1979

Date Location / Operator Aircraft Type / Registration Fatalities
11 Jan 1979 Templeton, Massachusetts
Nash and Tampo - Air Taxi
Piper PA-31
N33TN
5/5(0)
15 Jan 1979 Minsk, Russia
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-24N
CCCP46807
13/13(0)
18 Jan 1979 Near Belgorod, Russia
Aeroflot
Let 410M
CCCP-67210
3/3(0)
19 Jan 1979 Grand Rapids, Michigan
L.J. Simmons - Air Taxi
Aerostar 601
N7437S
4/6(0)
24 Jan 1979 Bechar, Algeria
Air Algerie
Nord 262A-44
7T-VSU
14/23(0)
27 Jan 1979 Rodez, France
Air Rouergue
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500
F-BYAH
5/6(0)
30 Jan 1979 125 miles ENE of Tokyo, Japan
Varig
Boeing B-707-326C
PP-VLU
6/6(0)
05 Feb 1979 Trebinje, Bosnia Herzegovina
Aeropol
Antonov 2PF
SP-TBB
3/3(0)
08 Feb 1979 Near Agudos, Brazil
TAM Lineas Aéreas Regional
Embraer 110C Bandeirante
PP-SBB
18/18(0)
12 Feb 1979 Clarksburg, West Virginia
Allegheny Airlines
Nord 262
N29824
2/25(0)
12 Feb 1979 Near Kariba, Rhodesia
Air Rhodesia
Vickers Viscount 748D
VP-YND
59/59(0)
17 Feb 1979 Manakau Harbor, New Zealand
Air New Zealand
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500
ZK-NFC
2/4(0)
19 Feb 1979 Barentu, Ethiopia
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3
ET-AFW
5/5(0)
26 Feb 1979 Greensville, Mississippi
Air Service - Air Taxi
Beech 58
N2055K
3/3(0)
26 Feb 1979 Near Moanda, Gabon
Air Gabon
Douglas DC-6B
TR-LXN
3/3(0)
01 Mar 1979 Gulfport, Mississippi
Universal Airways
Beech BE-70
N777AE
8/8(0)
02 Mar 1979 Galesburg, Illinois
Agee Flying Service - Air Taxi
Cessna 310B
N5384A
4/4(0)
06 Mar 1979 Near Probolinggo, Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
PK-GVP
4/4(0)
10 Mar 1979 Off Marina del Rey, California
Swift Aire Lines Inc.
Aerospatiale Nord 262A-33
N418SA
3/7(0)
14 Mar 1979 Near Doha Airport, Qatar
Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines
Boeing B-727-2D3
JY-ADU
45/64(0)
14 Mar 1979 Bejing, China
CAAC
Hawker Siddeley Trident 2E
B-274
12/12(32)
17 Mar 1979 Near Moscow, Russia
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-104B
CCCP-42444
58/119(0)
20 Mar 1979 Chardzhow, Russia
Aeroflot
Yakovlev YAK-40
CCCP-78390
29/29(0)
22 Mar 1979 Nightmute, Alaska
Village Aviation - Air Taxi
Cessna U206
N733CT
2/7(0)
22 Mar 1979 Liepaya, Latvia
Aeroflot
Tupolev 134A
CCCP-65031
4/5(0)
26 Mar 1979 Luanda, Angola
Interflug
Ilyushin IL-18D
DM-STL
10/10(0)
29 Mar 1979 Ste. Foy, PQ, Canada
Quebecair
Fairchild F-27
CF-QBL
17/24(0)
12 Apr 1979 Carrizozo, New Mexico
SW Air Rangers - Air Taxi
Piper PA-32RT-300
N6309C
3/3(0)
14 Apr 1979 Off Avalon, California
Catalina Airlines
Grumman G-21 Goose
N11CS
1/11(0)
18 Apr 1979 Newark, New Jersey
New York Airways
Sikorsky S61-L
N618PA
3/18(0)
23 Apr 1979 Near Cuenca, Ecuador
SAETA
Vickers Viscount 785D
HC-AVP
57/57(0)
25 Apr 1979 Baykity, Russia
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-26
CCCP-26569
4/4(0)
25 May 1979 Chicago O'Hare, Illinois
American Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
N110AA
271/271(2)
25 May 1979 Bullen Point, Alaska
Sea Airmotive
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
N581PA
3/3(0)
27 May 1979 Off Dakar, Senegal
Military - Mauritanian Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo
5T-MAX
12/12(0)
30 May 1979 Rockland, Maine
Downeast Airlines
de Havilland DHC-6-200
N68DE
17/18(0)
07 Jun 1979 Near Leh, India
Military - Indian Air Force
Hindustan Aeronautics 748-2M
H2178
27/27(0)
09 Jun 1979 Chicago, Illinois
Skystream Airlines
Beechcraft 99
N454SA
2/2(0)
17 Jun 1979 Hyannis, Massachusetts
Air New England
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
N383EX
1/10(0)
11 Jul 1979 Near Medan Airfield, Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
PK-GVE
61/61(0)
12 Jul 1979 Anchorage, Alaska
Soldotna Air Services
Cessna 402B
N402TH
7/7(0)
12 Jul 1979 Bua, Fiji
Fiji Air Services
Britten Norman BN-2A Trislander
DQ-FBO
9/9(0)
20 Jul 1979 Off Honolulu, Hawaii
Trans National Airlines
Douglas C-47B
N63250
3/3(0)
23 Jul 1979 Beirut, Lebanon
Trans Mediterranean Airways
Boeing 707-327C
OD-AFX
6/6(0)
24 Jul 1979 St. Croix, Virgin Islands
Prinair
de Havilland DH-114 Heron
N575PR
8/21(0)
31 Jul 1979 Off Sumburgh, Shetlands, England
Dan Air Services
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-1
G-BEKF
17/47(0)
02 Aug 1979 Canton, Ohio
Private
Cessna 501 Citation
N15NY
1/3(0)
03 Aug 1979 Leningrad, USSR
Aeroflot
LET 410M turbojet
CCCP-67206
14/14(0)
04 Aug 1979 Pistol Creek, Idaho
Boise Air Service
Cessna T210M
N6286B
6/6(0)
04 Aug 1979 Near Panvel, India
Indian Airlines
Hindustan Aeronautics 748 2-224
VT-DXJ
45/45(0)
09 Aug 1979 Flushing, New York
Southern Jersey Air - Air Taxi
Beechcraft D55
N105AC
3/3(0)
11 Aug 1979 Near Katab, Egypt
Bahri Aviation
Learjet 35
N711AF
5/5(0)
11 Aug 1979 Near Volgograd, Russia
Aeroflot / Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-134A / Tupolev Tu-134A
65735/65816
178/178(0)
22 Aug 1979 Bogota, Colombia
SATENA
Hawker Siddeley HS-748
FAC-1101
1/1(3)
23 Aug 1979 Near Enisseysk, USSR
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-12
CCCP-12963
11/16(0)
29 Aug 1979 Frobisher Bay, Canada
Bradley Air Services
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
C-GROW
9/9(0)
29 Aug 1979 Near Kirsanov, Russia
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-124
CCCP-45038
63/63(0)
03 Sep 1979 Andema, Russia
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-24
CCCP-46269
40/44(0)
03 Sep 1979 Nice, France
Sterling Airways
Aerospatiale Corvette
OY-SBS
10/10(0)
11 Sep 1979 Off Taipei, Taiwan
China Airlines (Taiwan)
Boeing 707-324C
B-1834
6/6(0)
14 Sep 1979 Near Sarroch, Italy
Aero Transporti Italiani
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
I-ATJC
31/31(0)
14 Sep 1979 Near Klamath Falls, Oregon
Butler Aviation Inc.
Douglas DC-7
N455SW
12/12(0)
18 Sep 1979 Blink Horn Point, Canada
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Britten Norman BN-7A lslander
C-FZVV
4/9(0)
19 Sep 1979 Merced, California
Military - U.S. Air Force
Boeing KC-135A
58-0127
5/5(0)
30 Sep 1979 Porpoise Bay, British Columbia Canada
West Coast Air
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
C-FWAF
2/16(0)
03 Oct 1979 Juneau, Alaska
Southeast Skyways - Air Taxi
Cessna 207
N1726U
3/3(0)
08 Oct 1979 Athens, Greece
Swissair
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-62
HB-IDE
14/156(0)
08 Oct 1979 Covington, Kentucky
Comair
Piper PA-31
N6642L
8/8(0)
08 Oct 1979 Anchorage, Alaska
Spernak Airway - Air Taxi
Cessna 207A
N6224H
4/4(0)
22 Oct 1979 Bloomington, Indiana
Rhoadgs Aviation - Air Taxi
Cessna 310
N1320G
2/2(0)
27 Oct 1979 Lensk, Russia
Aeroflot
Antonov An-2TP
CCCP-32322
3/12(0)
27 Oct 1979 Near San Ysidro, California
?
Beech 200
XC-PGR
10/10(0)
28 Oct 1979 Tijuana, Mexico
Procurator Generale de la Republica
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
XC-BOS
10/10(0)
31 Oct 1979 Mexico City, Mexico
Western Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
N903WA
72/88(1)
01 Nov 1979 Big Trout Lake, Canada
Austin Airways
De Havilland Dash-6
C-GTJA
3/3(0)
02 Nov 1979 Greenville, South Carolina
Bankair Inc. - Air Taxi
Piper PA-31
N66893
5/7(0)
12 Nov 1979 Salem, Oregon
McKenzie Flying Service - Air Taxi
Cessna T310R
N1316G
3/3(0)
15 Nov 1979 Near Chicago, Illinois
American Airlines
Boeing B-727
?
0/78(0)
16 Nov 1979 Vologda, Russia
Aeroflot
Yakovlev YAK-40
CCCP-87454
3/5(0)
18 Nov 1979 Granger, Utah
Transamerica Airlines
Lockheed L-188CF Electra
N859U
3/3(0)
26 Nov 1979 Takla Narrows, British Columbia, Canada
Smithers Air Service
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
C-FJIK
3/4(0)
26 Nov 1979 Near At Ta'if, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Pakistan International Airlines
Boeing B-707-340C
AP-AWZ
156/156(0)
28 Nov 1979 Near Mt. Erebus, Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Air New Zealand
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
ZK-NZP
257/257(0)
30 Nov 1979 San Andres Island, Colombia
Aerolineas La Gaviola
Grumman G-21 Goose
HK-2059
9/9(0)
03 Dec 1979 Nome, Alaska
Evergreen Helicopter - Air Taxi
de Havilland DHC-6
N8061V
4/4(0)
09 Dec 1979 Cherskiy, Russia
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-26
CCCP-26547
7/7(0)
12 Dec 1979 Apolo, Bolivia
CAMBA
Martin 404
CP-1440
10/11(0)
19 Dec 1979 Cerro Toledo Mountain, Colombia
SATENA
Douglas DC-4 (C-54)
FAC-1106
19/19(0)
22 Dec 1979 Near Puerto Esperanza, Peru
Fuerza Aérea del Peru
de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
FAP-348
29/29(0)
23 Dec 1979 Menari, Papua New Guinea
Douglas Airways
GAF Nomad 22B
P2-DNL
15/15(0)
23 Dec 1979 Ankara, Turkey
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
TC-JAT
41/45(0)

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