On January 7, 2013, about 1021 eastern standard time, smoke was discovered by cleaning personnel in the aft cabin of a Japan Airlines Boeing B787 registered JA829J , which was parked at a gate at General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport (BOS), Boston,...
The crew took off from Atlanta Hartsfield on a flight bound for Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. In cruise at FL 380, a cabin crew member noticed a smell chracteristic of an electrical fire at the level of seat 4F in Business Class. He turned off electrical power to...
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.