Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Nov 26, 2021 - 10:00 AM
Circling approaches are 25 times less safe than straight-in approches and thus should be conducted only as a last resort.
Nov 19, 2021 - 9:47 AM
The U.S. NTSB is proposing to add a Subpart F (Commercial Space Investigations) to its Part 831 regulations covering accident investigation.
Nov 19, 2021 - 9:03 AM
Fatalities from general aviation aircraft accidents decreased overall last year amid broad pandemic-induced reductions in flight activity, the NTSB said.
Nov 12, 2021 - 9:31 AM
David Henderson was jailed for 18 months for arranging the January 2019 flight in which soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson were killed.
Nov 11, 2021 - 11:11 AM
The MD-87 involved in the October 19 runway excursion accident following a rejected takeoff at Houston Executive had jammed elevators, the NTSB said.
Nov 8, 2021 - 12:01 PM
A chartered Beechcraft King Air 90 crashed Friday in Minas Gerais, Brazil, killing 26-year-old Latin Grammy winner Marília Mendonça and four others.
Nov 5, 2021 - 12:01 PM
Tamarack Aerospace is disputing the NTSB’s final report on fatal crash of a Citation CJ2+ which went down soon after takeoff in Indiana in November, 2018.
Transair
Nov 2, 2021 - 10:32 AM
The NTSB prepares to examine the flight recorders and wreckage of the Transair Boeing 737 that crashed off of Hawaii on July 2.
Nov 1, 2021 - 8:14 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, November 2021
Sala Piper Malibu
Oct 28, 2021 - 10:02 AM
David Henderson was found guilty of endangering safety and illegally arranging a charter flight that resulted in the death of soccer star Emiliano Sala.