The NTSB aviation accident database contains information
from 1962 and later about civil aviation accidents and selected
within the United States, its territories and possessions, and in international
waters. Generally, a preliminary report is available online within
a few days of an accident. Factual information is added when available,
and when the investigation is completed, the preliminary report is replaced
with a final description of the accident and its probable cause.
Full narrative descriptions may not be available for dates before 1993,
cases under revision, or where NTSB did not have primary investigative
Monthly lists - accidents sorted
by date, updated daily.
Investigations Nearing Completion
- List of investigations with estimated dates of publishing probable cause.
- one complete dataset for each year beginning from 1982, updated monthly
in Microsoft Access 2000 MDB format; this site also provides weekly "change"
updates and complete documentation.
GILS record - complete
description of the accident database, including definition of "accident"
database - complete information about incidents, including those not investigated
by NTSB, is provided by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Data & Information Products
- lists other sources of information about aviation accidents, including
publications, dockets, and press releases
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