News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch cited pilot disorientation, combined with limited instrument flying experience, as the most likely cause of the M
<b>Mitsubishi MU-2B-36, Pittsfield, Mass., March 25, 2004</b>–The NTSB determined the cause of the accident was “the pilot’s loss of aircraft control for u
<b>Learjet 55, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., July 19, 2004</b>–The NTSB blamed the accident on the flight crew’s decision to continue the approach into a known ar
<b>Beech King Air B200, Morlan, Ga., Dec.
<b>Cessna 208B Caravan, Bellevue, Idaho, Dec.
<b>Bell 206L4 LongRanger, Balaga, Sarawak, Malaysia, July 25, 2005</b>–At about 10:45 a.m.
<b>Learjet 35A, Eagle, Colo., July 15, 2005</b>–Learjet N620JM was substantially damaged when it ran off the runway on landing at the Eagle County Regional
<b>Eurocopter EC 120B, Fair Oaks, Calif., July 13, 2005</b>–The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Eurocopter lost power and crashed in steep hilly ter
<b>Eurocopter AS 350B, Juneau, Alaska, July 25, 2005</b>–The high-skid-equipped Squirrel was substantially damaged after a loss of engine power and subsequ
Last month we reported that, in the fallout from the February 2 Challenger overrun at Teterboro (TEB), the FAA levied a fine of almost $2 million against P