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News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Feb 27, 2011 - 5:00 AM
After a study of the effectiveness of airbags and restraints, the NTSB has concluded that airbags in general aviation would save lives and urged the FAA–as
Feb 26, 2011 - 3:15 AM
<b>PRELIMINARY REPORT: IN-FLIGHT FIRE DOWNS MEXICAN HELICOPTER</b> <b>Bell 212, Las Choapas, Mexico, Oct.
Feb 24, 2011 - 11:10 AM
Improper de-icing procedures led to an accident that substantially damaged a Flexjet Challenger 300 last winter at Chicago Executive Airport, according to
Feb 16, 2011 - 10:04 AM
Two separate crashes involving Let L-410 regional turboprops claimed a total of 16 victims on Monday.&nbsp; <br /> The first involved a scheduled flight
Feb 10, 2011 - 6:45 AM
A Fairchild Metroliner crashed in fog at Cork Airport in Ireland today, killing six people and injuring six more.
Jan 30, 2011 - 5:00 AM
• Require manufacturers to modify restraint systems vulnerable to being used incorrectly in newly built GA airplanes and to modify restraints in existing a
Jan 29, 2011 - 6:45 AM
The State of Maryland has filed a $4 million suit against the FAA alleging controller negligence related to the <a href="ain-and-ainalerts/aviation-interna
Jan 29, 2011 - 6:15 AM
<b>Mitsubishi MU-2B-60, Elyria, Ohio, Jan 18, 2010–</b>The turboprop twin was destroyed and its ATP-rated pilot and three passengers were killed when it cr
Jan 29, 2011 - 6:15 AM
<b>Hawker Beechcraft King Air B100, Benavides, Texas, Oct.
Jan 29, 2011 - 5:45 AM
<b>Gulfstream IV, New York, N.Y., July 27, 2010–</b>While the twinjet was taxiing to its parking area on the ramp at John F.