Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Apr 13, 2021 - 9:49 AM
The operator of a drone that struck an LAPD AStar last year has been sentenced to a $500 fine and probation.
Apr 7, 2021 - 11:39 AM
In spite of increased flying hours, fatalities from business jet accidents worldwide decreased in the first three months of 2021.
Apr 2, 2021 - 1:30 PM
Sole survivor rescued six hours after helicopter's last satellite ping.
Apr 1, 2021 - 8:30 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, April 2021
Mar 29, 2021 - 9:58 AM
The Airbus Helicopters AStar went down near the Knik Glacier near Palmer Saturday.
Mar 26, 2021 - 12:45 PM
A crosswind takeoff is a difficult maneuver that requires a lot of “rudder and stick” skills.
Mar 25, 2021 - 2:13 PM
The number of airline accidents fell in 2020, but last year’s 1.17 per million flight rate of frequency exceeded the five-year average by 0.33 points.
Robert Sumwalt
Mar 17, 2021 - 8:30 AM
In the wake of the Kobe Bryant crash report, NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt is pressing for more IFR helicopter operations.
Olivier Dassault
Mar 8, 2021 - 9:06 AM
Dassault Aviation board member Olivier Dassault was the son of the company's former chairman and CEO Serge Dassault and grandson of founder Marcel Dassault
Dassault Falcon 6X
Mar 5, 2021 - 10:14 AM
First flight of the Falcon 6X is on track to take place by the end of this month, with service entry expected in late 2022.