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Air Accidents Investigation Branch reports

11,200 reports
  • Spitfire Mk 26B (G-CLHJ), loss of control, Enstone, Oxfordshire, 22 August 2023

  • Jabiru UL-450 (G-CDFK), loss of power shortly after takeoff with subsequent stall and spin, Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Upminster, Essex, 4 April 2023

  • Extra EA 300/L (G-OLAD), landing gear mainwheel assemblies detached on landing, Northrepps Aerodrome, Norfolk, 17 January 2024

  • UAS Prion Mk3, flyaway following loss of electrical power, West Wales Airfield, 6 March 2023

  • AW169 (G-KSSC), helicopter downwash moved cricket pitch ground cover causing injury to one person, Bearsted Common, Maidstone, 11 October 2023

  • Aerosport Scamp (G-BOOW), aircraft struck trees following loss of power, Near RAF Mona, Anglesey, 10 February 2024

  • De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter (VP-FBC), collision with obstacle on takeoff, Mount Lymburner, Antarctica, 23 January 2023

  • A Special Bulletin concerning the failure of the auto throttle on a Boeing 737-8K5 (G-FDZS), on takeoff from Bristol Airport, 4 March 2024

  • Schleicher ASW 24 (G-CHBB), loss of control during failed aerotow, Dunstable Airfield, Bedfordshire, 16 August 2023

  • Amateur-built balloon (DB-6R), G-CMFS, balloon envelope collapsed in-flight, fell from height and struck the ground, Ombersley Court, Worcestershire, 25 June 2023

  • ATR 72-202 (G-NPTF), significant electrical malfunction during CAT II approach, East Midlands Airport, 17 January 2023

  • Boeing 737-4K5 (G-JMCZ), Electrical contactor failure with fumes and fire, Belfast International Airport, Stand 9, 18 October 2023

  • Piper PA-18-150 (G-CLYI), abnormal runway contact, Sleap Aerodrome, Shropshire, 13 May 2023

  • AW139 (5N-BOX), main rotor struck a lamp post, Norwich Airport, 13 November 2023

  • ATR 72-212 A (G-CMMT), Aircraft damaged after contacting the runway during a second landing attempt in gusty weather, Belfast City Airport, 30 December 2023

  • VA-1X (G-EVTL), ground impact following propeller blade release, Cotswold Airport (Kemble), Gloucestershire, 9 August 2023

  • Ventus-2CT (G-KADS) and E1 Antares (G-CLXG), Midair collision, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, 17 August 2023

  • AW109SP (G-RAYN), helicopter struck trees during night departure from an unlit field landing site, Nantclwyd Lodge, near Llanelidan, Denbighshire, 1 November 2022

  • Airbus A321-253NX (G-OATW), In-flight turnback after loss of a cabin window, London Stansted Airport, 4 October 2023

  • Forced landing in canal after takeoff, Great Heck, North Yorkshire, 15 September 2023

  • Attempted go-around and loss of control, Kitty Hawk Farm Strip, Sussex, 15 September 2023

  • Forced landing due to fuel exhaustion near Old Buckenham Airfield, Norwich, 3 September 2023

  • Rigging failure leading to aircraft damage during landing, Darley Moor Airfield, Derbyshire, 17 November 2023

  • Cabin doors opened in flight, Gunnersbury Park, London, 4 October 2023

  • Brake seizure and mainwheel tyres deflated during landing, Newquay Airport, Cornwall, 7 October 2022

  • The AAIB Annual Safety Review 2023 has been published. It includes information on occurrences and the safety action taken or planned in response to AAIB investigations concluded in 2023.

  • Loss of power after takeoff, Private strip, Welshpool, 13 June 2023

  • Loss of control on ground and subsequent runway excursion, Northrepps Airfield, Norfolk, 30 September 2023

  • Abnormal runway contact during landing gear-up go-around, Liverpool Airport, 15 August 2023

  • Corroded nose landing gear fractured whilst taxiing, London Biggin Hill Airport, 3 May 2023

  • Vibration and rudder control problems in-flight, Private airstrip, County Armagh, 16 August 2023

  • Hard landing, Liverpool Airport, 14 August 2023

  • Partial electrical systems failure during approach, Belfast City Airport, 19 September 2022

  • Aircraft canopy failed in-flight, Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, 2 April 2022

  • In-flight battery fire, Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent, 8 December 2022

  • Loss of terrain separation, Ballintoy Harbour, County Antrim, 26 July 2021

  • Engine failure, Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Essex, 23 July 2023

  • Loss of control during winch launch, Nympsfield Airfield, Gloucestershire, 15 June 2023

  • Loss of control and struck sloping ground at Bishop Hill, near Portmoak Airfield, Kinross, 7 November 2023

  • Takeoff with incorrect flap setting, Aberdeen Airport, 6 March 2023

  • Stall during turn onto final, Otherton Airfield, Staffordshire, 4 June 2023

  • Main landing gear failure, St Mary's Airport, Isles of Scilly, 7 April 2023

  • Stiff elevators during cruise, 8 nm south-east of Liverpool Airport, 9 December 2022

  • Rearward movement of hang-point resulting in pitch control difficulties, Lundy Island Airfield, Bristol Channel, 17 May 2023

  • Uncommanded and unarrested flap extension in the climb after departing Farnborough Airport, Hampshire, 10 August 2022

  • Swarm UAs out of formation, Norton St Phillip, Bath, 16 May 2023

  • Poor acceleration and failure to climb after takeoff, Fishburn Airfield, County Durham, 10 August 2023

  • Bird strike on takeoff leading to forced landing, 1nm south of Dunstable, Bedfordshire, 25 September 2023

  • Loss of control prior to landing, Andrewsfield Aerodrome, Essex, 16 September 2023

  • Ground handling wheel fell off in flight over Hampshire, 10 September 2023