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PQ 6.371 (AIG)
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Aircraft accident and incident investigation (AIG)
AIG 6.371 - Does the State, as a State conducting an investigation, permit the participation of experts of States which have special interest in an accident by virtue of fatalities or serious injuries to its citizens as per paragraph 5.27 of Annex 13?
Guidance for review of protocol question
- Verify legislation or guidance material issued
- Review evidence to confirm effective implementation
- States which have special interest in an accident by virtue of fatalities or serious injuries to its citizens should be entitled to:
- Visit the scene of the accident
- Have access to the relevant factual information
- Participate in the identification of the victims
- Assist in questioning surviving passengers who are citizens of the State
- Receive a copy of the final report
- Cross-check ICAO Annex 13 compliance checklist
- Annex 13 - Rights and entitlement - 5.27
|A State which has a special interest in an accident by virtue of fatalities or serious injuries to its citizens shall be entitled to appoint an expert who shall be entitled to:
a) visit the scene of the accident;
b) have access to the relevant factual information which is approved for public release by the State conducting the investigation and information on the progress of the investigation; and
c) receive a copy of the Final Report.
This will not preclude the State from also assisting in the identification of victims and in meetings with survivors from that State.
Note. - Guidance related to assistance to victims of aircraft accident and their families is provided in the Guidance on Assistance to Aircraft Accident Victims and their Families (Circ 285).
Critical Element: Operating Regulations (2)
PQ Lack of Effective Implementation (LEI): 43.92%
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