Aviation safety issues and actions

Operator’s processes for managing operations

Issue number: AO-2011-102-SI-01
Who it affects: The operator’s flight crew
Issue owner: The operator of the helicopter
Transport function: Aviation: General aviation
Background: Investigation Report AO-2011-102
Issue release date: 08 November 2013
Current issue status: No longer relevant
Issue status justification: The operator has ceased conducting flight operations

Safety issue description

Although some of the operator’s risk controls for the conduct of night visual flight rules flights were in excess of the regulatory requirements, the operator did not effectively manage the risk associated with operations in dark night conditions.

Response to safety issue by the operator:

Following the accident, the operator ceased conducting flight operations. Consequently no safety action was required to address this safety issue.

Last update 08 January 2014