Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Sep 7, 2015 - 4:33 AM
The helicopter spun out of control shortly after lifting off of the TV station's helipad.
Sep 4, 2015 - 11:36 AM
Neither the toe brakes nor emergency braking slowed or stopped the Falcon 2000 from hitting a Falcon 50 and King Air C90.
Sep 1, 2015 - 10:36 AM
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Sep 1, 2015 - 10:27 AM
The mechanics were candid about the maintenance errors that began the chain of events that ultimately led to the in-flight emergency.
tire damage after failure
Sep 1, 2015 - 8:46 AM
Sage-Popovich chief questions whether a series of tire failures are related to possible manufacturing issue.
Aug 29, 2015 - 2:54 PM
Pilot-related causes remain a significant problem.
Aug 24, 2015 - 11:18 AM
NTSB says pilots of the Cessna 172 and Sabreliner that collided near San Diego Brown Field Municipal Airport on August 16 were in contact with the tower.
Aug 24, 2015 - 10:27 AM
The pilot said that the autofeather system feathered the right propeller, but could not recall feathering the left engine.
Aug 24, 2015 - 7:37 AM
The pilot performed an autorotation after the engine failed.
Aug 22, 2015 - 2:34 PM
The investigative body assigned blame to the fighter pilot.