Date:  December 3, 2016      Time: 1122
Location:  Near Tanjung Pinanga, Indonesia
Operator:  Indonesian Police
AC Type:  M28 Skytruck
Reg:  P-4201        
Aboard:  13   Fatalities: 13    Ground: 0
Route:  Pangkal Pinang - Batam Island
Details:  The Indonesian police aircraft crashed in the waters off Kabupaten Lingga, Riau Islands during a 1.5 hour scheduled flight.
Date:  November 28, 2016      Time: 2200
Location:  Near La Union, Colombia
Operator:  LAMIA Bolivia       Flight: 2933
AC Type:  Avro RJ-85
Reg:  CP-2933       cn: E-2348
Aboard:  77    Fatalities: 71   Ground: 0
Route:  Santa Cruz, Bolivia - Medellin,Colombia
Details:  The crew of the chartered passenger jet declared an emergency as it approached La Union, reporting they ran out of fuel and had an electrical failure. Soon after the plane impacted mountainous terrain approximately 22 miles south of Medellin. Members of the Brazilian Chapecoense soccer team were among those killed.

Date:  November 18, 2016      Time: 1915
Location:  Elko, Nevada
Operator:  American Medflight Inc.
AC Type:  Piper PA-31T Cheyenne
Reg:  N775F         cn: 31T-7920079
Aboard:  4    Fatalities: 4   Ground: 0
Route:  Elko- Salt Lake City
Details:  The medical transport plane crashed into the Barrik Gold Corp. parking lot  near a busy casino, motel, grocery store and senior housing complex shortly after taking off. A heart patient and three crew members were killed.

Date:  October 31, 2016      Time: 0830
Location:  Near Ilaga, Indonesia
Operator:  Trigana Air Service
AC Type:  de Havilland DCH-4T Caribou
Reg:  PK-SWW         cn: 303
Aboard:  4    Fatalities: 4  Ground: 0
Route:  Timik - Ilaga
Details:  The cargo plane carrying construction materials, hit the slope of a mountain in Iiaga Pass, 12 km south of Ilaga airport and disintegrated upon impact.



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