Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

Jun 1, 2020 - 9:08 AM
Incidents—rather than accidents—accounted for the vast majority of mishaps over the past decade.
Jun 1, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Preliminary and final reports
May 23, 2020 - 7:32 AM
Flight Safety Foundation proposes strategy to reduce commercial VFR helicopter operations.
May 22, 2020 - 9:03 AM
Authorities fear few survivors of PIA Flight PK8303.
Bell 407
May 20, 2020 - 11:48 AM
The NTSB found that a helicopter air ambulance operator’s “inadequate management of safety” led to the fatal crash of a Survival Fight helicopter.
May 14, 2020 - 6:17 PM
The NTSB has issued its final report on the fatal 2017 crash of a Virginia State Police (VSP) Bell 407.
May 11, 2020 - 7:20 AM
Japan’s Transportation Safety Board (JTSB) has linked the 2017 crash of an Airbus Helicopters AS332L to tail rotor maintenance.
May 6, 2020 - 3:16 PM
The pilot was non-responsive before his ship rolled inverted.
Houston police department fleet
May 4, 2020 - 11:28 AM
Houston Police are investigating the fatal Saturday morning crash of one of the department’s helicopters as a homicide.
Apr 27, 2020 - 1:01 PM
Chip Paige was killed when a 1969 Bell UH-1H crashed into a Mesa, Arizona park.