Part 12 - Accidents, Incidents, and Statistics

This compilation of the above Civil Aviation Rule was made by the Civil Aviation Authority as a reference document to provide details of the current rule requirements. It is not the official version of the Rule and should only be used as a reference document. It does not contain the statement specifying the Rule Objective, and the Extent of Consultation.

Rule brief

The objective of Part 12 is to ensure that the Authority receives information about accidents and incidents. The information will be analysed to identify any necessary corrective actions with an overall objective of improving aviation safety.

Part 12 includes —

  • reporting requirements for accidents
  • reporting requirements for incidents including —
  • aircraft incidents
  • aerodrome incidents
  • airspace incidents
  • bird incidents
  • dangerous goods incidents
  • defect incidents
  • facility malfunction incidents
  • promulgated information incidents
  • security incidents
  • requirements for the preservation of evidence
  • statistical returns