On 4 June 2021, a crew member (from Turkey) on Star Planet fell into the cargo hold and sustained fatal injuries. The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) initiated an investigation into the accident
At the request of the BMA, the ATSB assisted with the collection of information relevant to the investigation. To protect any information supplied by the BMA to the ATSB, and the ATSB's investigative work to assist the BMA, the ATSB initiated an investigation under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003. The ATSB has now concluded its involvement in the investigation.
The Bahamas Maritime Authority is responsible for and will administer the release of the final investigation report into this accident. Any enquires relating to the investigation should be directed to the Bahamas Maritime Authority at email@example.com.
|Date:||04 June 2021||Investigation status:||Completed|
|Location:||475NM W of Adelaide||Investigation phase:||Final report: Dissemination|
|Release date:||15 September 2021|
|Report status:||Final||Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Type of operation||Bulk carrier|
|Damage to vessel||Nil|
|Departure point||Kwinana, Western Australia|
|Destination||Port Adelaide, South Australia|