The Loganair flight LM0080 was serviceable with no relevant deferred defects prior to the fight. Weather forecasts for Sumburgh predicted thunderstorms with rain, snow, and hail, and winds gusting up to 60 kt, during the afternoon and early evening. The aircraft and...
LOGANAIR – SHORTS SD3-60 (G-BNMT)
The LOGANAIR flight G-BNMT accident was notified to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) at 1744 hrs on 27 February 2001 by Air Traffic Control, Edinburgh Airport. The investigation was conducted by: Mr D King (Investigator-in-Charge), Miss G M Dean...
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.