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 take-off 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).

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Incident stress — is a condition caused by acute stress which overwhelms a staff person trained to deal with critical incidents such as within the line of duty for first responders, EMTs, and other similar personnel. If not recognized and treated at onset,… …   Wikipedia

  • Incident Management (ITSM) — Incident Management (IcM) is an IT Service Management (ITSM) process area. The first goal of the incident management process is to restore a normal service operation as quickly as possible and to minimize the impact on business operations, thus… …   Wikipedia

  • incident room — incident centre, incident office or incident room noun A temporary establishment set up near the scene of a crime, disaster or unrest, etc by the police or army in order to collect information and monitor the situation • • • Main Entry: ↑incident …   Useful english dictionary

  • incident — [in′sə dənt] adj. [OFr < ML < prp. of L incidere, to fall upon < in , on + cadere, to fall: see CASE1] 1. likely to happen as a result or concomitant; incidental (to) [the cares incident to parenthood] 2. falling upon, striking, or… …   English World dictionary

  • incident room — incident .room n BrE a room in a police station or other place where police work on solving a particular serious crime …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • incident — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ major, serious ▪ little, minor, small, trivial (esp. BrE) ▪ further ▪ After …   Collocations dictionary

  • Incident (Scientology) — L. Ron Hubbard used the term Incident in a specific context for auditing in Scientology and Dianetics: the description of space opera events in our Universe s distant past, involving alien interventions in our past lives. It is a basic belief of… …   Wikipedia

  • Serious game — A serious game is a term used to refer to a software or hardware application developed with game technology and game design principles for a primary purpose other than pure entertainment. Serious games include games used for educational,… …   Wikipedia

  • incident — incidentless, adj. /in si deuhnt/, n. 1. an individual occurrence or event. 2. a distinct piece of action, or an episode, as in a story or play. 3. something that occurs casually in connection with something else. 4. something appertaining or… …   Universalium

  • serious — adj. 1 bad/dangerous VERBS ▪ be, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get ▪ By this time the riots were getting serious. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”