Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Feb 17, 2021 - 10:40 AM
The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) has developed a list of recommended practices focusing on spatial disorientation.
USHST video
Feb 11, 2021 - 10:56 AM
U.S. Helicopter Safety Team releases video on the perils of flying VFR into IMC.
Feb 10, 2021 - 12:25 PM
The left engine of the doomed Sriwijaya Air 737-500 lost thrust while the right thrust levers remained static before a 45 degree roll to the left.
Feb 9, 2021 - 2:39 PM
Pilot, operator faulted by NTSB in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash.
Feb 2, 2021 - 5:05 PM
An Airbus BK117 C2 crashed after the pilot shut down the No. 1 engine after the No. 2 engine began to fail.
Feb 1, 2021 - 8:00 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, February 2021
Jan 27, 2021 - 8:21 AM
Approval of the 737 Max by EASA follows clearance by U.S., Canadian, and Brazilian aviation authorities.
Jan 25, 2021 - 12:36 PM
Drone pierces windshield of Chilean Navy UH-57B, injuring front seat crewmember.
Jan 22, 2021 - 12:41 PM
A fatal crash of a USAF-operated Global Express was caused by the crew's error in identifying the failed powerplant and shutting down the operating engine.
Jan 19, 2021 - 10:52 AM
The NTSB has issued its final report on the 2018 Grand Canyon helitour crash.