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AAIB to conduct Air Accident Investigation Training Workshop in Montserrat

Mark Turner

Mark Turner

Montserrat is preparing to host a two-day air accident investigation workshop on March 14-15, according to the Governor’s Office, at the March monthly press conference on the 6th.

Head of the Governor’s Office, Mark Turner confirmed Wednesday that about 30 members of fire, police senior government officials, as well as representatives from SVG Air, Fly Montserrat, the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority and the Governor’s Office are to be a part of the training. It will not be exclusively for people from Montserrat but will include those from other territories.

Senior investigators from the UK Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) will deliver the workshop. According to the Governor, it is being and designed to provide key Overseas Territories’ personnel with the skills and knowledge necessary to manage an aircraft investigation during the first 48 hours of an incident.

According to a later release on the matter from the Governor’s Office, “As well as covering best practice, the course will also consider lessons learnt from the islands’ response to aviation incidents in 2012.”

The release also informs that a similar workshop will be delivered in the British Virgin Islands during the following week.

 

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Montserrat is preparing to host a two-day air accident investigation workshop on March 14-15, according to the Governor’s Office, at the March monthly press conference on the 6th.

Head of the Governor’s Office, Mark Turner confirmed Wednesday that about 30 members of fire, police senior government officials, as well as representatives from SVG Air, Fly Montserrat, the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority and the Governor’s Office are to be a part of the training. It will not be exclusively for people from Montserrat but will include those from other territories.

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Senior investigators from the UK Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) will deliver the workshop. According to the Governor, it is being and designed to provide key Overseas Territories’ personnel with the skills and knowledge necessary to manage an aircraft investigation during the first 48 hours of an incident.

According to a later release on the matter from the Governor’s Office, “As well as covering best practice, the course will also consider lessons learnt from the islands’ response to aviation incidents in 2012.”

The release also informs that a similar workshop will be delivered in the British Virgin Islands during the following week.