Data Shows The Top Nine Causes Of Aviation Accidents

May 10th, 2013 | Aviation accident

May 10, 2013 With more than 150 air traffic control towers closing due to budgetary constraints, many travelers are concerned about the risk of Aviation Accidents. Most experts tend to believe the closures will only cause delays and will not affect air traffic safety. This was confirmed by a recent study that showed the top… Read More

NTSB Attributes Fatal Missouri Helicopter Accident To Pilot’s Text Messaging

April 12th, 2013 | Aviation accident

April 12, 2012 Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced earlier this week that a recent Helicopter Accident was the result of a pilot’s distraction from text messaging on a cellphone. An article from The Boston Herald explained the crash happened on August 26, 2011, in a field outside the town of Mosby… Read More

NTSB Issues Warning Regarding Mechanical Failure As A Cause For Many Aviation Accidents

April 5th, 2013 | Aviation accident

April 5, 2013 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) estimates it investigates roughly 1,500 General Aviation Accidents each year. They add that large portions of these accidents are caused by mechanical failures that may have been prevented through better maintenance. For instance, on December 18, 2008, the pilot of a Beech 36 aircraft was approaching… Read More

Virginia Beach Jet Crash Injures Seven And Displaces 40 Families

April 13th, 2012 | Aviation accident

A Navy jet that crashed into a Virginia Beach, Virginia, apartment complex Friday is responsible for injuring seven people. Read More

Michigan Man And Girlfriend Perish In North Carolina Plane Crash

March 9th, 2012 | Personal injury

A 51-year-old pilot from Commerce Township, Michigan, was killed along with his girlfriend when his plane crashed Friday outside Charlotte, North Carolina. Read More