Accidents & Incidents, [2014Q4]

The following table presents a chronology for the fourth quarter of 2014, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. aviation accidents, as well as some non-fatal accidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, and a brief synopsis. Click … Continue reading

ANALYSIS: Apparent Wake Turbulence Accident near St. Cloud, MN [KSTC]

Two died when a small airplane likely passed too close under an arriving Allegiant jet, causing a loss of control and a fiery crash into a house below. The accident location was approximately 6-miles northwest of the St.Cloud Airport [KSTC]. The … Continue reading

[KASD]

KASD Slidell Airport (340 acres) Slidell, LA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KMJD] 12 NE ; [KHSA] 19 E ; [KNEW] 21 SW ; [KBXA] 28 N ;(ave. distance: 20 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 100 (79 single-props, 13 multi-props) (1 jet, … Continue reading

[KMSY]

KMSY Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (1,500 acres) Metairie, LA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KNEW] 12 E ; [KNBG] 16 SE ; [1L0] 18 W ; [KASD] 31 NE ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 19 (6 single-props, … Continue reading