Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

May 26, 2021 - 11:33 AM
An NTSB prelim report notes the May 12 midair collision between a Cirrus SR22 and Swearingen Metroliner occurred while they were on parallel approaches.
May 19, 2021 - 10:56 AM
The NTSB said the pilot’s failure to maintain airplane control following reduced thrust in the left engine on takeoff resulted in a fatal King Air crash.
May 18, 2021 - 10:25 AM
Within the next 14 days, the NTSB is expected to publish a preliminary report on last week’s midair collision of a Cirrus SR22 and Metroliner.
May 12, 2021 - 11:38 AM
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday referred the case stemming from the 2009 Air France crash of an Airbus A330 to the French criminal court.
May 7, 2021 - 12:08 PM
The NTSB is proposing to update accident notification form 6120.1, the document required to be filed in the event of an accident or incident.
May 3, 2021 - 8:30 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, May 2021
Apr 30, 2021 - 12:08 PM
Runway excursions continue to be a threat during the aircraft landing maneuver. Here are some tips to help pilots avoid these mishaps.
Apr 13, 2021 - 9:49 AM
The operator of a drone that struck an LAPD AStar last year has been sentenced to a $500 fine and probation.
Apr 7, 2021 - 11:39 AM
In spite of increased flying hours, fatalities from business jet accidents worldwide decreased in the first three months of 2021.
Apr 2, 2021 - 1:30 PM
Sole survivor rescued six hours after helicopter's last satellite ping.