Accident Investigation Orientation for Aviation Professionals (AS301)

​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, Tuition, Times and Registration

October 27-28, 2021

$925 early registration, by September 27, 2021

$995 late registration, between September 28 and October 20, 2021

Note: payment must be made at time of registration.


Times: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Tentative) Course Agenda will be sent a week prior to start date

Status: OPEN. Applications are now being accepted.

Apply to Attend: Register for the October 2021 Course​

Overview

  • 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)

More Information

Contact us at StudentServices@ntsb.gov or call (571) 223-3900 ​