Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

May 15, 2019, 4:15 PM

FAA Chief Faults Boeing for Lack of Clarity on MCAS

Dan Elwell testified that the FAA expects Boeing to submit a software update in about a week.

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May 16, 2019 - 4:10 PM
The U.S. airframer has conducted more than 360 hours of flight-testing on the 737 Max with updated MCAS software.
May 15, 2019 - 4:53 PM
Helicopter was on a repositioning flight when it crashed near the West 30th Street heliport.
May 15, 2019 - 4:15 PM
Dan Elwell testified that the FAA expects Boeing to submit a software update in about a week.
May 14, 2019 - 12:34 PM
Taquan Air said it is canceling flights while federal authorities investigate the midair collision.
May 7, 2019 - 9:53 AM
The twinjet disappeared from radar Sunday afternoon approximately 100 nm from its destination of Monterrey.
737-800
May 6, 2019 - 11:17 AM
Miami Air Flight 293 with 142 persons onboard overran runway 10 while landing at the Florida naval base in a thunderstorm.
SSJ100
May 6, 2019 - 10:56 AM
Other factors under consideration by Aeroflot accident investigators include pilot response to technical problems.
May 6, 2019 - 10:17 AM
The U.S. airframer insists the lack of the alert feature did not compromise safety of the 737 Max.
May 5, 2019 - 7:15 PM
A blaze emanating from the Superjet’s rear fuselage breaks out upon emergency landing at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport.
May 5, 2019 - 3:18 PM
A Helicopteres Guimbal G2 crashed into the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, killing both aboard.