Aviation Accident Investigation Techniques - Fixed Wing (AIT)

Reference SAFE-010-0322
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  • To have a practical and up to date training about an aircraft accident investigation (fixed wing), international regulations, preliminary measures, investigation of events and causes, report writing.
  • To fully understand an investigation process and roles of expert board members.
  • To be able to participate as an advisor in an aviation safety investigation.

Audience & Prerequisites

All personnel who can be occasionally involved in an aviation accident investigation: aircraft, engines and equipment manufacturers, airlines, civil and military aviation supervising authorities, airport managers, air traffic controllers, insurers, lawyers and other experts specialised in aviation matters.

Multinational course; English intermediate level (B1/B2).

Duration: 2 weeks – 54 hours.

Course content

  • Basics on accident prevention: the accident continuum, the sequence of events and the accident mechanism, systemic causation.
  • Aviation accident investigation: International and European regulations.
  • Investigation techniques: accident response and crisis management, individual and organisational preparation, wreckage and site investigation, recorders, investigation of aircraft systems and instruments, Investigation of fire, report writing and safety recommendations.
  • Visits to investigation laboratories: FDR, CVR, chemical, metallurgy and workshops.
  • Case study.

Next sessions

  • Of. 04/11/2024
    At. 16/11/2024