An aviation accident is defined by the Convention on International Civil Aviation Annex 13 as an occurrence associated with the operation of an aircraft, which takes place between the time any person boards the aircraft with the intention of flight until all such persons have disembarked, where a person is fatally or seriously injured, the aircraft sustains damage or structural failure or the aircraft is missing or is completely inaccessible.
Civil aviation is one of two major categories of flying, representing all non-military aviation, both private and commercial.
The Department of Transport is the department of the South African government concerned with transport.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
Midrand is an area in central Gauteng Province, South Africa.
A national aviation authority (NAA) or civil aviation authority is a government statutory authority in each country that maintains an aircraft register and oversees the approval and regulation of civil aviation.
The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) is an agency of the government of South Africa that regulates railroad safety.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.