Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Accident aircraft had logged 567 hours since its first flight in November 2006 and was scheduled to complete flight-testing by the end of next year.
Russia and the UK suspended flights to and from Egypt while awaiting the findings of an investigation into the October 31 crash of a Metrojet A321.
The two pilots were killed when their aircraft crashed about 600 feet short of the VOR station, which was about one mile from the runway.
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Post-accident examination of the engine revealed that all of the compressor turbine blades had separated.
How does this incredibly experienced, long-time crew end up with a habitual failure to comply with checklists?
There were no survivors among the 224 people on board the flight from Sharm el-Sheikh to St Petersburg.
Prototype 2 of the civil tiltrotor went down during a routine test flight.
French accident investigators determined that the nosegear was pointed to the left after a hard touchdown.
Both engines flamed out although usable fuel remained in the main tank of the Airbus Helicopters light twin.