News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
In spite of increased flying hours, fatalities from business jet accidents worldwide decreased in the first three months of 2021.
Sole survivor rescued six hours after helicopter's last satellite ping.
Preliminary and final accident reports, April 2021
The Airbus Helicopters AStar went down near the Knik Glacier near Palmer Saturday.
A crosswind takeoff is a difficult maneuver that requires a lot of “rudder and stick” skills.
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.
In the wake of the Kobe Bryant crash report, NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt is pressing for more IFR helicopter operations.
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
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.
Preliminary and final accident reports, March 2021