The fundamental objective of the AAII Unit is to improve aviation safety by determining the circumstances and causes of air accidents and serious incidents and making safety recommendations intended to prevent re-occurrence of a similar accidents or incident. It is not the purpose of this activity to apportion blames or liability.
The fundamental objective of the AAII Unit is achieved through the following:
a) Conducting thorough, impartial, systematic and timely investigations
b) Identifying safety issues clearly and the underlying contributing factors which are clearly understood by all concerned.
c) Promoting effective safety actions
d) Harnessing expertise and information necessary to its safety role
e) Focusing its resources in the areas that are most likely to result in safety improvement.
f) Promote generally the development of all aspects of international civil aeronautics.