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Report on marine accident - foundering of M/V Østbanken in Østhavet outside Båtsfjord on 9 January 2015
The longliner 'Østbanken' (LHWI, F 47 TN) foundered approximately 60 nautical miles north of Berlevåg at 03:30 on Friday 9 January 2015. The vessel foundered under dramatic circumstances and in rough weather. The crew notified Vardø Radio of the difficulties they were in. The ...
Report on road traffic accident on the E6 road near Bugøyfjord in Finnmark county
A modular vehicle combination consisting of a lorry with a drawbar trailer ran into the side of a passenger car that turned into the road from a bus lay-by on the right-hand side of the road. The driver of the passenger car died.
Report on aviation accident at Norheim, Karmsund in Rogaland county, Norway 6 September 2015 with Grob Aircraft AG, G 103C SL, LN-GAN
In connection with an off-field landing, the motorgliders left wing came in contact with the ground during the rollout. The pilot in command has estimated that the speed was approximately 40 km/h when the left wing dropped. The glider veered 45 degrees to the left before it came ...
Investigation of chain collision on E39 in Åsane in Bergen municipality
The Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) is conducting an investigation of chain collision on 22 February 2016 on E39 in Åsane in Bergen.
Report on aviation accident at Sandefjord Airport, Norway, 21 November 2015 involving Robinson Helicopter Company R22 Beta, LN-OZP operated by European Helicopter Center
The purpose of the flight was to conduct a skill test for PPL (H) certificate. The flight consisted of several elements, among them auto rotations down taxiway "Y south." After these auto rotations were completed, a simulated loss of engine power from low hover should be performe...
Report on aircraft incident at Oslo airport, Gardermoen 25 May 2015 involving Boeing 737-800, LN-RCZ, operated by Scandinavian Airlines System DK-NO-SE
LN-RCZ (SAS4425) landed on runway 01L in tailwind conditions and rain. The runway was shortened from 3 600 m to 1 928 m due to asphalt resurfacing. The last 300 m of the runway surface consisted of concrete. A published NOTAM informed that the concrete surface was "slippery when ...
Investigation of railway accident at Fauske station on Nordlandsbanen
On the 30th of March 2016 a person was hit by train 471 at Fauske station.
Investigation of a bus fire in Bærum in Akershus county
On 25 January 2016 at approximately 02:40, four buses from Nettbuss, parked in a parking space in Furuveien 8 in Bekkestua in Bærum municipality, caught fire. The fire started in one of the buses and spread to another three of the 10 - 12 buses that was parked on the same site. N...
Report on accident near Brydalsfossen, Masfjorden municipality in Hordaland county, Norway, 7 December 2015 with Airbus Helicopters AS 350 B3, LN-OXG
The helicopter was sling loading poles in connection with work on a power line. As the helicopter was above the work site, a tree fell over. It first hit the helicopter's long line, and then hit a person on the ground who was seriously injured. The pilot maneuvered the helicopter...
Report on the capzise and sinking of the workboat Heidi in Sandebukta 16 February 2015
The workboat Heidi was used by the company OPD in the work with flushing of underwater-tubes. While awaiting a new mooring for this operation the boat took in water, capzised and foundered at 3 meters. The 3 persons on board rescued themselves and were not injured in the accident...
Report on air traffic incident at Bodø airport, Norway 11 February 2015 between snow clearing vehicle and Bombardier Aerospace Inc. DHC-8-103, LN-WIB
The crew of a Wideroe airliner had to make an abrupt stop when they suddenly became aware of a snow clearing vehicle that was crossing just in front of the plane.
Investigation of road traffic accident at the FV763 road by Snåsa
The AIBN has decided to conduct a safety investigation of the accident between an armored recovery vehicle, Bergepanzer 2, and a light civilian vehicle on Monday 7 March 2016 at the FV763 Road by Snåsa.
Report on air accident in Steinkjer, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, 8 August 2015 with Robinson Helicopter Raven II, LN-OZZ
Midtnorsk Helikopterservice performed sightseeing flights with two helicopters. LN-OZZ had just landed and stopped the engine while the rotor was still in motion when an AS 350 B3 helicopter from the same operator came in to land right over LN-OZZ. Rotor wind from the AS 350 B3 h...
Investigation of maritime accident at Skjaeran in Ofotfjord
AIBN have initiated a safety investigation of maritime accident with the fishing vessel Jan Bjørn, LM4902. The fisherman was alone on the vessel when he fell in the water.
Report on collision between passenger train and a work train at Aker in Oslo on 10 March 2015
A work train was on its way to an assignment with a crane wagon in tow when the jib swung into the opposite track and hit a passenger train. The jib should have been held in place by the transport securing devices, but they failed.
The Accident Investigation Board Norway
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