Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Jul 6, 2015 - 9:57 AM
According to AIN research, N-numbered business jets had not seen a fatal-free first half since 2009.
Jul 1, 2015 - 3:00 AM
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Jun 21, 2015 - 5:53 AM
Steven Metheny falsified information to make the aircraft appear to meet minimum payload specs.
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:20 PM
The new flotation system is for AgustaWestland A139, AW169 and AW189 helicopters.
A400M in flight
Jun 8, 2015 - 11:07 AM
Airbus D&S says fault was confined to one aircraft, in a final production error.
Jun 5, 2015 - 6:00 AM
Having two pilots yields only a slight safety advantage.
Jun 2, 2015 - 10:16 AM
Pilot said that he did not realize his landing gear was retracted until it was too late and he was “committed to land.”
Jun 1, 2015 - 10:38 AM
Pilot lost control of his helicopter during a turn as he attempted to exit poor weather conditions en route to Davis Base, Antarctica.
Jun 1, 2015 - 4:10 AM
Prelimary and final accident reports.
Overseas National Airways DC-9 "Carib Queen"
May 28, 2015 - 9:31 AM
It's 45 years since ALM Flight 980 ditched in the Caribbean.