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Mobility and Transport

Permanent email address

infoataaiu [dot] ie (info[at]aaiu[dot]ie)

Legal basis

The AAIU conducts its investigations of aviation occurrences in accordance with Annex 13 (10th Edition) to the International Civil Aviation Organisation Convention, REGULATION (EU) No 996/2010 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL, and Statutory Instrument No. 460 of 2009. The fundamental purpose of such investigations is to determine the circumstances and causes of these events, with a view to the preservation of life and the avoidance of similar occurrences in the future. It is not the purpose of such investigations to apportion blame or liability.



ENCASIA member

Mr Kevin O’Ceallaigh

Military investigations

Under specific circumstances the AAIU will conduct investigations into occurrences concerning State aircraft, including military aircraft


No (Air only)

On duty 24/7 number

+353 (0)1 804 1538


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