IA seminar on 12 September 2024

We will be holding the IA renewal seminar on 12 September 2024

Keynote Speaker

Shawn Etcher is an Aviation Safety Investigator and has been with the NTSB since February 2008 and the Operational Factors Division since 2015. He has served as an investigator-in-charge, on approximately 500 accident/incident events as well as a group chairman in the Operational Factors Division. He has assisted in international investigations including: FlyDubai 981 in Rostov-On-Don Russia, Emirates 521 in Dubai, UAE, and Lion Air 610 and Sriwijaya 182 in Indonesia. Some of his recent domestic investigations include: British Airways 2276 in Las Vegas, NV, Eastern Airlines 3452, New York, NY, American Airlines 383, Chicago, IL, Air Canada 759, San Francisco, CA, TransAir 810, Honolulu, HI, and Delta 30, Atlanta, GA.

He has over 25 years of experience in the aviation industry and was an airline pilot for 13 years serving as a Captain and First Officer on domestic and international flights. He has over 20 years’ experience in accident investigation as well as serving for 4 years as an Event Review Committee member for the airline’s ASAP program. He holds an Airline Transport Pilot license, as well as a certificated flight instructor license with airplane single-engine, multiengine and instrument ratings. He has about 10,000 total flight hours.