Date:  January 13, 2018      Time: 2325
Location:  Trabzon, Turkey
Operator:  Pegasus Airlines
AC Type:  Boeing 737-82R
Reg:  TC-CPF        cn: 40879/4267
Aboard:  168   Fatalities: 0   Ground: 0
Route:  Ankara - Trabzon
Details:  After landing on runway 11, the aircraft skidded off the left side of the runway, crossed wet grass and went down a steep slope. None of the 168 passengers were were injured.

Date:  December 31,, 2017      Time: 1216
Location:  Punta Islita, Costa Rica
Operator:  Nature Air
AC Type:  Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Reg:  TI-BEI         cn: 208B-0900
Aboard:  12   Fatalities: 12   Ground: 0
Route:  Punta Islita - San Jose
Details:  The passenger plane crashed 10 minutes after taking off from Punta Islita into a wooded area. Ten American passengers and crew of 2 were all killed.

Date:  December 31, 2017      Time: 1515
Location:  Cowan, Australia
Operator:  Sydney Seaplanes
AC Type:  de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver
Reg:  VH-NOO       cn: 1535
Aboard:  6   Fatalities: 6   Ground: 0
Route:  Sightseeing
Details:  The seaplane carrying 5 passengers and a pilot crashed into Cowan Creek at Jerusalem Bay. The plane was observed making a tight right-hand turn after which the the wings dipped and it nose dived straight into the water. The plane sank rapidly and was found submerged 17 meters of water. All 6 aboard were killed.
Date:  December 14,, 2017      Time: 1230
Location:  Near Tweed, Ontario
Operator:  Hydro One
AC Type:  AerospatialeAS350 B2
Reg:  C-GOHS         cn: 3240
Aboard:  4   Fatalities: 4   Ground: 0
Route:  ?
Details:  The helicopter crashed while performing routine maintenance on power lines. The accident happened while the helicopter was approaching to land at a staging area. The pilot and crew of 3 were all killed. The accident was reported to be caused by an improperly secured external bag coming loose and striking the tail rotor of the helicopter.



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