AAIB


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AAIBAir Accidents Investigation Branch (United Kingdom)
AAIBArab African International Bank
AAIBAircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (Switzerland)
AAIBAnglo Arab Insurance Brokers (high risk insurance; various locations)
AAIBAmerican Association of Instructors of the Blind (est. 1871)
AAIBAbbreviated Accident Investigation Board
AAIBAmerican Association for the Improvement of Boxing (Mount Vernon, NY)
AAIBAircraft Accident Investigation Board (Denmark)
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The AAIB said no faults were confirmed that could have accounted for the situation.
The AAIB says the crew transmitted a "brief" mayday call before the helicopter, G-REDL, operated by Bond Offshore, lost contact with air traffic control.
The AAIB said before the closure there had been several separate areas of the runway that had a temporary ungrooved base course asphalt surface while resurfacing work went on.
Disorientation, misjudgment or other factors may have led to this deviation but the cause of the accident was not positively determined, the AAIB said.
The incidents occurred in wet weather between November 2006 and January 2007, with three incidents investigated by the AAIB taking place on 29 December 2006 and one on 3 January 2007.
The spokesman added: "The AAIB will often make recommendations if there is mechanical failure involved."
Following a detailed review of the G-forces, the AAIB has decided not to re-open its investigation into the accident near Shoreham Airport on 22 August 2015.
The AAIB said the aircraft manufacturer has taken measures to rectify the landing gear problem.
The AAIB report said the European Union Aviation Safety Agency classified the event as "not unsafe".
Pilots with this licence "must have a bona fide purpose for making the flight", according to the AAIB. It added that rules stated: "The flight must not be made for the purpose of merely transporting the passenger."
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said: 'Following extensive visual examination of the accident site using the remotely operated vehicle (ROV), it was decided to attempt recovery operations.