Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Nov 22, 2016 - 10:18 AM
German investogators said the pilot-in-command decided to “conduct the VFR approach even though he was aware of prevailing [IMC in fog] at the airport."
Nov 15, 2016 - 10:39 AM
During the time leading up to the collision, the local controller was handling nine aircraft.
Nov 3, 2016 - 10:12 AM
Weather at the time of the accident “was near or in exceedance of the aircraft’s maximum tailwind and crosswind component for landing.”
Nov 2, 2016 - 10:43 AM
Findings based on final satellite communications and evidence that wing flap remained retracted upon separating from aircraft
Nov 1, 2016 - 12:17 PM
Preliminary and final reports
Oct 30, 2016 - 11:09 AM
FSF’s GSIP crosses both air transport and bizav because they share many of the same challenges.
Oct 28, 2016 - 10:44 AM
The vice presidential candidate's Boeing 737 traveled through the arrestor bed on LGA's Runway 22.
Oct 27, 2016 - 10:48 AM
The jet lifted off the runway at about 134 knots, but a moment later the right wing and right landing gear hit the snowplow before the airplane crashed.
Oct 18, 2016 - 1:17 PM
NTSB recommended FAA require flight data monitoring programs and safety management systems for all Part 135 operators.
Oct 17, 2016 - 12:03 PM
The aircraft struck terrain approximately seven miles north of Kelowna Airport eight minutes after takeoff.