Commercial Air Accidents / Incidents 2009-2018



Read: Year 2009 = Accidents 26 (Fatal 18)
Data valid till 18 May 2018.

2009 = 26 (20)
Jan 15 US Airways Flight 1549, an Airbus A320, ditches in the Hudson River just after taking off from LaGuardia Airport in New York City after total engine failure due to multiple bird strikes; all people aboard survive the accident.


US Airways Flight 1549 floating in the Hudson River

Feb 7 Fatal: Manaus Aerotáxi Embraer EMB-110 crashes near Santo António, Brazil, killing 24 of the 28 aboard. 
Feb 12 Fatal: Colgan Air Flight 3407, a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, flying from Newark Liberty International in New Jersey to Buffalo Niagara International Airport in New York crashes into a house in Clarence, New York, killing all 49 aboard the plane and 1 on the ground.
Feb 25 Fatal Turkish Airlines Flight 1951, a Boeing 737-800, flying from Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol crashes in a field during final approach; of the 135 people on board, 9 are killed and 86 injured.
Mar 12 Fatal: Cougar Helicopters Flight 91, a Sikorsky S-92, ditches in the Atlantic 34 miles (55 km) east-southeast of Newfoundland due to a main gearbox failure, killing 17 of 18 on board. 
Mar 20 Emirates Flight 407, an Airbus A340-500 flying from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport to Dubai International Airport has a tailstrike during takeoff and returns to Melbourne Airport with no fatalities.
Mar 23 Fatal: FedEx Express Flight 80, a McDonnell Douglas MD-11 on a cargo flight from Guangzhou, China, to Narita, Japan, crashes at Tokyo Narita International Airport; 2 crew members on board the flight are killed.
Apr 1 Fatal: Bond Helicopters Eurocopter AS332 crash: Bond Offshore Helicopters Flight 85N, a Eurocopter AS332, crashes 35 miles (56 km) off the Aberdeenshire coast while returning from the Miller oilfield, killing all 16 on board; the cause is a catastrophic failure of the main rotor gearbox. 
Apr 19 CanJet Flight 918 is seized on the ground by an armed man who slipped through security checks at Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay, Jamaica; all passengers are released early on; six crew members are kept as hostages for several hours before being freed unharmed.
June 1 Fatal: Air France Flight 447, an Airbus A330 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, crashes in the Atlantic Ocean, killing all 228 occupants, including 12 crew; bodies and aircraft debris are not recovered until several days later; the aircraft itself is not found until 2011. The crash remains the deadliest involving the A330. 

Vertical Stabilizer of Air France Flight 447 after being recovered from the Atlantic Ocean.

June 30 Fatal: Yemenia Flight 626, an Airbus A310 flying from Sana’a, Yemen to Moroni, Comoros, crashes into the Indian Ocean with 153 people aboard; one 12-year-old is found clinging to the wreckage.
July 13 Southwest Airlines Flight 2294, a Boeing 737 from Nashville to Baltimore makes an emergency landing in Charleston, West Virginia, after a 14×17 inch hole opens in the skin of the fuselage at 34,000 feet (10,000 m), causing a loss of cabin pressure; the plane lands safely with no injuries.
July 15 Fatal: Caspian Airlines Flight 7908, a Tupolev Tu-154, crashes 16 minutes after takeoff near Qazvin, Iran, killing all 153 passengers and 15 crew. 
July 24 Fatal: Aria Air Flight 1525, an Ilyushin Il-62, skids off the runway at Mashhad International Airport, killing 17 of 153 on board. 
Aug 2 Fatal: Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 9760, a de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter, crashes into a mountain in good weather over Indonesia, killing all 13 passengers and 3 crew. 
Aug 4 Fatal: Bangkok Airways Flight 266, an ATR 72-200 carrying 68 passengers crashes in severe weather on landing at Samui airport in the resort island of Ko Samui in Thailand, resulting in at least 1 confirmed death and 37 injuries.
Aug 11 Fatal: Airlines PNG Flight 4684, a de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter carrying 11 passengers and 2 crew crashes into a mountain at Isurava, Papua New Guinea while attempting a go around at Kokoda Airport, Papua New Guinea; 13 passengers and crew perished in the accident. 
Aug 26 Fatal: In the 2009 Aéro-Frêt Antonov An-12 crash, an Antonov An-12 breaks up mid-air as a result of an inflight fire whilst en route to Brazzaville’s Maya-Maya Airport, Republic of the Congo. All 6 on board are killed. 
Sept 9 Aeroméxico Flight 576, a Boeing 737 with 104 passengers on board, is hijacked while flying from Cancún to Mexico City; after landing at Mexico City International Airport, Mexican officials storm the plane and take five men into custody; there are no casualties.
Sept 24 Fatal: Airlink Flight 8911, a BAe Jetstream 41 crashes into a school shortly after takeoff from Durban International Airport, South Africa. One of the crew members dies later from injuries obtained in the crash. 
Oct 21 Fatal: Azza Transport Flight 2241, a Boeing 707, crashes on take off from Sharjah International Airport, United Arab Emirates; all 6 crew members are killed. 
Oct 22 Fatal: Divi Divi Air Flight 014, a Britten-Norman Islander, with 10 on board, ditches in the Caribbean Sea off Bonaire due to engine failure, killing the pilot. 
Nov 12 Fatal: RwandAir Flight 205, a Bombardier CRJ-100, crashes into a terminal shortly after an emergency landing at Kigali International Airport, Rwanda; of the 10 passengers and five crew, 1 passenger dies.
Nov 28 Fatal: Avient Aviation Flight 324, a McDonnell Douglas MD-11F overruns the runway during takeoff at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, China, killing 3 of the 7 crew members.
Dec 22 American Airlines Flight 331, a Boeing 737-800 from Miami International Airport overruns the runway at Norman Manley International Airport, Kingston, Jamaica; there were 40 injuries, but there were no fatalities
Dec 25 Northwest Airlines Flight 253, an Airbus A330-300 is attacked by a man using a small explosive device, causing only a small fire inside the plane, which is extinguished by a flight attendant; the man is subdued by passengers and crew.

2010 = 27 (19)
Jan 24 Taban Air Flight 6437, a Tupolev Tu-154M, crashes while making an emergency landing at Mashhad International Airport, Iran, due to a medical emergency; all 157 passengers and 13 crew survive the accident with 47 receiving minor injuries.
Jan 25 Fatal: Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409, a Boeing 737-800, crashes into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after takeoff from Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport; the flight was heading to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa; all 90 people on board perish. 
Mar 22 Aviastar-TU Flight 1906, a Tupolev Tu-204, crashes on landing at Domodedovo International Airport in foggy weather; all eight crew on board survive, but the aircraft is written off; this is the first loss of the Tu-204.
Apr 13 Fatal: AeroUnion Flight 302, an Airbus A300B4F, crashes on a missed approach from Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico, for Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. All 5 crew members are killed, as well as 1 person on the ground. 
Apr 13 Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 836, a Boeing 737, overruns the runway at Rendani Airport in Indonesia; all 103 people on board survive, with 23 injured, three of them seriously.

Broken remains of Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 836.

Apr 13 Cathay Pacific Flight 780 from Surabaya Juanda International Airport to Hong Kong lands safely after both engines thrust controls get stuck due to contaminated fuel. 57 passengers are injured in evacuation. The two pilots receive the Polaris Award from the International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations, for their heroism and airmanship.
May 12 Fatal: Afriqiyah Airways Flight 771, an Airbus A330, crashes on landing at Tripoli International Airport, killing 103 on board; the sole survivor is a child from the Netherlands. 
May 17 Fatal: Pamir Airways Flight 112, an Antonov An-24 with 39 passengers and 5 crew, disappears from radar 10 minutes after takeoff from Kunduz Airport in Afghanistan. There are no survivors.
May 22 Fatal: Air India Express Flight 812, a Boeing 737-800, crashes at Mangalore International Airport after overshooting the runway, killing a total of 158 people in the worst-ever crash involving the 737-800.


Remains of Air India Express Flight 812.

June 20 Fatal: The 2010 Cameroon Aéro Service CASA C-212 Aviocar crash near Djoum, Cameroon, kills all 11 on board, including the entire board of Sundance Resources, an Australian mining conglomerate. 
July 27 Lufthansa Cargo Flight 8460, a McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighter, catches fire and breaks in half as it lands at King Khalid International Airport, injuring the German pilot and co-pilot.
July 28 Fatal: Airblue Flight 202, an Airbus A321, crashes into a hill in the Margalla Hills north-east of Islamabad apparently due to bad weather resulting in the deaths of 146 passengers and 6 crew members. It is the first fatal accident involving an Airbus A321 and Pakistan’s worst air disaster.
Aug 3 Fatal: Katekavia Flight 9357, an Antonov An-24 crashes on approach to Igarka Airport, Russia, killing 12 people.
Aug 16 Fatal: AIRES Flight 8250, a Boeing 737 splits in three after a hard landing at Gustavo Rojas Pinilla Airport, San Andrés, Colombia. Of the 125 passengers and six crew members on board, 2 passengers are killed and another 113 injured.
Aug 24 Fatal: Agni Air Flight 101, a Dornier Do 228, crashes outside of Kathmandu, Nepal, in heavy rain, killing all 14 people on board. 
Aug 24 Fatal Henan Airlines Flight 8387, an Embraer E-190, overruns the runway and crashes at Yichun, Heilongjiang, northeast China, causing 44 fatalities from 91 passengers and 5 crew members; this is the first hull loss of an Embraer E-Jet.
Aug 25 Fatal: The 2010 Bandundu Filair Let L-410 crash on approach to Bandundu Airport, Democratic Republic of the Congo, kills 20 of the 21 on board.
Sept 3 Fatal: UPS Airlines Flight 6, a Boeing 747-400, crashes at a military base shortly after takeoff from Dubai International Airport, killing 2 crew.
Sept 7 Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise Flight 514, a Tupolev Tu-154M, suffers electrical failure and makes an emergency landing at Izhma Airport; while landing, the aircraft overruns the runway and is written off; all 81 passengers and crew survive.
Sept 13 Fatal: Conviasa Flight 2350, an ATR-42, crashes shortly before landing in Ciudad Guayana, killing 15 of the 51 people on board.
Nov 4 Aero Caribbean Flight 883, an ATR-72, crashes in Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, killing all 68 on board in the joint worst-ever accident involving the ATR 72.
Nov 4 Qantas Flight 32, an Airbus A380, suffers substantial mechanical failure of its left inboard engine after taking off from Singapore Changi Airport. The flight turns back and lands safely. All the 440 passengers and 29 crew on board are safe. Cowling parts of the failed engine fall over Batam Island.
Nov 5 Fatal: Beechcraft 1900 crash a JS Air charter crashes straight after takeoff, killing all 19 passengers and 2 crew on board in Karachi 21 (21)
Nov 11 Fatal: The Zalingei Tarco Airlines Antonov An-24 crash on landing at Zalingei Airport, Sudan, kills 6 of 44 on board. 
Nov 28 Fatal: Sun Way Flight 4412, an Ilyushin Il-76TD, suffers an engine fire and crashes near Jinnah International Airport, killing all 8 crew on board and another 4 on the ground.
Dec 4 Fatal: Dagestan Airlines Flight 372, a Tupolev Tu-154, skids off the runway during emergency landing at Russia’s Domodedovo International Airport, killing 2 of the 160 passengers on board and injuring 87.

Crash site of Dagestan Airlines Flight 372

Dec 15 Fatal: A Tara Air de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter crashes in the Bilandu Forest near Shreechaur, Okhaldhunga District, Nepal, killing all 22 passengers and crew on board.

2011 = 29 (23)
Jan 1 Fatal: Kolavia Flight 348, a Tupolev Tu-154, erupts in flames while taxiing at Surgut International Airport, Russia, killing 3 out of 124 people and injuring 43. 
Jan 9 Fatal: Iran Air Flight 277, a Boeing 727, crashes at Urmia Airport, Iran, during a go-around, killing 77 of 105 people on board. 
Feb 10 Fatal: Manx2 Flight 7100, a Fairchild Metroliner III, crashes at Cork Airport, Republic of Ireland, and catches fire, killing 6 of 12 people on board. 
Feb 14 Fatal: Central American Airways Flight 731, a Let L-410 Turbolet, crashes while on approach to Toncontín International Airport, killing all 14 on board.
Mar 21 Fatal: The 2011 Pointe-Noire Trans Air Congo An-12 crash: an Antonov An-12 crashes on approach to Pointe Noire Airport, Republic of the Congo, killing all 4 crew on board and another 19 on the ground.
Apr 1 Southwest Airlines Flight 812, a Boeing 737, ruptures a hole in the fuselage at 36,000 feet, causing the cabin to lose pressure shortly after takeoff from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The plane lands safely at Yuma International Airport, Arizona, with 116 people aboard, two passengers with minor injuries.
Apr 4 Fatal: United Nations Bombardier CRJ-100 crash, a Georgian Airways plane operated by the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) crashes on landing at N’djili Airport, Democratic Republic of the Congo; 32 of 33 on board are killed.
May 7 Fatal: Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 8968, a Xian MA60, crashes off the coast of West Papua, Indonesia, while on approach to Kaimana Airport in heavy rain, killing all 25 passengers and crew on board. 
May 18 Fatal: Sol Líneas Aéreas Flight 5428, a Saab 340, crashes off Prahuaniyeu, Río Negro, Argentina, while en route to General Enrique Mosconi International Airport, Comodoro Rivadavia due to ice formation on the wings, propellers and under the fuselage, killing all 22 passengers and crew on board.
June 20 Fatal: RusAir Flight 9605, a Tupolev Tu-134, crashes onto the Russian highway A133 near the village of Besovets, Petrozavodsk, Russia, while on approach to Petrozavodsk Airport, killing 47 of 52 on board.


The remains of RusAir Flight 9605

July 4 Fatal: In the Missinippi Airways Cessna 208 crash, a Cessna 208 Caravan overruns the runway and crashes into a ravine at Pukatawagan Airport, Manitoba after a failed aborted takeoff. 1 passenger is killed. 
July 6 Fatal: The 2011 Silk Way Airlines Ilyushin Il-76 crash: An Ilyushin Il-76 crashes into a mountain 25 kilometres (16 mi) short of Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, killing all  9 people on board the cargo flight from Baku, operated on behalf of NATO. 
July 8 Fatal: Hewa Bora Airways Flight 952, a Boeing 727, crashes on landing at Bangoka International Airport, Democratic Republic of the Congo, killing 74 of 118 on board
July 11 Fatal: Angara Airlines Flight 5007, an Antonov An-24, ditches in the Ob River after an engine fire, killing 7 of 37 on board.
July 13 Fatal: Noar Linhas Aéreas Flight 4896, a Let L-410 Turbolet, crashes shortly after takeoff from Recife Airport, Brazil, killing all 16 on board. 
July 28 Fatal: Asiana Airlines Flight 991, a Boeing 747 freighter, crashes into the Pacific Ocean, 112 kilometres (70 mi) west of Jeju Island, South Korea, killing the 2 crew. 
July 29 EgyptAir Flight 667, a Boeing 777, suffers a cockpit fire at Cairo International Airport, injuring seven of 317 on board
July 30 Caribbean Airlines Flight 523, a Boeing 737, overruns the runway on landing at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Georgetown, Guyana, and breaks in two; seven are injured but all 163 passengers and crew survive.
Aug 9 Fatal: In the 2011 Avis Amur Antonov An-12 crash, an Antonov An-12, en route from Magadan Airport to Keperveyem Airport, crashes at Omsukchan, Russia, due to an engine fire, killing all 11 on board. 
Aug 20 Fatal: First Air Flight 6560, a Boeing 737, crashes while on approach to Resolute Bay Airport, Nunavut, Canada, killing 12 of 15 on board. 
Sept 6 Fatal: Aerocon Flight 238, a Fairchild Metroliner III, crashes near Trinidad, Bolivia, killing 8 of 9 people on board.
Sept 7 Fatal: Yak-Service Flight 9633, a Yakovlev Yak-42, crashes just after takeoff from Tunoshna Airport, Yaroslavl, Russia, due to pilot error, killing 44 of the 45 people on board. Many were players and staff of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey team of the KHL, as the flight was destined for Minsk, Belarus for a league game. 
Sept 25 Fatal: Buddha Air Flight 103, a Beechcraft 1900D, crashes in dense fog while attempting to land at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport, killing all 16 passengers and 3 crew members.
Sept 29 Fatal: Nusantara Buana Air Flight 823, a CASA C-212 Aviocar crashes in Indonesia during a domestic flight from Medan to Kutacane. All 18 passengers and crew are killed.
Oct 13 Fatal: Airlines PNG Flight 1600, a de Havilland Canada DHC-8, crashes near the mouth of the Gogol River, Papua New Guinea, killing 28 of 32 on board.
Oct 14 Fatal: In the Moremi Air Cessna 208 crash, a Cessna 208 Grand Caravan crashes shortly after taking off from Xakanaka Airstrip, Botswana. The pilot and 7 passengers are killed, with 4 passengers surviving the crash. 
Oct 18 – Iran Air Flight 742, a Boeing 727, en route from Moscow, Russia, to Tehran, Iran, lands without nose gear at Mehrabad International Airport; all 94 passengers and 14 crew members survive without injuries.
Nov 1 LOT Polish Airlines Flight 16, a Boeing 767, performs a belly landing at Warsaw Chopin Airport after its landing gear failed to deploy; all 220 passengers and 11 crew members survive without injuries.

2012 = 14 (14)
Apr 2 Fatal: UTair Flight 120, an ATR-72, crashes shortly after takeoff from Roshchino International Airport, Tyumen, Russia, killing 31 of the 43 passengers and crew on board. 
Apr 20 Fatal: Bhoja Air Flight 213, a Boeing 737, crashes near Chaklala airbase, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, in bad weather, killing all 127 people on board. 
May 9 Fatal: In the Mount Salak Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash, a Sukhoi Superjet 100 crashes into Mount Salak, Indonesia, on an exhibition flight, killing all 45 passengers and crew on board. 
May 14 Fatal: In the Agni Air Flight CHT, a Dornier Do 228 crashes near Jomsom Airport, Nepal, during a go-around; of the 21 on board, 15 are killed.
June 2 Fatal: Allied Air Flight 111, a Boeing 727, overruns the runway on landing at Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana, and crashes through a fence; the aircraft then hits a bus on a nearby road; all four crew survive but 12 are killed on the ground.
June 3 Fatal: Dana Air Flight 992, a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 carrying 147 passengers and six crew members crashes in a suburb of Lagos, Nigeria, on approach to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, killing 153 on board and 10 more people on the ground.


Remains of the tail section of Dana Air Flight 992

June 29 Fatal: Six people attempt to hijack Tianjin Airlines Flight 7554 an Embraer E-190, 10 minutes after takeoff; passengers and crew are able to restrain the hijackers until the aircraft makes an emergency landing; of the 101 on board, 2 hijackers die and 11 passengers and crew are injured; this is China’s first serious hijacking attempt since 1990.
Sept 12 Fatal: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Air Flight 251, an Antonov An-28, crashes in Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, killing 10 of the 14 passengers and crew on board.


Wreckage of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Air Flight 251

Sept 28 Fatal: Sita Air Flight 601, a Dornier Do 228, crashes on the bank of the Manohara River, Kathmandu, Nepal, after a bird strike, killing all 19 on board.
Oct 7 Fatal: FlyMontserrat Flight 107, a Britten-Norman Islander, crashes after takeoff from V.C. Bird International Airport, Antigua and Barbuda; 3 killed, 1  survived. .
Nov 30 Fatal: In the 2012 Aéro-Service Ilyushin Il-76T crash, an Ilyushin Il-76T freighter crashes short of runway threshold on approach to Maya–Maya Airport, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, in bad weather, killing all 6 aboard, 26 on the ground, and injuring 14.
Dec 17 Fatal: The 2012 Amazon Sky An-26 crash kills a crew of 4, when the aircraft hits the ground while crossing the Andes.
Dec 25 Fatal: Air Bagan Flight 11, a Fokker 100, crash-lands on a road near Heho Airport, Myanmar, killing 1 on board, one on the ground and injuring 11.
Dec 29 Fatal: Red Wings Airlines Flight 9268, a Tupolev Tu-204 on a re-positioning flight, overruns the runway on landing at Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport, then breaks apart and catches fire; 5 of the 8 crew on board are killed in the first fatal accident involving the Tu-204.

2013 = 15 (11)
Jan 29 Fatal: SCAT Airlines Flight 760, a Bombardier CRJ200, crashes in thick fog on approach to Almaty International Airport, Kazakhstan, killing all 16 passengers and 5 crew on board.
Feb 13 Fatal: South Airlines Flight 8971, an Antonov An-24, crash-lands in dense fog at Donetsk International Airport, Ukraine, killing 5 of 52 people on board. 
Mar 8 Fatal: ACE Air Cargo Flight 51, a Beechcraft 1900C-1 crashes into a mountain whilst on approach into Dillingham Municipal Airport, Alaska. 2 crew members are killed.
Apr 13 Lion Air Flight 904, a Boeing 737 carrying 101 passengers and seven crew members, crashes into the ocean while attempting to land at Ngurah Rai International Airport on the Indonesian island of Bali, injuring 46 people.
Apr 29 Fatal: National Airlines Flight 102, a Boeing 747 freighter, stalls and crashes shortly after takeoff from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, due to load shifting, killing all crew members on board.
May 16 Nepal Airlines Flight 555, a de Havilland Canada DHC-6, overruns the runway on landing at Jomsom Airport, Nepal, injuring seven people.
June 10 Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 6517, a Xian MA60, crashes on landing at El Tari Airport, Indonesia, injuring five people.


Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 6517

July 6 Fatal: Asiana Airlines Flight 214, a Boeing 777, crashes short of the runway on landing at San Francisco International Airport, killing 3 of 307 on board and injuring 182. The crash was the first fatal accident involving the Boeing 777.


NTSB investigators looking at the fuselage of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 after it crash-landed in San Francisco 

July 7
July 22 Southwest Airlines Flight 345, a Boeing 737 hard landing at La Guardia in New York. Resulted in collapsed landing gear and total airframe loss. Multiple injuries. No fatalities.
Aug 14 Fatal: UPS Airlines Flight 1354, an Airbus A300 freighter, crashes short of the runway on approach to Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport, killing the 2 crew on board. 


Remains of UPS flight 1354

Oct 3 Fatal: Associated Aviation Flight 361, an Embraer 120, crashes shortly after takeoff from Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, killing 15 people on board. 
Oct 16 Fatal: Lao Airlines Flight 301, an ATR-72, crashes shortly before landing at Pakse International Airport under adverse weather conditions, killing all 44 passengers and 5 crew on board.
Nov 17 Fatal: Tatarstan Airlines Flight 363, a Boeing 737, crashes at Kazan International Airport, Russia, during a go-around, killing all 50 people on board.
Nov 29 Fatal: LAM Mozambique Airlines Flight 470, an Embraer 190, en route from Maputo International Airport, Mozambique, to Quatro de Fevereiro Airport, Angola crashes into Bwabwata National Park in northern Namibia, killing all 33 people on board. 

2014 = 9 (8)


An offshore supply ship with the tail of QZ8501 on its stern on 10 January2015

Feb 16 Fatal: Nepal Airlines Flight 183, a de Havilland Canada DHC-6, crashes near Khidim about 74 kilometres southwest of Pokhara, Nepal, killing all 18 people on board.
Feb 17 Ethiopian Airlines Flight 702, a Boeing 767, is hijacked by the co-pilot while en route from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Rome, Italy, but lands safely at Geneva, Switzerland. All 202 passengers and crew aboard are unharmed.
Mar 8 Fatal: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 227 passengers and 12 crew on board, disappears from radar over the Gulf of Thailand. A wing part was later found in Réunion. 
July 17 Fatal: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, is shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board in the deadliest civilian airliner shootdown incident.
July 23 Fatal: TransAsia Airways Flight 222, an ATR-72 en route from Kaohsiung to Penghu, Taiwan, crashes during go-around, killing 48 of the 58 people on board.
July 24 Fatal: Air Algérie Flight 5017, a chartered Swiftair McDonnell Douglas MD-83 operating for Air Algérie en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers, crashes in the northern Mali desert after disappearing from radar approximately 50 minutes after takeoff, killing all 110 passengers and 6 crew members on board.
Aug 10 Fatal: Sepahan Airlines Flight 5915, a HESA Iran-140 (an Antonov An-140 built under license) crashes shortly after takeoff from Mehrabad International Airport, Iran, killing 39 of the 48 people on board.
Oct 29 Fatal: Skyway Enterprises Flight 7101, a Short 360 operating a charter flight for FedEx crashes into Maho Bay shortly after takeoff from Princess Juliana International Airport, Saint Martin. 2 crew members are killed.
Dec 28 Fatal: December 28 – Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501, an Airbus A320 en route from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore, crashes into waters off Borneo, killing all 155 passengers and 7 crew on board.

2015 = 15 (9)
Feb 4 Fatal: TransAsia Airways Flight 235, an ATR-72, stalls on takeoff and crashes into the Keelung River in Taiwan after striking the Huandong Viaduct and a passing taxi. 43 of the 58 passengers and crew on board are killed.


TransAsia Airways Flight 235,

Mar 5 Delta Air Lines Flight 1086, a McDonnell Douglas MD-88 skids off the runway at LaGuardia Airport and crashes into a fence, coming inches from Flushing Bay. Several people are injured, but there are no fatalities.
Mar 24 Fatal: Germanwings Flight 9525, an Airbus A320, crashes in southern France en route from Barcelona, Spain to Düsseldorf, Germany as a result of a deliberate act by the first officer. All 144 passengers and 6 crew on board the aircraft die in the crash. 
Mar 29 Air Canada Flight 624, an Airbus A320, crashes short of the runway and hits power lines while landing at Stanfield International Airport, en route from Toronto. All 138 passengers and crew on board survive, with 23 treated for minor injuries.
Apr 13 Fatal: Carson Air Flight 66, a Swearingen Metro II crashes into a mountain en route to Prince George Airport, British Columbia. 2 crew members are killed.
April 14 Asiana Airlines Flight 162, an Airbus A320, crashes short of the runway and hits a localizer while landing at Hiroshima Airport, after en route from Seoul. All 82 passengers and crew on board survive, but 27 are injured.
April 25 Turkish Airlines Flight 1878, an Airbus A320, is severely damaged in a landing accident at Atatürk International Airport. All 102 passengers and crew on board are evacuated without injury.
Aug 16 Fatal: Trigana Air Service Flight 267, an ATR-42, crashes while en route from Sentani Airport, to Oskibil Airport in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua. All 49 passengers and 5 crew members are killed in the crash in the worst aviation accident ever involving the ATR-42.
Sept 5 Fatal: Ceiba Intercontinental Airlines Flight 71, a Boeing 737-800, collides in a mid-air with a BAe 125 air ambulance operated by Senegalair over eastern Senegal. The BAe 125 crashes in the Atlantic killing all 7 on board, while the 737 lands safely without any injuries to those on board.
Sept 8 British Airways Flight 2276, a Boeing 777-200, aborts takeoff at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, NV following an engine fire. All 189 passengers and crew are evacuated safely
Oct 2 Fatal: Aviastar Flight 7503, a DHC-6 Twin Otter, crashes on a mountain 11 minutes after take-off over Palopo, Indonesia, killing all 10 passengers and crew on board. 
Oct 29 Dynamic Airways Flight 405, a Boeing 767-200, erupts in flames while preparing for take-off at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. All 101 passengers and crew on board survive, but 21 people are injured.
Oct 31 Fatal: Metrojet Flight 9268, an Airbus A321, explodes in mid-air over the Sinai Peninsula due to a terrorist bomb, 23 minutes after takeoff from Sharm-El-Sheikh, killing all 224 passengers and crew on board.
Nov 4 Fatal: In the 2015 Juba An-12 crash, an Allied Services, Ltd. Antonov An-12 crashes near the White Nile shortly after takeoff from Juba International Airport, killing 37 of 39 on board.
Dec 24 Fatal: In the 2015 Services Air Airbus A310-300 crash, an Airbus A310-300F overshoots the runway at Mbuji-Mayi Airport, Democratic Republic of the Congo due to a brake failure. The five crew survive but 8 on the ground are killed. 

2016 = 24 (15)
Jan 8 Fatal: West Air Sweden Flight 294, a Bombardier CRJ200 cargo freighter, crashes while in cruise near Akkajaure in Sweden. 2 crew members on board are killed. 
Feb 2 Fatal: Daallo Airlines Flight 159, an Airbus A321, suffers an explosion shortly after taking off from Aden Adde International Airport, Somalia. Two people are injured and one, the suspected suicide bomber, is killed after falling from the aircraft. 
Feb 24 Fatal: Tara Air Flight 193, a Viking Air-built DHC-6 Twin Otter, flies into a storm and crashes into a mountainside at Dana, Myagdi district, Nepal, killing all 23 on board.
Feb 26 Fatal: In the 2016 Air Kasthamandap crash, an Air Kasthamandap PAC 750XL crash-lands in Nepal, killing the 2 crew members and injuring nine passengers.
Mar 9 Fatal: Antonov An-26 crashes into the sea whilst trying to return to Cox’s Bazar Airport, Bangladesh after an engine failure. 3 of the 4 crew are killed. 
Mar 19 Fatal: Flydubai Flight 981, a Boeing 737-800, crashes while landing at Rostov-on-Don, Russia, in poor weather. All 62 people on board are killed. 


Debris left on Runway 22, Rostov-on-don Airport of Flydubai Flight 981

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Mar 29 EgyptAir Flight 181, an Airbus A320, is hijacked and forcibly diverted to Larnaca International Airport, Cyprus. All passengers and crew are released unharmed.
Apr 4 Batik Air Flight 7703, a Boeing 737-800, collides with an ATR 42 on the runway at Halim Perdanakusma Airport in Jakarta. Both aircraft are substantially damaged. All 60 on board survive.
Apr 13 Fatal: In the 2016 Sunbird Aviation crash, a Britten-Norman Islander crashes short of the runway while landing at Kiunga, Papua New Guinea. All 12 people on board are killed. 
Apr 29 Fatal: In the 2016 Turøy helicopter crash, a Eurocopter EC225L Super Puma helicopter crashes near Turøy, an island off the coast of Norway. All 13 passengers and crew are killed.
May 18 Fatal: In the 2016 Silk Way Airlines Antonov An-12 crash, a Silk Way Airlines Antonov An-12 cargo plane crashes after an engine failure, killing 7 and injuring two.
May 19 Fatal: EgyptAir Flight 804, an Airbus A320, crashes into the eastern Mediterranean Sea after a series of sharp descending turns. All 56 passengers and 10 crew are killed.
May 27 Korean Air Flight 2708, a Boeing 777-300, suffers an engine failure and resulting fire while taxiing for takeoff at Haneda Airport; all 319 passengers and crew are evacuated although 12 are injured.
June 27 Singapore Airlines Flight 368, a Boeing 777-300ER, suffers an engine fire at Singapore Changi Airport after returning due to a fuel leak. All 241 passengers and crew are unharmed.
Aug 3 Fatal: Emirates Flight 521, a Boeing 777-300, lands wheels-up at Dubai International Airport. Shortly after landing, the plane bursts into flames. All 300 passengers and crew escape from the aircraft unharmed; 1 firefighter is killed by an explosion.
Aug 5 ASL Airlines Hungary Flight 7332, a Boeing 737, overruns a runway on landing at Orio al Serio International Airport; both pilots survive.
Aug 27 Southwest Airlines Flight 3472, a Boeing 737, suffers an uncontained engine failure over the Gulf of Mexico causing substantial damage to the aircraft and loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft lands safely at Pensacola International Airport, there are no injuries among the 104 on board.
Oct 28 American Airlines Flight 383, a Boeing 767-300ER, suffers an uncontained engine failure and fire at Chicago O’Hare Airport. Twenty of the 170 people on board suffer injuries.
Oct 28 FedEx Express Flight 910, a McDonnell Douglas MD-10-10F, skids off the runway after the landing gear collapses on landing at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport; the left wing is severely damaged in a post-crash fire but both pilots survive.
Oct 31 Fatal: October 31 – In the 2016 Alfa Indonesia DHC-4 crash, a DHC-4T Turbo Caribou operating a cargo flight to Ilaga Airport, Indonesia crashes in the Ilaga Pass. All 4 crew members are killed.
Nov 28 Fatal: LaMia Airlines Flight 2933, an Avro RJ85, crashes at Cerro Gordo en route to Medellín, Colombia. It was carrying the Brazilian football team Chapecoense. 71 among 77 passengers and crew are killed


Wreckage of LaMia Flight 2933.

Dec 7 Fatal: Pakistan International Airlines Flight 661, a ATR-42-500, crashes at Havelian while en route from Chitral to Islamabad. All 42 passengers and 5 crew members are killed in the accident. 
Dec 20 Fatal: Aerosucre Flight 4544, a Boeing 727-200, crashes while failing to take off from Puerto Carreño en route to Bogota, Colombia. 5 of the 6 crew members on board are killed.
Dec 23 Afriqiyah Airways Flight 209, an Airbus A320-214, is hijacked by two Gaddafi supporters and forced to land at Malta Airport. After several hours, all passengers and crew are released, and the hijackers surrender.

2017 = 10 (6)
Jan 16 Fatal: Turkish Airlines Flight 6491, a Boeing 747-400F, crashes into a residential area upon attempting landing in thick fog in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The 4 crew members and 35 people on the ground are killed. 


Tail Section of Turkish Airlines Flight 6491

Mar 20 South Supreme Airlines Antonov An-26 crash, an Antonov An-26 crashes on landing at Wau Airport, South Sudan. All 40 passengers and five crew members survive.
Mar 28 Peruvian Airlines Flight 112, a Boeing 737-300, is burnt out following the collapse of the landing gear at Francisco Carle Airport, Jauja. All 150 people on board survive.
Apr 29 Fatal: Aerogaviota Antonov An-26 crash, an Antonov An-26 crashes into a mountain whilst on a military charter flight from Gustavo Rizo Airport, Cuba. All 8 on board are killed.
May 27 Fatal: Summit Air Flight 409, a Let L-410 operating a cargo flight crashes short of Lukla Airport, Nepal in poor visibility. 2 of the 3 crew members are killed, one of whom dies later in hospital.
July 7 Air Canada Flight 759, an Airbus A320, nearly lands on a taxiway occupied by four jets at SFO 28R. No one is killed or injured.
Sept 30 Air France Flight 66, an Airbus A380, suffers an uncontained engine failure and makes an emergency landing at Goose Bay Airport, Labrador, Canada. No one is killed or injured.
Oct 14 Fatal: Valan International Antonov An-26 crash, an Antonov An-26 crashes into the sea just short of Abidjan’s Félix Houphouët Boigny International Airport, Ivory Coast. 4 of the 10 occupants are killed.
Dec 13 Fatal: West Wind Aviation Flight 280, an ATR 42-300, crashes shortly after takeoff from Fond-du-Lac Airport, Saskatchewan, Canada. Of the 25 passengers and crew on board, all initially survive, but 1 passenger dies of his injuries in the hospital 12 days later. 
Dec 31 Fatal: Nature Air Flight 9916, a Cessna 208 Caravan crashes shortly after takeoff from Punta Islita Airport, Costa Rica. All 12 passengers and crew on board are killed.

2018 = 6 (5)
Jan 13 Pegasus Airlines Flight 8622, a Boeing 737-800, skids off the end of the runway at Trabzon Airport, Turkey and comes to rest on a cliff. All 168 passengers and crew survive without injury. The aircraft is written off.
Feb 11 Fatal: Saratov Airlines Flight 703, an Antonov An-148, crashes shortly after taking off from Domodedovo International Airport, Russia. All 71 passengers and crew are killed.
Feb 18 Fatal: Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 3704, an ATR 72-200 on a domestic flight in Iran, crashes into the Zagros Mountains killing all 60 passengers and 6 crew members on board.
Mar 12 Fatal: US-Bangla Airlines Flight 211, a Bombardier Q400 on an international flight from Dhaka to Nepal, crashes at Tribhuvan International Airport. 52 of the 71 people on board are killed.
Apr 17 Fatal: Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, a Boeing 737-700 en route over Bernville, Pennsylvania, suffers an engine failure at cruise altitude. Some debris enters the fuselage, causing substantial damage to the aircraft and loss of cabin pressure. The crew safely diverts to Philadelphia International Airport. 1 passenger is killed; another 7 are injured. 


Pieces of the engine cowling from Southwest Airlines Flight 1380

May 18 Fatal: Cubana de Aviación Flight 972, a Boeing 737-200, crashes shortly after takeoff from José Martí International Airport in Havana, Cuba. 112 of the 113 passengers and crew are killed; the sole survivor is seriously injured.

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