Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board

The Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board (STSB, German: Schweizerische Sicherheitsuntersuchungsstelle; French: Service suisse d'enquête de securité; Italian: Servizio d'inchiesta svizzero sulla sicurezza) is a government agency of Switzerland. It investigates civil aviation accidents and incidents and cableway, roadway, waterway, and railway accidents. The head office is in Bern. The aviation division is based at Payerne Airport in Payerne and the rail/navigation division is based in Bern.[1]

Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board
(in German) Schweizerische Sicherheitsuntersuchungsstelle
(in French) Service suisse d'enquête de securité
(in Italian) Servizio d'inchiesta svizzero sulla sicurezza
(in Romansh) Servetsch svizzer d'inquisiziun da segirezza

Offices of the STSB Rail/Navigation Division in Bern
Agency overview
JurisdictionFederal administration of Switzerland
Minister responsible
Parent agencyFederal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications


The Swiss Accident Investigation Board (German: Schweizerische Unfalluntersuchungsstelle; French: Service d'enquête suisse sur les accidents; Italian: Servizio d’inchiesta svizzero sugli infortuni) was established on 1 November 2011 when the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau and the Investigation Bureau for Railway, Funicular and Boat Accidents merged.[2] On 1 February 2015 the name was changed to its current name.[3]

Notes and references

  1. "Adresses." [sic] Swiss Accident Investigation Board. Retrieved on 30 April 2013. "Swiss Accident Investigation Board SAIB Manegement board Bundeshaus Nord, Kochergasse 10 CH-3003 Berne" and "Aviation division Aéropôle 1 CH-1530 Payerne" and "Rail/Navigation division Monbijoustr. 51 A CH-3003 Berne"
  2. "Swiss Accident Investigation Board SAIB." (Archive) Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications. Retrieved on 30 April 2013.
  3. "Organisation" (Archive). Swiss Accident Investigation Board. Retrieved on 18 February 2015.

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