Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Mar 27, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Pilot unions are unhappy that French prosecutors quickly pressed criminal charges after cockpit voice recorder contents were leaked to the media.
Mar 26, 2015 - 6:04 PM
The Germanwings A320 crash has revealed inconsistency and uncertainty over cockpit access rules.
Mar 26, 2015 - 10:59 AM
Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz, 27, is now the focus of the investigation
Mar 26, 2015 - 9:20 AM
CVR recordings indicate copilot refused captain's re-entry into cockpit
Mar 25, 2015 - 2:23 PM
Exposes shortcomings at military air defense and civilian ATC control centers, and MAS ops center
Mar 25, 2015 - 10:04 AM
Search continues for FDR in rugged terrain in French Alps
Mar 23, 2015 - 3:14 PM
Agency recommends SOPs for aircrew to determine a point after touchdown where a go-around will not be initiated.
Mar 22, 2015 - 5:10 AM
The weather at the time was below Category 1 landing minimums.
Mar 19, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Other include airspace complexities; birds and wildlife; distraction and technology management; fatigue; and ground handling collisions.
Mar 10, 2015 - 12:07 PM
The crash occurred in Argentina during filming of a French reality television show and killed several French Olympians.