Sample Aviation Research Paper On Accident Investigation

Homework Question on Accident Investigation Report

Begin by identifying at least 3 aircraft accident reports that interest you from one of these sources. You will ultimately select one to present.

NTSB website :

Transportation Safety Board of Canada website: <>

Accident Criteria:

  • Must be a crew operated aircraft
  •  Must have been operated under Part 121 or Part 135 regulations in the US or commercial air carrier registered in another country.
  •  The primary investigating agency for the accident must have been the NTSB or Canadian Transportation Safety Board. Do not select an accident where the NTSB or Canadian Transport Safety Board was just a supporting agency.

Study and rank order them from 1 to 3 based on your interest. You must post a short synopsis of all three accidents you are considering for presentation by the Synopsis & Selections Due Date.

Include in your synopsis:

  •                 Flight Identification,
  •                 Date,
  •                 Location,
  •                 Short summary of event (50 words or less), and
  •                 Explain why you are considering these accidents.
  •                 Make sure to label your synopsis selections – 1st choice, 2nd choice, 3rd

           Homework Answer on Accident Investigation Report

Aviation Investigation Report of Eurocopter AS 350 BA (HELICOPTER), C-FPHC, SEPT-ILES, QUEBEC, 35 NM N

The below accidents represent a wider range and common causes of aircraft accidents. They give clear assumptions as far as aircraft accident is concerned.

First Choice

On 13 May 2014, Eurocopter AS 350 BA helicopter endeavored to assess power-line vegetation infiltration. The aircraft had a pilot and an observer. The inspection was to cover a 25-kilovolt power distribution line. Just before landing the skid gear gained contact with the trees, the aircraft fell, and rolled over only to be stopped by the snow. This took place in the area around Hydro-Quebec’s Sainte-Marguerite power plant.

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Second Choice

On 6 November 2014, the main landing gear of Bombardier DHC-8-402, C-GGBF failed on takeoff from Calgary International Airport (CYYC). The supposed destination of the flight was Grande Prairie, Alberta. The propellers on the right wrecked, causing the accident, with one penetrating into the cabin. There were minor injuries. The passengers and the crew found their way out using the exits.