Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Apr 4, 2016 - 12:02 PM
Reduced visibility in nighttime foggy conditions led the flight crew to line up along right edge of runway.
Apr 4, 2016 - 11:02 AM
However, the number of non-fatal accidents of N-numbered business jets has improved significantly this year, decreasing by 87.5 percent.
Mar 24, 2016 - 11:29 AM
The all-composite CA-9, tail number PR-ZRA, was registered as experimental, as are some 6,400 of Brazil's 18,400 general aviation aircraft.
Mar 24, 2016 - 9:49 AM
Pieces consistent with Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777
Mar 22, 2016 - 10:03 AM
According to the AAIB, the helicopter’s decreasing airspeed went unnoticed by the pilots until the helicopter was in a critically low-energy state.
Mar 21, 2016 - 10:41 AM
Efforts underway to retrieve information from badly damaged cockpit voice recorder
Mar 19, 2016 - 8:41 AM
All 62 passengers and crew were killed on Flydubai flight FZ981 from Dubai to Rostov-on-Don.
Mar 14, 2016 - 1:31 PM
BEA concludes pilot feared for his job despite strict confidentiality laws in Germany
Mar 14, 2016 - 10:34 AM
The NTSB determined that available evidence indicated the pilot failed to follow emergency procedures for an engine failure during takeoff.
Mar 11, 2016 - 10:53 AM
Twinjet sustained “minor damage to the wing leading edges” after colliding with runway lights during its landing roll on snow-contaminated runway.