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 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
Mar 1, 2016 - 11:09 AM
Preliminary and final reports
Feb 3, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Incident left hole in fuselage of Airbus narrowbody wet leased from Greece's Hermes Aviation by Somalia's Daallo Airlines.
Feb 1, 2016 - 7:40 AM
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Jan 29, 2016 - 3:11 PM
The crew of the ATR 72-500 approached Magong Airport in Taiwan below the minimum descent altitude during a thunderstorm.
Jan 20, 2016 - 7:37 PM
The Phenom 100 crashed short of the runway in Gaithersburg, Md., on Dec. 8, 2014.
Jan 20, 2016 - 10:55 AM
Brazilian investigators point to IMC conditions and a lack of training on missed approaches in the 560 XLS+ in the August 13, 2014 crash.
Jan 19, 2016 - 9:06 AM
A CitationJet pilot told controllers that his autopilot had failed, along with other instruments, shortly before the aircraft crashed Monday in Utah.
Jan 4, 2016 - 9:40 AM
Meanwhile, the number of non-fatal mishaps last year increased threefold, rising from six in 2014 to 18.