Aviation accidents and incidents

May 16, 2011 - 10:02 AM
French accident investigators over the weekend extracted the data from the memory cards inside the flight recorders recovered from the ill-fated Air France
May 2, 2011 - 12:31 PM
The Southwest Airlines 737-300 that lost some fuselage skin last month must surely have provided its occupants with some horribly tense minutes, but the ai
Apr 30, 2011 - 8:50 AM
A Brazilian judge heard testimony last month, via video link, from the two American pilots of the <a href="http://www.cfmediaview.com/lp1.aspx?v=8_51560071
Apr 28, 2011 - 3:40 AM
In the first quarter of this year U.S.-registered business turbine aircraft suffered three more accidents and two more fatalities compared with the same p
Apr 4, 2011 - 1:30 PM
The FAA plans to issue an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) tomorrow that will require operators of specific early Boeing 737 models to conduct initia
Apr 4, 2011 - 10:29 AM
Boeing plans to issue a Service Bulletin to describe inspection techniques for Boeing 737s similar to the Southwest Airlines 737-300 whose fuselage skin ru
In the most recent search to find the wreckage of Air France Flight 447, Fren...
Apr 4, 2011 - 9:56 AM
The <link ain-air-transport-perspective/single-publication-story/article/france-starts-fourth-af447-search-campaign-29192/?no_cache=1>fourth campaign to fi
Mar 5, 2011 - 5:43 AM
While the overall number of turbine helicopter accidents in the U.S.
Feb 27, 2011 - 5:00 AM
After a study of the effectiveness of airbags and restraints, the NTSB has concluded that airbags in general aviation would save lives and urged the FAA–as
Feb 26, 2011 - 3:15 AM
<b>PRELIMINARY REPORT: IN-FLIGHT FIRE DOWNS MEXICAN HELICOPTER</b> <b>Bell 212, Las Choapas, Mexico, Oct.