Passengers stand on the wings of a US Airways Flight 1549 after it landed in the Hudson River, New York, January 15, 2009.
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.
There may be trouble ahead.
It's all to do with the 'Swiss cheese model'.
Rough conditions in the Southern Indian Ocean as the search for MH370 continues.
Australian Transport Safety Bureau/John Draves
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.
Preventable? Perhaps not, but with the right equipment we could prevent the next.
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.
Tjibbe Joustra announces the Dutch Safety Board’s findings.
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The Dutch Safety Board's report into the loss of MH17 concludes, but the criminal investigation – which will take in far more evidence – awaits.
As seen on 24-hour television news.
Ghoulish obsession with flames, death and grief among the media obscures how safe we really are.
Hawker Hunter WV372, the aircraft that crashed at Shoreham.
The first loss of life among airshow spectators since 1952, any changes to rules that follow will make them safer still.
Maylasia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared on 8 March 2014.
The collective wisdom of expert crowds could provide the answer to the Malaysia Airlines mystery.
A piece of aircraft wing that washed up on an Indian Ocean island.
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.
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Stray debris on a distant beach could well be the first remnant found of missing Flight MH370.
Two hands on the wheel is twice as safe.
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It takes two people to launch a nuclear missile - it's time the same level of safety returned to the cockpit.
Two up front for safety?
The aims of safety and security are not always on the same team, sometimes with disastrous results.
According to the statistics, modern airliners are safer than ever.
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.
Preparing for bodies – Emergency vehicles are lined up near the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus A320 Flight 4U9525.
The mountainous terrain of the crash site of Germanwings flight 4U9525 will be a challenge for recovering the 150 people killed in the accident.
A Germanwings Airbus A320 similar to the one that crashed into the French Alps.
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.
Recovering the lost aircraft will be hampered by the terrain, snow and weather.
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.
Indonesian Air Force military police officers with the flight data recorder from AirAsia flight QZ8501.
EPA/ Bagus Indahono
Now the flight data recorders from Air Asia flight QZ8501 have been found investigators have a chance to find out what really brought down the aircraft with 162 passengers and crew on board. Divers have…
A co-pilot on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (seen here in 2010) died after the spacecraft crashed in the Mojave desert.
EPA/Mark Greenberg/Virgin Galactic
Tragically, the experimental spaceplane SpaceShipTwo crashed in the Mojave desert during a test flight on Friday, killing one pilot and injuring another. It is not clear what went wrong, and the coming…