(Contributory) cause index
Last updated: 10 January 2005

Significant safety issues containing links to relevant internet sources and accident listings.

AIRPLANE
Airframe failure, Design error, Engines, Flight surfaces, Instruments, Pressurization, Systems, Undercarriage

ATC & NAVIGATION
Language/communication problems, VFR flight in IMC, Wrong or misinterpreted instructions

CARGO OCCURRENCES
Wrong Centre of Gravity, Airplane overloaded etc.

COLLISIONS
Collisions between aircraft on the ground and in midair, collisions with birds and objects.

EXTERNAL FACTORS
Foreign Object Damage (FOD), Wake vortex.

FLIGHTCREW
Alcohol/drug usage, Mental condition, Non adherence to procedures, Insufficient rest / fatigue etc.

FIRE
Hangar/ground fire, Inflight fire, etc.

LANDING/TAKEOFF
Fast, heavy landing, Tailscrape, Locked rudders/ailerons/gustlock, Wrong takeoff configuration (flaps/trim) etc.

MAINTENANCE
Failure to follow AD and SB's, Wrong installation of parts etc.

RESULT
CFIT, emergency landing, Crash out of control etc.

SECURITY
Sabotage (bomb), Shot down, Hijack etc.

WEATHER
Icing, Lightningstrike, Thunderstorm, Windshear etc.

UNKNOWN
probable cause undetermined

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