Safety Data Collection and Processing Systems (SDCPS)

Source: ICAO Annex 13, Attachment E

Safety Data Collection and Processing Systems (SDCPS) refer to processing and reporting systems, databases, schemes for exchange of information, and recorded information and include:

  1. Records pertaining to accident and incident investigations;
  2. Mandatory incident reporting systems;
  3. Voluntary incident reporting systems;
  4. Self-disclosure reporting systems, including automatic data capture systems, as well as manual data capture systems.

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Further Reading


  • Annex 13 — Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation;
  • Annex 6 - Operation of Aircraft, Part I, Chapter 3.

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