Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Apr 24, 2017 - 12:06 PM
NTSB found the crew decided to land with tailwinds that exceeded the airplane's operating limitations.
Apr 18, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Weather was an unfortunately timely topic, with a weather-related helicopter crash occuring near Rio de Janeiro, just minutes before the meeting.
Apr 9, 2017 - 9:53 PM
Turbine business airplane accidents worldwide claimed the lives of fewer people in the first quarter—16 compared to 25 in the same period last year.
Apr 6, 2017 - 3:00 AM
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Mar 27, 2017 - 12:23 PM
While parked at Salt Lake CIty Airport, the Citation X suffered wing damage when it was struck by a pickup truck heading to another part of the airport.
Ka-27PS in flight
Mar 22, 2017 - 10:46 AM
New radars, avionics and communication systems are being added to the veteran ASW machines.
Mar 21, 2017 - 11:42 AM
An employee of the former Avantair admitted to attempting to hinder federal authorities investigating why an elevator detached from one of its aircraft.
Mar 20, 2017 - 11:43 AM
The 604 lost control and plunged possibly as much as 25,000 feet after passing 1,000 feet of a 'large transport category airport."
Mar 16, 2017 - 12:48 PM
Rescuers who arrived on scene about 75 minutes after the accident reported a wide debris field.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:50 AM
Based on data from 50 countries, the number of helicopter accidents has been on a downturn for the past several years.