Upon course completion, the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the methods of collecting, preserving, and reconstructing accident scene data (e.g., explain the major elements of accident scene photography).
2. Discuss and apply legislation and regulations governing accident reporting, recovery, jurisdiction and investigation.
3. Explain and apply the composition and role of the initial response or “go” team
4. Describe and differentiate the roles and responsibilities of the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board, Military Agencies, and others for the conduct of aircraft accident investigations.
5. Describe and discuss problems associated with conducting crash site investigations.
6. Identify and discuss the methods, techniques, and procedures involved in aircraft accident investigation.
7. Demonstrate witness interview techniques.
8. Analyze the elements of accident scene safety.
9. Understand and apply investigative techniques associated with three phases of crash survival (impact, egress, and environment).