While en route the air transport plane collided with Mount Vumba in poor weather conditions. Two crew and four passengers were killed.
March 10, 2017 Time: 1120
7 Fatalities: 7 Ground: 0
Istanbul - Bozuyuk
The helicopter crashed on a highway after hitting a TV tower, six minutes after taking off. The helicopter was carrying an executive of the Eczacibasi group of companies, four of his Russian guests and two pilots.
March 5, 2017 Time: 1400
Nagano Air Rescue
JA97NA cn: 36135
9 Fatalities: 3 Ground: 0
The rescue helicopter was found crashed and inverted on the eastern slopes of Mount Hachibuse. The helicopter carried 7 firefighters, the pilot and a mechanic. The helicopter was on a training flight.
February 21, 2017 Time: 0900
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Australian Corporate Jet Centres PTY. LTD
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
VH-ZCR cn: BB1544
5 Fatalities: 5 Ground: 0
Melbourne - King Island
The charter flight was just seconds into it's flight when it was observed flying low, before it nose diving into a building at a shopping center and bursting into flames. The pilot made two mayday calls before the aircraft crashed. It is reported the plane suffered engine failure.
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3/20/2017 A South Supreme Airlines plane crashed at Wau Airport in Sudan. All on board survived but many were taken to the hospital.
3/17/17 A Regional Express Airlines Saab340 lost a propeller in flight but landed safely at Sydney Airport in Australia.
3/8/17 A plane carrying the Michigan men's basketball team slid off the runway at Willow Run Airport in Detroit, Michigan. There were no injuries.
2/28/17 American Airlines flight 1296 made unscheduled landing at Denver after encountering severe turbulence..
1/23/17 Endeavor Air flight 4149 from Baltimore to Cincinnati had a fan blade failure during climbout resulting in a total failure of the number 2 engine. The flight returned to Baltimore without incident.
12/31/16 A Sunwing Airlines pilot faces charges after his co-pilot found him slumped over drunk in the cockpit of a plane early Saturday morning as the flight crew prepared to take nearly 100 passengers from Calgary to Cancun, Mexico, Canadian authorities said.
12/29/16 A Cessna 525C Citation corporate jet, registered to Maverick Air and operated by the Superior Beverage Group, went missing shortly after taking off from Cleveland bound for Colombus. Six people are presumed dead.
10/28/16 A Fedex plane caught fire at Lauderdate Hollywood Airport after the landing gear of the DC-10 collapsed. There were no injuries.
10/27/16 A plane carrying republican VP candidate Mike Pence skidded of the runway while landing at La Guardia Airport. No one was injured.
9/23/16 After suffering hydraulic failure and fumes in the cabin, a QantasLink Fokker 100 made an emergency landing at Perth. After chutes were deployed, 102 passengers exited the plane. Two were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
8/31/16 Twelve people were hospitalized after United Airlines flight 880, bound from Houston to London, ran into severe turbulence. An emergency landing was made in Shannon, Ireland.
8/28/16 Ice Road Truckers star Darrell Ward killed in plane crash in Montana.
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8/27/2016 Southwest Airlines flight 3472, bound from New Orleans to Orlando, was forced to make an emergency landing at Pensacola, after the aircraft lost part of an engine while over the Gulf of Mexico. The plane landed safely with no injuries.
8/24/16 Thompson Airways flight 7352 on a flight from Birmingham to Paphos, Cyprus returned for an emergency landing soon after taking off due to a bird strike and loss of an engine.No one was injured (except the bird).
8/18/16 Qatar flight 240 flying from Istanbul to Doha had to make an emergency landing at Istanbul after a bird strike on one of it's engines. All 312 aboard disimbared normally.
8/11/16 Twenty-four people were taken to the hospital after Jet Blue flight 429 flying from Boston to Sacramento ran into severe turbulence.
6/27/16 Singapore Airlines, fight 368 flying from Changi to Milan, had to return to Singapore for an emergency landing after the crew received an engine oil warning. On landing, the right engine burst into flames. No one was injured.