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Accident Investigation, Causal Factors
A regional jet plummeted 4,000 ft in severe turbulence and icing before the pilots regained control.
by Mark Lacagnina
An MD-83 flight crew pressed on after one engine lost power en route, only to lose the other engine on approach.
A business jet stalled during an unstabilized nonprecision approach and crashed into an apartment building.
The loss of thrust on takeoff caught the ATR 72 pilots off guard and unprepared.
Airflow disruption by excessive reverse thrust rendered the rudder useless when it was needed most.
Accident Investigation, Causal Factors, Safety Oversight
The 747 freighter was doomed when a massive military vehicle broke free in the cargo hold.
Runway Safety (approach and landing), Accident Investigation, Causal Factors
Pressing on in a blinding deluge, the pilots were searching for the runway when the ATR 72 impacted a residential area.
Loss of Control–In Flight (LOC-I), Accident Investigation, Causal Factors
The pilots of an A320 tried a different way of solving a recurring flight control problem and were startled by the results.
Mechanical Issues, Accident Investigation, Causal Factors, Human Factors
U.K. AAIB cites maintenance human factors after Airbus A319 fan cowling doors detach during takeoff.
by Sean Broderick
The pilot was using a personal computer when the Citation CJ2 stalled. The aircraft then rolled several times before he regained control.