unplanned happening

See: accident, quirk
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It was a conversation that reconfirmed my view that for many, if not for all, of us life is a matter of hazard, chance encounters and unplanned happenings. For me, my first coming to Kenya was determined when my old professor at Nottingham University said one day in the common room in early 1967, "Would any of you young guys like to go to Kenya for a couple of years?" For Christian, it was a meeting on a London tube train with an American who persuaded him that Nairobi was a better choice of a place to work than cold Edinburgh, where he had intended to try his luck.
"It is also crucial to have network/server monitoring embedded in the broadcast ecosystem to prevent unplanned happenings, and to mitigate the risks before they develop into crisis or a full-blown disaster.