Report on aviation accident at Reinsvoll airport, Norway 15 February 2020 with Glasair Aviation LLC SPORTSMAN 2+2, LN-WWW
LN-WWW was landed at the airport after a local flight. The landing became hard which resulted in the aircraft bouncing twice before it hit the runway the third time with the nose wheel first. The nose wheel leg broke and the aircraft suffered in addition structural damage to the ...
Report on the foundering of fishingboat Andreas, east of Nord-Fugløy 18 February 2018
On 18 February 2018, the fishingboat Andreas capsized and founderd east of Fugløya. The lone fisherman was found in a critical condition and was decleared dead three days later. The Norwegian Safety Investigation Authority's (NSIA) investigation has found that the vessel's remain...
Report on run-off-the road accident involving a bus on the E16 road by Steinssletta, Hole 26 June 2019
A bus with 20 passengers on the way from Oslo to Hønefoss drove off the road on the right side of the road. The speed limit on site was 70 kph. NSIA believes that the bus company’s training, routines and instructions can be improved, and that installed driver support system in th...
Investigation of serious aviation incident 25 to 30 NM southwest of Stavanger Airport Sola
On Friday 25 September 2020, the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation S-92A, LN-ONQ, operated by Bristow Norway was on its way back to Sola (ENZV) after a flight to the West Elara oil installation. During descent from 7 000 ft. towards 1 000 ft., at a height of approx. 4 500 ft. the cre...
Report on air accident at Trondheim airport Værnes 26 September 2019 with Cessna Aircraft Company R182, LN-IPR
Thursday 26 September 2019, just when the airplane was landed on runway 09, the main wheels retracteded whilst the nose wheel remained extended. The aircraft sustained visible damage to the right horisontal stabilizer. Both on board were uninjured after the landing incident. The ...
Report on marine accident, fishing vessel Jøsenbuen, foundering in Boknafjorden 13 October 2018
On 13 October 2018, the fishing vessel Jøsenbuen foundered at Arsvågen. One of the two fishermen aboard was found lifeless in the water the same day, and was declared dead later in the evening. The other fisherman was found dead two days later after extensive searches in the area...
Report on air accident at Veland in Strand municipality, Rogaland County, Norway 28 June 2019 with RotorWay International EXEC 162F, LN-OSV
The commander had flown a short trip to Tau and back. In hover, when landing on a private landing site at Veland, the helicopter began to turn left. The rotation was first stopped, but when the situation reoccurred, the commander decided to put the helicopter down on the ground. ...
Report concerning air accident at Stavnes in Kragerø municipality, Telemark County, Norway on 23 March 2019 involving a Robinson Helicopter R44, LN-OGF
Two people were flying a private Robinson 44 helicopter from Langøy to Skien. Over Stavnes the commander noticed a power loss. An attemt to autorotate failed and the helicopter hit treetops in a dense firtree forest and fell to the ground. Both of the two on board were injured an...
Report on serious aviation incident west of Førde Airport Bringeland on 14 November 2016 involving ATR 72-212A, OY-JZC, operated by Jet Time AS
SAS Flight 4144 was operated by the Danish airline Jet Time AS on behalf of SAS. En route from Bergen to Ålesund, west of Førde Airport Bringeland, control of the aircraft was temporarily lost in severe icing. It banked uncontrollably and lost considerable altitude. The crew rega...
Report on derailment at Bryn station on the Hovedbanen line on 25 September 2019
On Wednesday 25 September 2019, a locomotive travelling as part of a train derailed at Bryn station. The locomotive was enroute from Sundland to Hamar to undergo maintenance. At Bryn station there was a height misalignment in the track, which Bane NOR SF was aware of. Repairs of...
Thematic report on serious accidents involving heavy goods vehicles: Framework conditions for ordering goods transport by road
English translation now available. The findings in the thematic investigation show that there is a great potential for improvement relating to whether those ordering transport assignments give due consideration to road traffic safety. The safety level in the road transport sect...
Report on a collision on E18 in Asker in Akershus county on 13 May 2019
On 13 May 2019, a heavy goods vehicle broke down while heading west in the middle lane on the E18 road near Asker. Approximately 20 minutes later, a passenger car ran into the rear end of the trailer. Both occupants in the passenger car died from the injuries sustained in the col...
Report on fire in heavy goods vehicle in the Gudvangen tunnel, in Aurland municipality on the Norwegian National Road 16, on the 30 March 2019
At approximately 03.30 on 30 March 2019, a Norwegian heavy goods vehicle caught fire in the 11.4-km-long Gudvanga tunnel. This was the third fire in a large vehicle in this tunnel since 2013. No one was seriously injured, but 4 people were treated for light smoke-injuries. Prev...
Investigation of an aviation accident at Bunnefjorden near Nesodden, Norway
On Friday 7 August 2020, the pilot was practising water landings. After completing two landings into the wind, he positioned the seaplane for a crosswind landing. Shortly after landing with wind from the left, the tip of the left float drilled into a wave and the seaplane then qu...
Report on run-off-the-road accident on fv. 465, Vesterdalsvegen in Kvinesdal on 14 July 2019
July 14, 2019, during an emergency response to a tractor accident, a fire truck with a fire crew of five drove off the road and collided with a rock bump. The response team leader was thrown out of the car and died as a result of the accident. The investigation has revealed a po...
The NSIA is investigating a serious aviation incident with a helicoper outside Stavanger airport Sola
On Friday 25 September the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation S-92A, LN-ONQ was on its way back to Sola (ENZV) after a flight to the West Elara oil installation. During descent the crew received a caution that the oil pressure on the main gearbox had dropped. During the further flight...