Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

May 16, 2017, 5:06 PM

Pilots in CL604 Upset Use Clouds for Attitude Recovery

Since the sky and the ocean were almost the same blue color, the pilot had been able to recognize the aircraft's flight attitude only with the clouds.

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Challenger 604 upset
May 16, 2017 - 5:06 PM
Since the sky and the ocean were almost the same blue color, the pilot had been able to recognize the aircraft's flight attitude only with the clouds.
May 16, 2017 - 10:45 AM
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May 16, 2017 - 7:20 AM
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May 4, 2017 - 6:00 AM
Preliminary and factual reports
Apr 28, 2017 - 12:45 PM
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Apr 24, 2017 - 12:06 PM
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Apr 18, 2017 - 11:30 AM
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