Takeoff Accidents 12/23/2015 - 12/23/2016
Taking off might seem like the easiest part of flying -- but GA takeoff accidents average about one every other day. Whether uphill, downwind, overweight, or underskilled, about one-sixth of these mistakes prove fatal. Scroll over the points to read more about individual accidents. Then click here for tips on how (and when) to make it off the runway.