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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.
Plane The purpose of the AAIB is:

"To improve aviation safety by determining the causes of air accidents and serious incidents and making safety recommendations intended to prevent recurrence"
...It is not to apportion blame or liability.

Chief Inspector
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General Enquiries:
01252 510300

Press Enquiries:
020 7944 3118
020 7944 4292 (24hr)

To report an accident/incident:
01252 512299

Click here to find out how to report an accident/incident