At 8 h 48 Air France flight AF22 took off from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport for New York J.F. Kennedy one and a half hours late. About 30 minutes later he was cleared to follow a route in oceanic airspace, which he estimated entering at 10 h 27. At about 10 h 00,...
MEA Middle East Airlines – Airbus A330-200 (OD-MEA) airplane OD-MEA
The flight crew of MEA Middle East Airlines airplane OD-MEA was about to leave stand H12 of Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. A tractor and a tow bar were coupled to the aircraft for the pushback. During the manoeuvre, the tractor driver tried to align the aircraft on...
An aviation accident is an incident in which an aircraft is damaged or destroyed as a result of a collision, fire, structural failure, or other event. Aviation accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, including mechanical failure, pilot error, adverse weather conditions, and sabotage. Aviation accidents can result in fatalities, injuries, and damage to property.
An aviation incident is an occurrence, other than an accident, that affects or could affect the safety of aircraft operations. Examples of aviation incidents include near collisions, runway incursions, and unruly passenger incidents.
Aviation serious incidents
A serious incident in aviation refers to an event that could have resulted in an accident or that had the potential to cause serious injury or death. Some examples of serious incidents in aviation include engine failure, in-flight fires, and loss of control of the aircraft.