Commercial Aviation Accident Summary
- 1959-2008 582 Fatal accidents (36% of total) 1048 non-fatal accidents
91 fatal accidents (25% of total) 279 non-fatal accidents (75% of total)
- 57% of all aviation accidents occur while cruising
- 24% of accidents take place because of technical or human error while landing
- 12% of accidents take place on takeoff
- 12% of accidents occur between climb and cruise
- 12% of accidents occur between taxi and towing at the airport
* Please note that the percentage of WHEN accidents occur will not add up with the percentages of WHY accidents occur.
Eight people were taken to hospital following “severe turbulence” during a flight.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has returned to Canada from India, and his return has been eventful. During the G20 summit, he faced criticism and challenges from various world leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Joe Biden, and Rishi Sunak. These interactions at the G20 summit appeared to be contentious and confrontational. Watch video on Zee News
The Jordanian Hashemite Charitable Organization (JHCO) prepared and operated a third humanitarian and relief aid plane to Libya yesterday to
Passengers on a flight from Seattle to Orange County endured a scary landing amid the gusty winds and rain of Tropical Storm Hilary on Sunday night.
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Air New Zealand is close to signing the lease on an additional Boeing 777-300 to help cover the loss of Airbus A320neos and A321neos from its fleet over coming…
An investigation has been launched after two planes collided on a dirt airstrip in Mexico, killing five people including a child.
Two private planes, both Cessna light aircraft, collided while one was taking off and the other was landing. Five people, including one child, were killed in this crash in the Mexican northern state of Durango, state authorities said. On the other hand, flooding in the western Mexico state of Jalisco killed at least seven people and left nine others missing.
The Pittsburgh Steelers’ charter flight home following a Sunday night win in Las Vegas made an emergency landing in Kansas City early Monday.
Kites and lanterns threatened planes at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport as they tried to take off and land during Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations, according to the airport.
MIFFLIN TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Police in Columbia County tell 28/22 News the Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a fatal helicopter crash. First responders were called …
A JetBlue flight from Ecuador to Fort Lauderdale hit turbulence while approaching the Florida airport Monday, injuring seven passengers and a crew members.
The pilot and one other person were brought to the hospital in “at least” critical condition.