Aviation Investigation Search

​ The NTSB aviation accident database contains civil aviation accidents and selected incidents that occurred from 1962 to present within the United States, its territories and possessions, and in international waters. Foreign investigations in which the NTSB participated as an accredited representative will also be listed.

Accident/Incident Information



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Event Details

Location information available for most cases in the United States since 2002. Refer to query help for limitations of location information.

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  • On Oct. 2, 2001, minor cases which do not fall under the definition of "accident" or "incident" were removed from the database; these entries were previously identified with "SA" in the accident number.
  • The format and type of data contained in the pre-1983 briefs may differ from later reports.

** - These fields did not exist before 1982. Do not use these fields as selection parameters if your date range includes pre-1982 dates; doing so may return inaccurate results.​