- (b) any communication between any person having been involved in the operation of the aircraft;
- (c) any medical or private information regarding any person involved in the accident or incident;
- (d) any cockpit voice recording and transcript from such recording;
- (e) any ATS voice recording and transcript from such recording; or
- (f) any opinion expressed in the analysis of information, including flight recorder information.
(2) A record referred to in sub-paragraph (1) shall be included in a Final Report or its appendices, or in any other report only when it is relevant to the analysis of the accident or incident.
(3) Such parts of the record which are not relevant to the analysis of the accident or incident shall not be included in the Final Report.
Release and disposal of aircraft and wreckage
19.—(1) If the retention of the aircraft involved in an accident or incident, parts of the aircraft or aircraft wreckage, or any contents of the aircraft is no longer necessary for the purposes of an investigation, the Chief Inspector shall release custody of the aircraft, parts, wreckage or contents to the following person or persons:
- (a) if the aircraft is a Singapore aircraft—
- (i) the owner of the aircraft, parts, wreckage or contents;
- (ii) where the owner is dead, his personal representative; or
- (iii) a person authorised in writing by the owner or his personal representative to take custody on behalf of the owner or the owner’s personal representative; and
- (b) in any other case, to the person or persons designated by the State of Registry or the State of the Operator, as the case may be.
(2) If a person to whom custody of the aircraft, parts, wreckage or contents is to be released refuses to take custody thereof or fails to take custody within a reasonable period, the aircraft, parts, wreckage or contents may be disposed of in such manner as the Chief Inspector considers fit.