Taiwan Transportation Safety Board

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Coordinates: 24°59′03″N 121°32′29″E / 24.984269°N 121.541404°E / 24.984269; 121.541404

The Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (Chinese: 國家運輸安全調查委員會) is an independent government agency of the Republic of China responsible for major transportation accidents on aviation, railways, waterways, and highways in Taiwan.[1] The council is headquartered in Xindian District, New Taipei.[2] Its headquarters were previously in Songshan District, Taipei.[3][4]

Taiwan Transportation Safety Board
Taiwan Transportation Safety Board.png
Agency overview
Formed25 May 1998 (as the Aviation Safety Committee)
Preceding agencies
  • Aviation Safety Committee
  • Aviation Safety Council
Jurisdiction Taiwan
HeadquartersXindian, New Taipei
Agency executives


Logo of a predecessor agency, the Aviation Safety Council

The Aviation Safety Committee, later renamed Aviation Safety Council, was established on 25 May 1998 as an independent agency. It was put under the administration of Executive Yuan in May 2001 until 20 May 2012 after which it became an independent body again.[5] On 1 August 2019, the agency was renamed Taiwan Transportation Safety Board. Its portfolio expanded to cover major highway and railway incidents alongside aviation safety.[6]

Departmental structureEdit

The agency is grouped into the following structure:[5]

Investigation LabEdit

  • Site Survey
  • Flight Recorders Readout
  • Performance Analysis
  • Data Integration & Simulation
  • Engineering Research & Development

Flight Safety DivisionEdit

  • TACARE Systems
  • Safety Improvement Research Projects
  • Promotion & Public Affairs
  • Safety Recommendations Implementation
  • flight Safety Database

Occurrence Investigation DivisionEdit

  • Response to Occurrence Notification
  • Occurrence Investigation
  • Safety Recommendations
  • Investigation Techniques Research & Development
  • Coordination with International Air Safety Organizations

Legal and Administration DivisionEdit

  • Legal Affairs
  • General Affairs
  • Account Receivable
  • Documentation
  • Transportation
  • Library

List of leadersEdit

Aviation Safety Committee
Aviation Safety Council, Executive Yuan
Aviation Safety Council
Taiwan Transportation Safety Board
  • Young Hong-tsu (since 1 August 2019)


ASC headquarters is accessible within walking distance North of Dapinglin Station of the Taipei Metro.

See alsoEdit


Words in native languagesEdit


  1. ^ https://www.ttsb.gov.tw/1133/1134/1136/10462/post. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Contact Information Archived 2011-02-15 at the Wayback Machine." Aviation Safety Council. Retrieved on April 28, 2013. "Address: 11th Floor, 200, Section 3, Beixin Road, Xindian District, New Taipei City 231, Taiwan (R.O.C.)" - Chinese
  3. ^ "Interim Flight Safety Bulletin Reference No.: ASC-IFSB-03-03-002" (Archive). Aviation Safety Council. Retrieved on March 8, 2014. "Aviation Safety Council 16F, 99 Fu-shing North Road, Taipei 105, Taiwan Republic of China"
  4. ^ Home page (Archive). Aviation Safety Council. August 2, 2002. Retrieved on March 8, 2014. "地址:台北市復興北路九十九號十六樓"
  5. ^ a b "About ASC". Aviation Safety Council. Retrieved July 7, 2017.
  6. ^ Shan, Shelley (15 July 2019). "New agency to probe air and land accidents". Taipei Times. Retrieved 15 July 2019.

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