News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Jun 5, 2015 - 6:00 AM
Having two pilots yields only a slight safety advantage.
Jun 2, 2015 - 10:16 AM
Pilot said that he did not realize his landing gear was retracted until it was too late and he was “committed to land.”
Jun 1, 2015 - 10:38 AM
Pilot lost control of his helicopter during a turn as he attempted to exit poor weather conditions en route to Davis Base, Antarctica.
Jun 1, 2015 - 4:10 AM
Prelimary and final accident reports.
Overseas National Airways DC-9 "Carib Queen"
May 28, 2015 - 9:31 AM
It's 45 years since ALM Flight 980 ditched in the Caribbean.
May 22, 2015 - 10:43 AM
The FAA has updated its "Lessons Learned" safety library with six new modules detailing additional historically significant accidents.
May 22, 2015 - 7:20 AM
The aircraft was landing on an unpaved strip.
A400M used in paratroop dropping
May 11, 2015 - 7:50 AM
Four of six crew killed during failed emergency return to Seville.
May 7, 2015 - 7:28 AM
The pilot and three passengers were killed when the airplane crashed into terrain.
Germanwings A320
May 6, 2015 - 11:11 AM
Briefly set altitude on FCU to 100 feet during flight from Dusseldorf to Barcelona