Aviation safety issues and actions

Organisational Operations Manual and Safety Management Systems

Issue number: AO-2010-076-SI-01
Who it affects: Charter operators
Issue owner: Wayport Pty Ltd
Transport function: Aviation: Air transport
Background: Investigation Report AO-2010-076
Issue release date: 01 December 2011
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

Operator to amend Ops Manual to require risk assessemenst for all flights

Safety issue description

The lack of a requirement for a charter-specific risk assessment in this case meant that the risks associated with the charter were not adequately addressed.

Proactive Action

Action number: AO-2010-076-NSA-037
Action organisation: Sydney Helicopters
Date: 01 December 2011
Action status: Closed
The operator has advised that, as a result of this accident, the operations manual will be amended to require risk assessments in support of all operational flights.
Last update 29 January 2014