1351. Mandatory reporting of occurrences.

The Occurrence Reporting Regulation1 provides that certain occurrences2 which may represent a significant risk to aviation safety must be reported through a mandatory occurrence reporting system3. The types of occurrences to be reported include those that relate to the operation of the aircraft4, technical conditions, maintenance and repair of aircraft, air navigation services and facilities and aerodromes and ground services5. The duty to report such occurrences falls to several people including the pilot in command6.

The handling of the reports must be done with a view to preventing the use of information for purposes other than safety, and must appropriately