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.
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  • 25.09.2014 Report on marine accident - MV Favorita LAGM6/9298519 shipboard occupational accident in the East China Sea on 24 August 2013 On 24 August, MV Favorita was en route to Tsukumi in Japan to load cement clinker after unloading salt in China. While the cargo hold was being cleaned to prepare for the new cargo, a motorman fell down from a ladder and hit his head on the tank top. His helmet was not secured wi...
  • 25.09.2014 Report 2014/11 The pilot in command was practising landing patterns. On the second approach the aircraft was landed unintentionally firm. The aircraft received injuries to the nose gear, propeller and engine mounts. This report is in Norwegian only. No safety recommendation is issued in conn...
  • 23.09.2014 Report on marine accident Finnøyglimt - LNIM foundered at Sletta north of Haugesund 7 October 2011 Late at the evening 7 October 2011 the bulk carrier Finnøyglimt foundered at Sletta north of Haugesund. The captain deceased, while the able seaman and the engineer managed to get aboard a mob-boat and were later picked up by another vessel.
  • 23.09.2014 Report 2014/08 A taxi boat and a leisure craft with four people on board collided outside Kragerø in the early hours of Saturday 27 July 2013. The taxi boat had disembarked passengers on a quay near Stabbestad and was underway to Kragerø for its last earlier booked trip.The taxi boat held a ste...
  • 11.09.2014 Report on overturning accident involving a heavy semi trailer truck on FV 12 by Alteren west of Mo i Rana on 3 October 2013 English translation now available. On Wednesday night 3 October 2013, a heavy truck was on its way to Mo i Rana on Fv 12 trailing a semi-trailer. The semi-trailer truck was loaded with fish on the island of Lovund in Lurøy Municipality.
  • 08.09.2014 Report 2014/10 Helicopter LN-OFC intended to land near a communications antenna, and the pilot lost visual references due to dry snow blowing up from the ground (white-out). Because of the loss of visual references, the helicopter moved unintentionally forward and under a power line that suppli...