Air Safety & Accident Investigation Index
The Department has also played an important role in the promotion of air safety through its various publications, notably the Aviation Safety Digest and various technical publications.
Consult an Index of Public Inquiries into Air Accidents from 1938
Download a list of Australian civil aircraft accidents 1956-1968 (.pdf file)
This list was painstakingly compiled by Greg Thom with the assistance of Geoff Goodall and others. It is currently a work in progress and substantially complete up to 1966.
Photos of a rare non-fatal mid-air collision between two RAAF Avro Ansons - 1940
View a C.A. Form 42 Report of Forced Landing and/or Accident c.1920s
View a C.A. Form 225 Air Safety Incident Report (the famous '225'), from 1954
View a C.A. Form 149A - Aircraft Accident Investigation Summary Report
View a C.A. Form 523 - Report on Investigation into Aircraft Accident
Read recollections of investigating the accident to Viscount VH-TVC at Botany Bay - 1961
Read recollections of investigating the accident to Viscount VH-RMI at Winton - 1966
Read about the Department's Bird Hazard Identification Unit
Read a history of the Printing and Publications Section
Index of the DCA Publications series