News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
Bizjets have been involved in six of the last nine incidents in the U.S. where engineered materials arresting systems have safely stopped aircraft.
Both pilots were killed when the twinjet crashed in a warehouse area a quarter mile short of Runway 1 in gusty winds. No one on the ground was injured.
The preliminary report hints at an unsure crew operating in poor weather with suspect data.
Preliminary and factual reports
In the 2016 crash the main rotor separated from the aircraft; the investigation continues.
NTSB found the crew decided to land with tailwinds that exceeded the airplane's operating limitations.
Weather was an unfortunately timely topic, with a weather-related helicopter crash occuring near Rio de Janeiro, just minutes before the meeting.
Turbine business airplane accidents worldwide claimed the lives of fewer people in the first quarter—16 compared to 25 in the same period last year.
Preliminary, final and factual reports
While parked at Salt Lake CIty Airport, the Citation X suffered wing damage when it was struck by a pickup truck heading to another part of the airport.