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Legal Framework

Legal Framework


The investigation of accidents and incidents in civil aviation in Germany is based on the

Law Relating to the Investigation into Accidents and Incidents Associated with the Operation of Civil Aircraft,

dated August 26th, 1998.

This Law is harmonised with the Anex 13 to the ICAO convention and the

Regulation (EU) No 996/2010 of the European Parliament and the Council of 20 October 2010 on the investigation and prevention of accidents and incidents in civil aviation and repealing Directive 94/56/EC.

In addition to the a.m. Law, the Regulations for the Notification of Aircraft Accidents and Incidents (§ 7 LuftVO) was adapted.

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