According to data collected by Bloomberg, the leading cause of airline crashes is murder-suicides by pilots and has outnumbered all other causes since the beginning of 2021.
US Naval Air Force has reported that E-2D Advanced Hawkeye which is an US Navy surveillance plane has crashed off the coast of Virginia due to unknown reasons.
New information released by Chinese investigators gives some clues about what may have caused the crash of the China Eastern Airlines flight. It suggests that one piece of the airplane broke loose well before impact potentially leading to the disaster.