1. Accidents and serious incidents
Accidents and serious incidents (definitions according to § 2 Flugunfalluntersuchungsgesetz (Act relating to the investigation of accidents and incidents in civil aviation) have to be reported to the German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU). The legal basis for this is § 7 LuftVO in connection with Regulation (EU) No 996/2010.
For further information regarding reports of accidents and serious incidents as well as regarding the BFU itself, please see German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation on the internet.
Reporting accidents and serious incidents to the BFU does not release from the obligations described below to report to the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt.