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PRESS CONTACT FOR THE HELICOPTER ACCIDENT ON TURØY:
Director, Aviation Department
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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.
The Helicopter Accident: Updated preliminary report
The preliminary report on the helicopter accident at Turøy near Bergen is now updated.
The Helicopter Accident: Information to the public about components found in the area
A Super Puma helicopter enroute for Bergen, crashed on Store Skitholmen near Turøy in Hordaland 29 April 2016. The Accident Investigation Board of Norway (AIBN) like to inform the public about the following: Any components found, that can be traced to the helicopter accident,...
Report on marine accident - Fishing vessel Kim Roger grounded and foundered east of Lofotodden 4 January 2016
The fishing vessel grounded and foundered outside Lofotodden after the fishing net got tangled in the propeller. The crew of 5 were saved and taken to Bodø hospital for a health check.
Report on marine accident - collision between Star Kvarven LAJK7 and Lulanyu 61809, 27 November 2014
The crew on board Star Kvarven observed a fishing vessel on a crossing course, ahead on starboard side. Both Star Kvarven and Lulanyu 61809 made manoeuvres to starboard in order to obtain a safe passage. Both vessels gradually changed their course to port, back to the original co...
Investigation of aircraft accident at Ålesund airport Vigra, Norway
2 May 2016 a Vans RV-4 aircraft lost control during landing (ground loop). The aircraft suffered extensive damage, but no persons were injured in the accident.
Investigation of helicopter accident at Turøy near Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway
29 April 2016 the Main Rotor Head (MRH) and mast suddenly detached from an Airbus Helicopters H225 enroute from Gullfaks B to Bergen Airport Flesland. The helicopter impacted on a small island east of Turøy. All 13 people on board perished.
The Accident Investigation Board Norway
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