021-NSA-039
Action organisation: Tiger Airlines
Date: 24 August 2010
Action status: Closed
Action taken by the aircraft operator The aircraft operator has advised that in response to this incident, the content of the operator’s safety management system in respect of incident reporting has been revised, and additional training in that regard has been incorporated into the operator’s cabin and flight crew induction processes. ATSB assessment of response/action The ATSB is satisfied that the action taken by the aircraft operator adequately addresses the safety issue.
Last update 12 February 2014