1953

Date Location / Operator Aircraft Type / Registration Fatalities
05 Jan 1953 Belfast, Northern Ireland
British European Airways
Vickers Viking 610-1B
G-AJDL
27/35(0)
07 Jan 1953 Issaquah, Washington
Flying Tiger Line
Douglas C-54B-10-DO
N86574
7/7(0)
07 Jan 1953 Fish Haven, Idaho
Associated Air Transport
Curtiss C-46
N1648M
40/40(0)
15 Jan 1953 25 nm off Agrigento, Italy
Military -Royal Air Force
Vickers Valetta Mk1 / Avero Lancaster
VX562 / TX270
26/26(0)
26 Jan 1953 Sinnai, Sardinia, Italy
Linee Aeree Italiane
Douglas DC-3
I-LAIL
19/19(0)
02 Feb 1953 Off Newfoundland, Canada
Lancashire Aircraft Corporation (Skyways)
Avro 685 York 1
G-AHFA
39/39(0)
03 Feb 1953 Lai Chau, Vietnam
Air Outremer
Douglas C-47B-15-DK
F-OAFR
18/18(0)
07 Feb 1953 Bordeaux, France
UTA
Douglas C-54A-5-DC
F-BFGR
7/21(0)
09 Feb 1953 Cairo, Egypt
Military - Egyptian Air Force
Curtiss-Wright C-46
1001
30/35(0)
14 Feb 1953 Off Mobile, Alabama
National Airlines
Douglas DC-6
N90893
46/46(0)
03 Mar 1953 Karachi, Pakistan
Canadian Pacific Air Lines
de Havilland DH106 Comet 1A
CF-CUN
11/11(0)
04 Mar 1953 Windsor Locks, Connecticut
Slick Airways
Curtiss C-46F
N4717N
2/2(0)
14 Mar 1953 Kalasahar, India
Orient Airways
Convair CV-240-7
AP-AEG
16/16(0)
17 Mar 1953 Off Da Nang, Vietnam
Aigle Azur
Douglas DC-3
F-BEFG
8/8(0)
18 Mar 1953 Random Island, Newfoundland
Military - U.S. Air Force
Convair RB-36H
51-13721A
23/23(0)
20 Mar 1953 Alvarado, California
Transocean Air Lines
Douglas DC-4 (C-54-10-DO)
N88942
35/35(0)
27 Mar 1953 Itapebi, Brazil
Transportes Aéreos Salvador
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
PP-SLG
14/14(0)
29 Mar 1953 Mtara, Tanganyika
Central African Airways
Vickers 616 Viking 1B
VP-YEY
13/13(0)
10 Apr 1953 Off Kingston, Jamaica
Caribbean International Airways
Lockheed 18-56 LodeStar
VP-JBC
13/14(0)
10 Apr 1953 Near Anchieta Island, Brazil
REAL
Doublas Dc-3
?
26/?(?)
10 Apr 1953 Miandivazo, Madagascar
Air France
Junkers JU-5/-3m
F-BALE
5/5(0)
14 Apr 1953 Near Guwahati, India
Airways
Douglas C-47A
VT-AUJ
3/3(0)
14 Apr 1953 Selleck, Washington
Miami Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (C-47-DL)
N65743
7/25(0)
16 Apr 1953 NW of Hanoi, Vietnam
Aigle Azur
Douglas DC-3
F-BESS
30/30(0)
20 Apr 1953 San Francisco Bay, California
Western Airlines
Douglas DC-6B
N91303
8/10(0)
02 May 1953 Near Jalalogori, West Bengal, India
British Overseas Airways
de Havilland DH106 Comet 1
G-ALYV
43/43(0)
07 May 1953 Off Hartland Point, England
Military - Royal Air Force
Vickers Valetta T-3
WG258
10/10(0)
09 May 1953 New Delhi, India
Air India
Douglas DC-3
VT-AUD
18/18(0)
11 May 1953 Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
Canadian Pacific Air Lines
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
CF-CRV
2/19(0)
17 May 1953 Near Marshall, Texas
Delta Air Lines
Douglas DC-3
N28345
19/20(0)
24 May 1953 St. Louis, Missouri
Meteor Air
Douglas DC-3
N53596
6/7(?)
25 May 1953 Amsterdam, Netherlands
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Convair CV-240-4
PH-TEI
0/34(2)
27 May 1953 Goose Wade, Russia
Aeroflot
Li-2 / Li-2T
L4534
20/20(0)
14 Jun 1953 Near Zugdidi, Georgia
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-2
L1375
18/18(0)
15 Jun 1953 San Ramon Mtns., Costa Rica
LACSA
Douglas DC-3
TI-1002
9/17(0)
15 Jun 1953 Near Reo Copiapo, Chile
LAN
Lockheed 18 Loadstar
CC-CLD-0100
7/7(0)
16 Jun 1953 Mount Phou-Lassy, French Indo-China
Aigle Azur
Douglas DC-3
F-BEST
34/34(0)
17 Jun 1953 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Panair do Brasil
Lockheed 049-46-21 Constellation
PP-PDA
17/17(0)
18 Jun 1953 Tachikawa AFB, Tokyo, Japan
Military - U.S. Air Force
Douglas C-124A Globemaster II
51-137A
129/129(0)
12 Jul 1953 Pacific Ocean, 325 miles east of Wake Island
Transocean Air Lines
Douglas DC-6A
N90806
58/58(0)
17 Jul 1953 Near Milton, Florida
Military - U.S. Navy
Fairchild R4Q-2
131663
44/46(0)
27 Jul 1953 Near Kanggye, North Korea
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-12
?
21/21(0)
03 Aug 1953 Off Fethiye Point, Turkey
Air France
Lockheed L- 749A Constellation
F-BAZS
4/42(0)
03 Aug 1953 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Orient Airways
Douglas DC-3
AP-AAD
1/25(0)
05 Aug 1953 Off Irish coast
Military - U.S. Air Force
Convair B-36
?
14/23(0)
18 Aug 1953 Near San Diego, California
Aerovias Contreras
Curtiss C-46A
XA-GOT
2/2(0)
01 Sep 1953 Near Barcelonnette, France
Air France
Lockheed 749A Constellation
F-BAZZ
42/42(0)
01 Sep 1953 Vail, Washington
Regina Cargo Airlines
Douglas DC-3
N19941
21/21(0)
08 Sep 1953 San Andres, Honduras
TACA
Douglas C-47A
XH-TAR
3/3(0)
14 Sep 1953 Chablekal, Mexico
Transportes Aéreos Mexicanos
Douglas C-47A
XA-GIC
1/2(0)
16 Sep 1953 Albany, New York
American Airlines
Convair CV-240-0
N94255
28/28(0)
25 Sep 1953 Ankara, Turkey
Devlet Hava Yollari
Douglas DC-3
TC-EGE
5/21(0)
28 Sep 1953 Louisville, Kentucky
Resort Airlines
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU
N66534
25/41(0)
14 Oct 1953 Frankfurt, Germany
Sabena
Convair CV-240-12
OO-AWQ
44/44(0)
17 Oct 1953 Lai Chau, Vietnam
Compagnie Sila
Douglas C-47B
F-VNAE
2/7(0)
19 Oct 1953 New York City, New York
Eastern Air Lines
Lockheed 749A Constellation
N119A
2/27(0)
19 Oct 1953 Near Monterrey, Mexico
Aerovias Contreras
Douglas C-46A-CU ( DC-3)
XA-GOT
21/21(0)
27 Oct 1953 Near Magadan, Russia
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-12
L1765
22/32(?)
29 Oct 1953 Near Half Moon Bay, California
British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines
Douglas DC-6
VH-BPE
19/19(0)
31 Oct 1953 Kharkov. Ukraine, Russia
Aeroflot
Li-2
L4732
15/16(0)
03 Nov 1953 Tarabuco, Bolivia
Lloyd Aereo Boliviano
Douglas DC-3
CP-600
28/28(0)
11 Nov 1953 Off Argyll, Scotland
Military - Royal Air Force
Avro Shackleton MR-2
WL746
10/10(0)
04 Dec 1953 Near Guaderrama, Spain
Aviaco
Bristol 170 Freighter 21
EC-AEG
23/33(0)
12 Dec 1953 Nagpur, India
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3
VT-CHF
13/14(0)
15 Dec 1953 Near Cairo, Egypt
Misair
VC-Viking
SU-AFK
6/6(?)
15 Dec 1953 Tecpan Mt., Guatemala
Aviateca
Curtiss C-46D
TG-AQA
2/2(0)
17 Dec 1953 Guam, Mariana Islands
Military - U.S. Air Force
Boeing B-29
44-87741
11/16(8)
19 Dec 1953 Zurich, Switzerland
Sabena
Convair CV-240
OO-AWO
1/44(0)
21 Dec 1953 Dah-el-Kadeeb, Syria
Syrian Airways
Douglas DC-3
YK-AAF
9/15(0)

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