Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Ka-27PS in flight
Mar 22, 2017 - 10:46 AM
New radars, avionics and communication systems are being added to the veteran ASW machines.
Mar 21, 2017 - 11:42 AM
An employee of the former Avantair admitted to attempting to hinder federal authorities investigating why an elevator detached from one of its aircraft.
Mar 20, 2017 - 11:43 AM
The 604 lost control and plunged possibly as much as 25,000 feet after passing 1,000 feet of a 'large transport category airport."
Mar 16, 2017 - 12:48 PM
Rescuers who arrived on scene about 75 minutes after the accident reported a wide debris field.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:50 AM
Based on data from 50 countries, the number of helicopter accidents has been on a downturn for the past several years.
Mar 8, 2017 - 3:00 AM
Preliminary and final reports
Feb 21, 2017 - 8:33 AM
All four passengers and the pilot died when their plane struck a shopping center shortly after takeoff.
Feb 13, 2017 - 11:04 AM
There were 106 helicopter accidents in 2016, including 17 fatal accidents—a 12 percent decrease year-over-year.
Feb 6, 2017 - 3:00 AM
Preliminary and final reports
Jan 23, 2017 - 10:54 AM
Rain and low visibility were reported in the area at the time, and witnesses reported seeing the turboprop twin in a steep bank before it hit the water.