Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Feb 28, 2020 - 10:49 AM
Inadvertant data-entry errors in aircraft flight management systems can have dire consequences.
Feb 25, 2020 - 7:27 PM
Vanessa Bryant claims helicopter operator and pilot were negligent.
Feb 8, 2020 - 12:00 PM
Pilot of fatal California VFR S-76 crash was attempting a climbing turn through IMC.
Feb 6, 2020 - 9:47 AM
The Turkish low-cost carrier experienced three runway excursions in the past two years, two at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport.
Feb 5, 2020 - 10:07 AM
The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) reported that the number of total helicopter accidents in 2019 increased slightly.
Feb 2, 2020 - 7:24 AM
The Lion Air crash calls into question the FAA's categorization of the Indonesian airline.
Heli-Expo as FAA Administrator, Stephen Dickson Photo: Mariano Rosales
Jan 28, 2020 - 10:04 PM
FAA Administrator Dickson cites safety, drones, and eVTOL as key focus areas for the agency’s helicopter initiatives.
Jan 28, 2020 - 12:58 PM
NTSB says fatal flight impacted terrain at an elevation of 1,085 feet.
Jan 28, 2020 - 9:30 AM
Helicopter in fatal flight that killed basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others descended at nearly 5,000 fpm prior to crash.
Jan 26, 2020 - 7:23 PM
Helicopter crashes into foggy California hillside, killing basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others.