Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation Unit
Uganda is one of the 193 Contracting Member States to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) legally referred to as the Chicago Convention of 7th December 1944. Uganda ratified the Chicago Convention on 10/04/1967.
ICAO formulates Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) for uniform applications, ensure the safe and orderly growth of the International civil aviation throughout the world, and adherence by all contracting member States for safe, regular, efficient, economical air transport and avoid economic waste while fostering world economic growth and development.
The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) Act CAP 354 of 2019 as amended, under Section 38, empowers the Minister of Works and Transport to establish Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation Unit (AAIIU) and to appoint the Chief Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigator (CAAII), Deputy Chief Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigator (D/CAAII), and Investigators.
The Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation Unit (AAIIU) was established under Civil Aviation (Accident and Incident Investigation) Regulations 2020.
The purpose of the Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation Unit (AAIIU) is to fulfil the requirement of Ugandan obligation to the Chicago Convention or ICAO, ICAO Annex 13 Aircraft Accident Investigation, fulfil the requirement of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) Act CAP 354, Section 38 and carry out the functions stipulated in the Civil Aviation (Accident and Incident Investigation) Regulations 2020.
Vision, Mission & Values
Valuing and empowering our people with knowledge and skills with a goal of advancing a zero incident aviation safe environment within Uganda and globally.
Developing and sustaining civil aviation system safety and enhancing safety culture is an obligation.
Promoting Safety in the Aviation Industry through
(1). Submission and distribution of investigated aircraft accident reports that contained safety recommendations.
(2). Submission and distribution of confidential incidences and occurrence reports.
(3). Submission and distribution of researched aircraft accident and incidents reports.
(1). Safety is our priority
(2). Integrity and transparency guides our actions.
(3) Excellence and accountability is our goal.
(4) Continuous Learning to keep abreast with ever changing aviation technological and regulatory advancement