News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Bombardier Challenger 300 registration N300ER parked on airport ramp
Mar 28, 2023 - 11:25 AM
A Bombardier Challeger 300 suffered an in-flight upset that occurred after a pilot responded to one of multiple EICAS messages.
Radar plot of N66BK on May 29, 2021
Mar 23, 2023 - 6:02 PM
According to the NTSB, pilot spacial disorientation caused the May 2021 fatal crash of a Cessna Citation 501 near Smyrna, Tennessee.
Weather radar map depicting accident location and weather at time of aircraft crash
Mar 21, 2023 - 1:00 PM
The pilot of the Beechcraft King Air 350 that crashed on climout from Little Rock airport received three low-level wind shear advisories before departure.
A Bell Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) cargo drone is pictured in flight
Mar 20, 2023 - 2:29 PM
A Bell APT 70 UAV cargo drone being developed for civil and military missions crashed during flight testing last week in Texas.
Flight track of the Guardian Flight air ambulance Pilatus PC-12 that broke up in flight near Stagecoach, Nevada, on February 24
Mar 17, 2023 - 10:57 AM
An NTSB preliminary report says the crew of the Pilatus PC-12 that broke up in flight on February 24 made their last radio call 8 minutes after takeoff.
Bell 429 attempted theft
Mar 16, 2023 - 10:48 AM
Capitol Helicopters' Bell 429 was substantially damaged in an attempted theft in Sacramento, California.
Mar 7, 2023 - 6:46 AM
Turboprops accounted for four of five fatal accidents last year with loss of life to passengers and crew onboard, according to IATA's 2022 safety report.
Bombardier Challenger 300 registered as N300ER on airport ramp
Mar 6, 2023 - 12:07 PM
The NTSB is looking into a "reported trim issue" that occurred before Challenger 300 N300ER experienced an in-flight upset that killed a passenger.
Mar 1, 2023 - 8:04 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, March 2023
Guardian Flight King Airs and Learjet on Airport ramp
Feb 28, 2023 - 2:00 PM
Five people were killed when a Guardian Flight Pilatus PC-12 broke apart in flight over Nevada on February 24.