News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
Airworthiness directive to mandate ultrasound inspections of engine type involved in uncontained failure aboard Southwest Airlines 737
Two witnesses "heard the Cessna 150 pilot on Runway 15 Unicom frequency.”
Airline promises to quicken pace of inspections following fatal incident involving Boeing 737-700
Flight from New York to Dallas diverted to Philadelphia
The crew failed to remove landing gear safety pins before takeoff and then decided to remove them on a taxiway after returning to the departure airport.
Fatalities from crashes of U.S-registered business turboprops also surged to seven in the first quarter.
The 30,000 sq ft structure at the Jet Aviation FBO was leased by charter provider Jet Linx.
The two people aboard the Cessna 150 were killed; no injuries were reported among the five on board the Cessna Citation CJ4.
Incidents show that the NTSB needs to step in and regulate the behavior of crew and passengers to ensure safety.
Preliminary and final reports