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Event Summary

Investigative Hearing : Crash of Ravn Connect Flight 3153
The Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage, Alaska
8/17/2017 8:00 AM

investigative hearing image.As part of our ongoing investigation of the October 2, 2016, accident involving Hageland Aviation flight 3153 near Togiak, Alaska, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) conducted an investigative hearing on August 17, 2017, to take sworn testimony from certain individuals regarding their knowledge of the facts and circumstances of the accident and related issues.

This was a one day fact finding hearing that was open to the public - no analysis was given.

Board of Inquiry was chaired by Board Member Earl F. Weener.

Among the safety issues discussed at the investigative hearing were:

  • Operational control at Hageland Aviation, including its FAA oversight, organizational structure, policies and procedures, and training and guidance for operational control agents.
  • Pilot training and guidance related to deteriorating weather conditions to mitigate controlled flight into terrain risk, including the incorporation of lessons learned from previous controlled flight into terrain accidents.
  • Safety management, training and oversight resources available to the Alaskan aviation community.

Date:
August 17, 2017

Time:
8:00 am AKDT

Location:
The Hotel Captain Cook
939 W. 5th Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
http://captaincook.com/

Webcast:

Please use the following URL to view the hearing’s webcast:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/Rmfw7ZW73v4 

Docket

Video of the hearing is available on YouTube

Agenda:

Download the agenda

Chairman’s Opening Statement (8:00 a.m. to 8:25 a.m.)

Chairman's Opening Statement
Introduction of the Technical Panel
Introduction of the Parties to the Hearing

  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Hageland Aviation Services
  • Medallion Foundation
  • Honeywell Aerospace

Introduction of the Exhibits
Investigator in Charge Opening Presentation

Panel 1: CFIT Training (8:25 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.)

Witness presentations
Technical Panel questions witnesses
Parties question witnesses
Break
Board of Inquiry questions witnesses two rounds

Lunch (11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)

Panel 2: Operational Control (12:00 p.m. to 2:25 p.m.)

Witness presentations
Technical Panel questions witnesses
Parties question witnesses
Break
Board of Inquiry questions witnesses

Break (2:25 p.m. to 2:35 p.m.)

Panel 3: Safety Management (2:35 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.)

Witness presentations
Technical Panel questions witnesses
Parties question witnesses
Break
Board of Inquiry questions witnesses

Chairman’s Closing Remarks

Hearing Adjourned




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