Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

May 21, 2022 - 2:50 PM
The fatal crash of a Challenger 601-3A on May 5, 2019, was the result of a loss of control due to a rapid climb and inversion caused by severe turbulence.
May 16, 2022 - 12:45 PM
Gulfstream has issued maintenance and operations letters regarding ground spoiler checks as a result of a December 2021 fatal crash of a GIV-SP.
Ice accumulating on Pilatus PC-12 N56KJ on the ramp at South Dakota’s Chamberlain Municipal Airport
May 12, 2022 - 11:44 AM
Accumulated snow/ice, excessive gross weight, and out-of-limit center of gravity are among factors eyed by investigators of a Pilatus PC-12 crash.
A Tibet Airlines Airbus A319 takes off from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport in 2013.
May 12, 2022 - 11:01 AM
No deaths reported among the 122 passengers and crew aboard a Tibet Airlines A319 that crashed and caught fire in southwestern China Thursday.
Airbus AS350 B2 formerly operated by Safari Aviation
May 10, 2022 - 8:12 PM
NTSB reports concluded that the fatal 2019 Safari Aviation Helitour crash was a result of the pilot continuing flight into IMC and called it "preventable."
May 10, 2022 - 11:43 AM
Runway excursions and circle-to-land approach accidents are raising concerns and warrant greater attention and risk mitigation according to safety experts.
May 2, 2022 - 8:49 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, May 2022
Apr 25, 2022 - 12:39 PM
Zero fatalities from business jet accidents were recorded in first quarter.
Apr 18, 2022 - 8:27 AM
Almost a month after the crash of China Eastern Flight MU5735, Chinese authorities cleared the airline’s fleet for return to scheduled service.
Airbus Helicopters AS332
Apr 8, 2022 - 3:11 PM
'Rescue 5' was responding to an emergency call and attempting to land when the helicopter became engulfed in dust, contacted a tree, and rolled over.