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After completing routine maintenance on the approach lights to Runway 33 at Birmingham Airport, a ladder that had been used by airport engineering services technicians came out of the vehicle they were using and came to rest…
Two separate routine flights of a DJI Matrice 200 V1 unmanned aircraft terminated prematurely when the ballistic parachute recovery system activated unexpectedly, 21st September 2019 and 29th November 2019, Inverness.
Control of a prototype unmanned aircraft, an Alauda Airspeeder Mk II, was lost resulting in a fly-away and eventual crash, Goodwood Aerodrome, West Sussex, 4 July 2019.
The AAIB began investigating the increasing number of accidents and incidents to small unmanned aircraft systems in 2015.
During an aerobatics training flight, the aircraft a Pitts S-2A Pitts Special (G-ODDS) struck the ground whilst in a spin. The aircraft was destroyed and both pilots were fatally injured, 24 August 2019.
The AAIB are investigating an incident involving a cargo aircraft that occurred at Exeter Airport.
A Cessna Citation CJ1+ had been modified with a performance enhancing system. Shortly after takeoff this system suffered an electrical failure causing one of the control surfaces to deploy separately, causing an uncommanded …
A Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global 6000 suffered a nosewheel steering failure after touchdown, 11 December 2019.
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The AAIB are sending a team to investigate an accident involving a gyrocopter
A Cessna 172S was on a local flight when it descended into the sea, fatally injuring the pilot. No definitive cause for the accident could be found, 25 November 2019.
The pilots of a De Havilland Canada Dash 8-402 noticed that both handwheels were offset to the right in order to maintain wings level flight. The aircraft diverted and made an uneventful landing, 14 November 2019.
The baggage door of a Mooney M20K aircraft detached in flight causing the pilot to declare a MAYDAY. The pilot was able to land safely without injury, 30 May 2020.
Controlled flight towards terrain in reduced visibility, near Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire,
14 October 2019.
As the Colibri MB2 took off, a witness heard the engine running roughly before it disappeared from view near Spilsby, Lincolnshire on 15 December 2019. The accident resulted in one fatality.
Shortly after a normal touchdown, the right outer mainwheel separated from its axle and was seen, by the pilots, to pass down the right side of the aircraft.
The flight crew of an ERJ 190-200 LR (G-FBEJ) detected an unusual odour and observed smoke entering the cockpit and cabin. An emergency evacuation was initiated during which passengers evacuating via the overwing exits repor…
A team of AAIB inspectors has been sent to the scene of an air accident .
An Airbus A320-216 (EC-KLT) made two approaches above the correct descent profile, on each occasion leading to a missed approach, 26 August 2019.
Shortly after the takeoff roll of an Airbus A320-214 (OE-LOA) was commenced it was rejected, due to a contained engine failure, 1 March 2019. As the flight crew were about to taxi the aircraft off the runway, an evacuation w…
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