List of circumstances which are NOT extraordinary

The National Enforcement Bodies of the Member States considered that the following incidents do not constitute extraordinary circumstances for the purpose of the Regulation.

The National Enforcement Bodies of the Member States considered that the following incidents do not constitute extraordinary circumstances for the purpose of the Regulation.

NumberCategoryIncident
1.Technical issuesTechnical issues which arise as a result of the air carrier’s failure to maintain its aircraft in accordance with the required maintenance programme.
2.Technical issuesTechnical issues which were found during maintenance where the part or system in question was scheduled to be checked. Over-running maintenance can be a reflection of poor maintenance planning.
3.Crew out-of-hoursWhen this occurs as a result of poor operational planning by the air carrier and inadequate flight and turnaround times being allocated for the aircraft.
4.Absence of correct Flight DocumentationWhere the failure to prepare and submit the documentation necessary to operate the flight was due to factors within the air carrier’s control
5.Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) InspectionsSAFA aircraft inspections which reveal technical issues which require immediate assessment and/or aircraft repair.
(These are issues that should have been addressed during the normal maintenance or operation of the aircraft)

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