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New TAIC Inquiry: Fatal Boat Accident Manukau Harbour

Sunday, 17 October 2021, 2:28 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission is appealing for witnesses who saw, photographed or videoed a boating accident at the entrance to Manukau Harbour on the afternoon of Saturday October 16. Harald Hendel, the Chief Investigator of Accidents, ... More >>

TAIC investigating helicopter accident in Lammerlaw Range

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 2:22 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into an accident involving an Eurocopter ‘Squirrel’ AS350 helicopter. Harald Hendel, the Chief Investigator of Accidents, says the circumstances reported were that the helicopter ... More >>

TAIC inquiry into passenger train derailment on Kapiti Line

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 2:41 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into the derailment of a passenger train at about 6am today, 17 August 2021. Harald Hendel, the Chief Investigator of Accidents, says the circumstances reported were that the ‘Kapiti’ ... More >>

Rail Safety: Level Crossing Risks Demand Coordinated Solutions

Friday, 13 August 2021, 1:46 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Level crossing safety is about more than the necessity of road users and pedestrians following the rules and looking out for trains, says Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) Chief Executive Martin Sawyers. “The Commission’s Watchlist ... More >>

New TAIC Inquiry Into Hot Air Balloon Accident Near Arrowtown

Saturday, 10 July 2021, 1:50 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into an incident involving a hot air balloon that reportedly got into trouble upon landing near Arrowtown in the South Island on 9 July 2021. Harald Hendel, the Chief Investigator of Accidents, ... More >>

TAIC Reports On 2018 Fatal Helicopter Forced Landing

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 9:27 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

A mystery fuel control fault, combined with a gap in practical training for the pilot in dealing with it, led to a fatal helicopter accident in the Kaimanawa Ranges. The Transport Accident Investigation Commission’s Final Report, published today, ... More >>

TAIC Reports On Tandem Skydive Fatal Accident

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 12:56 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) has released its Final Report into a fatal accident in which a tandem skydiving pair crash-landed into Lake Wakatipu near Queenstown in January 2018. TAIC’s Chief Investigator of Accidents, Harald ... More >>

TAIC Opens Inquiry Into Jet Boat Accident, Shotover

Monday, 22 March 2021, 5:38 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

21 March 2021 The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into the causes and circumstances of a jet boat accident on the Shotover River near Queenstown today, 21 March 2021. The circumstances reported to date are that the ... More >>

New TAIC Report -- Capsize Of Water Taxi

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 10:14 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Capsize may be a greater safety risk than skippers and owners of smaller passenger boats think – even with vessel designs perceived to be the safest. Today’s final report from the Transport Accident Investigation Commission says a water taxi capsized ... More >>

TAIC Inquiring Into Fire On Cargo Ship Kota Bahagia, Napier Port

Friday, 18 December 2020, 5:23 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into the causes and circumstances of a fire on board a cargo vessel in the Port of Napier today, 18 December 2020. The circumstances reported to date are that a fire originated late More >>

TAIC Inquiry Update - Helicopter Accident At Kekerengu River

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 6:02 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

A Transport Accident Investigation Commission team has been on site today at the Kekerengu River mouth, commencing investigations into the causes and circumstances of a fatal accident involving an Airbus Helicopter EC120. The Chief Investigator ... More >>

TAIC Investigating Helicopter Accident At Kekerengu River

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 6:44 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into the causes and circumstances of the helicopter accident at the Kekerengu River mouth at around 12:40pm today, 15 December 2020. The circumstances reported to date are that the ... More >>

TAIC Reports On Fatal In-flight Breakup Of Helicopter At Lake Wanaka, July 2018

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 1:36 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Mast bumping caused an in-flight breakup of a helicopter over Lake Wanaka, says the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC). The Commission today released its Final Report into the 21 July 2018 accident, which fatally injured the pilot, ... More >>

TAIC STATEMENT – Closure Of Inquiries Into 787 Rolls-Royce Engine Issues, December 2017

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 9:39 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) has resolved its inquiries into two incidents in December 2017 involving Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines on Air New Zealand Boeing 787s. Deputy Chief Commissioner Stephen Davies Howard says the ... More >>

TAIC Assisting Panama Investigation Into Loss Of Gulf Livestock 1

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 12:27 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Panama’s inquiry into the loss in the South China Sea of the Gulf Livestock 1 is receiving assistance from the New Zealand Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC). TAIC investigators will be assisting Panama by gathering information from ... More >>

Bus V Locomotive Accident At Bunnythorpe

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 7:06 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into the causes and circumstances of a the accident involving a railway locomotive and a school bus this morning [EDS: Wed 16 Sept]. The circumstances reported to date are that the ... More >>

Log Ship Seaman Fatally Injured When Cable Snapped

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 9:38 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

An able seaman on a ship loading logs died when a cable snapped under too much tension and securing equipment recoiled, says the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) in its Final Report on the accident, published today. The accident occurred ... More >>

TAIC Report – Fatality On Factory Trawler

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 10:15 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

  All machinery should work safely, even if staff do not comply with rules for safe operation. Safety for machinery operators depends on everyone knowing how a piece of machinery works; understanding how people work with it; and identifying ... More >>

TAIC Report – Alcohol Impaired Driver In Fatal Jet Boat Accident

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 10:15 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Alcohol impaired the abilities of a recreational jet boat driver and led to a fatal accident on a remote river in Fiordland, says the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC). One passenger was fatally injured, and two others seriously injured ... More >>

Final Report On Helicopter Impact With Terrain, Reefton, 2017

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 12:08 pm | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The fatal crash of a helicopter on a wooded hillside near Reefton happened after a series of risk factors lined up. The Transport Accident Investigation Commission today published its Final Report on the causes and circumstances of the crash of ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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