Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Sep 2, 2016 - 11:22 AM
Overall, accident rate for civil helicopters declined in the U.S. for the first six months of 2016, to 3.28 per 100,000 flight hours
Sep 2, 2016 - 11:13 AM
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Aug 25, 2016 - 4:52 PM
The Ameriflight pilot discovered a 12-inch section of the vertical stabilizer missing after an unidentified object struck his airplane.
Aug 24, 2016 - 12:01 PM
Pilots appeared to lose control of the vehicle as it nose-divd from 100 feet
Aug 16, 2016 - 10:36 AM
Opinion calls for strict psychological testing as part of class 1 medical exam, more effective oversight of aeromedical examiners
Aug 15, 2016 - 11:27 AM
The airplane crashed immediately after takeoff and was destroyed.
Aug 8, 2016 - 9:12 AM
Investigation into cause continues
Aug 7, 2016 - 10:54 AM
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Aug 3, 2016 - 9:36 AM
No fatalities among the 300 passengers and crewmembers
Aug 2, 2016 - 11:58 AM
Investigators find breach in fuel oil heat exchanger