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Report on railway accident at Fauske station 30 March 2016 with train 471
On 30 March 2016 a person was hit by train 471 at Fauske station.
Report on serious incident at Molde airport Årø, Norway, 22 January 2016 with Cessna 175C, LN-AAE
The battery voltage was too low and the commander decided to hand start the engine by turning the propeller. A passenger in the cockpit, that was supposed to assist, reacted by applying increased power when the engine started. The aircraft skidded on the slippery apron and was st...
Investigation of accident at Sandane Airport, Norway
During approach to the airport, on 23 October 2016, the sailplane did not reach the runway and landed in the sea.
Investigation of accident at Bardufoss Airport, Norway
In connection with flight training on 28 September 2016, the airplane landed hard. There was damage to the landing gear and firewall. None of the three occupants were injured.
Investigation of serious incident 70NM NNE of Bergen, Norway
On Monday 14 November 2016, Scandinavian Airlines Flight SK4144 en route from Bergen to Ålesund experienced control problems after the flight had encountered severe icing.
Investigation of aircraft accident at Reinsvoll airport, Oppland county, 2 October 2015 involving American Champion Aircraft Corp. 8KCAB, LN-LCU
Two experienced pilots performed aerobatics training. During a hard landing, initiated by a strong wind gust, the aircraft was twisted a few degrees to the right on longitudinal axis. During touchdown, the right landing gear collapsed.
Report on serious incident at Svolvær Airport Helle, Norway on 2 December 2010, involving Bombardier DHC-8-103, LN-WIU operated by Widerøe's Flyveselskap AS
During approach in darkness, LN-WIU suddenly had a significant loss of both speed and altitude. The flight crew regained control, but the airplane came very low (83 ft (25 m) above ground). During the recovery the airplane was exposed to high g-force and the engine torque limits ...
Report on fire in tank trailer in the Skatestraum tunnel in Sogn og Fjordane county 15 July 2015
On 15 July 2015 16,500 liters of petrol caught fire inside the Skatestraum tunnel in Sogn og Fjordane, after a tank trailer broke loose from the truck and ran into the tunnel wall., The tank got perforated in the crash, and fuel leaked out. AIBN's investigation shows that the ...
Investigation of railway accident between Marnardal station and Audnedal station on the Sørlandsbanen line
On 27 October 2016, a wagon from work train 56972 ran approximately 5.7 km before it derailed in a curve north of Marnardal station.
Investigation of marine casualty outside Rinøya, Lødingen, Nordland
AIBN has initiated investigation of the marine casualty with vessel Svællingen, LK 2338. The fisherman, who was alone on board the vessel, fell overboard and drowned.
Investigation of railway accident close to Bjerka station, Nordlandsbanen
On 3 October 2016, at approx. 21:55 hour, train 474 collided with a rockfall in to the track.
Report on accident at Kjeller Airport, Norway 31 May 2016 with DeHavilland DH-82A Tiger Moth, LN-BDM
On 31 May 2016 a DeHavilland DH-82A Tiger Moth was, during landing, substantially damaged in the area of the left main undercarriage mounting.
Report on marine accident - M/S Starkad capsized close to Fitjar 22 February 2014
Starkad capsized on 22 February 2014 between 10:49:33 and 10:49:42, when the vessel was in the process of connecting to the stern of a tow to act as assisting tugboat. Starkad's skipper did not manage to evacuate the wheelhouse, and died. AIBNs investigation shows that Starkad wa...
Investigation of accident, Romsås metro station
10 October 2016 about 21:37 in the evening, metro train 511 stopped with its rear carriage partly outside the platform at Romsås metro station.
Theme report II about safety issues with hooklift transports
English translation is now available. 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 hookl...
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