Preliminary Accident and Incident Reports


Due to the recent lapse of government funding, accident/incident data from late December to mid-January had not been previously made available. These records are currently available for download. They will remain available for a limited period of time. Please be aware that these records represent the most preliminary information made available. Many of these events are now recorded in the NTSB database with more current information.

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This page provides preliminary accident and incident information reported to the Office of Accident Investigation & Prevention within the past 10 business days. All information is preliminary and subject to change.



Date Notices Entered
Categories Apr-05 Apr-08 Apr-09 Apr-10 Apr-11 Apr-12 Apr-15 Apr-16 Apr-17 Apr-18
All Aircraft Events 10 16 5 3 7* 7 22* 8 10 3
Fatal Accidents 1 1 1 2 1
Aircraft
CESSNA 3 2 1 1 2 5 5 3 2
PIPER 1 4 2 2 2 1 1 1
EXPERIMENTAL 1 2 1 1 2 2 2
BELL 1 2 1
BOMBARDIER 1 1 2
ROBINSON 1 1 1
AIR TRACTOR 1 1
BEECH 1 1
EMBRAER 1 1
AERO COMMANDER 1
AERONCA 1
AIRBUS 1*
BALLOON 1*
BOEING 1
CANADAIR 1
CIRRUS 1
COSTRUZIONI 1
CUBCRAFTERS INC 1
DASSAULT 1*
DEHAVILLAND 1
DIAMOND 1
GRUMMAN AMERICAN 1
HAWKER BEECHCRAFT 1
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS 1
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS HELICOPTER 1
MD HELICOPTERS 1
MOONEY 1
NEW PIPER 1
NIXUS 1
NORTH AMERICAN 1
PIAGGIO 1
ROCKWELL 1
SOCATA 1
WEATHERLY 1



The table above includes accident and incident data categorized by aircraft manufacturer. The values in each cell represent the number of accidents and incidents for the corresponding category. An asterisk (*) indicates that the data has been revised since its original posting.

Please note that the date of receipt for preliminary notices is normally a day or two after the accident or incident date.

Preliminary Accident and Incident Notices are available in csv format (Microsoft Excel) for downloading and use in databases or spreadsheets.

For information on a specific accident or incident, direct your inquiries to the National Transportation Safety Board at the following address:


Public Inquiries Section
National Transportation Safety Board
490 L'Enfant Plaza East, SW.
Washington, DC 20594