serious incident

serious incident

An incident involving circumstance indicating that an accident nearly occurred (ICAO). Examples of serious incidents are near collision requiring an avoidance maneuver to avoid a collision or an unsafe situation or when avoidance action would have been appropriate; controlled flight into terrain only marginally avoided; aborted take-offs on a closed or engaged runway; landing or attempted landings on a closed or engaged runway; gross failures to achieve predicted performance during takeoff or initial climb; fires and smoke in the passenger compartments or engine fires, even though such fires were extinguished by the use of extinguished agents; events requiring the use of emergency oxygen by the flight crew (ICAO).
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Why should my stupid clowning have led the world to elevate it into a serious incident? Even De Griers has found it necessary to put in his oar (and he only interferes on the most important occasions), and to visit me, and to address to me the most earnest supplications.
MAN was taken to hospital following a serious incident in Gwynedd.
The Accident Investigation Bureau [AIB] has accused Nigeria's Air Peace other airlines in the country of forming the habit of failing to report accidents or serious incident to the accident investigation bureau.
According to a statement issued by the developers, Toroverde, all zipline flights have been cancelled until further notice due to a 'very serious incident' on the mountain.
It was reported last week that police were investigating a "serious incident" on the cul-de-sac, off Mauldeth Road, close to Heaton Moor Golf Club.
Merseyside Police are now appealing for witnesses following the "serious incident" at Sherlocks Wine Bar in Birkenhead in the early hours of the morning, with Wirral council having suspended the bar's licence at a meeting earlier this month.
IRISH air accident investigators will assist in an investigation of a serious incident involving two Ryanair aircraft which flew dangerously close to each other.
"Making a serious incident report to the commission is not in itself an admission of wrongdoing or failure.
Detectives investigating the serious incident, which saw a 38-year-old man suffer gunshot wounds to his leg, have released a 20-year-old from Nuneaton and 24-year-old from Coventry.
A "serious incident" is defined as one in which the consequences to a patient or the "potential for learning" are so significant as to warrant a comprehensive response.
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