News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
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.
After damaging the landing gear during a landing attempt, the co-pilot of a CASA 212 results in co-pilot's airborne suicide.
Preliminary and final accident reports, August 2022
Officials in Ohio are continuing their investigation into the cause of a fatal accidental hangar foam discharge at Wilmington Air Park.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leadership reintroduced a bill to ensure NTSB oversight of commercial space accident investigations.
The NTSB found that the sole-occupant pilot killed in a January 2021 Citation V crash lost control of the twinjet after becoming incapacitated.
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 has notched two important safety program designations.
Acting FAA Administrator Nolen stressed the role of data analysis in improving aviation safety.
For business aircraft pilots, the best tactic to surviving a wake turbulence encounter is to avoid it altogether.