How Did A Wasp Nest Cause A Boeing 757 To Crash In 1996?
February 1996 saw the Dominican Republic’s deadliest aviation accident, when Birgenair flight KT301 crashed after departing Puerto Plata.…
Accident Probe: Scud Running At Night – AVweb
From time to time, pilots are confronted with a set of circumstances posing a significant challenge to their ability to complete a mission.
Wires and Stall-Spin; Death Traps | AgAir Update
Have you read the NAAA’s June 28 “Fly Safe Campaign” newsletter, “Fly Safe or Die?” If you haven’t, you should. Eight fatalities, all for the most part avoidable, is extreme. It appears that there are two primary causes, wire strikes and stall/spins. O…
What Happens When An Airplane Stalls?
Stalling has been an ever-present danger since the early days of aviation. It is much better understood today,…
NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Cirrus/Swearingen Midair Collision – AVweb
NTSB preliminary report shows Cirrus overshot both runways’ extended centerlines before colliding with cargo turboprop.
Why Do Planes Crash?
Planes have never crashed because of a single problem, and there is almost always a …
Different Accident, No Lesson – AVweb
Reporting on accidents is a staple and we have to do it. That it doesn’t seem to sink in to prevent more accidents suggests a different way of thinking is needed.
No Injuries Reported In SR-22, Metroliner Midair (Updated) – AVweb
No injuries have been reported in a midair collision involving a Key Lime Air SW4 Metroliner and a Cirrus SR-22.
Popular Private Jets
While private aviation has grown rapidly in recent years, demand for exclusive air services has …
Pilot Andrew Buck and Lewis Stubbs killed when checking crashed plane
They were part of a convoy that had taken the wrong turn down a valley in the Alps.