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Use only when final reports are released or for the process of investigating accidents. Questions inviting speculation or opinions are off-topic.

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How was the lost F35 from the Queen Elizabeth recovered?

In 2021, an F35 Lightning II from the Royal Navy carrier Queen Elizabeth crashed into the sea on take-off. It was later reported that the aircraft was recovered from a mile below the Mediterranean. ...
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Could MH370 happen again today?

This month being the 10th anniversary of the tragedy that shocked the world, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, I wonder if this could happen again today. Can I pilot of a airliner make an airplane "...
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Which military aircraft does this seem to be? [F-16 vs MiG-21]

Can someone identify the aircraft based on the components, riveting style, or other technical details visible in these crash pictures? a) Based on publicly available details, the chief suspects are ...
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Was the Yeti Airlines Flight 691 crash the first time a commercial airline crash was livestreamed from a plane?

The Yeti Airlines Flight 691 crash that happened on 2023-01-15 was livestreamed by a passenger in the plane. Was the Yeti Airlines Flight 691 crash the first time a commercial airline crash was ...
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What is the maximal delay between the publication of an investigation report recomending a study and the beginning of this study?

This question is focused on EASA regulations, mainly because the question arise when reading an investigation report written by the BEA. Investigation reports results in lots of recommendations to ...
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Where can I find official information about a recent crash in Mexico?

I have heard about a helicopter crash involving an Agusta A 109 in Mexico, that seems to be causing some turmoil due to the deaths of a newly-elected governor and her husband. Is there any info about ...
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What could have been done better in United Airlines Flight 232 when differential thrust was used?

In United Airlines Flight 232, on their DC-10, all hydraulic fluid and pressure was lost on all three systems, simultaneously. Fitch, who was a training check airman on the DC-10 was on board and ...
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What was the story of a serious incident with Galaxy C5 in about 1973

I am guessing it was a flight in support of the Yom Kippur War in October of 1973 that due a pitot tube failure that Galaxy C5 had to do an emergency landing on Azore with assitance from another plane ...
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