Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

October 15, 2021, 8:45 AM

Former Boeing Pilot Indicted for Fraud in 737 Max Case

The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.

Read More
Jul 9, 2021 - 10:05 AM
The sole occupant pilot survived the crash of a firefighting Bell 212 into California's Lake Shastina.
Jul 6, 2021 - 12:23 PM
Accidents and fatalities involving U.S.-registered business jets more than doubled from a year ago as mishaps surged in the second quarter.
Jul 6, 2021 - 6:49 AM
An Antonov An-26 twin turboprop operated by Kamchatka Aviation Enterprise crashed in the sea while on approach to Palana Airport on Russia's Pacific coast.
Jul 2, 2021 - 10:36 AM
Transair Flight 810 ditched off the coast of West Oahu following engine trouble soon after takeoff.
Jul 1, 2021 - 9:00 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, July 2021
Jun 23, 2021 - 10:12 AM
Operator, pilot's estate, settle with families in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash.
Jun 21, 2021 - 10:52 AM
U.S. Fifth Circuit rules that helitour crash counsel isn't entitled to view all interagency documents between the NTSB and parties to the investigation.
Jun 17, 2021 - 9:53 AM
The last ATC radar return of a Cessna Citation I/SP that crashed into a lake showed the aircraft at about 700 feet msl and descending at some 31,000 fpm.
Jun 14, 2021 - 12:08 PM
The Black Hawk helicopter's snorkel was observed swinging "violently" before impacting the main rotors and perhaps the tailboom.
Jun 2, 2021 - 12:18 PM
An NTSB investigator dissected a business aviation crash to illustrate the need to determine if crews are following SOPs.