Pilot error

March 3, 2013 - 1:10am

Preliminary Report: Regional Jet Destroyed in Crash

February 11, 2013 - 10:45am

Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee last week cited pilot error for the September 2012 crash of an Antonov An-28 in Kamchatka that killed 10 of the 14 people aboard, according to a February 6 report in the Moscow Times. Rescuers located the aircraft on the side of a 1,600-foot hill in the Pyatibratka Mountain region. Medical examiners had announced earlier that alcohol was found in the pilots’ blood and that a criminal investigation is under way.

February 1, 2013 - 3:55am

Preliminary Report: Turboprop Breaks Up over Texas

January 7, 2013 - 2:27pm

The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee’s recent final accident report on the May 9, 2012 crash of a Sukhoi Superjet 100 appears to leave little doubt the accident that killed all 45 people aboard was to the result of pilot error.

May 1, 2012 - 5:40am

Preliminary Report: Citation Hits Water on Takeoff

February 29, 2012 - 8:44pm

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau last week published the final report on a March 2010 crash of an EMB-120 Brasilia during an in-flight training exercise at Darwin Airport. The crash killed both pilots, the captain and an instructor who was evaluating that pilot’s flying abilities.

July 28, 2011 - 7:00am

Preliminary Report: Medevac King Air Goes Down in Alaska

July 14, 2011 - 11:00am

In a board meeting Tuesday, the NTSB pinned the blame for the March 2009 fatal crash of a Pilatus PC-12 in Butte, Mont., on the actions of the pilot.

December 1, 2010 - 8:13am

Bell 206-L4, Sabine Pass, Texas, Dec. 11, 2008–The LongRanger crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, killing the pilot and four passengers, as a result of the commercial pilot’s failure to maintain clearance from the water, according to the NTSB. A contributing factor was the Part 135 flight’s inadvertent encounter with IMC conditions.

August 2, 2010 - 9:56am

Hawker Beechcraft King Air B200C, North Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands, Feb. 6, 2007–The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch ruled that human factors caused the crash of the British Overseas Territories-registered Super King Air.

 
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