Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

May 16, 2017, 5:06 PM

Pilots in CL604 Upset Use Clouds for Attitude Recovery

Since the sky and the ocean were almost the same blue color, the pilot had been able to recognize the aircraft's flight attitude only with the clouds.

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Mar 24, 2016 - 11:29 AM
The all-composite CA-9, tail number PR-ZRA, was registered as experimental, as are some 6,400 of Brazil's 18,400 general aviation aircraft.
Mar 24, 2016 - 9:49 AM
Pieces consistent with Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777
Mar 22, 2016 - 10:03 AM
According to the AAIB, the helicopter’s decreasing airspeed went unnoticed by the pilots until the helicopter was in a critically low-energy state.
Mar 21, 2016 - 10:41 AM
Efforts underway to retrieve information from badly damaged cockpit voice recorder
Mar 19, 2016 - 8:41 AM
All 62 passengers and crew were killed on Flydubai flight FZ981 from Dubai to Rostov-on-Don.
Mar 14, 2016 - 1:31 PM
BEA concludes pilot feared for his job despite strict confidentiality laws in Germany
Mar 14, 2016 - 10:34 AM
The NTSB determined that available evidence indicated the pilot failed to follow emergency procedures for an engine failure during takeoff.
Mar 11, 2016 - 10:53 AM
Twinjet sustained “minor damage to the wing leading edges” after colliding with runway lights during its landing roll on snow-contaminated runway.
Mar 10, 2016 - 9:54 AM
CEO says light planes destroyed but BBJ "undamaged."
Mar 2, 2016 - 12:39 PM
Malaysian transport minister stops short of confirming part came from Malaysia Airlines MH370