Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

May 16, 2017 - 10:45 AM
Bizjets have been involved in six of the last nine incidents in the U.S. where engineered materials arresting systems have safely stopped aircraft.
May 16, 2017 - 10:15 AM
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.
May 16, 2017 - 7:20 AM
The preliminary report hints at an unsure crew operating in poor weather with suspect data.
May 4, 2017 - 6:00 AM
Preliminary and factual reports
Apr 28, 2017 - 12:45 PM
In the 2016 crash the main rotor separated from the aircraft; the investigation continues.
Apr 24, 2017 - 12:06 PM
NTSB found the crew decided to land with tailwinds that exceeded the airplane's operating limitations.
Apr 18, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Weather was an unfortunately timely topic, with a weather-related helicopter crash occuring near Rio de Janeiro, just minutes before the meeting.
Apr 9, 2017 - 9:53 PM
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.
Apr 6, 2017 - 3:00 AM
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Mar 27, 2017 - 12:23 PM
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.