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William J. Bertheussen
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PRESS CONTACT FOR THE HELICOPTER ACCIDENT ON TURØY:
Director, Aviation Department
995 27 405
Report on serious railway incident between Nyland workshop and the Alnabru terminal
On 5 October 2015 at approximately 17:25, the driver lost control of a locomotive owned by CargoNet AS during shunting in Mantena AS's yard at Nyland in Oslo. In the AIBNs investigation it was found that two cables had been incorrectly connected when repair work was carried out o...
Investigation of fire in a heavy goods vehicle in the Måbø tunnel on Rv 7, Eidfjord in Hordaland county
The Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) has decided to conduct a safety investigation of a fire in a heavy goods vehicle 19 May 2016. The vehicle consisted of a truck and a semi-trailer specially designed for transport of heavy machinery. Parts of the tunnel was badly dama...
Investigation of road traffic accident at the FV63 road by Valldal
The AIBN has decided to conduct a safety investigation of the accident when a tourist bus ran of the road after a minor collision with a civilian vehicle on Saturday 30 July 2016 at the FV63 road by Valldal.
Investigation of metro train derailing on the Holmenkollen line
On Friday 2 September 2016, one bogie of a metro train derailed after making a stop at Gulleråsen station. On Saturday 3 September, the same thing happened in the same place.
Report on marine accident - Viking 7, LG8351, capsized north west of Mehamn 6 July 2014
English translation is now available. The accident investigation board Norway (AIBN) has completed a safety investigation after the rental vessel Viking 7 took in water and capsized with five tourist fishermen and a guide on board. Everybody on board fell into the sea during t...
Report on marine accident - man overboard on the fishing vessel Jan Bjørn, LM4902, Skjæran, Ofotfjorden 25 February 2016
The morning of 25 February 2016 the fisherman fell overboard from the fishing vessel Jan Bjørn in Ofotfjorden. The fisherman was alone on the fishing vessel.
Report on coach fire in the Gudvanga tunnel on the E16 road in Aurland on 11 August 2015
English translation is now available. On 11 August 2015, a tourist coach caught fire 300 m after entering the 11.4-km-long Gudvanga tunnel. The AIBN has investigated the incident, and seen this in the context of a similar fire in 2013 where several road-users were trapped in s...
Investigation of vessel foundered in Edøyfjorden
The work boat Frøy Viking foundered in Edøyfjorden Friday 26 August 2016. Both crew members managed to abandon the ship and was later taken aboard another vessel that arrived at the accident site.
Investigation of aviation accident near Fossbakken in Lavangen municipality, Troms county, Norway
The 20th of July 2016 aerial work was performed along a new power line near Fossbakken in Lavangen municipality in Troms county. During a landing to load off personnel, a load was attached to the helicopter by longline without the commander being aware of it. At lift off, the lon...
Investigation of aviation accident near Vangsnes in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway
On 14th of June 2016, five helicopters were flying together from Bringeland to Sognefjord Hotel Leikanger. They flew over the Sognefjord and into the mountainous region southwest of Vangsnes to see the area. The helicopters climbed to about 3,800 feet ASL and flattened out over t...
Investigation of aircraft accident in Namnå in Grue municipality, Hedmark county
On 15 July 2016 a sailplane had a field landing during a cross-country competition task. The right wing broke when the sailplane landed in a grainfield. The pilot, and sole occupant, was not injured.
Investigation of helicopter accident at Stavanger airport, Sola, Norway
The accident happened 5 July 2016, involving Sikorsky S-92A, LN-OND, operated by Bristow Norway AS. After landing, during taxing from taxiway D to helicopter stand at Apron 7, the main rotor blades hit a parked truck. All four main rotor blades where damaged. No persons were inju...
Theme report II about safety issues with hooklift transports
The Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) has completed a new thematic study of the safety of hooklift container transport based on a total of 15 accidents and incidents. Recent similar accidents and incidents in connection with hooklift container transport confirm that ther...
Report on marine accident - the fishing boat Stortinn Jr's sinking southeast of Røst 6 April 2015
The fishing boat Stortinn Jr. capsized and sank southeast of Røst. It was two persons on board. One person was rescued and the other person died. Before noon the fisherman finished his fishing for the day, and began sailing with 4-5 knots speed towards Røst. Together with a co...
The Helicopter Accident at Turøy: New preliminary report
On 28 June 2016 a preliminary report is published to disseminate findings from the ongoing investigation. At this stage of the investigation, the AIBN finds that the accident most likely was a result of a fatigue fracture in one of the eight second stage planet gears. It appea...
The Accident Investigation Board Norway
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Tel.: +47 63 89 63 00
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