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Date:  June 5, 2018      Time: 1700
Location:  Near Limuru, Kenya
Operator:  Fly Sax
AC Type:  Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Reg:  5Y-CAC         cn: 208B-0525
Aboard:  10   Fatalities: 10   Ground: 0
Route:  Kitale - Nairobi
Details:  Ground lost contact with the aircraft when it was about 40 miles from its destination.
   
Date:  May 18, 2018      Time: 1208
Location:  Havana, Cuba
Operator:  Cubana (leased from Global Air)     Flight: 972
AC Type:  Boeing 737-201
Reg:  XA-UHZ         cn: 21816/592
Aboard:  113   Fatalities: 112   Ground: 0
Route:  Havana- Holguin
Details:  After taking off from runway 06 at Havana-José Martí Airport and while in the initial climb, the airliner initiated a right turn and then descended until it struck power lines and a railway track before disintegrating in a wooded area. The entire crew of 6 along with 106 passengers were killed while 1 passengers survived.

   
Date:  May 14, 2018      Time: 0747
Location:  Chengdu, China
Operator:  Sichuan Airlines      Flight:8633
AC Type:  Airbus A319
Reg:  B6419         cn: ?
Aboard:  119   Fatalities: 0     Ground: 0
Route:  Chongquing, China - Lhasa, Tibet
Details:  The copilot was sucked half-way out of the cockpit after a windscreen shattered and blew out at 32,000 feet. Crew members were able to pull the copilot back into the plane. Besides being exposed to freezing temperatures and extreme conditions, the pilot was able to make a safe landing. The copilot and one crew member sustained minor injuries.

   
Date:  May 2, 2018      Time: 1130
Location:  Port Wentworth, Georgia
Operator:  Military - US Air Force
AC Type:  Lockheed HC-130H Hercules
Reg:  65-0968       cn: 382-4110
Aboard:  5   Fatalities: 5   Ground: 0
Route:  Savannah - Tuscon
Details:  A Puerto Rico Air National Guard plane crashed onto a highway shortly after taking off from Savannah/Hilton International Airport. The aircraft went into a left bank and crashed to the ground. It was flying to Tucson where it was to be decommissioned. The aircraft was over 50 years old.

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6/10/2018
Qantas
Flight 94
Los Angeles Melbourne
Nose dive after being jarred by wake turbulence.

6/8/2018
American Airlines
Flight 1019
San Jose - Dallas
Could not retract landing gear

Zagros
Flight 4112
Ahwaz - Mashad
Engine shut down

Delta Airlines
Flilght 369
Atlanta - Managua
Nose gear problem

Delta Airliines
Flight 257
Amsterdam - Boston
Landing gear problem

Air North
Flight 160
Darwin - Grove
Left engine shut down

6/7/2018
Delta Airliines
Flight 257
Amsterdam - Boston
Landing gear problem

Southwest Airlines
Flight 443
San Antonio - Chicago
Flaps problem

Go Air
Flight 8-101
Kolkata - Port Blair
Bird strike

KLM
Flight 656
Minneapolis - Amsterdam
Hydraulic failure

6/6/2018
Qantas
Flight 23
Sydney - Bangkok
Engine shutdown

Avion Express
Flight 833
Antalya - Stuttgart
Cracked windscreen

6/5/2018
China Airlines
Flight 76
Rome - Taipei
Problem with engine one

KLM Cityhopper
Flight 1887
Amsterdam - Nurenberg
Bird strike

LOT Polish Airlines
Flight 8179
Tallinn - Amsterdam
Bird strike

6/4/2018
Air Canada
Flight 43
Delhi - Toronto
Engine flame out

Virgin Australia
Flight: 474
Brisbane - Perth
Bird strike

6/3/2018
American Airlines
Flight 2237
Atlanta - Ft. Worth
Possible fuel leak

American Airlines
Flight 1879
San Antonio - Phoenix
Hail damage