|Aircraft Accident and Incident
Investigation International Standards And Recommended Practices
Standards and Recommended Practices for Aircraft Accident Inquires were first adopted by the Council on 11April 1951 pursuant to Article 37 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944) and were designated as Annex-13 to the Convention. The Standards and Recommended Practices were based on recommendations of the Accident Investigation Division at its First Session in February 1946 which were further developed at the Second of the Division in February 1947.
An Annex is made up of the following component parts, not all of which, however, are necessarily found in every Annex; they have the status indicated. 1. Material Comprising the Annex Proper
Any specification for physical characteristics, configuration, material, performance, personnel or procedure, the uniform application of which is recognized as necessary for the safety or regularity of International ir Navigation and to which Contracting States will conform in accordance with the Convention; in the event of impossibility of compliance, notification to the Council is compulsory under Article 38.
Definitions of terms used in the Standards and Recommended Practices which are not self-explanatory in that the they do not have accepted dictionary meanings. A definition does not not have an independent status but is an essential part of each Standard and Recommended Practice in which the term is used, since a change in the meaning of the term would affect the specification.
International Standards and Recommended Practice
When the following terms are used in the Standard and Recommended Practices for Aircraft Accident and Incident investigation, they have the following meaning: