News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
Swearingen SA-226TC, Denver, April 5, 2006–The NTSB blamed the accident on the failure of the elevator down cable due to improper routing.
<b>Socata TBM 700B, Mobile, Ala., April 24, 2003</b>–On approach to Mobile Downtown Airport, the pilot of TBM N705QD said he had a “runawayengine.” The gro
<b>Cessna 441 Conquest, Vestavia Hills, Ala., Dec.
<b>Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage, North Las Vegas, Nev., Sept.
<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
<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
<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
<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
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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