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Date:  March 10, 2017      Time: 1120
Location:  Istanbul, Turkey
Operator:  Swan Aviation
AC Type:  Sikorsky S-76C
Reg:  TC-HEZ         cn: 760717
Aboard:  7   Fatalities: 7  Ground: 0
Route:  Istanbul - Bozuyuk
Details:  The helicopter crashed on a highway after hitting a TV tower, six minutes after taking off. The helicopter was carrying an executive of the Eczacibasi group of companies, four of his Russian guests and two pilots.

   
Date:  March 5, 2017      Time: 1400
Location:  Shiojiri, Japan
Operator:  Nagano Air Rescue
AC Type:  Bell 412EP
Reg:  JA97NA       cn: 36135
Aboard:  9   Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Training
Details:  The rescue helicopter was found crashed and inverted on the eastern slopes of Mount Hachibuse. The helicopter carried 7 firefighters, the pilot and a mechanic. The helicopter was on a training flight.
   
Date:  February 21, 2017      Time: 0900
Location:  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Operator: 
Australian Corporate Jet Centres PTY. LTD
AC Type:  Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Reg:  VH-ZCR      cn: BB1544
Aboard:  5    Fatalities: 5   Ground: 0
Route:  Melbourne - King Island
Details:  The charter flight was just seconds into it's flight when it was observed flying low, before it nose diving into a building at a shopping center and bursting into flames. The pilot made two mayday calls before the aircraft crashed. It is reported the plane suffered engine failure.

   
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.


   

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3/20/2017 A South Supreme Airlines plane crashed at Wau Airport in Sudan. All on board survived but many were taken to the hospital.

3/17/17 A Regional Express Airlines Saab340 lost a propeller in flight but landed safely at Sydney Airport in Australia.

3/8/17 A plane carrying the Michigan men's basketball team slid off the runway at Willow Run Airport in Detroit, Michigan. There were no injuries.

2/28/17 American Airlines flight 1296 made unscheduled landing at Denver after encountering severe turbulence..

1/23/17 Endeavor Air flight 4149 from Baltimore to Cincinnati had a fan blade failure during climbout resulting in a total failure of the number 2 engine. The flight returned to Baltimore without incident.

12/31/16 A Sunwing Airlines pilot faces charges after his co-pilot found him slumped over drunk in the cockpit of a plane early Saturday morning as the flight crew prepared to take nearly 100 passengers from Calgary to Cancun, Mexico, Canadian authorities said.

12/29/16 A Cessna 525C Citation corporate jet, registered to Maverick Air and operated by the Superior Beverage Group, went missing shortly after taking off from Cleveland bound for Colombus. Six people are presumed dead.

10/28/16 A Fedex plane caught fire at Lauderdate Hollywood Airport after the landing gear of the DC-10 collapsed. There were no injuries.

10/27/16 A plane carrying republican VP candidate Mike Pence skidded of the runway while landing at La Guardia Airport. No one was injured.

9/23/16 After suffering hydraulic failure and fumes in the cabin, a QantasLink Fokker 100 made an emergency landing at Perth. After chutes were deployed, 102 passengers exited the plane. Two were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

8/31/16 Twelve people were hospitalized after United Airlines flight 880, bound from Houston to London, ran into severe turbulence. An emergency landing was made in Shannon, Ireland.

8/28/16 Ice Road Truckers star Darrell Ward killed in plane crash in Montana.
See details under famous deaths.

8/27/2016 Southwest Airlines flight 3472, bound from New Orleans to Orlando, was forced to make an emergency landing at Pensacola, after the aircraft lost part of an engine while over the Gulf of Mexico. The plane landed safely with no injuries.

8/24/16 Thompson Airways flight 7352 on a flight from Birmingham to Paphos, Cyprus returned for an emergency landing soon after taking off due to a bird strike and loss of an engine.No one was injured (except the bird).

8/18/16 Qatar flight 240 flying from Istanbul to Doha had to make an emergency landing at Istanbul after a bird strike on one of it's engines. All 312 aboard disimbared normally.

8/11/16 Twenty-four people were taken to the hospital after Jet Blue flight 429 flying from Boston to Sacramento ran into severe turbulence.

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.