Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Feb 23, 2015 - 12:25 PM
Aviation authorities in New Zealand and Australia grounded all of the nearly 600 Robinson helicopters based there fitted with stainless-steel main rotors.
Feb 22, 2015 - 9:52 PM
Pilot became distracted during the instrument approach by something that has not yet been identified.
Feb 16, 2015 - 10:07 AM
Action affects approximately 323 U.S.-registered helicopters.
Feb 14, 2015 - 5:03 PM
The pilot was killed and the aircraft was destroyed.
Feb 14, 2015 - 4:51 PM
The crew stopped the aircraft successfully above rotation speed.
Feb 13, 2015 - 1:03 PM
Aircraft was attempting to return to airport when it crashed.
Feb 11, 2015 - 1:14 PM
Ten pilots have failed CAA-ordered tests
Feb 10, 2015 - 2:11 PM
The aviation industry has an opportunity to provide pilot training that could prevent the kinds of accident that have been happening.
Feb 6, 2015 - 10:42 AM
FDR data suggests pilots shut fuel supply to left engine
Feb 5, 2015 - 10:56 AM
Leaked report on crash of QZ8501 questions pilot training