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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.
Report on road traffic accident involving a vehicle with dangerous goods near Fiskevollbukta on the E18 road in Oslo, 12 June 2016
On Friday 12 June 2015, a truck hit the median barrier on the E18 road approaching Oslo. It continued for approximately 800 metres before it ran off the road, hit a rock cutting and overturned. The vehicle ended up on its side on the right-hand side of the roadway. The driver was...
Investigation of air accident at Rakkestad airport, Østfold county, Norway
Saturday 21 May 2016 LN-ALK was used on a training flight. There were a student pilot and an instructor pilot on board the aircraft. The landing gear handle was elected down on downwind leg. When the aircraft was landed, it turned out that the nose gear was not extended. The prop...
The Helicopter Accident: New preliminary report
The AIBN issues a new preliminary report with an urgent safety recommendation adressed to the European Aviation Safety Agency.
Report on aviation incident at Oslo airport, Gardermoen 25 March 2015 with Boeing 737-600, LN-RPA
Upon approach to Gardermoen airport it was necessary to use greater force than normal on the elevator control when landing. The landing was completed without any other problems.
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