Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Houston police helicopters in line outside of Helicopter Patrol hangar
Oct 7, 2022 - 12:05 PM
The fatal May 2, 2020 crash of a Houston police helicopter occurred after an uncommanded right yaw, resulting in a loss of control.
Rear sideview of windows along business jet
Oct 4, 2022 - 10:24 AM
U.S.-registered business jets were fatal accident free in the first nine months, but three accidents involving non-U.S-registered jets killed 14.
Leonardo AW139, N811TA, in grass adjacent to runway following an emergency landing at the Houma-Terrebone, Louisiana Airport on Sept. 24, 2022
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:10 PM
All survive after a Bristow medevac flight experiences cockpit smoke and loss of flight controls, resulting in an emergency landing in southern Louisiana.
Cessna Citation CJ3 charred on Tri-Cities Airport runway following a gear-up or gear-collapse landing and subsequent fire
Sep 21, 2022 - 11:21 AM
A Cessna Citation CJ3 was destroyed in a post crash fire following a gear-up or gear-collapse landing at a Washington Airport. All 10 aboard escaped.
float-equipped de Havilland Canada Turbine Otter, N725TH landing on water
Sep 19, 2022 - 12:20 PM
Witnesses who observed the De Havilland DHC-3 Turbine Otter plunge into Mutiny Bay, Washington, on September 4 said it was in a near-vertical descent.
float-equipped de Havilland Canada Turbine Otter, N725TH landing on water
Sep 15, 2022 - 12:04 PM
The NTSB is collecting the wreckage of the float-equipped de Havilland Canada Turbine Otter that crashed into Puget Sound, Washington, on September 4.
Sep 12, 2022 - 11:16 AM
On Friday, a Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet sustained substantial damage when it crashed near Orlando, Florida, after deploying its airframe parachute.
Flight path of Daher TBM 700, N700AQ, prior to crash near Lansing, Michigan, on Oct. 3, 2019.
Sep 9, 2022 - 11:25 AM
A Daher TBM 700 that crashed near Lansing, Michigan, on Oct. 3, 2019, was low, slow, and overweight, in addition to having a c.g. aft of the limit.
King Air C90 which was stolen in Mississippi
Sep 6, 2022 - 11:44 AM
Authorities in Mississippi are continuing the investigation into an incident this weekend when an FBO worker at Tupelo Regional Airport stole a King Air.
Flightradar24 map of Cessna Citation II/SP flight track leading up to crash
Sep 6, 2022 - 10:15 AM
A Cessna Citation II/SP business jet plunged into the Baltic Sea after the pilot reported pressurization issues, killing the pilot and three passengers.