Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Aug 19, 2022 - 9:12 AM
The International Civil Aviation Organization reports a 9.8 percent drop in the rate of accidents and a 66 percent decline in fatalities last year.
Aug 18, 2022 - 12:05 PM
After damaging the landing gear during a landing attempt, the co-pilot of a CASA 212 results in co-pilot's airborne suicide.
Aug 17, 2022 - 1:30 PM
Preliminary and final accident reports, August 2022
Firefighters covered in hangar fire foam
Aug 17, 2022 - 10:36 AM
Officials in Ohio are continuing their investigation into the cause of a fatal accidental hangar foam discharge at Wilmington Air Park.
Aug 16, 2022 - 11:37 AM
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leadership reintroduced a bill to ensure NTSB oversight of commercial space accident investigations.
Aug 15, 2022 - 12:59 PM
The NTSB found that the sole-occupant pilot killed in a January 2021 Citation V crash lost control of the twinjet after becoming incapacitated.
Aug 8, 2022 - 11:44 AM
The fatal July 17 midair collision between a Cessna 172 and Piper PA-46 JetProp occurred as both aircraft were on short final for Runway 30R.
Pentastar Aviation
Aug 1, 2022 - 11:21 AM
Pentastar Aviation has notched two important safety program designations.
Jul 30, 2022 - 1:02 AM
Acting FAA Administrator Nolen stressed the role of data analysis in improving aviation safety.
Jul 22, 2022 - 11:39 AM
For business aircraft pilots, the best tactic to surviving a wake turbulence encounter is to avoid it altogether.