Swissair flight SR831 was in flight from London Heathrow to Geneva after the climb to FL290 and establishing cruise conditions at 11:05 UTC a loud bang was heard by the flight and cabin crew. The cabin crew advised the cockpit crew by interphone of their observations....
Swissair – Mcdonnel Douglas – MD11 (HB-IWF) flight SR111
Swissair flight SR111 crashed near Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada on September 02nd 1998. At 0018 UTC (2018 eastern daylight savings time) on 2 September 1998, the McDonnell Douglas2 (MD) MD-11, operating as SR 111, departed John F. Kennedy (JFK) International...
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.