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News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Nov 1, 2014 - 2:35 AM
Pilot became unresponsive after reporting an unspecified problem and asking for a descent
Oct 30, 2014 - 4:42 PM
Authorities reported that the pilot, the only person on board, reported an engine failure on takeoff and was trying to return to the airport.
Oct 13, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Pilot reported helicopter spun out of control before hitting the ground.
Oct 6, 2014 - 12:25 AM
Preliminary, factual and final reports
Oct 1, 2014 - 4:40 AM
The NTSB determined the probable cause to be the crew’s continuation of an unstable nonprecision approach.
Aug 13, 2014 - 3:26 PM
Brazilian politician Eduardo Campos was among 10 people killed with a Cessna Citation Excel crashed at a military airbase near the city of Santos.
Aug 11, 2014 - 12:50 PM
Eight survivors taken to a Tehran hospital.
Jul 24, 2014 - 9:42 AM
Air Algerie flight 5017 went missing en route to Algiers, while flying over Mali.
Jul 23, 2014 - 2:50 PM
The ATR 72-500 failed in its second attempt to land in stormy weather.
Jun 13, 2014 - 3:04 PM
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.