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The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is part of the Department for Transport and is responsible for the investigation of civil aircraft accidents and serious incidents within the UK.
The database currently contains information on 3,670 accidents and of these, textual information is available on 2,911. The database was initially intended to carry out analytical work aimed at improving occupant survivability. More recently the scope has been expanded and it now includes information on non-survivable accidents.
The latest version of the Database was published in April 2008.
The DARS is the pan-Defence policy, regulatory and auditing body within the Ministry of Defence Central Staffs and is the MoD focus for Aviation Regulation & Safety issues.
The Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) system enables users to perform integrated enquiries across multiple databases, search an extensive warehouse of safety data, and display pertinent elements in an array of useful formats.
'On Track' - A totally fresh look at the airspace infringement problem by independent
pilots, who are seeking improvements to the system and are keen to hear your
views on the subject.
The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), which is part of the University of London, is, undertaking a study of the health of aircrew and Air Traffic Control Officers (ATCOs).
The main aim of the study is to see whether there is any difference between the amount and type of illness experienced by these occupational groups and that seen in the general population.