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.

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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.