Reports of accidents within the United States and accidents of U.S.-registered aircraft elsewhere if investigated by the NTSB. (occurrence dates 1968-present, reports dated 1969-present. Some pre-1996 reports are not yet available online.)
Historical reports of accidents in the United States, as well as accidents of U.S. air carriers occurring elsewhere. Select "Historical Aircraft Accident Reports (1934-1965)," then browse by year or select "Search" (in the left-hand menu) to find reports by keyword, location, carrier, accident date, or report date. (occurrence dates 1934-1965; reports dated 1935-1967)
Reports of accidents and incidents within Australia. Click on the investigation number to see an accident summary which includes a link to the preliminary or final accident report if one is available. (occurrence dates 1968-present; reports dated 1969-present)
Reports of accidents in Canada. (occurrence dates 1990-present; reports dated 1994-present)
Selected reports of accidents in the Czech Republic are available in English. Use the menu on the left to browse reports by year. (occurrence dates 2004-present; reports dated -present)
Reports of accidents and incidents within Finland. Use the links on the left-hand side to browse reports by year. Only major reports have been translated into English. Reports that are available only in Finnish include an English summary; see the Finnish language site for the full list of reports (browse by year using the links on the left; within the PDF report, search for "summary" to quickly locate the English summary). (occurrence dates 1994-present; reports dated 1996-present)
English language translations of selected reports of accidents in Germany. (occurrence dates 1995-present; reports dated 1996-present)
Reports of accidents in Hong Kong. (occurrence dates 1999-present; reports dated 2004-present)
English translations of reports on accidents and serious incidents in Hungary, as well as occurrences elsewhere involving Hungarian airlines or aircraft. (occurrence dates 2006-present; reports dated 2006-present)
Annual accident summaries (1960-2009) and accident/incident reports (occurrence dates 2007-present). The link defaults to the annual accident summaries. To view the list of accident and incident reports, select "Reports" under "Accident Summaries/Reports" in the menu on the left. (Incidents and accidents are listed separately on the Reports page; scroll down to find the list of accident reports following the incidents list.) (occurrence dates 2007-present)
Reports of accidents in Indonesia. Select "Accident Reports" in the left-hand menu. Brief summaries of accidents occurring in 1988-2003 are also available; select "Statistics" in the left-hand menu, then "Aircraft Accident/Incident Database 1988-2003." (occurrence dates 1997-present; reports dated 2000-present)
Reports of accidents and incidents within Ireland, as well as, in certain cases, accidents occurring abroad which involve Irish registered aircraft. (occurrence dates 1953-present (bulk 1996-present); reports dated 1998-present)
English language translations of selected accident reports. (occurrence dates 2001-2005; reports dated 2002-2008)
Reports of accidents and incidents occurring in Japan. (occurrence dates 1985-present; reports dated 1987-present)
Reports of accidents in Maldives. (occurrence dates 2001-present; reports dated -present)
Reports and summaries of accidents occurring in the Netherlands. (occurrence dates 1994-present; reports dated 1999-present)
Reports of accidents in New Zealand investigated by the CAA (some occurrences are investigated by the TAIC, see below). The Safety Reports section includes reports on fatal accidents, as well as briefs of accidents and incidents. Also available are weekly reports which provide preliminary information on recent accidents. (occurrence dates 1998-present; reports dated 1998-present)
Information on accidents and incidents within New Zealand. (occurrence dates 1988-present; reports dated 1990-present)
Selected reports of accidents in Norway are available in English; additional reports are available in Norwegian with an English summary. (occurrence dates 1987-present; reports dated 1989-present)
English translations are available for selected reports and information notices. The reports are organized by occurrence date. In the menu on the left, select "Investigação de Acidentes e Incidentes" Go to the most recent year (listed by date, e.g., "Relatórios 2014") or earlier years ("Relatórios Anteriores"), then browse or search "report" and/or "notice" to locate reports available in English. (English language reports are available for selected occurrences dated 2001-present; reports dated 2004-present. Portuguese reports available for occurrence dates 1958-present; reports dated 1959-present)
Reports of accidents and incidents occurring in Singapore. (occurrence dates 2000-present; reports dated 2003-present)
Reports of accidents and incidents within South Africa. From the CAA home page, use the links on the left (Accidents and Incidents>Aircraft Accident Reports). Also available are occurrence reports and graphs (2008-present) which provide summary information on accidents and incidents by month. (occurrence dates 1997-present; a few earlier reports are also available)
Reports of accidents and incidents in Sri Lanka, as well reports about occurrences elsewhere involving Sri Lankan aircraft. (occurrence dates 1974-2012)
Reports on accidents and incidents in Sweden. English language translations are available for those occurrences involving commercial aviation, investigations of interest to foreign parties, or if the report has significance for safety issues. The report on the 1991 Gottröra accident is also available on this site. (occurrence dates 1996-present; reports dated 1997-present)
Reports on accidents and incidents in Switzerland as well as some reports on accidents occurring elsewhere which involve Swiss-registered aircraft. English-language reports include reports from the Swiss AAIB and Federal Aircraft Accident Board as well as from non-Swiss investigative agencies. For a list of all reports, click on "Search" without filling in any search criteria. Only some reports are available in English. The report title (in the "links" column on the far right) is in the language of the report, so look for English titles ("Final Report," "Investigation Report," etc.) to locate reports available in English. (occurrence dates 1991-present; reports dated 1991-present)
Information on accidents and incidents in Taiwan. (occurrence dates 1999-present; reports dated 2000-present)
Reports of accidents within the United Kingdom. There may be some delay in the addition of new reports to the comprehensive list; see the most recent reports here. (occurrence dates 1958-present; reports dated 1959-present)
Business Aviation Safety Brief: This annual publication provides a summary of global accident statistics in business aviation for a 5-year period. From the International Business Aviation Council.
General Aviation Statistical Databook and Industry Outlook: This annual publication includes statistics on general aviation accidents (number of accidents and hours flown) back to 1938. From the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.
Joseph T. Nall Report: An annual review of general aviation aircraft accidents from the AOPA Air Safety Institute
Safety trends and accident statistics from Helicopter Association International
Australia: Australian Transport Safety Bureau
Europe: European Aviation Safety Agency's Annual Safety Review
Indonesia: National Transportation Safety Committee: Select "Statistics" from the left-hand menu.
United States: NTSB aviation accident statistics
Reports on general aviation safety and accident topics including GA Accident Scorecard (general aviation accident trends), featured accidents which appeared in AOPA ePilot, the aging GA pilot population, stall/spin accidents, and instructional accidents.
The number of weather-related accidents from 2003 to 2007 categorized into the following weather events: icing; thunderstorm; turbulence; visibility/ceiling; winds; windshear; precipitation; and other. An earlier review covering 1994 to 2003 is no longer available through the FAA ASIAS site, but is accessible through the Internet Archive (Wayback Machine).
Information on accidents and serious incidents; may also be browsed/filtered by event type, flight phase, flight conditions, etc. Also see discussions of accidents within SKYbrary categories such as weather, air ground communications, human factors, etc.
Articles about air transport accidents and incidents from June 1999 to present, as well as commercial aviation safety-related news.
Information on hull loss accidents.
The archives has thousands of photographs of aviation accidents (primarily general aviation, but also commercial and military), many of which have been scanned and are available on-line through the ASASA Digital Library.
Photographs of accidents from 1908 to present
Photographs of accidents from 1918 to present. May be browsed/searched by multiple criteria, including year, aircraft registration number, region, or operator.
Photographs of accidents and accident aircraft from 1917 to present. Photographs may also be browsed by aircraft type , airline, and country/location. Coverage is not limited to commercial aircraft; general aviation and military aircraft are also included.
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