Transportation Safety Committee was established by Presidential Decree
in 2012 (Perpres No.2
Tahun 2012), as a permanent independent institution
responsible to the President of Republic of Indonesia.
NTSC is responsible for the investigation of safety deficiencies of
aviation, maritime, railway and road transportation.
Based on the results of accident investigations, the NTSC issues
recommendations to prevent the recurrence of similar accidents. The
NTSC conducts research and studies necessary to perform these duties,
and to identify possible safety deficiencies (see
The very important aspect of the investigation is that the
sole objective of the activity is to prevent accident/incident, not to
apportion blame or liability.
concept of a single agency that could develop a higher level of safety
than individual modal agencies working separately.
can properly perform its function if it is totally separated and independent
from any other government agency of the Republic of Indonesia.
has no authority to regulate, fund or be directly involved in the operation
of any mode of transportation.
function and task are to oversee the transportation system, conduct
investigations and make recommendations from a totally objective viewpoint,
and to make recommendations for needed safety improvements.
- The five
members of NTSC are appointed by the President for a five years period
(this has not been applied yet).
- The NTSC
members elect a Chairman and Secretary of the Commission for a one year
period and on a rotating base.
- The NTSC
Transportation Commission Safety Investigation conducts :
a. Transportation Safety System Investigations
b. Accident and Incident Investigations
determines the when, what, who, how and why, of transportation accident.
promotes transportation safety through the recommendation process.
shall conduct reactive and proactive researches. Proactive researches
the effectiveness of other government agencies transportation safety
and reviewing transportation issues
a reactive research will only be performed whenever an accident/incident
occurs (see flow chart).
A database is maintained to identify and project the trends.
accidents/incidents recurrence, the NTSC develops and issues safety recommendations
other government agencies, the industry, and other organizations to
improve transportation safety.
Presiden Republik Indonesia
Nomor 2 Tahun 2012 Tentang Komite Nasional
Keselamatan Transportasi (Presidential Decree num. 2/2012 about National
Transportation Safety Committee).
No KM. 48 Tahun 2012 tentang Organisasi dan Tata
Kerja Sekretariat Komite Nasional Keselamatan Transportasi (Ministry of
Decree num. KM 48/2012 about Organization and procedure of the secretariat of NTSC).
Organizational structure of NTSC