Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Jun 14, 2021 - 12:08 PM
The Black Hawk helicopter's snorkel was observed swinging "violently" before impacting the main rotors and perhaps the tailboom.
Jun 2, 2021 - 12:18 PM
An NTSB investigator dissected a business aviation crash to illustrate the need to determine if crews are following SOPs.
Jun 2, 2021 - 10:30 AM
The NTSB concluded that spatial disorientation was the cause of the 2019 night AW139 crash in the Bahamas.
Jun 1, 2021 - 12:39 PM
Two NTSB investigators are in Smyrna, Tennessee, investigating a fatal crash of a Cessna Citation I/SP that killed all seven on board.
Jun 1, 2021 - 8:15 AM
Webinar participants stress the need for better preflight and enroute weather decision-making.
Jun 1, 2021 - 7:57 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, June 2021
May 28, 2021 - 10:53 AM
Checklist usage, a foundation to both good airmanship and safety, could have potentially prevented a June 2019 King Air accident.
Piper Malibu
May 27, 2021 - 9:00 AM
Two years after a highly publicized airplane crash, a criminal prosecution addresses a persistent problem.
May 27, 2021 - 1:18 AM
All four aboard the Brainerd Helicopters UH-60A were killed during the test of a new fire bucket release system.
May 26, 2021 - 11:33 AM
An NTSB prelim report notes the May 12 midair collision between a Cirrus SR22 and Swearingen Metroliner occurred while they were on parallel approaches.