The recent film Sully reveals just what pilots are facing in a disaster situation.
The crash near Medellin killed 75 people, including many members of a top Brazilian football team, but amazingly left six survivors.
The movie Sully, out today, tells the story of Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger who landed an Airbus A320-214 in New York's Hudson River. To accident experts, this was no crash landing.
It's all to do with the 'Swiss cheese model'.
There are hopes that another piece of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has been found. But authorities still don't know what happened to the aircraft, and the 239 people on board.
Plans for aircraft that separate and parachute to the ground in an emergency are pie in the sky.
Without the details that flight recorders provide, crash investigators cannot fully understand the causes of catastrophe.
Air accident investigations are meticulous, thorough, and are the reason air travel is as safe as it is.
The Dutch Safety Board's report into the loss of MH17 concludes, but the criminal investigation – which will take in far more evidence – awaits.
Ghoulish obsession with flames, death and grief among the media obscures how safe we really are.
The first loss of life among airshow spectators since 1952, any changes to rules that follow will make them safer still.
The collective wisdom of expert crowds could provide the answer to the Malaysia Airlines mystery.
The aircraft part found on an Indian ocean island is said to be from a Boeing 777 but the challenge now is to determine if the wreckage is from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370.
Stray debris on a distant beach could well be the first remnant found of missing Flight MH370.
It takes two people to launch a nuclear missile - it's time the same level of safety returned to the cockpit.
The aims of safety and security are not always on the same team, sometimes with disastrous results.
In light of another tragic airline crash, it's natural to ask whether air travel is becoming less safe. In fact, air travel is safer than at almost any point in history.
The mountainous terrain of the crash site of Germanwings flight 4U9525 will be a challenge for recovering the 150 people killed in the accident.
The European Alps where Flight 4U 9525 crashed -- killing 150 onboard -- are known by pilots to be a hazardous place. Just one of many things a pilot must consider during any air emergency.
The crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525 in the Alps with the loss of 150 lives will have left grieving families wanting answers, but all we can do is wait.