News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
ALPA claims Safety Board failed to identify multiple factors in 2015 accident
Investigators yet to find missing piece of broken fan blade
Pilots applied engine thrust just three seconds before impact
Overall, accident rate for civil helicopters declined in the U.S. for the first six months of 2016, to 3.28 per 100,000 flight hours
Preliminary, final and factual reports
The Ameriflight pilot discovered a 12-inch section of the vertical stabilizer missing after an unidentified object struck his airplane.
Pilots appeared to lose control of the vehicle as it nose-divd from 100 feet
Opinion calls for strict psychological testing as part of class 1 medical exam, more effective oversight of aeromedical examiners
The airplane crashed immediately after takeoff and was destroyed.
Investigation into cause continues