Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Aug 8, 2017 - 11:20 AM
Last year, 37 people died in 30 crashes of GA airplanes, microlights and helicopters, compared with 64 deaths in 46 mishaps in 2015.
Aug 3, 2017 - 9:28 AM
Preliminary and factual reports
Jul 17, 2017 - 12:55 PM
Passenger Bethany Root, manager of Amelia Earhart Airport in Atchison County Kansas was also killed
HondaJet HA-420 excursion at MDW
Jul 17, 2017 - 12:38 PM
The pilot and five passengers on board were not injured during the mishap.
Jul 5, 2017 - 11:29 AM
Received eight months of house arrest, three years of probation and a $2,000 fine for obstructing the NTSB and FAA during an accident investigation.
Jul 5, 2017 - 11:03 AM
Fifteen died in eight crashes of business turboprops and jets in the first six months of this year.
Jul 3, 2017 - 9:18 AM
Preliminary and final reports
Jun 16, 2017 - 5:41 AM
Preventing loss-of-control accidents dictates further pilot training but opinions differ still and few have had any training yet.
AW609 in flight
Jun 13, 2017 - 10:29 AM
The pilot's control inputs exacerbated extreme aerodynamic forces.
Jun 12, 2017 - 11:52 AM
Jet diverted and safely landed at Buffalo Niagara International Airport after experiencing a left engine flameout over Pennsylvania.