- Air Accident Investigation Bureau of Singapore
Infobox Government agency
agency_name = Air Accident Investigation Bureau
abbreviation = AAIB
seal_width = 140 px
Government of Singapore
Ministry of Transport (Singapore)
website = [http://www.mot.gov.sg/aaib.htm]
footnotes =The Air Accident Investigation Bureau of Singapore (
Abbreviation: AAIB) is a statutory board of the Ministry of Transport in Singapore. It is an investigation authority in Singaporefor air accidents and serious incidents in the country for local and foreign civil aircraft. The AAIB also participates in overseas investigations of accidents and serious incidents involving Singapore aircraft or aircraft operated by a Singapore air operator.
The Air Accident Investigation Bureau conducts investigations in accordance to the
Singapore Air Navigation(Investigation of Accidents and Incidents Order 2003and Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviationwhich governs the member states of the International Civil Aviation Organizationthat conducts these investigations.
The process involves the gathering, recording and analysis of all available information of this incidents.
The Air Accident Investigation Bureau was set up in 2002 after the
SilkAir Flight 185and Singapore Airlines Flight 006crashes. The bureau set up a facility in 2007 to analyse data from flight data recorders (informally known as "black boxes") installed on commercial aircraft. [ [http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/296462/1/.html Channelnewsasia.com ] ]
* [http://www.mot.gov.sg/aaib.htm Air Accident Investigation Bureau of Singapore Website]
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