Accidents

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.

October 15, 2021, 8:45 AM

Former Boeing Pilot Indicted for Fraud in 737 Max Case

The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.

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Sep 13, 2021 - 10:50 AM
A report on the fatal crash of an Air India Express aircraft said the pilots didn't follow operational procedures when attempting to land in monsoon rain.
Sep 10, 2021 - 2:25 PM
A Cessna 402 flown by regional airline Cape Air burst into flames after a running off the runway at Provincetown Airport.
Sep 9, 2021 - 2:20 PM
Preliminary and final accident reports, September 2021
Sep 8, 2021 - 8:11 AM
A Delaware judge has ruled that Boeing’s board must face a shareholder liability claim over the twin crashes of the 737 Max.
Aug 27, 2021 - 12:24 PM
Runway confusion events are often precursors of a runway incursion and potential collision between aircraft, airport vehicles, or construction equipment.
Aug 17, 2021 - 11:18 AM
here were no reportable accidents and only one serious incident last year involving EASA-member-state-registered, non-commercial business aircraft.
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Aug 4, 2021 - 9:00 AM
The FAA continues to struggle with minimal inspector staffing in Alaska, where operators face challenging conditions and crashes are frequent.
Aug 2, 2021 - 9:05 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, August 2021
Jul 30, 2021 - 1:29 PM
NTSB was on scene of the crash site near Truckee-Tahoe Airport for five days as they gathered information on a Challenger 605 accident that killed six.
Jul 23, 2021 - 11:56 AM
Seamanship and airmanship are similar—both involve the art or mastery of operating a vessel and a highly specialized skillset.