Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) and Enhaced Proximity Warning System (EGPWS) are safety systems that are installed on aircraft to provide pilots with visual and auditory warnings of potential ground collisions. GPWS utilizes a combination of altitude, airspeed,...
Air Blue – Airbus A321-231-A5 (AP-BJB) flight ABQ202
Air Blue flight ABQ202 , operated with an Airbus A321 (AP-BJP) on 28 July 2010, was a scheduled domestic flight sector Karachi - Islamabad. The aircraft had 152 persons on board, including six crew members. Air Blue flight ABQ202 took-off from Karachi at 0241 UTC...
PT. AVIASTAR MANDIRI – BRITISH AEROSPACE BAe 146-300 (PK-BRD)
On the morning of 9 April 2009, a British Aerospace BAe 146-300 aircraft, registered PT. AVIASTAR MANDIRI flight PK-BRD was on a scheduled passenger and cargo flight from Sentani Airport to Wamena Airport, Papua. The crew consisted of two pilots, two flight...
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.