SAFETY and ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
Aviation Incident and Safety Websites
- 1001 Crash
A Web site about aircraft crashes with videos, latest plane accidents,
analysis and pictures, statistics, complete description of the Tenerife crash,
details about the fear of flying. In both English and French languages.
- Air Data Research Aviation safety
information - AD's, service difficulty and mechanical reliability reports,
accident and incident report databases, aviation accident reports, other
- AirlineSafety.com Dedicated
to the subject of airline safety, and seeking to provide a free-market forum
for the discussion of policies and issues which are germane to airline safety.
- AirSafe.com Airline safety and
security information from the passenger perspective, as well as other useful
information for the traveling public and information on recent fatal plane
- The AirSafe.com
News Read the latest news and commentary in this blog about airline
safety, airline security, and airline policy issues from AirSafe.com.
- Aircraft Maintenance and Safety
A Website dedicated to improving the quality of aircraft maintenance and
saving lives. Read how maintenance errors in preparation for Annual
Inspection created serious problems for this pilot.
- Aircraft Wrecks in
Southern California Aviation accidents of California from 1920 to present:
information, links to other incident related sites, book reviews.
- AirDisaster.Com Goals of this
site are to provide updates on breaking aviation-safety related stories, a
central location for information about aviation accidents, and a forum for
opinions on topics covered on this site.
- Airline Crash
Research Site The purpose of this site is to compile reference materials
regarding commercial airline incidents and associated research work.
- Airline Security Insider Airline
security news and commentary covering cabin and cockpit defense, upcoming
changes, interviews, weather and flight delays. Report and get feedback on
onboard security incidents, or visit the Blog. Run by an airline pilot.
- Airworthy.US Dedicated to
restoring the concept of airworthiness to its role as the foundation upon
which commercial/civil aviation rests. Their mission is to ensure that
everyone, worldwide, connected with commercial/civil aviation knows and
understands the comprehensive meaning of airworthiness.
- ARG/US Home A consultancy
that also provides the Preliminary Accident Notification System email service
where data is downloaded several times a day from the FAA's preliminary
accident files, processed into a structured database, and emailed to
- Ariane Information Inc.- Aviation
A privately owned international consulting firm, specialized in safety matters
and offering assistance and solutions to airlines, training schools, airports,
governments, civil aviation administrations, and corporations. Offerings
include publications, videos, partner training aids, passenger safety cards,
technical manuals, training programs.
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau
The ATSB contributes to transport safety by independently investigating,
analysing and openly reporting on transport safety matters. All ATSB
investigations are ‘no blame' - the emphasis is on learning to improve future
safety. The ATSB is responsible for the independent investigation of
accidents and incidents involving civil aircraft in Australia. All accidents
and incidents related to flight safety in Australia or by Australian operators
must be reported to the ATSB.
AviationDisasters This mailing list is for the discussion of all disaster
related aviation topics. From flight safety requirements, to crash analysis,
all forms of discussion are valid. Conspiracy theorists and flamers are not
really welcome, sensible discussion is.
- Aviation Archaeological
Investigation & Research AAIR is a source for U.S. military aircraft
accident reports and individual aircraft record (history) cards.
Archaeology From this site you can order USN, USAF, and USAAF accident
- Aviation Law News An
informational site with the latest aviation news, NTSB information, accident
reports, safety precautions and easy access to lawyers specializing in
- Av-Ox, Inc. Specializes in the
sales and overhaul of aviation oxygen equipment (cylinders, masks, regulators,
respirators, and valves) and also overhauls and repairs aircraft fire
- Aviation.org Addresses safety
issues through focus on cockpit command responsibilities. Discussion groups,
accident analysis, library.
- Aviation Safety Data Exchange
This site is sponsored by The Experimental
Aircraft Association (EAA) with data assistance from the
FAA to provide a source of safety
information for general aviation, amateur built, and ultralight aircraft.
- Aviation Safety Network Covers
accidents and safety issues with regards to airliners, military transport
planes and corporate jets. The ASN Safety Database contains detailed
descriptions of over 11,400 incidents, hijackings, and accidents.
- Aviation Safety Project
Dedicated to improving aviation safety through increased understanding of
pilot decision-making. Sponsored by the National Aeronautics & Space
Administration, the National Science Foundation, and the University of Oregon.
- Aviation Safety Reporting System
The ASRS is a cooperative program established by the FAA's Office of the
Assistant Administrator for System Safety, and administered by NASA. The ASRS
collects, analyzes, and responds to voluntarily submitted aviation safety
incident reports in order to lessen the likelihood of aviation accidents.
- Avsaf - Aviation Safety Aviation
safety news, accident reports, calender of events, forum, links to other
aviaiton websites, and more.
- Baldwin Aviation, Inc.
Committed to enhancing the aviation safety culture in flight departments by
providing ongoing, cost-effective, time-saving safety management and
compliance programs. Its Safety Management and Compliance Program is IS-BAO
certified so clients can become certified under the Baldwin umbrella within 3
to 4 months.
To Air Safety A book by a former barnstomer that looks at the development
of aviation from the early days of flying to the jet age: stories of
barnstorming risk-takers, rum-runners, early Naval air schools, and
descriptions of some of the first passenger flights. Also, the development of
air safety regulations. The author, who joined the Bureau of Safety of the
Civil Aeronautics Board (later the National Transportation Safety Board)
provides the reader with details of aircraft accident investigations and
findings while also affording a glimpse into how the government operates.
- Boeing Commercial Airplanes -
Jetliner Safety Information Site Contains extensive information about
aviation safety: what it is, who is responsible, and how accidents are
investigated. Of interest to parents, teachers, and young aviation
enthusiasts is the flash media demonstration that shows in an
easy-to-understand way how jetliners fly.
- Brian Powers Waters This
retired pilot has written several books on the problems with airline safety.
He has been hosted on several talk shows: Larry King, Good Morning America,
and others. His writings are very straight-forward and hard-hitting in regard
to the safety issues he sees and has experienced. Author of "93 Seconds From
Disaster," "Danger in the Air," "Margin for Error: None," and "Safety Last."
- Cabin Safety Web Site A site
created by a group of safety specialists from the Saudi Arabian Airlines Cabin
- Center for Aerospace
Safety/Security Education The Embry-Riddle CASE offers an academic minor
program in Aviation Safety.
- The Center for the Study of
Extraterrestrial Intelligence A list of over 100 UFO crashes can be found
on the CSETI Website. You decide.
- Cockpit Voice Recorder Database
A database containing CVR transcripts of aviation accidents and incidents.
- Colorado &
Wyoming Aircraft Wreckchasing Dedicated to those men and women of the US
Armed Forces who lost their lives training. The site documents military and
historical aircraft crash sites in Colorado and Wyoming.
Computer-Related Incidents with Commercial Aircraft An archive with
digitized official reports and information such as commentaries, research
papers and discussions.
- The Conversation at
AirSafe.com The official podcast of the AirSafe.com Foundation designed
to raise public awareness about key issues involving aviation safety and
- The Disaster homepage:
BBC Education A website produced in collaboration with the BBC TWO
television series which examines the issues surrounding major international
incidents. Reconstructions and commentary from experts and witnesses.
- Emergency & Disaster
Management, Inc. E&DM develops, implements, and assesses programs for
public and private entities. The Aviation Incidents section chronicles
commercial and military airplane accidents, and has information about airport
incidents and other topics related to aviation accidents.
- Emergency Services International
Training for on and off airport emergency responders: evaluation and
implementation of aviation safety system management programs, accident
investigations and reconstruction, survival and crashworthiness analysis.
Approved by the FAA, meets and exceeds FAR139/319 and NFPA 1003.
- EVAS Worldwide The EVAS
system allows a pilot to land safely in a smoke emergency.
- FAA Flight
Standards Service This website provides Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA) safety related information pertaining to Airlines and Aircraft. Also,
service information concerning aviation related schools, safety related forms,
and FAA offices.
- FAA Office of Accident
Investigation The principal organization within the FAA with respect to
aircraft accident investigation and all activities related to the National
Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Includes 10 days of preliminary accident
and incident data.
- FAA Office of System Safety Safety
trend monitoring, policy advice, focal point for data and research.
- FAA Public Affairs Those
interested in the progress of the wiring inspections on older Boeing 737
aircraft may view FAA updates.
- FAASafety.gov The FAA seeks to
improve the aviation safety record of the U.S. through safety training,
outreach, and education. Each of the FAA's eight regions has a Regional
FAASTeam Office dedicated to this safety program and managed by the Regional
FAASTeam Manager (RFM). At the website you'll find information about the
WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program, an aviation learning center, events and
seminars, and other pilot resources like links to some flight safety-related
- Fire-Forums.com A free fire and
emergency services message board system.
- Flight Accident Investigation,
LLP FAI is a aviation accident investigation partnership that provides an
extensive aviation knowledge base to the legal and insurance communities.
Services include accident analysis, aviation consulting, specialized training,
safety audits, expert selection consultation or expert testimony as well as
opponent expert evaluation.
- Flight Safety Foundation An
independent, nonpolitical, nonprofit, international organization offering an
objective view of aviation safety developments. Special reports,
publications, seminar calendars and other useful information.
- Flight Safety Information Provides a
daily electronic newsletter on current topics concerning flight safety from
around the world.
- The F.O.D Control Corporation A
line of products that reduce the number of Foreign Object Damage incidents.&
FOD control discussion group, free FOD prevention booklet, FOD related links.
- FSTOP - Film Safety for Traveling on
Airlines A film advocacy committee aimed at making the picture-taking
public aware of potential damage to photographic film generated by new x-ray
security scanners installed at airports worldwide for the inspection of
- G-LOC - Military Aircraft Accident
Info Recent military aircraft accident information with a special focus
on USAF, US Navy, USMC and European Air Forces aircraft.
Washington University Aviation Safety and Security Management Certificate
program designed to take a comprehensive approach to integrating safety and
security in air transportation.
- The Georgetown Center for
the Study of Violence This news service provides international and
national violence news updated daily, including coverage of airline-related
- Global Emergency
Management Assists airlines, charter operators, and private owners with
emergency planning, response, business continuity, and crisis management
needs. They can train your staff to handle family assistance needs in the
event of a crisis, as well as call centers and disaster support to the
- Honeywell Aerospace Enhanced Ground
Proximity Warning System The EGPWS uses aircraft inputs such as position,
attitude, air speed and glideslope, which along with internal terrain,
obstacles, and airport databases predict a potential conflict between the
aircraft's flight path and terrain or an obstacle.
- Honeywell Flight Safety Zone
Flight safety and security solutions for airports and aircraft.
- Inflight Safety
Page A former flight attendant describes how to increase your awareness
of inflight safety whenever you're on an aircraft. Introduction, pre-flight,
fire/smoke, decompression, brace position, ditching, examples of incidents.
- Jet Safety.com Crash data,
mid-air collision/misses, bird strikes, crash photos, safety links, and F-16
- L-3 Communications The world's
largest manufacturer of commercial (L-3
Aviation Recorders division) and military (L-3
Electrodynamics Inc.) crash-protected recorders, or so-called "black
- National Air Disaster
Alliance/Foundation A non-profit organization with a mission to raise the
standard of safety, security, survivability, and support through the
constructive communications with all levels of government, departments,
agencies, airline operators, manufacturers and industry associations. The ADA
seeks to inform the flying public on critical issues, and advocate for
legislation and reform.
- National Safe Skies Alliance (Safe
Skies) A non-profit association serving aviation by providing impartial and
effective testing and evaluation of safety and security devices and systems.
Funding is provided by its member institutions and by the
Transportation Security Administration.
- National Transportation Safety Board
An independent Federal agency that investigates every civil aviation accident
in the United States and significant accidents in the other modes of
transportation, conducts special investigations and safety studies, and issues
safety recommendations to prevent future accidents.
- North East England Air Crash
Research Aircraft crash sites in North East England and the Scottish
- Northern Ireland
Aviation Archaeology Team Investigations and excavations of wartime
accidents in Northern Ireland.
- Oklahoma Highway
Patrol - Aircraft Unit Provides air surveillance and tactical support for
ground base law enforcement. This division was started in 1948 and the first
law enforcement agency in the nation to utilize aircraft for law enforcement
- Oklahoma Wreckchasing Involved
in aviation archaeology since mid-1997 and based in Oklahoma City, they have
details of over one hundred civilian and military aircraft crashes dating from
1929. Arkansas and Oklahoma are primary areas of research. Links to other
aviation archaeology and crash sites.
- PlaneCrashInfo.com Large
database of significant aviation accidents from 1908, famous people who died
in accidents, statistics, links, pictures.
- RoadSafe Europe UK providers
of dangerous goods safety services for all modes of transport - air, sea,
rail, and road.
- Sabre Aviation Provides
pilots with quality aviation ideas and insights into aviation decision making
by reviewing aircraft accident data and analyzing the ‘decision trail’. They
also provide unique products and gifts for aviation enthusiasts.
- SAFE Association A
non-profit professional association dedicated to ensuring personal safety and
protection in land, sea, air, and space environments.
- Safelander A method to safely
operate aircraft remotely from the ground if the onboard pilots become
disabled or deviate from the approved flight plan. The system uses two-way RF
ground-to-aircraft and aircraft-to-ground telecommunication links and aircraft
flight control data described in U.S. Pat. No. 5,974,349, "Remote, Aircraft,
Global Paperless Maintenance System."
- Safety First An
Airbus web site specifically dedicated to air safety subjects.
- The SKYRAGE Foundation A group that
tries to bring the issue of passenger disruption and violence aboard
commercial aircraft into better focus for both the flying public and
- Transportation Safety Board of Canada
The TSB is an independent agency created by an Act of Parliament. Its role is
to advance transportation safety through the investigation of transportation
occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and aviation modes.
- United Kingdom Air Accidents
Investigation Branch (AAIB) This branch of the Department of the
Environment, Transport and the Regions is responsible for the investigation of
civil aircraft accidents and serious incidents within the UK.
- USFS Aviation Safety Home Page
The U.S. Forest Service page offers fire and aviation management resources..
- Wyvern Aviation Consulting Ltd.
Global air charter safety audit firm. The e-TWR database of charter operator
safety reports provides information to charter customers.
Aviation Safety Equipment
- Av-Ox, Inc. Specializes in the
sales and overhaul of aviation oxygen equipment (cylinders, masks, regulators,
respirators, and valves) and also overhauls and repairs aircraft fire
- D&R Sales and Services, Inc.
Distributor of supplier of airline safety equipment for commercial, commuter,
and freight aircraft: evacuation slides, slide and raft assemblies, life
rafts, life vests and life preservers.
Aviation Human Factors Sites
- Australian Aviation Psychology Association
AAvPA's primary objectives are to promote the exchange of information and
advancement of knowledge in the fields of aviation psychology and human
- Aviation Human Factors
Research Reports Visitors can view abstracts of aviation human factors
research reports and purchase copies of articles on line.
Cognition Laboratory Information from a NASA human factors group
conducting research on aviation safety, skilled human performance, and the
causes of accidents. Many publications can be downloaded, and pointers are
provided to book-length publications (e.g., The Limits of Expertise:
Rethinking Pilot Error and the Causes of Airline Accidents). Hot topics are
- Maintenance And Ramp Safety Society
MARSS is a non-profit society dedicated to reducing aviation human error.
- System Safety Services
Dedicated to making aviation safer by training personnal how to avoid the
human errors they never intend to make.
Sites About Specific Aviation Incidents
- Bruderhof Peace Barn - A Flight 93
memorial A project of the 5th-8th grade students of the Spring Valley
School in Farmington, Pa. These students have converted an old barn into a
memorial for the heroes of Flight 93. In addition, they have handcrafted the
memorial benches for each passenger and crew member at the nearby Flight 93
crash site in Shanksville.
- Continental Air
Lines Flight 11 A blog about the sabotage and destruction of a Boeing 707
operated by Continental Airlines in 1962, resulting in the death of all 45
passengers and crew.
- EgyptAir Flight
990 Final Report NTSB report of the October 31, 1999 incident 60 miles
south of Nantucket, Massachusetts.
- Emery Worldwide Airlines Flight
17 Dedicated to the memory of the Emery Worldwide Airlines flight 17
aircrew and the events surrounding the crash on February 16, 2000, in
- Flight 401 - The Black Box
Story The story of Eastern Airlines Tristar Flight 401 crash told using
material from the Black Box. It highlights how poor cockpit resource
management caused a tiny light bulb to crash a Tristar.
- Flight 592 Memorial A
memorial page dedicated to the ValuJet Flight 592 air disaster of May 11, 1996
with passengers and crew list, monuments, documents, discussion group.
- Flight 800 Independent Researchers'
Organization Information, data, quotes, discussion list.
- Gander: The Untold Story
Information about the crash of an Arrow Air DC-8 in Gander, Newfoundland on
December 12th, 1985.
- The Hull Thread Proponent of
the missle event theory in the downing of TWA Flight 800.
Adventure of Richard Kukura and Tommy Hulme This website is about the
crash of a Beaufighter JL710 beside St Mogue's Island, Templeport Lake,
Bawnboy on 17th March 1943 and the people who were involved at the time and
- Lost Birds Aviation Historical Society
& Museum Quarterly magazine, sponsorships, contact information.
- Montagna Longa
The air disaster of Alitalia flight AZ112, a DC-8 which crashed in Montagna
Longa, near Punta Raisi's Airport Palermo on 5 May 1972.
- Pan Am 103 Crash Page
"The Lockerbie Facts and Frauds Page."
- Pan Am 103 Trial Page Trial
news, features, schedule, evidence, legal issues.
- Pilots for 9/11 Truth
Aviation professionals and pilots throughout the world who are committed to
seeking the truth surrounding the events of September 11, 2001. Their main
focus is on the four flights, the maneuvers performed, and the reported
pilots. They do not offer theory or point blame, however, they seek to
determine the truth of that day "since the United States Government doesn't
seem to be very forthcoming with answers."
- Southwestern Aircraft Archaeology
They have searched for about 120 individual aircraft crash sites since 2001 in
Arizona’s deserts and mountains, and have found 100 crash sites to date. Lots
of photos and "wreck chasing resources."
- Splashdown on
the Equator The story of Handley Page Hastings TG579 Mark C-1.
- The Truth about Flight BA038 This
site takes a critical look at the incident.
- TWA Flight 800 Disaster
Cover-up Press reports, opinion, links to related information.
- TWA Flight 800 Public
Hearing--NTSB The US National Transportation Safety Board December 8-13,
1997 public hearing "to record evidence presented by persons involved in the
accident and by parties to the investigation." Profiles of the key players,
hearing information, exhibit items in Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only, image
gallery including Quicktime animations.
Viscounts in Africa - The Air Rhodesia Story A history of Central African
Airways-Air Rhodesia-Air Zimbabwe with many thumbnailed photos. The Viscount
Disasters are covered in detail.
Aviation Incident and Safety Blogs
- Aviation Accident
Litigators A blog covering aviation accident news, legal news, safety
- Aviation Safety Digest This
blog is your daily aviation safety briefing and chronicles developments in
aviation safety, including coverage of the latest incidents and analysis of
- Website devoted to accidents, incidents and safety issues worldwide.
Boasts the largest accident photo gallery on the web.
- General information on bird strikes and other wildlife hazards at
airports, focusing on control and research and development. Links to manuals,
statistics, FAA Certalerts and Advisory Circulars, training opportunities and
jobs. Provides access to the National Wildlife Strike Database - ONLINE.
- Collection of articles on various aspects of air safety: air rage, child
safety, bird hazards, fear of flying, etc. May locate accident briefs by
searching either airline or aircraft. Links are provided for registering
travel complaints such as overbooking and delays.
AOPA [Online Safety Center] Popular Database Searches
- Sponsored by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, this is a
database of general aviation accidents catalogued by cause of accident. Links
are provided to the NTSB accident reports.
ASF (Air Safety Foundation) Safety Advisors
- AOPA's Air Safety Foundation provides fulltext pdf publications dealing
with weather, icing, fuel, spatial disorientation and other safety subjects.
- Provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, this site includes
numbers of passenger injuries, fatalities and accident rates for both Air
Carriers (Parts 121 and 135) and General Aviation.
Safety and Security Archive
- Click on 'Accident Reports' to obtain official reports of worldwide
accidents. Browse by country of issuance, by accident location or by aircraft
Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing System (ASIAS)
- This site provides links to several databases dealing with aviation
incidents, accidents and safety. Click on the 'Data & Information' tab, then
choose from the alphabetical list of databases.
Among the list you will find the FAA Accident/Incident Data System (incidents
only) and the NTSB Aviation Accident and Incident Data System (incidents and
accidents investigated by the NTSB). Also available are databases such as:
Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS), Near Midair Collision System (NMACS),
NTSB Safety Recommendations to the FAA with FAA Responses, and World Aircraft
Accident Summary (WAAS). Click on the desired database, then 'Query Tool'
(upper right under 'Data') to bring up the appropriate form to complete your
- Aviation Safety
- A service of the Flight Safety Foundation, this site features news briefs,
accident reports, statistics, etc. The Aviation Safety Database lists
accidents from 1943 to the present and is searchable by operator, cause,
location and aircraft type. Click on 'Aviation Safety' for information
regarding the safest place to sit on an aircraft, aircraft emergency exit
locations and other passenger safety information.
- Aviation Safety
- In the interest of aviation safety, incident reports are voluntarily and
confidentially submitted to lessen the chances of aviation accidents. Click on
"ASRS Report Sets" to retrieve 24 categories of reports reflecting such topics
as bird strikes, CRM, runway incursions, and more. Callback, the
monthly safety magazine, is also provided.
- Bird Strike Committee USA
- This group collects and analyzes wildlife strike data. Click on
'Significant Strike Events' to find a list of accidents caused by bird
strikes. 'Links' will lead to strike statistics and other data/reports of
Voice Recorder Database
- Provides transcripts of select aviation accidents and incidents; includes
descriptive information about Cockpit Voice Recorders and Flight Data
Computer-Related Incidents with Commercial Aircraft
- This site is maintained by Peter B. Ladkin, a Professor at Bielefeld
University. Click on 'Incidents and Accidents' for descriptive accident
reports and 'Technical Problems and Research' for specific topics such as
passenger electronics interference.
Aviation Administration Fire Safety
- Provides background information, reports, and conference papers on
commercial aircraft fire safety research. Click on the tabs to access
information on the Fire and Cabin Safety and Fire Resistant Materials
programs, conference papers, and reports searchable by report number, title,
author or keyword
Historical Aircraft Accident Reports (1934-1965)
- Accidents listed by year. You may search by keyword, accident date,
carrier and/or location by clicking on the search button.
- Investigation Process
Research Resources (IPRR)
- The IPRR has as its mission "to advance the state-of-the-art of
investigations, through investigation process research." Click on "Library"
for books, papers, presentations and standards.
Aviation Safety Internet Website Links
- Sponsored by the International Society of Air Safety Investigators, this
site provides links to international government investigation agencies (many
with fulltext accident reports on their websites), accident databases,
statistics, and reports.
Learned From Transport Airplane Accidents
- An FAA site that features accidents that have had a significant impact on
aviation. Accidents are categorized by threat and common themes. The Accident
Overview section provides links to videos and animations when available.
- Published by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), this
annual report presents statistics and commentary on general aviation accidents
and safety concerns.
- National Transportation
- This site provides the history, organizational chart, press releases, and
the fulltext of many NTSB accident/safety publications. The
Database provides data from 1962 to the present. The results of the NTSB's
major investigations, the Aviation Accident Reports, are available from 1996
to the present in Adobe Acrobat format from the
Publications section of the NTSB site. In addition, the Hunt Library has
posted the fulltext of most
documents on the Hunt Library's web site.
NTSB Journal of Accident Investigation
- 'The Journal is an interdisciplinary publication that provides for the
public exchange of ideas and information developed through accident
investigations at the National Transportation Safety Board in all modes of
transportation. The intended audience is professionals in safety, accident
investigations, engineering, and the behavioral sciences.'
Winter 2005, Volume, Number 1
Spring 2006, Volume 2,
Opinions & Orders
- Search for and receive the fulltext of NTSB Decisions from mid 1992 to the
present. The Hunt Library owns earlier Decisions from 1967 to 1981 in
microfiche and from 1982 to 1991 in the Reference collection.
Pilot Safety Brochures
- Fulltext brochures dealing with human factors published by the FAA's Civil
Aerospace Medical Institute.
- An accident database consisting of fatal civil and military accidents.
Links include unusual accidents, accidents by type and by airline, safety
ratings and famous deaths.
Runway Incursion Forum
- Presentations from the NTSB's public forum on promoting runway safety.
- Runway Safety
- Sponsored by the FAA, this site promotes runway safety through the
publication of full text reports, conference papers, and other items dealing
with runway incursions. Safety is viewed from the perspectives of the pilot,
ATC personnel and ground workers. Statistics regarding incursions and pilot
deviations are included.
Statistical Summary of Commercial Jet Airplane Accidents
- Produced by Boeing, this statistical survey presents world accident data
in a graphical format and includes categories such as phase of flight,
airplane type, primary cause, etc.
- Transportation Safety
Board of Canada
- This is the Canadian equivalent of the United States' NTSB. The TSB
homepage includes a copy of their mandate, a list of the members of the Board,
a list of offices, accident reports and statistics.
White House Commission on Aviation Safety and Security Final Report (Gore
- A 1997 study, with recommendations, concerning the safety and security of
the air transportation system.
World Aircraft Accident Summary
- A subset of the World Aircraft Accident Summary (Ref TL 553.5 .W927), this
database provides briefs of major domestic and foreign fatal accidents
involving jet, turboprop and large piston-engine aircraft and helicopters for
the past 10 years. Click on 'WAAS Subset Database Query Tool' to begin your
- Air Force Safety Center
- Click on the statistics choices, presented mid-screen. (May only be
accessible from the US military computer network.)
Department of Defense's Accident Investigation Manual
- Accident Investigation, Reporting, and Record Keeping.
Naval Flight Surgeon's Pocket Reference to Aircraft Mishap Investigation
- Intended as a ready reference field guide for naval aircraft mishap
investigators. Includes the Department of Defense Human Factors Analysis and
- Naval Safety
- Click on 'Statistics' (screen left, under 'Resources'), then 'Overall
Navy' to find statistics on mishaps and fatalities. A link is provided under
'Services--Online Feedback' for those who wish to request federal agency
records made available by the Freedom of Information Act.
U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center
- Click on 'Army Statistics.' A link is provided to 'Other Military
Marine Corps Safety Division
- Under 'Resources' on the left of the screen, click on 'statistics.'