Accidents/NTSB

NTSB: GA Safety Best In 50 Years »

The accident rate in general aviation dropped below 1 fatal accident per 100,000 flight hours in 2016, for the first time in 50 years, the NTSB reported on Tuesday. More

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General Aviation Accident... »

Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More

NTSB Nominee Landsberg... »

Bruce Landsberg, who promoted GA safety for many years at AOPA’s Air Safety Foundation, faced tough questions at a Senate hearing this week regarding... More

Safety Alerts Focus On Runways »

The FAA and NTSB both issued safety alerts recently that warn pilots to use proper procedures when operating on runways. The NTSB cites several accidents... More

Chute Failure Cited In... »

Two men who died in the crash of a Czech-built light-sport aircraft in Rhoadesville, Virginia, in May 2016 had deployed a parachute recovery system, but it... More

Aerobatics Preceded Jeff... »

The airspeed indicator in the P-51D flown by former Sikorsky president Jeff Pino was frozen at 530 knots when investigators examined the wreckage from the... More

Loose Oxygen Fitting Led To... »

A leaking oxygen hose fitting likely led to the fatal crash of a turbonormalized Mooney M20 Acclaim off the coast of Atlantic City on Sept. 10, 2015. More