Guidance

Aircraft Accident Investigation in the UK Overseas Territories

This guidance has been prepared to assist in the event of an aircraft accident or serious incident occurring in an Overseas Territory.

Documents

Aircraft Accident Investigation in the UK Overseas Territories

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Details

  • the role of the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB)
  • AAIB’s obligation to investigate an aircraft accident or serious incident
  • the legal powers of an Inspector of Air Accidents
  • the relationship between judicial inquiries and AAIB investigations
  • liaison between AAIB and police inquiries
  • what a reportable aircraft accident is
  • responsibilities for reporting an aircraft accident
  • the Overseas Territories initial actions and subsequent response
Published 26 May 2016