Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board

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Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board (ARAIB)
Hangul 항공철도 사고 조사 위원회
Hanja 航空鐵道 事故 調査 委員會
Revised Romanization Hanggong cheoldo sago josa wiwonhoe
McCune–Reischauer Hangkong ch‘ŏldo sago chosa wiwŏnhoe

The Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board (ARAIB, Korean: 항공ㆍ철도사고조사위원회) is an agency of the South Korean government that investigates aviation and railway accidents, subservient to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) and headquartered in Sejong City.

The ARAIB opened on July 10, 2006. It was a merger of the Korea Aviation Accident Investigation Board and the Railway Accident Investigation Board.[1]

Facilities[edit]

Its headquarters is in the MOLIT offices in the Sejong Government Complex in Sejong City.[2] Its FDR/CVR Analysis and Wreckage Laboratory is on the property of Gimpo International Airport in Gwahae-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul.[3][4]

Previously the headquarters of the ARAIB was in Gonghang-dong, Gangseo-gu,[3] in proximity to Gimpo Airport.[5]

Accidents investigated by the ARAIB[edit]

Also the ARAIB has a support role in the following investigations:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Establishment." (Archive) Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board. Retrieved on February 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "Office Location." Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board. Retrieved on December 31, 2013. "Main Office : 5-603, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, #94 Dasom2-ro Sejong selgoverning city Republic of Korea 339-012"
  3. ^ a b "Office Location." (Archive, Map, Archive) Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board. Retrieved on February 15, 2012. "Main Office:281, Gonghang-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Republic. of Korea 157-815" and "CVR/FDR analysis and wreckage laboratory : Gimpo International Airport 274 Gwahae-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Korea 157-711"
  4. ^ "찾아오시는 길." (Archive, Map, Archive) Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board. Retrieved on February 15, 2012.
  5. ^ "Aircraft Accident Report Hail Encounter During Approach Asiana Airlines Flight 8942 A321-100, HL7594 20 miles South East of Anyang VOR June 9, 2006." (Archive) Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board. Retrieved on 18 May 2013. "The main office is located near Gimpo International Airport, and the flight recorder analysis and wreckage laboratories are located inside the airport. "

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