The Buenos Aires edition of the accident investigation course ended with great success

A total of 100 people pre-registered for JIAAC Initial Investigation course, but due to a matter of quotas, the course had to be limited to a maximum of 50 participants. It took place from 21st to 25th November at the organization’s headquarters in the City of Buenos Aires.


After five intense training sessions that totaled over 35 lecture hours, the last Initial Accident Investigation Course of the year organized by the National Direction of Management Control (DNCGyD) ended with great success.

The training took place in offices at the organization’s headquarters, in the City of Buenos Aires, and it set an amazing record in number of attendees, with a total of 50 people registered, who were selected out of more than 100 applicants.

Among the attendees there were professionals from different organizations and companies, not only from the aviation sector but also from the railway sector, which also shows the growing interest in taking the investigation methodology promoted by JIAAC to other areas and systems of transport.

Apart from national pilots, engineers and other aviation professionals, participants from foreign countries such as Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia were very happy with the level of the course that took place from 20th to 25th November.

Pamela Suárez, president of JIACC, headed the distribution of certificates and the closing ceremony in front of a big audience, restating her commitment to widen the scope of the initiative with the aim of further improving safety in the world of civil aviation.

The contents of the course were: JIAAC Mission, Values and objectives; National and International Regulations; Rules; Investigation Process; Technical and Operational Areas; Safety Management System (SMS) applied to investigation; Organizational and Human Factors; Recovery and preservation of flight recorders (FDR and CDR); analysis and investigation tools, up to skills in the area of Press and Communication.

To conclude, there were several practical activities based on reconstruction of real cases, characterized by great interaction and application of the lessons learned by the participants.