Date:  January 24, 2017      Time: 0610
Location:  Near Campo Felice, Italy
Operator:  Inaer Aviation
AC Type:  Agusta Westland AW139
Reg:  EC-KJT         cn: 31104
Aboard:  6    Fatalities: 6   Ground: 0
Route:  Rescue
Details:  The air ambulance helicopter was evacuating an injured skier when it fell from an altitude of 2,000 feet killing all 6 aboard.

Date:  January 16, 2017      Time: 0719
Location:  Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Operator:  My Cargo Airlines (ACT Airlines)
AC Type:  Boeing 747-412F
Reg:  TC-MCL         cn: 32897/1322
Aboard:  4   Fatalities: 4  Ground: 35
Route:  Hong Kong - Bishkiek - Istanbul
Details:  While approaching Bishkiek for a fuel stop, the cargo plane crashed past the end of the runway destroying 23 houses. Four crew members and 33 people were killed on the ground. THe weather at the time of the accident was freezing fog.

Date:  December 25 2016      Time: 0527
Location:  Near Adar, Russia
Operator:  Russian Air Force
AC Type:  Tupolev 154B-2
Reg:  RA-85572       cn: 83A-572
Aboard:  92   Fatalities: 92    Ground: 0
Route:  Chkalovsky AB -Ader - Latakia, Syria
Details:  The plane, carrying the Alexandrov Emsemble choir, reporters and service men, made a climbout out of Ader, turned back towards the coastline and crashed into the waters of the Black Sea about a mile offshore.
Date:  December 20, 2016      Time: 1723
Location:  Puerto Carreno, Colombia
Operator:  Aerosucre Colombia
AC Type:  Boeing 727-2JO
Reg:  HK-4544      cn: 21105/1158
Aboard:  6    Fatalities: 5   Ground: 0
Route:  Puerto Carreno - Bogota
Details:  After taking off on runway 24, the cargo jet failed to lift off properly, just cleared the perimeter fence, became airborne, turned to the right, lost altitude and crashed in an open field.



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