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Interim report out on Glenbervie Forest helicopter crash

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 1:09 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has issued an interim factual report on the fatal helicopter crash in the Glenbervie Forest. More >>

Bulk log carrier Mount Hikurangi - Final Report

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 1:03 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

On 27 February 2016, the bulk carrier Mount Hikurangi had just completed loading a cargo of logs at the port of Tauranga. The ship's crew were involved in applying chain lashings to the logs that had been loaded above deck when a deck cadet fell ... More >>

Update on Kaipara bar fatal investigation

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 12:36 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The following is an update on the Transport Accident Investigation Commission’s investigation into the sinking of the fishing charter boat Francie. More >>

Inquiry update - sinking of the charter boat Francie

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 4:32 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Media update from the Transport Accident Investigation Commission into the sinking of the charter boat Francie. More >>

TAIC update on Kaipara tragedy

Monday, 28 November 2016, 2:35 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Two Commission investigators are in Auckland gathering evidence into the accident. They are also being supported by staff in Wellington. More >>

Fatal injury on NZ purse seine vessel

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 12:21 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission’s final report into the circumstances surrounding the death of a deck crew member on the Captain M J Souza is now available on the Commission’s website www.taic.org.nz . The executive summary is attached ... More >>

Transport watchdog adds pressing concerns to Watchlist

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 4:50 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission today added two new significant items to its Watchlist of most pressing concerns. More >>

Report: 2015 loss of person overboard

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 12:20 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Containership Madinah, loss of person overboard, Lyttelton Harbour entrance, 2 July 2015 On 2 July 2015 the container ship Madinah was preparing for arrival at the port of Lyttelton. Part of those preparations involved the bosun (deck crew foreman) and ... More >>

Urgent recommendations: Tory Channel cruise ships, pilotage

Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:33 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has issued two urgent recommendations concerning the risk assessment process for cruise ships using Tory Channel and the way Maritime New Zealand pilotage requirements are being interpreted. More >>

Diving operation on sunk fishing vessel

Friday, 6 May 2016, 3:01 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

A dive operation is underway to extensively film the fishing vessel Jubilee and to recover items of interest rather than bring the vessel to the surface and tow it to Lyttelton for inspection. More >>

Fatal Robinson R66 helicopter crash report published

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 10:23 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Final report on the fatal crash of the Robinson R66 helicopter in the Kaweka Range on March 9, 2013 is now available on the Commission’s website ( www.taic.org.nz ). The helicopter crashed after experiencing an occurrence known as “mast bump”. ... More >>

TAIC Whakatane charter boat fire - Update #3

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 3:36 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission is working with other agencies to establish an exclusion zone around the wreck of the charter boat PeeJay V, which sank after catching fire off Whakatane on Tuesday. More >>

TAIC Whakatane charter boat fire - Update #2

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 9:56 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Two Transport Accident Investigation Commission investigators continued their investigations in Whakatane today (20 Jan), which included interviews with the crew of the PeeJay V and local Coast Guard personnel involved in the rescue operation. They also viewed ... More >>

TAIC Whakatane charter boat fire - Update

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 5:21 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Two Transport Accident Investigation Commission investigators have been in Whakatane since mid-morning today (19 Jan) beginning the evidence gathering for the Commission’s inquiry into yesterday’s charter boat fire in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, off Whakatane. ... More >>

Commission publishes Fox Glacier inquiry reviews 29/10/15

Monday, 2 November 2015, 4:33 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has today published a review of its inquiry (.pdf) concerning the September 2010 parachuting aircraft accident at Fox Glacier. All nine occupants died in the accident which occurred during take-off. ... More >>

TAIC investigating air traffic control incident

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 9:59 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into yesterday afternoon’s air traffic control incident (on Tuesday, 23 June 2015). The purpose of the inquiry will be to identify the circumstances and causes of the incident with ... More >>

John Marshall QC, CNZM

Monday, 15 June 2015, 10:12 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

John Marshall QC, CNZM Prominent lawyer John Marshall, QC, CNZM died peacefully and surrounded by family at his Wellington home this morning (Sunday, 14 June 2015) after being diagnosed with a brain tumour 11 months ago. Mr Marshall was made a Companion ... More >>

TAIC comment - death of John Marshall

Monday, 15 June 2015, 9:09 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Mr Marshall was appointed to the Transport Accident Investigation Commission in March 2010, becoming Chief Commissioner from May 2010 until his retirement in March 2015. He presided over significant inquiries including the Easy Rider fishing boat and ... More >>

Final Report on Grounding of MV Rena

Friday, 19 December 2014, 10:00 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Liberian-registered container ship Rena had left the New Zealand port of Napier at 1020 on 4 October 2011 and was bound for the New Zealand port of Tauranga. The master had given an estimated time of arrival at the Tauranga pilot station of 0300 ... More >>

Urgent recommendations follow Melling rail accident

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 10:03 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has made four urgent recommendations to KiwiRail following the accident two months ago (27 May 2014) when a Matangi passenger train collided with a stop block at Melling Station, Lower Hutt. Two of the 12 people ... More >>

 

 

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