Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

May 16, 2017, 5:06 PM

Pilots in CL604 Upset Use Clouds for Attitude Recovery

Since the sky and the ocean were almost the same blue color, the pilot had been able to recognize the aircraft's flight attitude only with the clouds.

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Oct 17, 2016 - 12:03 PM
The aircraft struck terrain approximately seven miles north of Kelowna Airport eight minutes after takeoff.
Oct 12, 2016 - 4:38 PM
The aircraft crashed near Pratt & Whitney's East Hartford plant.
Oct 10, 2016 - 11:03 AM
Number of accidents involving turbine business airplane operations worldwide fell more than 30 percent versus the same period last year.
Oct 2, 2016 - 1:03 PM
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Sep 28, 2016 - 10:29 AM
BUK missile system identified as the weapon used
Sep 14, 2016 - 9:39 AM
ALPA claims Safety Board failed to identify multiple factors in 2015 accident
Sep 12, 2016 - 3:18 PM
Investigators yet to find missing piece of broken fan blade
Sep 7, 2016 - 3:36 PM
Pilots applied engine thrust just three seconds before impact
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