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 Accident Investigation Orientation for Aviation Professionals - AS301

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NTSB Training Center 


Accident Investigation Orientation for Aviation Professionals


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.

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Dates and Tuition

March 20-21, 2019

$1034 early registration, by February 20, 2019
$1134 late registration, between February 21 and March 14, 2019


November 13-14, 2019

$1034 early registration, by October 13, 2019
$1134 late registration, between October 14 and November 6, 2019

We are no longer accepting offline applications.

Note: payment must be made at time of registration.


8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Day 1); 8:30 am – 3:00 pm (Day 2)


NTSB Training Center • 45065 Bles Park Drive • Ashburn, Virginia 20147


OPEN. Applications are now being accepted.

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  • NTSB overview and history
  • Authority of the NTSB Office of Aviation Safety
  • 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 be able to:

  • 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)


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Washington Dulles International (IAD): 10 miles
Washington Ronald Reagan National (DCA): 30 miles
Baltimore/Washington International (BWI): 60 miles

More Information

Email or call (571) 223-3900