Information about investigations

European Regulation European regulation n°996/2010 specifies that the BEA makes public information on the progress of its investigations and that it informs in advance the members of the families of victims.

In the context of an investigation that it conducts after an aviation disaster, the BEA:

-                     Communicates through various means (internet site, press releases, and press conferences) at each major stage of its investigations (initiation of the investigation, information, interim report, and final report) to the media and the public.

-                     Regularly sends mail to the families of victims providing updates on the progress of the investigation and gives them first access to reports to be published.