At 1445 on 29 January 2017, two crewmembers were carrying out routine maintenance from scaffolding in one of the ship's cargo holds when it toppled over. The two men were seriously injured. They were provided first aid on board and then taken to a hospital in Rockhampton.
The ATSB has commenced an investigation into this accident and is collecting relevant evidence, including interviewing directly involved parties. The evidence will be analysed and a draft investigation report compiled. This draft report will be forwarded to relevant parties for comment prior to the completion and release of the final report.
|Date:||29 January 2017||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||445 LT (AEST = UTC +10)||Investigation phase:||Final report: External review|
|Location:||Port Alma||Investigation level:||Complex|
|Report status:||Pending||Occurrence category:||Serious Incident|
|Expected completion:||1st Quarter 2019||Highest injury level:||Serious|
|Type of operation||Cargo|
|Damage to vessel||Nil|
|Departure point||Subic Bay, Phillippines|
|Destination||Port Alma, Queensland, Australia|