News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
A preliminary report indicates asymmetrical spoiler deployment may be a factor in the December 15 crash of a Gulfstream IV-SP in the Dominican Republic.
The Learjet 35A involved in a December 27 fatal accident struck powerlines and subsequently crashed about 1.43 nm east of Gillespie Field in California.
EC-135 was attempting emergency landing
U.S.-registered business jets and turboprops, which flew significantly more in 2021 than in 2020, also experienced more fatal accidents last year.
Preliminary and final accident reports, January 2022
The 2017 crash of an Irish S-92 highlights the hazards of night-time SAR operations.
The Part 135 accident occurred during maneuvering for a visual approach.
The 7,500-nm Gulfstream G700 has racked up a number of city-pair records and is checking off tests predominantly using SAF.
Seven passengers and two crewmembers were killed yesterday evening when a GIV-SP crashed shortly after takeoff while attempting a diversionary landing.
Preliminary and final accident reports, December 2021