NTSB Training Center.

Title Accident Investigation Orientation for Aviation Professionals
Description This course, led by senior NTSB management and investigators, details how the Safety Board investigates major aircraft accidents and what it expects of participants in an investigation.
ID Code AS301
Dates, Tuitions and Processing Fee

April 17-18, 2013
$1034 early registration, by March 17, 2013
$1084 late registration, between March 18, 2013 and 12:00 pm (noon) ET on April 16, 2013.

$100 processing fee will be added to tuitions for all offline applications. A tuition invoice can be ordered for a $25 processing fee.

October 16-17, 2013
$1034 early registration, by September 16, 2013
$1084 late registration, between September 17, 2013 and 12:00 pm (noon) ET on October 15, 2013.

$100 processing fee will be added to tuitions for all offline applications. A tuition invoice can be ordered for a $25 processing fee.  

Note:  payment must be made at time of registration.

Times

9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Day 1)
9:00 am – 1:00 pm (Day 2)

Location NTSB Training Center 45065 Riverside Parkway Ashburn, Virginia 20147
Status

OPEN.  Applications are now being accepted.

Apply to Attend

April 17-18, 2013  

CEUs Not available for this course.
Overview
  • NTSB overview and history
  • Authority of the NTSB Office of Aviation Safety
  • NTSB go-team and the on-scene investigation
  • The “party” process
  • Post on-scene investigation
  • Responsibilities to families of accident victims
  • Role of the NTSB board member and the Office of Public Affairs
  • International investigations
  • Safety recommendations
  • Tutorial: TWA flight 800 investigation and reconstruction
Performance Results

Upon completion of this course the participant will:

  • Improve the overall preparedness of an airline response team
  • Reduce confusion following an accident event by proactively managing the on-scene situation
  • Explain the role of the air carrier as a part of the “party process” at a domestic and international investigation.
  • Identify what the federal law requires of air carriers regarding family assistance
Who May Attend
  • Investigators from the NTSB and other accident investigation authorities/commissions worldwide
  • Potential participants in an NTSB investigation: Investigative and safety personnel employed by airframe, engine or component manufacturers, airlines, civilian and military agencies, and related labor unions
  • Members of the academic community attending for research purposes (on a space-available basis)
Accommodations Area hotels and restaurants
Airports Washington Dulles International (IAD): 10 miles
Washington Ronald Reagan National (DCA): 30 miles
Baltimore/Washington International (BWI): 60 miles
More Information

Email TrainingCenter@ntsb.gov or call (571) 223-3900

Courses, forums and symposia are added to the schedule throughout the year.  Subscribe to the e-newsletter to learn about upcoming events and new programs: http://www.ntsb.gov/trainingcenter/list/list_mw020207.htm