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