Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

May 16, 2017, 5:06 PM

Pilots in CL604 Upset Use Clouds for Attitude Recovery

Since the sky and the ocean were almost the same blue color, the pilot had been able to recognize the aircraft's flight attitude only with the clouds.

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Oct 10, 2006 - 10:00 AM
<b>Cessna Citation 525A CJ2, Atlantic City, N.J., May 15, 2005</b>–The pilot of Danish-registered CJ2 OY-JET said he “lost the brakes.” The airplane hit th
Oct 10, 2006 - 9:58 AM
<strong>Mitsubishi MU-2B, Hillsboro, Ore., May 24, 2005</strong>–The pilot, his wife and another couple aboard Mitsubishi MU-2B N312MA were killed when the
Oct 10, 2006 - 9:55 AM
<b>Gates Learjet 25B, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Feb., 20, 2004</b>– Skylink Jets’ Learjet N24RZ was substantially damaged when it struck a fence and building
Oct 10, 2006 - 9:35 AM
<b>Mitsubishi MU-2B-36, Pittsfield, Mass., March 25, 2004</b>– Royal Air Freight’s MU-2 was substantially damaged and the ATP pilot killed when the airplan
Oct 10, 2006 - 7:52 AM
One thing that makes air transportation great is the amount of effort that the industry puts into maintaining the safety record.
Oct 10, 2006 - 7:27 AM
Cessna 560 Citation Ultra, Leakey, Texas, May 2, 2002–The NTSB blamed the accident on “the pilot’s failure to land the aircraft at the proper touchdown poi
Oct 10, 2006 - 7:24 AM
Raytheon Beech King Air E90, New Roads, La., June 23, 2005–While making a go-around at False River Regional Airport, the 4,000-hour pilot lost control and
Oct 10, 2006 - 7:10 AM
An extensive investigation by a team from the British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), with input from the French BEA, has failed to arrive at a
Oct 10, 2006 - 6:53 AM
Cessna 425 Conquest I, Belgrade, Mont., Nov.
Oct 10, 2006 - 6:46 AM
Cessna 425 Conquest I, Lone Tree, Colo., Aug.