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Report on head-on collision involving two heavy goods vehicles on the E39 road near Flekkefjord on 22 October 2014
English translation is now available. On Wednesday 22 October 2014, at approximately 21:00, an eastbound Swedish-registered heavy goods vehicle with a semitrailer was driving the E39 road. In a right-hand bend just after the exit from the Lavoll tunnel, near Flikka in Flekkefj...
Report on the serious aircraft incident 12 August 2014 at Rørvik Airport, Norway, with Airbus Helicopters EC 130 B4, LN-ORR, operated by Helicopter Utleie AS
The helicopter was about to land at Rørvik Airport for refuelling. There were two people on board, the commander and loadmaster. Uncontrolled rotation to the left started as the helicopter passed runway treshold at an altitude of 5-10 metres. The commander quickly understood that...
Investigation of serious incidents related to work on and near tracks on the national railway network.
More than 650 railway incidents and serious railway incidents were reported in the period 1 January 2014 to 30 November 2015. Based on this, the Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) has decided to commence a thematic study of a selection of incident types related to work on...
Investigation of air accident near Brydalsfossen, Masfjorden municipality, Hordaland County, Norway
7 December 2015 the helicopter was sling loading poles in connection with work on a power line. As main rotor downwash hit a tree at the work site, the tree fell over. It first hit the longline (18 meters long), and then hit a person on the ground who was seriously injured.
Investigation of marine accident in the South-China Sea
Collision between the tanker Clipper Quito and the Chinese fishingboat Lurongyu 71108 12 October 2015. When the fishingboat Lurongyu 71108 changed its course to starboard, the tanker Clipper Quito altered its course to starboard in order to avoid collision, but this was not en...
Investigation of marine accident in the South-China Sea
Collision between the cargoship Star Kvarven and the Chinese fishingboat Lulanyu 61809 27 November 2014. The crew on board Star Kvarven observed a fishingboat on a crossing course, ahead on starboard side. Both Star Kvarven and Lulanyu 61809 made clear maneuvres to starboard i...
Report on abnormal signal observation at Atna station Rørosbanen 6 January 2015
At 17:57 on Tuesday 6 January 2015, the driver and the head conductor of train 2387 observed an abnormal signal at Atna station on the Røros line. The driver and head conductor have explainedthat they saw that the main departure signal N was green (proceed) for a period of around...
Investigation of grounding and foundering of a fishing vessel in Lofoten, Norway
On 4 January 2016 the fishing vessel lost its power and foundered after it drifted on land on the east side of Moskenesøya.
Report on incident near Svinesund in Østfold county on 5 May 2014
On 5 May 2014 the trailer of a Swedish-registered heavy goods vehicle loaded with timber overturned when it was entering a four-lane motorway on the E 6 road near Svinesundparken in Østfold county. The trailer was a drawbar trailer and the total length of the vehicle was 24 metre...
Investigation of occupational accident om bord a tanker outside the west coast of USA
An AB worked with the sea lashing equipment for a lifeboat when he fell 5 metres down to the deck below and perished as a consequence of the injuries he suffered in the fall.
Report on aircraft accident at Stavanger airport Sola, Norway 24 November 2014 with Boeing 737-800, LN-RRS
SAS4009 a Boeing 737-800 with registration LN-RRS was after landing at Stavanger airport Sola, Norway (ENZV), cleared to taxi to the terminal. When the aircraft passed taxiway "P", the commander observed a de-icing truck parked outside dedicated de-icing area. The commander chose...
Report on collision between train and buffer stop in track 23 at Trondheim central station
At 07:47 on Monday 9 February 2015, NSB AS's train 411 collided with the buffer stops in track 23 at Trondheim Central Station. The train entered the station at normal speed and had been instructed to stop on track 23. This is a single-ended siding used when there is too little c...
Report on air accident at Ålesund airport Vigra, Norway 28 July 2015 with Vans RV-6, LN-LLT
The commander was about to start the engine when he realized that the battery voltage was too low. He therefore decided to hand start the engine by turning the propeller. When the engine started the airplane began to move without the pilot being able to stop it and another aircra...
Report on air accident at Rakkestad airfield Åstorp, Norway 24 July 2015 with Cessna 177A, LN-TST
During landing the Cessna bounced and hit the runway hard, causing the nose landing gear leg to collapse. Subsequently, the propeller contacted the runway. The commander, the only person on board, was not injured. The aircraft became extensively structurally damaged.
Report on incident near Lagovaggi, Nordland county 21 September 2015 with Airbus Helicopters AS 350 B3, LN-OGL
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...
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