Date:  July 22, 2016      
Location:  Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean
Operator:  Indian Air Force
AC Type:  Antonov 32
Reg:  ?          cn: ?
Aboard:  29   Fatalities: 29?    Ground: 0
Route:  Chennai (Tambram AFB) - Port Blair
Details:  The aircraft went missing while on a 854 mile flight from Chennai to Port Blair. The flight was to take 3 hours. The last communication from the crew was 16 minutes after take off.
Date:  July 1, 2016       Time: 1130
Location:  Near Uyan, Russia
Operator:  Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations
AC Type:  Ilyushin 76TD
Reg:  RA-76840          cn: 1033417553
Aboard:  10   Fatalities: 10    Ground: 0
Route:  Irkutsk Fire Fighting
Details:  The aircraft was taking part in fire fighting in the region of Bayanday, when under unknown circumstances, it impact trees and crashed in a wooded area.

Date:  May 19, 2016       Time: 0249
Location:  175 miles off the Egyptian coast
Operator:  EgyptAir            Flight: 804
AC Type:  Airbus A320-232
Reg:  SU-GCC            cn: 2088
Aboard:  66   Fatalities: 66    Ground: 0
Route:  Paris - Cairo
Details:  The plane was en route from Paris to Cairo, flying at an altitude of 37,000 ft. when it made a sharp 90 degree turn to the left, followed by a 360 degree turn to the right as it lost altitude. The aircraft crashed into the Mediterranean Sea approximately 175 miles off the Egyptian coast.

Date:  May 18, 2016      Time: 1440
Location:  Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan
Operator:  Silk Way Airlines
AC Type:  Antonov An-12B
Reg:  4K-AZ25         cn: 3341209
Aboard:  9    Fatalities: 7   Ground: 0
Route:  Dwyer, Afghanistan - Mary Port Turkmenistan
Details:  The cargo plane crashed while attempting to takeoff. It was a civilian flight operated under a contract with the NATO mission.



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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.

6/19/16 American Airlines flight 1086 flying from Boston to Miami had to make an emergency landing at JFK after passengers heard two explosions and the cabin filled with smoke. No one was injured.

United Airlines Flight 1948 blew a tire while attempting to take off from Tampa. The captain had to make an emergency stop and foam was used to put out a small fire that erupted. No one was injured.

5/27/16 A fire broke out on a Korean Airlines flight before it took off, forcing a evacuation of passengers. KA Flight 2708 was headed to Seoul from Tokyo. Nineteen people were injured.

5/9/16 Delta Airlines Flight 762, en route from Atlanta to Chicago made an emergency landing at Nashville after turbulence caused an engine cowling to separate from the aircraft. No one was injured.

5/4/16 Thirty-one passengers were injured when an Eihad Airways A330, Flight 474, ran into severe turbulence on a flight from Abu Dabi to Jakarta.

4/20/2016 An American Airlines plane diverted to Phoenix after a bird strike cracked a cockpit window during a takeoff from Las Vegas headed for Charlotte N.C.

2/20/2016 United Express Flight 6183 bound for San Antonio from Washington DC made an emergency decent and diverted to Dallas after there was a loss of cabin pressure. No one was injured.

2/15/2016 An Alaska Airlines flight declared an emergency and returned to Dulles International Airport in Washington after smoke filled the cockpit. The plane landed safely and no one was injured.

2/11/2016 American Airlines Flight 564 from San Jose, California to Phoenix, Arizona, made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport after 8 people reported respiratory irritation. No one was hospitalized.

2/7/16 A United Airlines flight (6517) from Tucson to Los Angeles had to make an emergency landing back at Tucson after smoke was reported in the cockpit and in the cabin. No one was injured.

1/29/16 Air Canada Flight 549, bound for Vancouver from Newark, made an emergency descent and landing at Toronto after a loss of pressurization. No one was injured.

1/24/16 Seven people were hospitalized after American Airlines Flight 206 hit severe turbulence while flying from Miami to Milan, Italy. The plane diverted safely to St. John's, Newfoundland.

1/5/16 A United Airlines flight bound for Denver, slid off the runway at Spokane International Airport due to an icy runway. No one was injured.

12/30/2015 Twenty-one people were injured due to severe turbulence on Air Canada Flight 88, which was traveling from Shanghai to Toronto. The crew had to make an unscheduled landing at Calgary.

12/15/2015 A Southwest Airlines flight going from Houston to Nashville rolled off the runway after landing and taxiing , collapsing a landing gear. Passengers used emergency chutes to exit the plane. No one was seriously injured.

12/5/2015 Actor Morgan Freeman's jet suffered extensive damage when a tire blew out during takeoff. The plane, heading from Mississippii to Texas then made an emergency landing at Tunica, Mississippi and ran off the runway.

11/15/2015  An El Al flight from Tel Aviv to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Billings Montana after a fire warning light indicated a fire in the right engine. The plane landed safely, no fire was observed.

10/29/2015 Passengers had to evacuate a Dynamic Airways B767 using slides, after the plane's engine caught fire at Fort Lauderdale /Hollywood Airport as it prepared to takeoff.