News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
The vibration initiated at 92 percent Nr excited the main rotor scissors mode—the adjacent blades were moving together and apart in a scissors motion.
First phase of new contract calls for U.S. company to search 9,600-square-mile area on seventh arc
Crews rescue 168 aboard Boeing 737-800 after near jet nearly plunges into Black Sea
Pilots did not consider go-around, TSB report found.
However, fatal accidents involving non-U.S.-registered business jets doubled from two in 2016 to four last year.
Preliminary and final reports
The New Year's Eve accident claimed the lives of 10 Americans and two crew members when the turboprop went down shortly after takeoff.
The aircraft, stricken for high G stress after crossing into wake turbulence, was bought by a German operator to support its own fleet of Challengers 604s.
The light jet, one of two owned by Austrian charter provider Skytaxi Luftfahrt went down in poor weather conditions while on approach to Friedrichshafen.
Large numbers of geese were reported in the area at the time of the crash, and eyewitnesses reported seeing the helicopter spin before impact.