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Virtual - AS301 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, Times and Location

March 1-2, 2022

10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Tentative) Course Agenda will be sent a week prior to start date

Virtual, Zoom Government platform. 

​​Tuition and Registration

  • $955 early registration, by February 1, 2022
  • $1,025 late registration, between February 2 and February 22, 2022

Notes:

  • We are no longer accepting offline registrations.
  • Payment must be made at time of registration.

​​Status: ​OPEN. Applications are now being ​accepted


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 ​

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)

More Information

Contact us at StudentServices@ntsb.gov ​