Definition of an accident

An accident is an occurrence associated with the operation of a manned or unmanned aircraft in which a person has been fatally or seriously injured, the aircraft has sustained substantial damage or is missing. For a detailed definition of an accident or serious injury, see Art. 2, paras. 1, 5 and 17 of Regulation (EU) No 996/2010.



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Last edition: 07.10.2020