The FLYBE flight BE461 crew and aircraft were operating the first sector of a return fight from Newcastle to London Gatwick. They were aware of forecast strong and gusty wind conditions throughout the south of England. The commander was the PF and, once the PNF...
The FLYBE flight G-JEDR was on a VOR approach to Southampton Airport in icing conditions when, as the first stage of flap was selected, the amber FLAP POWER caution illuminated on the Caution and Warning Panel (CWP) and the flaps remained up. The crew calculated that...
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.