Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

January 20, 2023, 8:10 AM

Boeing To Face Criminal Charges Related to Max Crashes

A Texas federal judge has ruled that Boeing must appear in court on January 26 for arraignment on criminal charges over two fatal 737 Max accidents.

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Feb 1, 2023 - 10:11 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, February 2023
NTSB
Jan 30, 2023 - 11:24 AM
A newly released NTSB preliminary report offers few clues on why a Piper JetProp crashed on approach to the airport in Yoakum, Texas, on January 17.
Jan 26, 2023 - 11:28 AM
The temperature was below freezing and snow was falling when a Phenom 300 crashed on takeoff from Utah's Provo Municipal Airport on January 2.
Jan 24, 2023 - 12:05 PM
Ethiopian authorities say an electrical problem caused the Max 8’s left AOA sensor to fail, an assertion disputed by the NTSB.
Jan 20, 2023 - 8:10 AM
A Texas federal judge has ruled that Boeing must appear in court on January 26 for arraignment on criminal charges over two fatal 737 Max accidents.
Crash site photo of Yellowhead Helicopters Bell 212 main rotor blade A Strap and failed hub strap retaining pin
Jan 19, 2023 - 12:56 PM
A defective rotor pin triggered the 2021 fatal crash of a Bell 212 in Canada resulting in a worldwide fleet grounding.
helicopter on helipad atop offshore energy platform
Jan 18, 2023 - 12:09 PM
NTSB preliminary report notes that no eyewitnesses or video exists in investigation of a Bell 407 that crashed on takeoff from Gulf Coast energy platform.
Yeti Airlines ATR72-500 aircraft
Jan 16, 2023 - 7:45 AM
Search and rescue personnel in Nepal’s Kaski district recovered the flight data and cockpit voice recorders of Yeti Airlines Flight YT691 on January 16.
Jan 13, 2023 - 11:52 AM
While there were no fatal accidents of U.S.-registered business jets in 2022, those registered outside the U.S. saw an increase in fatal mishaps.
Jan 13, 2023 - 10:32 AM
Three medevac crewmembers died when an air ambulance crashed off Maui in December.