1377. Powers of inspectors.

An inspector1 has power to seek such advice or assistance as he deems necessary in making an investigation and further assistance may be given by persons appointed for that purpose by the Secretary of State2 at the request of the Chief Inspector of Air Accidents3.

For the purpose of enabling him to carry out an investigation into an accident4 or incident5 in the most efficient way and within the shortest time, an investigating inspector is authorised, where appropriate in co-operation with the authorities responsible for the judicial inquiry, to6:


    (1)     have free access to the site of the accident or