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S 78/2003

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the manufacturer of the aircraft and by the authorities for civil aviation or airport operation or ATS.

(3) The investigator-in-charge may—

(a) by summons under his hand—
(i) call before him and examine any person as he thinks fit;
(ii) require such person to answer any question or furnish any information or produce any books, papers, documents and articles which he may consider relevant; and
(iii) make copies of and retain any such books, papers, documents and articles until the completion of the investigation;
(b) take statements from all such persons as he thinks fit and require any such person to make and sign a declaration of the truth of the statement made by him;
(c) on production, if required, of his credentials, enter and inspect any place, building or aircraft the entry or inspection whereof appears to him to be necessary for the purposes of the investigation;
(d) on production, if required, of his credentials, remove, test, take measures for the preservation of or otherwise deal with any aircraft other than an aircraft involved in the accident or incident where it appears to him to be necessary for the purposes of the investigation;
(e) take possession of, examine, remove, test or take measures for the preservation of any object or evidence as he considers necessary for the purposes of the investigation;
(f) require an immediate listing of evidence and removal of debris or components for examination or analysis purposes;
(g) require the readout of the flight recorders;
(h) in the case of a fatal accident, require a complete autopsy examination of fatally injured flight crew, and, when necessary, passengers and cabin crew by a pathologist, and if a pathologist experienced in the investigation of aircraft accidents is available, by such pathologist;
(i) where appropriate, require the medical and toxicological examination of the crew, passengers and aviation personnel