The Accident Investigation Board Norway is a public committee of inquiry. The purpose of AIBN investigations is to clarify the sequence of events and factors which are assumed to be of importance for the prevention of transport accidents. The AIBN shall not apportion blame or liability.
  • 07.10.2015

    Investigation of aircraft accident at Reinsvoll airport, Oppland county, Norway

    Friday 2 October 2015 an instructor and a student performed aerobatics training. Upon returning to Reinsvoll (ENRV) they did two "touch and go". At the third landing they experienced a strong wind gust and the aircraft was twisted a few degrees to the right on longitudinal axis. ...
  • 07.10.2015

    Investigation of air accident at Hatten mountain in Lesja municipality, Oppland county, Norway

    Thursday evening 24 September 2015 a sailplane was reported missing after a flight from Bjorli airfield. Monday 28 September, the sailplane was located. It had crash-landed on the mountain Hatten in Lesja municipality, Oppland county approximately 40 km east of the airport. The c...
  • 06.10.2015

    Investigation of serious aviation incident near Lagovaggi, Nordland county

    On 21 September 2015 the helicopter should conduct a flight with an underslung sensor probe on behalf of NGU (Geological Survey of Norway). The probe was hanging approximately 30 meters below the helicopter. During the flight, the underslung equipment caught a power line. The com...
  • 06.10.2015

    Investigation of aviation accident in Reisadalen, Troms county

    On 15 August 2015, the helicopter should be flown from Alta to Kiruna. There were visual flight conditions and southeasterly winds. As the helicopter approached Reisadalen, the commander performed a right hand turn to a northwesterly heading. At that stage, the helicopter lost th...
  • 06.10.2015

    Investigation of serious aviation incident at Steinkjer, Norway

    On 8 August 2015 sightseeing flights were performed during the Steinkjer fair. The Robinson R44 helicopter had landed and the engine was shut down. The rotor was still in motion. An AS 350 B3 helicopter from the same operator approached the same area to land and passed right abov...
  • 22.09.2015

    Investigation of serious incident at Bergen Airport Flesland, Norway

    A student was about to conduct a solo flight from Flesland as part of his PPL(A) education on 31 August 2015. The engine failed right after departure, but the student was able to land and stop on the remaining runway. The cylinder head on cylinder no. 3 had split along the entire...