To change the text size, hold down the Ctrl key and click + to increase or - to decrease it
63 89 63 00
24-hour telephone for notification:
+47 63 89 63 20
+47 63 89 63 30
+47 63 89 63 40
+47 63 89 63 50
William J. Bertheussen
63 89 63 02
974 85 770
PRESS CONTACT FOR THE HELICOPTER ACCIDENT ON TURØY:
Director, Aviation Department
995 27 405
Investigation of vessel foundered in Edøyfjorden
The work boat Frøy Viking foundered in Edøyfjorden Friday 26 August 2016. Both crew members managed to abandon the ship and was later taken aboard another vessel that arrived at the accident site.
Investigation of aviation accident near Fossbakken in Lavangen municipality, Troms county, Norway
The 20th of July 2016 aerial work was performed along a new power line near Fossbakken in Lavangen municipality in Troms county. During a landing to load off personnel, a load was attached to the helicopter by longline without the commander being aware of it. At lift off, the lon...
Investigation of aviation accident near Vangsnes in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway
On 14th of June 2016, five helicopters were flying together from Bringeland to Sognefjord Hotel Leikanger. They flew over the Sognefjord and into the mountainous region southwest of Vangsnes to see the area. The helicopters climbed to about 3,800 feet ASL and flattened out over t...
Investigation of aircraft accident in Namnå in Grue municipality, Hedmark county
On 15 July 2016 a sailplane had a field landing during a cross-country competition task. The right wing broke when the sailplane landed in a grainfield. The pilot, and sole occupant, was not injured.
Investigation of helicopter accident at Stavanger airport, Sola, Norway
The accident happened 5 July 2016, involving Sikorsky S-92A, LN-OND, operated by Bristow Norway AS. After landing, during taxing from taxiway D to helicopter stand at Apron 7, the main rotor blades hit a parked truck. All four main rotor blades where damaged. No persons were inju...
Report on marine accident - Viking 7, LG8351, capsized north west of Mehamn 6 July 2014
The accident investigation board Norway (AIBN) has completed a safety investigation after the rental vessel Viking 7 took in water and capsized with five tourist fishermen and a guide on board. Everybody on board fell into the sea during the capsizing. One of the tourists decease...
Theme report II about safety issues with hooklift transports
The Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) has completed a new thematic study of the safety of hooklift container transport based on a total of 15 accidents and incidents. Recent similar accidents and incidents in connection with hooklift container transport confirm that ther...
Report on marine accident - the fishing boat Stortinn Jr's sinking southeast of Røst 6 April 2015
The fishing boat Stortinn Jr. capsized and sank southeast of Røst. It was two persons on board. One person was rescued and the other person died. Before noon the fisherman finished his fishing for the day, and began sailing with 4-5 knots speed towards Røst. Together with a co...
Report on fire in a coach in the Gudvanga tunnel on the E16 road in Aurland, Norway on 11 August 2015
On 11 August 2015, a tourist coach caught fire 300 m after entering the 11.4-km-long Gudvanga tunnel. The AIBN has investigated the incident, and seen this in the context of a similar fire in 2013 where several road-users were trapped in smoke inside the tunnel. A similar sce...
The Helicopter Accident at Turøy: New preliminary report
On 28 June 2016 a preliminary report is published to disseminate findings from the ongoing investigation. At this stage of the investigation, the AIBN finds that the accident most likely was a result of a fatigue fracture in one of the eight second stage planet gears. It appea...
Investigation of accident at Kjeller airport, Norway
On 31 May 2016 a DeHavilland DH-82A Tiger Moth was substantially damaged in the area of the left main undercarriage mounting.
Marine accident report - BW Havfrost, shipboard occupational accident in Singapore 9 June 2014
The gas carrier BW Havfrost arrived at a dock yard in Singapore 7. June 2014 for a routine dry docking. The day after arrival, during inspection of cargo tanks, a manhole was found open and the cover fallen down on the tank top approximately 17 meters below. In the morning 9. ...
Investigation of aviation accident 7 km North-Northeast of Halden, Østfold county, Norway
The accident occurred Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 1812 hrs. The aircraft hit a wooded area and ended up about 160 meters from the first point of impact with the trees. The pilot in command, who was the only person on board, was found perished close to the main wreckage. The preliminar...
Investigation of helicopter accident at Hå, Rogaland county, Norway
30 April 2016 an Airbus helicopter AS 350 B3 was used in connection with a profiency check of a candidate. The flight examiner had briefed the flight. From low altitude, the candidate, by a mistake disconnected the hydraulic power and the helicopter started to rotate. The helicop...
Investigation of railway accident at Hovedbanen near Bøn station
31 May 2016 about 1438 in the evening, freight train 5242 from Green Cargo AB derailed with its three last waggons. The freight train came from Åndalsnes and was destined for Alnabru terminal in Oslo.
The Accident Investigation Board Norway
Sophie Radichs vei 17, 2003 Lillestrøm, Norway
Tel.: +47 63 89 63 00
Fax: +47 63 89 63 01