Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Jan 21, 2020 - 3:04 PM
The U.S. manufacturer’s latest re-certification estimate for the Max remains subject to “known schedule risks.”
Jan 16, 2020 - 7:22 PM
Rapidly changing localized weather and pilot fatigue are two possible contributors to the fatal crash of an air tour helicopter in Hawaii.
Jan 16, 2020 - 11:37 AM
The special committee formed by Transportation Secretary Chao calls for better assessment of “human-machine interaction.”
Jan 13, 2020 - 12:34 PM
The Boeing 767's go-around mode appeared to have been activated inadvertently when the aircraft encountered turbulence while descending to land in Houston.
FlightRadar24 data for departures from Tehran.
Jan 11, 2020 - 4:12 PM
Ukraine International Airlines executives held a press conference to address Iran’s culpability in the shootdown of Flight PS752.
Jan 9, 2020 - 1:50 PM
Iranians continue to suggest a technical failure caused the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing to crash.
Jan 8, 2020 - 11:20 AM
The 76 fatalities from accidents involving U.S.-registered business aircraft were the highest number since 2006.
Jan 8, 2020 - 7:44 AM
Early indications suggest an engine fire brought down the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 outside Tehran.
Jan 7, 2020 - 2:57 PM
The U.S. manufacturer cites its “unstinting commitment” to the Max’s safe return to service as it changes its position on simulator requirements.
Dec 30, 2019 - 11:06 AM
The fatal Piper Cheyenne flight, which was to have headed to Atlanta for the LSU-OU football game, ended shortly after takeoff, NTSB said.