Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

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
May 3, 2015 - 12:54 PM
Flight coordinators performed a risk assessment but did not discuss it, or the findings, with the pilot.
May 3, 2015 - 12:48 PM
The taxiing Beech 1900 came within 500 feet of a Boeing 737 passing overhead.
May 2, 2015 - 10:04 AM
Investigators found a burned wiring bundle in a storage area in the galley.
May 1, 2015 - 12:30 AM
Preliminary, factual and final
Apr 27, 2015 - 7:32 AM
The Bombardier DHC-8-100 did not have a Beta lockout mechanism; such as system is now required on all DHC-8s by June 2016.
Apr 20, 2015 - 7:35 AM
The crew experienced a loss of left engine power at 500 feet above ground level due to the failure of an internal engine component.