Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Dec 5, 2016 - 1:59 AM
Preliminary and final reports
Dec 2, 2016 - 9:45 AM
Air Accidents Investigation Branch and BAE Systems supporting Colombian authorities in crash probe
Nov 30, 2016 - 10:24 AM
The pilot and one passenger sustained minor injuries and five passengers were uninjured in the mishap.
Nov 29, 2016 - 10:37 AM
Regional jet carried members of Brazilian soccer team en route to tournament finals
Nov 22, 2016 - 10:18 AM
German investogators said the pilot-in-command decided to “conduct the VFR approach even though he was aware of prevailing [IMC in fog] at the airport."
Nov 15, 2016 - 10:39 AM
During the time leading up to the collision, the local controller was handling nine aircraft.
Nov 3, 2016 - 10:12 AM
Weather at the time of the accident “was near or in exceedance of the aircraft’s maximum tailwind and crosswind component for landing.”
Nov 2, 2016 - 10:43 AM
Findings based on final satellite communications and evidence that wing flap remained retracted upon separating from aircraft
Nov 1, 2016 - 12:17 PM
Preliminary and final reports
Oct 30, 2016 - 11:09 AM
FSF’s GSIP crosses both air transport and bizav because they share many of the same challenges.