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Swiss Accident Investigation Board SAIB

Welcome to the homepage of the SAIB

The Swiss Accident Investigation Board (SAIB) is the State authority of the Swiss Confederation which has a mandate to investigate accidents and dangerous incidents involving trains, aircraft and ships. The aim of this activity is not only to determine the direct causes of such events but also the more deep-seated reasons and other risks associated with them. This sole objective of this form of investigation is to acquire insights by means of which future accidents and hazardous situations can be prevented and which result in improved safety. However, the results of such a safety investigation are not intended to clarify questions of blame and liability.

New Investigations

  Date  Location  Details  Links 
Aircraft accident 27.09.2014 Flugfeld Olten SO HB-1620 PDF Vorbericht 18 kb
Railway 02.09.2014 Couvet NE Accident de personne Short description
Aircraft accident 29.08.2014 Eisten VS HB-ZKF PDF Vorbericht 18 kb
Aircraft accident 28.08.2014 Aéroport de Genève GE OE-GXL PDF Rapport de première information 18 kb
Aircraft accident 24.08.2014 Rickenbach b. Wil TG HB-CXK PDF Vorbericht 22 kb

Recently published reports

  Date of the accident  Date of publication  Location  Details  Links 
Airprox 22.08.2012 24.09.2014 Zurich Airport DWT124 / HB-WYC PDF Schlussbericht 2172 kb
PDF Final report 2187 kb
Tram 12.06.2013 18.09.2014 Oberwil BL Auffahrunfall PDF Final report 2259 kb
Railway 21.08.2013 16.09.2014 Stäfa ZH Kollision zwischen einem rangierenden Baudienstzug und des S7 Zugs 88791 PDF Final report 534 kb
Airprox 11.08.2012 12.09.2014 TMA Zurich SWR39 / Glider PDF Schlussbericht 14395 kb
PDF Final report 14374 kb
Airprox 02.06.2012 12.09.2014 Bern Airport SRK700 / HB-ZSA PDF Schlussbericht 2011 kb
PDF Final report 2057 kb