Turkish Airlines flight TK981 after a stop at Orly and a delay to its schedule because of the last minute embarkation of numerous passengers, TC-JAV took off for London at 1132 hrs. Shortly after 1140 hrs, when the Turkish Airlines flight TK981 had reached 12,000 feet...
Air Contractors – ATR72-202 (EI-SLG)
Air Contractors ATR72 EI-SLG was on the first flight following a maintenance check and the aircraft experienced an uncommanded yaw resulting in a roll to the left as it accelerated through 185 kt. Directional control was regained and subsequent cockpit indications...
United Airlines – Boeing B737-200 (N999UA) flight UA585
On March 3, 1991, United Airlines flight UA585 was on a scheduled passenger flight from Denver, Colorado, to Colorado Springs, Colorado. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time, and the flight was on an instrument flight rules flight plan. Numerous...
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.