UPDATE: Aviation Accidents in the News
NTSB report concludes winds, pilot error led to fatal crash at Aspen
While high winds have been attributed to a fatal airplane crash on the runway of Aspen-Pitkin County Airport more than three years ago, the experience of the …
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Updated: Super Puma ban to remain in place following latest crash report
Super Puma 225 flying restrictions will not be lifted based on the findings of a new report into last year’s fatal helicopter crash in Norway.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said in a letter that “no new information” had emerged from the latest …
Federal probe of Meriden-Markham crash could take more than a year
Between 2001 and 2011, about 40 percent of fixed wing general aviation accidents occurred because pilots lost control of their airplanes, according to the NTSB.
In accidents where pilots lost control, approach to landing, maneuvering and climb have …
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Officials determine circumstances, cause of plane crash that killed nine in 2015
The report put forth by the NTSB, addresses several pieces of evidence that influenced the investigators tasked with finding out what factors contributed to the fatal crash, including an iPad found at the crash site that belonged to a passenger, and …
Small plane crash lands in Goodyear field
The Diamond DA40 is a four-seat aircraft with fixed tricycle landing gear and a T-tail.
According to a 2011 analysis by Aviation Consumer magazine, the Diamond DA40 has the lowest fatal accident rate in U.S. general aviation.
“Its overall and fatal …
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