Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Apr 7, 2015 - 8:57 AM
The LongRanger was on a firefighting mission for the U.S. Forest Service.
Apr 6, 2015 - 9:56 AM
Fatalities in turbine business airplane accidents dropped 37 percent, to 17 in the first three months of this year from 27 in the same period last year.
Apr 4, 2015 - 10:19 AM
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Apr 3, 2015 - 9:15 AM
Information recovered from the A320's descent confirmed that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz set the autopilot for a fatal controlled flight into the French Alps.
Apr 2, 2015 - 11:26 AM
French prosecutor says A320 co-pilot was definitely conscious at the time of the crash.
Apr 1, 2015 - 9:21 AM
Locating the unit's memory module could present a bigger challenge
Mar 31, 2015 - 4:48 PM
Lufthansa's insurers have set aside $300 million to cover anticipated costs for the Germanwings costs as French prosecutors prepare a criminal case.
Mar 30, 2015 - 3:54 PM
The fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is still unexplained, but questions have been raised as the role of its pilot-in-command, Captain Zahari.
Mar 27, 2015 - 3:02 PM
Stunned by the Germanwings crash, the air transport industry's response has not been coherent or convincing.
Mar 27, 2015 - 2:12 PM
The recent Germanwings accident may have a profound and negative effect on pilot medical privacy.