Aviation Incident

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Aviation_Accident | Aviation_Incident | Aviation_Occurrence

“reportable aviation incident” means an incident resulting directly from the operation of an airplane having a maximum certificated takeoff weight greater than 5 700 kg, or from the operation of a rotorcraft having a maximum certificated takeoff weight greater than 2 250 kg, where

(a) an engine fails or is shut down as a precautionary measure;

(b) a transmission gearbox malfunction occurs;

(c) smoke or fire occurs;

(d) difficulties in controlling the aircraft are encountered owing to any aircraft system malfunction, weather phenomena, wake turbulence, uncontrolled vibrations or operations outside the flight envelope;

(e) the aircraft fails to remain within the intended landing or takeoff area, lands with all or part of the landing gear retracted or drags a wing tip, an engine pod or any other part of the aircraft;

(f) any crew member whose duties are directly related to the safe operation of the aircraft is unable to perform the crew member’s duties as a result of a physical incapacitation that poses a threat to the safety of any person, property or the environment;

(g) depressurization occurs that necessitates an emergency descent;

(h) a fuel shortage occurs that necessitates a diversion or requires approach and landing priority at the destination of the aircraft;

(i) the aircraft is refuelled with the incorrect type of fuel or contaminated fuel;

(j) a collision, a risk of collision or a loss of separation occurs;

(k) a crew member declares an emergency or indicates any degree of emergency that requires priority handling by an air traffic control unit or the standing by of emergency response services;

(l) a slung load is released unintentionally or as a precautionary or emergency measure from the aircraft; or

(m) any dangerous goods are released in or from the aircraft.


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