Pilot error

May 2, 2013 - 2:15am

Preliminary Report: Cheyenne Crashes on Go-around

March 3, 2013 - 1:10am

Preliminary Report: Regional Jet Destroyed in Crash

February 11, 2013 - 10:45am

Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee last week cited pilot error for the September 2012 crash of an Antonov An-28 in Kamchatka that killed 10 of the 14 people aboard, according to a February 6 report in the Moscow Times. Rescuers located the aircraft on the side of a 1,600-foot hill in the Pyatibratka Mountain region. Medical examiners had announced earlier that alcohol was found in the pilots’ blood and that a criminal investigation is under way.

February 1, 2013 - 3:55am

Preliminary Report: Turboprop Breaks Up over Texas

January 7, 2013 - 2:27pm

The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee’s recent final accident report on the May 9, 2012 crash of a Sukhoi Superjet 100 appears to leave little doubt the accident that killed all 45 people aboard was to the result of pilot error.

May 1, 2012 - 5:40am

Preliminary Report: Citation Hits Water on Takeoff

February 29, 2012 - 8:44pm

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau last week published the final report on a March 2010 crash of an EMB-120 Brasilia during an in-flight training exercise at Darwin Airport. The crash killed both pilots, the captain and an instructor who was evaluating that pilot’s flying abilities.

July 28, 2011 - 7:00am

Preliminary Report: Medevac King Air Goes Down in Alaska

July 14, 2011 - 11:00am

In a board meeting Tuesday, the NTSB pinned the blame for the March 2009 fatal crash of a Pilatus PC-12 in Butte, Mont., on the actions of the pilot.

December 1, 2010 - 8:13am

Bell 206-L4, Sabine Pass, Texas, Dec. 11, 2008–The LongRanger crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, killing the pilot and four passengers, as a result of the commercial pilot’s failure to maintain clearance from the water, according to the NTSB. A contributing factor was the Part 135 flight’s inadvertent encounter with IMC conditions.

 
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