Accident Animations

Below are accident animations organized by mode of transportation and other NTSB events.

Aviation | Hazardous Materials | Highway | Marine | Rail | Most Wanted | Safety Recommendations and Safety Studies

AVIATION

Date

Topic

Related Information

April 26, 2011

Aircraft Accident Report - Crash During Unstabilized Approach, Empire Airlines Flight 8284, Aerospatiale Alenia ATR-42-320, N902FX, Lubbock, TX, January 27, 2009

Animation

September 14, 2010

Aircraft Accident Summary Report - Midair Collision Over Hudson River, Piper PA-32R-300, N71MC, and Eurocopter AS350BA, N401LH, Near Hoboken, New Jersey, August 8, 2009

Animation

May 4, 2010

Aircraft Accident Report - Loss of Thrust in Both Engines After Encountering a Flock of Birds and Subsequent Ditching on the Hudson River, US Airways Flight 1549, Airbus A320-214, N106US, Weehawken, New Jersey, January 15, 2009.

Animation

February 2, 2010

Aviation Accident Report - Crash on Approach to Airport, Colgan Air, Inc., Operating as Continental Connection Flight 3407, Bombardier DHC-8-400, N200WQ, Clarence Center, New York, February 12, 2009

Animation

October 27, 2009

Aircraft Accident Report - Crash During Approach to Landing of Maryland State Police Aerospatiale SA365N1, N92MD, District Heights, Maryland, September 27, 2008

Animation

October 14, 2009

Aircraft Accident Report - Loss of Control and Impact with Water, Marlin Air Cessna Citation 550, N550BP, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 4, 2007

Animation

September 22-23, 2009

Public Hearing - Empire Airlines flight 8284, operating a FedEx-owned ATR-42 (N902FX), Lubbock, Texas, January 27, 2009

Animation

September 16, 2009

Testimony of Chairman Hersman - Hudson River Collision: Depiction of preliminary radar flight path information of the August 8, 2009 mid-air collision of a Piper 32 aircraft with a Eurocopter helicopter.

Animation

June 30, 2009

Aircraft Accident Summary Report - Ground Fire Aboard Cargo Airplane, ABX Air Flight 1611, Boeing 767-200, N799AX, San Francisco, California, June 28, 2008.

Videos

May 12-14, 2009

Aviation Safety Issues - Crash of Colgan Air, Inc. Flight 3407, Bombardier DHC8-400, N200WQ during an instrument approach to runway 23 at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport (BUF), Buffalo, New York on February 12, 2009.

Animation

October 2, 2007

Aircraft Accident Report - Runway Overrun and Collision, Southwest Airlines (SWA) flight 1248, Boeing 737-7H4, N471WN, Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), Chicago, Illinois, December 8, 2005

Animation

May 1, 2007

Aviation Accident Brief - Crash During Turn Maneuver, Cirrus SR-20, N929CD, Manhattan, New York, New York, October 11, 2006

Animation

May 2, 2006

Aircraft Accident Report - Crash During Approach to Landing, Air Tahoma, Inc., Flight 185, Convair 580, N586P, Covington, Kentucky, August 13, 2004 

Animations

September 7, 2005

Aviation Accident Report - Crash During Landing, Executive Airlines Flight 5401, Avions de Transport Regional 72-212, N438AT, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 9, 2004.

Animation

May 17, 2005

Aircraft Accident Report - Hard landing, gear collapse, Federal Express Flight 647, Boeing MD-10-10F, N364FE, Memphis, Tennessee, December 18, 2003.

Animation and Video

October 26, 2004

Aircraft Accident Report - In-Flight Separation of Vertical Stabilizer, American Airlines Flight 587, Airbus Industrie A300-605R, N14053, Belle Harbor, New York, November 12, 2001.

Animation

June 8, 2004

Aircraft Accident Report - Collision with Trees on Final Approach, FedEx flight 1478, Boeing 727-232, N497FE, Tallahassee, Florida, July 26, 2002.

Animation

February 26, 2004

Aviation Accident Report - Loss of Pitch Control During Takeoff, Air Midwest (Doing Business as US Airways Express) flight 5481, Raytheon (Beechcraft) 1900D, N233YV, Charlotte, North Carolina, January 8, 2003.

Animations

December 10 , 2002

Aviation Accident Report - Loss of Control and Impact with Pacific Ocean, Alaska Airlines Flight 261, McDonnell Douglas MD-83, N963AS, about 2.7 miles north of Anacapa Island, California, January 31, 2000

Animations

October 23, 2001

Aircraft Accident Report - Runway Overrun During Landing American Airlines Flight 1420, McDonnell Douglas MD-82, N215AA , Little Rock, Arkansas, June 1, 1999

Animations

August 22-23, 2000

Aviation Accident Report - TWA flight 800, Atlantic Ocean Near East Moriches, New York, July 17, 1996

Animation

July 25, 2000

Aviation Accident Report - Crash During Landing, Federal Express, Inc., Flight 14, McDonnell Douglas MD-11, N611FE, Newark International Airport, Newark, New Jersey, July 31, 1997. 

Animation

November 2, 1999

Aviation Accident Report - USAir Flight 427 accident near Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, September 8, 1994

Animation

July 25, 1999

Aviation Accident Report - Controlled flight into terrain, Korean Air Flight 801, Boeing 747-300, HL7468, Nimitz Hill, Guam, August 6, 1997

Animation

August 27, 1998

Aviation Accident Report - In-flight Icing Encounter and Uncontrolled Collision with Terrain, COMAIR Flight 3272, Embraer EMB-120RT, N265CA, Monroe, Michigan, January 9, 1997

Animation

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

Date

Topic

Related Information

May 5 , 1998

Highway/Hazardous Material Summary Report - Collision and Fire of Tractor/Cargo Tank Semitrailer and Passenger Vehicle, Yonkers, New York, October 9, 1997

Animations

HIGHWAY

Date

Topic

Related Information

November 5, 2013

Highway Accident Report - Railroad Grade Crossing Collision, Midland, TX, November 15, 2012

 

Animation

December 11, 2012

Highway Accident Report - Collision between an Amtrak Passenger Train and a Tractor trailer at Grade Crossing, Miriam, NV, June 24, 2011

Animation

July 31, 2012

Highway Accident Report - Motorcoach Roadway Departure and Overturn on Interstate 95, Doswell, VA, May 31, 2011

Animation

June 5, 2012

Highway Accident Report - Motorcoach Run-Off-the-Road and Collision With Vertical Highway Signpost Interstate 95 Southbound, New York City, New York, March 12, 2011

Animation

September 13, 2011

Highway Accident Report - Truck-tractor Semitrailer Median Crossover Collision with 15-Passengar Van, Munfordville, KY, March 26, 2010

Animation

December 8, 2009

Highway Accident Report - Motorcoach Rollover on U.S. Highway 59, Near Victoria, Texas, January 2, 2008 (HWY-08-MH-011)

Animation

April 21, 2009

Highway Accident Report - Single-Vehicle Accident, Motorcoach Run- Off-the-Road and Rollover, U.S. Route 163, Mexican Hat, Utah, January 6, 2008 (HWY-08-MH-012)

Animations

November 13-14, 2008

Highway Accident Report - Collapse of I-35W Highway Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 1, 2007 (HWY-07-MH-024)

Animations

September 16, 2008

Highway Accident Report - Truck -Tractor Semitrailer Rollover and Motorcoach collision With Overturned Truck, Interstate Highway 94, Near Osseo, Wisconsin, October 16, 2005

Animation

July 8, 2008

Highway Accident Report - Motorcoach Override of Elevated Exit Ramp, Interstate 75, Atlanta, Georgia, March 2, 2007

Presentations & Animation

April 18, 2006

Highway Accident Report - Multivehicle Collision on Interstate 90, Hampshire-Marengo Toll Plaza, Near Hampshire, Illinois, October 1, 2003 

Animation

February 7, 2006

Highway Accident Report - Collision Between a Ford Dump Truck and Four Passenger Cars, Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, April 11, 2003 

Animation

July 12, 2005

Highway Accident Report - Motorcoach Median Crossover and Collision with Sport Utility Vehicle, Hewitt, Texas, February 14, 2003.

Simulations

June 22, 2004

Highway Accident Report - Motorcoach Run-Off-The-Road and Rollover Accident, Victor, New York, June 23, 2002.

Animations

April 7, 2004

Highway Accident Report - 15-passenger child care van run-off-road accident that occurred on April 4, 2002, in Memphis, Tennessee.

Animations

February 10, 2004

Highway Accident Report - School Bus Run-Off-Bridge Accident, Omaha, Nebraska, October 13, 2001.

Animations

July 15, 2003

Highway Accident Report - 15 Passenger Van Single-Vehicle Rollover Accidents, Henrietta, Texas, May 8, 2001, and Randleman, North Carolina, July 1, 2001

Animations

June 3, 2003

Highway Accident Report - Ford Explorer Sport Collision with Ford Windstar and Jeep Grand Cherokee on Interstate 95/495 near Largo, Maryland, on February 1, 2002

Animations

December 17, 2002

Highway Accident Brief - Motorcoach Run-off-the-Road, near Canon City, Colorado, on December 21, 1999

Animations

September 4, 2002

Highway Accident Report - Collision Between Truck-Tractor Semitrailer and School Bus near Mountainburg, Arkansas, on May 31, 2001

Animations

July 23, 2002

Highway Accident Report - Collision Between Amtrak Train 97 and Molnar Worldwide Heavy Haul Company Tractor-Trailer Combination Vehicle at Highway-Rail Grade Crossing in Intercession City, Florida, on November 17, 2000

Animations

December 11, 2001

Highway Accident Report - Collision of CSX Freight Train and Murray County School District School Bus at Railroad/Highway Grade Crossing in Conasauga, Tennessee, on March 28, 2000

Animations

November 27, 2001

Highway Accident Report - Collision Between Metrolink Train 901 and Mercury Transportation, Inc., Tractor-Semitrailer at Highway-Railroad Grade Crossing in Glendale, California, on January 28, 2000

Animations

August 28, 2001

Highway Accident Report - Motorcoach Run-Off-the-Road Accident, New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 9, 1999

Animations

May 1, 2001

Special Investigation Report - Rear-End Collision Prevention Technologies

Animations

November 14, 2000

Highway Accident Report - School Bus and Dump Truck Collision, Central Bridge, New York, on October 21, 1999.

Animations

May 17, 2000

Special Investigation Report - Truck Parking Areas. 

Animation

January 5, 2000

Highway Accident Report - Greyhound Motorcoach Run-Off-the-Road Accident, Burnt Cabins, Pennyslvania, June 20, 1998. 

Animation

September 21, 1999

Highway Special Investigation Report - Bus Crashworthiness 

Simulations

July 21, 1999

Railroad/Highway Accident Report - Collision of Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District train 102 with a tractor-trailer, June 18, 1998, Portage, Indiana

Animations

January 12, 1999

Highway Special Investigation Report - Selective Motorcoach Issues

Animations

May 5, 1998

Highway/Hazardous Material Summary Report - Collision and Fire of Tractor/Cargo Tank Semitrailer and Passenger Vehicle, Yonkers, New York, October 9, 1997

Animations

MARINE

Date

Topic

Related Information

September 27, 2011

Marine Accident Report - Collision of Tankship Eagle Otome with Cargo Vessel Gull Arrow and subsequent collision with the Dixie Vengeance towboat in the Sabine-Neches Canal in Port Arthur, Texas, January 23, 2010

Animations

June 21, 2011

Marine Accident Report - Collision between barge and DUKW boat, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA, July 7, 2010

Animations

February 18, 2009

Marine Accident Report - Allision of Hong Kong-Registered Containership M/V Cosco Busan with the Delta Tower of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco, California, November 7, 2007

Animations

January 10, 2008

Marine Accident Report - Heeling Accident on M/V Crown Princess, Atlantic Ocean Off Port Canaveral, Florida, July 18, 2006

Animations

June 14, 2007

Marine Accident Report - Fire Aboard Construction Barge Athena 106, West Cote Blanche Bay, Louisiana, October 12, 2006

Animation

May 31, 2000

Marine Accident Report - Ramming of the Eads Bridge by Barges in Tow of the M/V Anne Holly with Subsequent Ramming and near breakaway of the President of the Casino on the Admiral, St. Louis, Missouri, on April 4, 1998. 

Animation

RAIL

Date

Topic

Related Information

November 6, 2013

Investigative Hearing: - Two Metro-North rail accidents: Bridgeport train derailment on May 17, 2013 and West Haven collision death of Metro-North track foreman on May 28, 2013

Animation

February 26, 2013

Investigative Hearing: - Collision Involving Two Freight Trains near Goodwell, OK., June 24, 2012

Animation

April 24, 2012

Railroad Accident Report - Collision Between Two BNSF Railway Freight Trains, Red Oak, Iowa, April 17, 2011

Animation

July 27, 2010

Railroad Accident Report - Collision of Two Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail Trains Near Fort Totten Station, Washington, D.C., June 22, 2009 (DCA-09-MR-007)

Animation

January 21, 2010

Railroad Accident Report Collision of Metrolink Train 111 with Union Pacific Freight Train LOF62-12, Chatsworth, California, September 12, 2008. (DCA-08-MR-009)

Animation

March 3-4, 2009

Public Hearing - Collision of Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) Passenger Train No. 111 and Union Pacific Railroad Freight Train No. LOF65-12, Chatsworth, California, September 12, 2008

Animation

October 17, 2006

Railroad Accident Brief - Derailment of Amtrak Passenger Train No. 27, Home Valley, Washington, April 3, 2005

Animations

July 26, 2005

Railroad Accident Report - Derailment of Amtrak Train No. 58, City of New Orleans, near Flora, Mississippi, April 6, 2004.

Animation

February 5, 2002

Railroad Accident Report - Collision of Amtrak Train 59 with a Loaded Truck Tractor-Semitrailer Combination at a Highway/Rail Grade Crossing in Bourbonnais, Illinois, March 15, 1999

Animations

July 21, 1999

Railroad/Highway Accident Report - Collision of Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District train 102 with a tractor-trailer, June 18, 1998, Portage, Indiana

Animations

MOST WANTED

Date

Topic

Related Information

November 8, 2007

Most Wanted Transportation Safety Improvements - November 2007 Progress Report and Update on Federal Issues

Animations

November 14, 2006

Most Wanted Safety Recommendations Program - November 2006 Update on Federal Issues

Animations

November 15, 2005

Most Wanted Safety Recommendations Program - 2005 Update on Federal Issues.

Animation

November 9, 2004

Most Wanted Safety Recommendations Program - November 2004 Updates on Federal Issues.

LAX Animation

SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS & SAFETY STUDIES

Date

Topic

Related Information

May 22, 2012

Safety Study - The Safety of Experimental Amateur-Built Aircraft Onboard Data Recording

Animation

June 13, 2000

Safety Recommendations - To the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prevent Runway Incursions. 

Animations

July 21, 1998

Safety Study - Safety at Passive Grade Crossings

Animations