News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
The crash landing of the Merlin twin turboprop at Teterboro Airport, N.J., on May 31 followed a flight in which the pilot had aborted his first takeoff at
In its latest update, issued last month, the NTSB said the number of people killed in all aviation accidents last year dropped to 616 from 652 in 2004.
The NTSB said it confirmed throttle and flight control continuity, as well as fuel type and quantity, in the 1977 Bell 206L that crashed into the East Rive
The Schleicher sailplane that collided with a NetJets Hawker 800XP at about 16,000 feet near Smith, Nev., on August 28 was equipped with a transponder but
<b>Gulfstream American Twin Commander 690C, Indianapolis, Feb.
<b>Bell 206L-1 LongRanger, Galliano, La., March 13, 2005</b>–Parked on a platform in the Gulf of Mexico for approximately 10 minutes with the main rotor rp
<b>Mitsubishi MU-2B-60, Ferndale, Md., May 14, 2004</b>–The MU-2 pilot was finishing his third round-trip IFR Part 135 cargo flight from Baltimore Washingt
<b>Hawker Siddeley HS.125-600B, Québec, Feb.
<b>Sikorsky S-76C, New York, June 17, 2005</b>– Corporate Aviation Services’ S-76 was substantially damaged when it crashed into the East River after takin
<b>Cessna 208B Caravan, Clarendon, Texas, June 7, 2005</b>–An “unusual whining/hissing noise” alerted the pilot of Caravan N9505B to problems with the flig