Investigation of a meeting accident on rv. 3 near Rasta, Stor-Elvdal
On 3 December 2020, a meeting accident between a southbound passenger car and an oncoming heavy goods vehicle, occurred in the northbound lane on rv. 3. There were four people in the car. The driver and left rear seat passengers died as a result of the collision, while the passe...
Report on air accident at Frøylandsvatnet in Bryne on 17 July 2017, involving Cessna U206E, LN-BEM
The seaplane with the commander and two passengers onboard had just become airborne after a stop at Lake Frøylandsvatnet when engine power was lost. The commander performed an emergency landing at the south end of the lake. The aeroplane continued ashore and flipped over on its b...
Report on a head-on collision between a passenger car and a van on the E39 at Austefjorden, Volda, Møre og Romsdal on 20 October 2019
On 20 October 2019, a van collided head-on with an estate car on the E39 road at Austefjord south of Volda. The accident occurred in a curve, speed limit 80 km/h, just south of the Damfoss tunnel. The people in the front seats of both vehicles sustained moderate injuries in the i...
Investigation of traffic accident on Nøtterøy in Færder municipality
The Norwegian Safety Investigation Authority initiates an investigation into a traffic accident in Spars vei on Nøtterøy in Færder municipality, on 23 November 2020. A pedestrian was hit by a refuse truck that backed out of a dead end road. The pedestrian died in the accident.
Report on aircraft accident at Ålesund airport Vigra, Norway on 2 May 2016 with Van's RV-4, LN-AAR
On 2 May 20016 LN-AAR landed at Ålesund airport, Vigra. Shortly after landing the aircraft encountered a slight rotation towards the left. As the rotation became more evident the main wheel turned about 90 degrees in comparison to the aircraft direction, and the landing gear whic...
Investigation of aviation incident at Ekofisk, approx. 120 NM southwest of Stavanger Airport Sola
On Tuesday 20 October 2020, the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation S-92A, LN-OMI, operated by Bristow Norway AS was en route from Sola to Ekofisk Kilo. After approximately one hour of flying a fire warning for one engine occured. There were no other indications of a fire. The crew shu...
Report on fatal railway accident at Storforshei on the Nordlandsbanen 7 Descember 2019
On Saturday 7 December 2019, an excavator driver was killed when a freight train collided with an excavator engaged in maintenance work for Bane NOR at Storforshei between Mo i Rana and Ørtfjell on the Nordlandsbanen line. The excavator driver was part of a three-person team work...
Investigation of aircraft accident at Sognesand, Sandnes Municipality, Rogaland County, Norway
On 16 November 2020 LN-OAX, an Airbus helicopters AS 350 B3, lost control during delivery of concret to a powermast fundament.
Report on air accident at Hokksund airport, Norway, 23 September 2018, to Rolladen-Schneider LS4-B, LN-GCM
This report replaces and cancels NSIA Report SL 2019/06. In connection with basic flight training on Sunday 23. September 2018, the student pilot landed short of the runway at Hokksund Airport. The glider landed on a field adjacent to the airport. During landing roll and braking...
Report on serious glider incident near Starmoen airport, Norway, 16 April 2019, involving Schempp-Hirth DISCUS 2B, LN-GDE
On Tuesday 16. April 2019 the glider was on tow out of Starmoen Airport when the canopy shattered. The pilot received minor injuries. He was able to return to Starmoen Airport and perform a normal landing. A Sailplane Section of the Norwegian Air Sports Federation (S/NLF) inve...
Investigation of occupational accident outside of South-Korea
The Norwegian Safety Investigation Authority (NSIA) has launched an investigation into a personal accident on board the oiltanker Stavanger Bliss. The accident took place on 5 November 2020 while the ship was anchored off Yeosu in South Korea. In connection with the inspection o...
Investigation of aviation accident at Stavanger airport Sola, Rogaland county, Norway
On Thursday 15 October 2020, the pilot landed the Stearman on runway 29 after a local area tour. Shortly after landing, the aircraft heading changed towards the runway edge. The pilot responded by braking too hard, which resulted in the aircraft flipping over on its back. The pil...
Investigation of marine accident in Øksfjord, Loppa
The Norwegian Safety Investigation Authority (NSIA) has initiated an investigation of the foundering of the fishing vessel Stian-Andre on 1 October 2020. The accident occured in Øksfjord, north in Norway. The vessel allided with a metal structure which made a hole in the hull. Th...
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...