Accidents/NTSB

Three Survive As Plane Hits House »

Three people survived the crash of a Beechcraft Duchess in the back yard of a home in Pompano Beach, Florida, Tuesday. More

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NTSB Completes Midair... »

NTSB investigators have completed their fact-finding into the October 2014 midair crash at the Frederick, Maryland, airport, in which three people in a... More

NTSB Reminds Pilots: Fly-In... »

Just in time for Sun 'n Fun, the NTSB has issued a new Safety Alert aimed at pilots planning to fly in to an aviation event. "Arrivals at major fly-in events... More

Parachutes vs. Robot Airplanes »

Which would you rather have, a whole-airplane parachute or a smart autopilot that can land the airplane when you can't? Why not both? More

Cirrus CAPS: Checking the... »

Earlier this month, we got a detailed look at a Cirrus landing under a ballistic parachute. It looked just like Cirrus said it would, but the outcomes of... More

Germanwings: Privacy vs.... »

Privacy will definitely lose this round and probably should. But I don't envy docs having to decide who's not mentally fit to fly. More

NTSB: Chain Of Choices... »

A fatal crash in Alaska in November 2013 was initiated by one small mistake by the pilot -- a missed frequency change, which meant the lights failed to come... More