The AIC uses the European Co-ordination Centre for Accident and Incident Reporting Systems (ECCAIRS) for collecting and analyzing data from the accident and serious incident investigation, as recommended by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The information showed in the charts below is based on the investigations conducted by the AIC since its establishment in 2010.

Occurrence categories distribution

The chart above shows the distribution of categories identified in the safety occurrences investigated by the AIC Based on the ICAO ADREP 2000 taxonomy standards for codification, occurrence categories are established to classify safety occurrences based on the specific characteristics of their most representative events. An occurrence can be classified in more than one category if specific conditions are met. Further information on ICAO ADREP 2000 taxonomy can be found on Click Here

Distribution of aircraft by type of operation

The chart above shows the distribution of the aircraft involved in the occurrences investigated by the AIC according to the specific type of operation that was being conducted at the time of the occurrence. Types of operation are in accordance with ICAO ADREP 2000 taxonomy.

Distribution of occurrences per class by year

The chart above shows the distribution of the occurrences stored in AIC’s database since 2010, by class of occurrence.

Accidents, serious incidents and incidents are defined in Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation.