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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Sep 21, 2006 - 8:11 AM
In its most recent AS9100 surveillance audit, Sabreliner’s southeast Missouri operations received a score of 98.9 percent, its highest rating for quality s
Sep 21, 2006 - 7:24 AM
A Beech King Air 200 carrying members of the Hendrick Motorsports Nascar race team crashed near Martinsville, Va., on Oct.
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:22 AM
The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch has launched a formal investigation into the factors leading to the February 5 overrun of a German-registered Cha
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:13 AM
A Tri-Coastal Airlines Metro crashed in a “nose-down, near-vertical attitude” near Paris, Tenn., while on a cargo flight from Dayton, Ohio, to Harlingen, T
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:11 AM
In an unusual move, Air Tractor has established a college education fund for children of pilots who are killed in accidents involving the company’s aerial
Sep 21, 2006 - 5:19 AM
All six people aboard a King Air 200 that crashed in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., on February 3 were killed.
Sep 21, 2006 - 5:01 AM
The pilot of a Bombardier Challenger 600 that was substantially damaged during a hard landing on Runway 15 at Aspen, Colo., on February 9, told the NTSB th
Sep 20, 2006 - 10:21 AM
At press time, investigators near the town of Boushin in northern Iraq discovered the site where a Citation I/SP crashed on February 16.
Sep 20, 2006 - 10:17 AM
A New Jersey man was sentenced last month to two years’ probation after pleading guilty to shining a handheld laser, first into the cockpit of a Citation l
Sep 20, 2006 - 10:15 AM
Concerned about the growing number of Cessna 208 Caravan icing accidents, aviation authorities in the U.S.