News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
Preliminary and final accident reports, December 2021
Circling approaches are 25 times less safe than straight-in approches and thus should be conducted only as a last resort.
The U.S. NTSB is proposing to add a Subpart F (Commercial Space Investigations) to its Part 831 regulations covering accident investigation.
Fatalities from general aviation aircraft accidents decreased overall last year amid broad pandemic-induced reductions in flight activity, the NTSB said.
David Henderson was jailed for 18 months for arranging the January 2019 flight in which soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson were killed.
The MD-87 involved in the October 19 runway excursion accident following a rejected takeoff at Houston Executive had jammed elevators, the NTSB said.
A chartered Beechcraft King Air 90 crashed Friday in Minas Gerais, Brazil, killing 26-year-old Latin Grammy winner Marília Mendonça and four others.
Tamarack Aerospace is disputing the NTSB’s final report on fatal crash of a Citation CJ2+ which went down soon after takeoff in Indiana in November, 2018.
The NTSB prepares to examine the flight recorders and wreckage of the Transair Boeing 737 that crashed off of Hawaii on July 2.
Preliminary and final accident reports, November 2021