Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Oct 22, 2015 - 10:46 AM
Registered as N153RW, the single-engine turboprop was substantially damaged in the accident, which occurred in day VMC.
Dassault Falcon 8X
Oct 19, 2015 - 10:40 AM
The first customer-bound 8X arrived in Little Rock this month.
Oct 15, 2015 - 12:01 PM
Pieces of paper won’t prevent an accident, but a safety culture backed by documentation that is believed in and adhered to will go a long way.
Oct 7, 2015 - 10:35 AM
HPC failure shed fragments that breached engine case and cowling
Oct 6, 2015 - 10:12 AM
Accident caused by the crew "initiating and continuing a descent in IMC below the authorized altitude without visual contact with the runway environment."
Oct 6, 2015 - 9:50 AM
N-numbered business jets and turboprops still have incurred fewer accidents year-over-year.
Oct 2, 2015 - 11:12 AM
Preliminary reports
Sep 28, 2015 - 9:24 AM
Of the 10 people aboard, three passengers died and the ATP-rated pilot and four passengers sustained serious injuries
Sep 22, 2015 - 8:16 PM
Learjet conducted an “unexpected maneuver,” continuing a left-hand turn with an “excessive bank angle despite the loss of visual contact" with the fighter.
Sep 21, 2015 - 11:44 AM
Twinjet hit trees, crashed and was consumed by an explosion and post-crash fire on Dec. 13, 2013, while returning to land at Atlanta-area Airport.