Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Oct 31, 2015 - 7:16 AM
There were no survivors among the 224 people on board the flight from Sharm el-Sheikh to St Petersburg.
Oct 30, 2015 - 10:39 AM
Prototype 2 of the civil tiltrotor went down during a routine test flight.
Oct 29, 2015 - 11:05 AM
French accident investigators determined that the nosegear was pointed to the left after a hard touchdown.
Oct 23, 2015 - 4:03 PM
Both engines flamed out although usable fuel remained in the main tank of the Airbus Helicopters light twin.
Oct 22, 2015 - 11:23 AM
Under a legal cooperation treaty, the sentence of three years, one month and 10 days would be served in the U.S.
Oct 22, 2015 - 10:46 AM
Registered as N153RW, the single-engine turboprop was substantially damaged in the accident, which occurred in day VMC.
Dassault Falcon 8X
Oct 19, 2015 - 10:40 AM
The first customer-bound 8X arrived in Little Rock this month.
Oct 15, 2015 - 12:01 PM
Pieces of paper won’t prevent an accident, but a safety culture backed by documentation that is believed in and adhered to will go a long way.
Oct 7, 2015 - 10:35 AM
HPC failure shed fragments that breached engine case and cowling
Oct 6, 2015 - 10:12 AM
Accident caused by the crew "initiating and continuing a descent in IMC below the authorized altitude without visual contact with the runway environment."