1972

Date Location / Operator Aircraft Type / Registration Fatalities
06 Jan 1972 Near Chetumal, Mexico
SAESA
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-230 Srs. 2A
XA-SEV
23/23(0)
07 Jan 1972 Sierra de Atalayasa, Spain
Iberia Airlines
Sud-Aviation Caravelle VI-R
EC-ATV
104/104(0)
18 Jan 1972 Chambers, Nebraska
Kime Flying Service - Air Taxi
Piper PA-23
N4897P
3/3(0)
21 Jan 1972 Near Adana, Turkey
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Mc Donnell Douglas DC-9-32
TC-JAC
1/8(0)
21 Jan 1972 Near Betania, Colombia
SATENA
Douglas C-47
FAC-661
39/39(0)
21 Jan 1972 Near Funza, Colombia
Lineas Aéreas la Urraca
Vickers Viscount 837
HK-1347
20/20(0)
26 Jan 1972 Near Srbská Kamenice, Czech Republic
JAT Yugoslav Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
YU-AHT
27/28(0)
01 Feb 1972 Near Tegal, Indonesia
Royal Air Laos/PENAS
Douglas DC-6
XW-PEH
6/9(0)
04 Feb 1972 Pha Khao, Laos
Air America
de Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou
393
1/38(0)
04 Feb 1972 BattleMountain, Nevada
Clarkes Thunder - Air Taxi
Beechcraft S35
N8933U
2/2(0)
05 Feb 1972 Near Valledupar, Colombia
TAC Colombia
Fairchild F-27
HK-1139
19/19(0)
11 Feb 1972 Near Vientiane, Laos
Royal Air Lao
Douglas DC-4
XW-TDE
23/23(0)
16 Feb 1972 Jackson, Mississippi
Hankins Airways - Air Taxi
Beechcraft D 18S
N80398
2/2(0)
19 Feb 1972 Little Rock, Arkansas
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
62-1813
5/7(0)
20 Feb 1972 Fairfield, Idaho
Sun Valley Airways - Air Taxi
Beechcraft 65-B80
N1027C
4/4(0)
22 Feb 1972 Molokai, Hawaii
Alii Air Hawaii - Air Taxi
Beechcraft D 18S
N5642V
8/8(0)
03 Mar 1972 Albany, New York
Mohawk Airlines
Fairchild-Hiller FH-227-B
N7818M
16/48(1)
13 Mar 1972 Fort Worth, Texas
Military - U.S. Air Force
Boeing KC-135A
58-0048
5/5(0)
14 Mar 1972 Near Al Fujayrah, United Arab Emirates
Sterling Airways
Aerospatiale Caravelle Super 10B
OY-STL
112/112(0)
19 Mar 1972 Shamsam Mountains, South Yemen
Egyptair
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
YU-AHR
22/22(0)
28 Mar 1972 Near Tchepone, Laos
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed AC-130A Hercules
55-0044
14/14(0)
06 Apr 1972 Near San Fernando, Venezuela
AVENSA
Curtiss C-46F
YV-C-EVF
2/2(0)
12 Apr 1972 Near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
VASP
NAMC YS-11A-211
PP-SMI
25/25(0)
16 Apr 1972 Near Ardinello di Amaseno, Italy
Aero Transporti Italiani
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
I-ATIP
18/18(0)
17 Apr 1972 New York, New York
Helaire Helicopter
Bell 47J-2
N8467E
3/3(0)
18 Apr 1972 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
East African Airways
BAC Super VC-10 1154
5X-UVA
43/107(0)
20 Apr 1972 Near Moyobamba, Peru
SATCO
Douglas C-47D
OB-R-653
6/6(0)
24 Apr 1972 Nyot Mo, Laos
Air America
Pilatus PC6CH2
N391R
4/10(0)
26 Apr 1972 Near An Loc, Vietnam
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
64-0508
6/6(0)
04 May 1972 Bratsk, USSR
Aeroflot
Yakovlev YAK-40
CCCP-87778
18/18(0)
05 May 1972 Near Carini, Sicily, Italy
Alitalia
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-43
I-DIWB
115/115(0)
08 May 1972 Venezuela
Aerotechnia
Douglas C-47B
YV-C-GAI
7/7(0)
10 May 1972 Near Gia Dinh, South Vietnam
Military - U.S. Army
Boeing Vertol CH47A (helicopter)
?
34/34(0)
16 May 1972 Svetlogorsk, Russia
Military - Russian Navy
Antonov An-26
?
9/9(25)
18 May 1972 Near Kharkov, Ukraine, USSR
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-10A
CCCP-11215
122/122(0)
19 May 1972 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Ross Aviation - Air Taxi
Beechcraft 65-B80
N841NS
9/9(0)
21 May 1972 Lobito, Angola
DTA Angola Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
CR-LLD
22/25(0)
27 May 1972 Near Helgoland, Germany
General Air
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
D-IDHC
8/13(0)
29 May 1972 Dulac, Louisiana
Petrolium Helicopter
Bell 205A
N2256W
11/11(0)
29 May 1972 Cruzeiro do Sul Acre, Brazil
Amazonese Importacao e Exportacao
Lockheed 049 Constellation
PP-PDG
9/18(0)
30 May 1972 Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas
Delta Air Lines
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-14
N3305L
4/4(0)
01 Jun 1972 Valdez, Alaska
Fairbanks Air - Air Taxi
Cessna U206C
N3990G
2/2(0)
03 Jun 1972 Winfield, Kansas
Smyer Aircraft - Air Taxi
Beechcraft E18S
N234AP
2/2(0)
03 Jun 1972 Near Jesbel Musa, Morocco
Military - U.S. Navy
Lockheed P-3A Orion
15-2182
14/14(0)
05 Jun 1972 Near Pleiku, Vietnam
Air America
Curtiss C-46A
EM2
32/32(0)
13 Jun 1972 Santiago, Chile
Aerolineas Flecha Austral
Curtiss C-46D
CC-CDU
3/3(0)
13 Jun 1972 Near an Loc, South Vietnam
Military - Vietnamese Air Force
Boeing Vertol CH-47 (helicopter)
?
47/47(0)
14 Jun 1972 Near New Delhi, India
Japan Air Lines
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-53
JA8012
82/87(4)
15 Jun 1972 Near Pleiku, South Vietnam
Cathay Pacific Airways
Convair CV-880-22M-21
VR-HFZ
81/81(0)
18 Jun 1972 Smiley, Texas
Air Central
Cessna 182N
N9077N
5/5(0)
18 Jun 1972 London Heathrow, Staines, Surrey, England
British European Airways
Hawker Siddeley Trident 1C
G-ARPI
118/118(0)
18 Jun 1972 Huę, Vietnam
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed AC-130A Hercules
55-0043
12/15(0)
24 Jun 1972 Ponce, Puerto Rico
Prinair
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 2B
N554PR
5/20(0)
25 Jun 1972 Hornell, New York
Seventy Airways - Air Taxi
Hughes 369HS
N9067F
3/3(0)
29 Jun 1972 Appleton, Wisconsin
North Central Airlines / Air Wisconsin
Convair CV-580/De Hav. Twin Otter 100
N90858/N4043B
13/13(0)
29 Jun 1972 Blackpool, England
Inter City Flug
MBB HFB-320 Hansa Jet
D-CASY
7/8(0)
30 Jun 1972 Steamboat, Nevada
Casino Air - Air Taxi
Beechcraft U206C
N29169
2/5(0)
05 Jul 1972 San Francisco, California
Pacific Southwest Airlines
Boeing 737-200
?
3/86(0)
06 Jul 1972 Off Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
Aviaco
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-52
EC-ARA
10/10(0)
11 Jul 1972 Near Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Military - U.S. Marine Corps
Sikorsky CH-53D (helicopter)
156658
52/67(0)
11 Jul 1972 Near Grytoya, Norway
Military - Royal Norwegian Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
67-056
19/19(0)
20 Jul 1972 Corfu Island, Greece
Charter
Sud-Aviation SE210 Caravelle
?
1/84(0)
29 Jul 1972 Villavicencio, Colombia
AVIANCA / AVIANCA
Douglas DC-3 / Douglas DC-3
HK1341X/HK107
38/38(0)
12 Aug 1972 Near Delhi, India
Indian Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
VT-DME
18/18(0)
12 Aug 1972 Near Soc Trang, South Vietnam
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130E
62-1853
30/44(0)
14 Aug 1972 Near Konigs Wusterausen, East Germany
Interflug
Ilyushin IL-62
DM-SEA
156/156(0)
16 Aug 1972 Near Sandoway, Burma
Burma Airways
Douglas DC-3 (C-47A-DK)
XY-ACM
26/31(0)
27 Aug 1972 Canaima, Venezuela
Lineas Areas Venezolanas
Douglas C-47-DL
YV-C-AKE
34/34(0)
28 Aug 1972 Papua, New Guinea
Military - Royal Australian Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
A4-233
25/29(0)
31 Aug 1972 Near Magnitogorsk, Russia
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-18
CCCP-74298
102/102(0)
01 Sep 1972 Mt. Giluwe, Papua, New Guinea
Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea
Shorts SC-7 Skyvan 3-300
VH-PNI
4/4(0)
07 Sep 1972 Trinidad, Bolivia
Servicios Aereas Virgen de Copacabana
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU
CP-959
1/8(0)
10 Sep 1972 Gondar, Ethiopia
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3
ET-ABQ
11/11(0)
13 Sep 1972 Near Dhulikhel, Nepal
Military - Royal Nepalese Air Force
Douglas C-47
9N-RF10
31/31(0)
24 Sep 1972 Sacramento, California
Private
F-86 Sabrejet
N275X
0/1(22)
24 Sep 1972 Near Ben Cat, South Vietnam
Air Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Douglas C-54D-1-DC
XV-NUH
10/13(0)
30 Sep 1972 Madrid, Spain
Spantax
Douglas C-47B
EC-AQE
1/6(0)
01 Oct 1972 Near Adler, USSR
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-18B
CCCP-75507
108/108(0)
02 Oct 1972 Kampot, Cambodia
Cambodia Air
Douglas DC-3
XW-TDA
9/9(0)
12 Oct 1972 North Atlantic Ocean
Flamingo Airlines - Air Taxi
Aero Commander 680E
N4900
2/2(0)
13 Oct 1972 Near Moscow, USSR
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-62
CCCP-86671
174/174(0)
13 Oct 1972 Near San Fernando, Chile
Uruguayan Air Force - TAMU
Fairchild-Hiller FH-227D/LCD
T-571
29/45(0)
16 Oct 1972 Off the Alaska coast
Private
Cessna 310C
N1812H
4/4(0)
21 Oct 1972 Off Athens, Greece
Olympic Airways
NAMC YS-11A-202
SX-BBQ
37/53(0)
23 Oct 1972 Tanna, Vanuatu
Air Melanesie
Britten-Norman BN-2A-6 Islander
F-OCRH
1/8(0)
27 Oct 1972 Near Noiretable, Loire, France
Air Inter
Vickers Viscount 724
F-BMCH
60/68(0)
30 Oct 1972 Poggiorsini, Italy
Aero Transporti Italiani
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
I-ATIR
27/27(0)
31 Oct 1972 Near My Tho, South Vietnam
Military - U.S. Army
Boeing Vertol CH-47 (helicopter)
?
22/22(0)
04 Nov 1972 Near Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Ilyushin IL-14P
LZ-ILA
35/35(0)
17 Nov 1972 Elkton, Kentucky
Metro Air Systems
Beech G18S
N2700S
11/11(0)
28 Nov 1972 Near Moscow, Russia
Japan Air Lines
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-62
JA8040
62/76(0)
29 Nov 1972 St. Paul, Minnesota
Luthi Aviation - Air Taxi
Beechcraft C-45H
N717B
2/2(0)
03 Dec 1972 Tenerife, Canary Islands
Spantax
Convair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
EC-BZR
155/155(0)
05 Dec 1972 Beni Sueif, Egypt
EgyptAir
Boeing 707-336C
SU-AOW
6/6(0)
05 Dec 1972 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
64-0558
12/12(0)
06 Dec 1972 Near Lac Randall, Quebec ,Canada
Superior Airways
Douglas C-47B-15-DK
CF-AUQ
3/3(0)
08 Dec 1972 Near Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Pakistan International Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400
AP-AUS
26/26(0)
08 Dec 1972 Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois
United Air Lines
Boeing B-737-222
N9031U
43/61(2)
15 Dec 1972 Detroit, Michigan
Zantop Airways
Learjet 23
N20M
2/2(1)
20 Dec 1972 Chicago, Illinois
Delta Air Lines/ North Central Airlines
Convair CV-880 / McDonnell DC-9-31
N8897E/N954N
10/133(0)
21 Dec 1972 Near Pakse, Laos
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed AC-130A Hercules
56-0490
14/16(0)
21 Dec 1972 Off St. Maarten off, Netherlands Antilles
Air Guadeloupe
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
F-OGFE
13/13(0)
23 Dec 1972 Skaugum, Norway
Braathens
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
LN-SUY
40/45(0)
29 Dec 1972 Everglades National Park, Florida
Eastern Air Lines
Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 1
N310EA
103/176(0)
31 Dec 1972 San Juan, Puerto Rico
American Express Leasing
Douglas DC-7CF
N500AE
5/5(0)

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