Accidents Accidents, Safety, Security and Training
News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
Pilot became unresponsive after reporting an unspecified problem and asking for a descent
Authorities reported that the pilot, the only person on board, reported an engine failure on takeoff and was trying to return to the airport.
Pilot reported helicopter spun out of control before hitting the ground.
Preliminary, factual and final reports
The NTSB determined the probable cause to be the crew’s continuation of an unstable nonprecision approach.
Brazilian politician Eduardo Campos was among 10 people killed with a Cessna Citation Excel crashed at a military airbase near the city of Santos.
Eight survivors taken to a Tehran hospital.
Air Algerie flight 5017 went missing en route to Algiers, while flying over Mali.
The ATR 72-500 failed in its second attempt to land in stormy weather.
The Gulfstream IV-SP’s mechanical gust lock system locks the ailerons and rudder in the neutral position and the elevator in the down position.