Managing hazards together, those with an SMS or not

Aircraft on runway being loaded for next flightBoth airlines’ and aerodromes’ Safety Management Systems (SMS) need to manage hazards throughout their operations. It is important that all SMSs ‘talk to each other’ and take account of third parties without an SMS. The following incident provides an example of what can happen when this does not occur.

"On 4 November 2013, a Boeing 767-300 (CN-RNT) being operated by Royal Air Maroc on a scheduled passenger flight (RAM 206) from Casablanca to Montreal had just begun disembarking its 243 passengers after arriving at Montreal in daylight when a burning smell became evident in the passenger cabin."  Read more about managing hazards together...

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