Date:  March 19, 2015        Time: 2037
Location:  Punta del Este, Uruguay
Operator:  Private
AC Type:  Beechcraft B90 King Air
Reg:  LV-CEO      cn: LJ-454
Aboard: 10     Fatalities: 10    Ground: 0
Route:  Punta del Este - San Fernando, Argentina
Details:  The twin engine plane crashed into an inland lagoon shortly after taking off, 15 km west of the city of Punta del Este.

Date:  March 10, 2015       
Location:  Villa Castelli, Argenina
Operator:  Private
AC Type:  ?
Reg:  ?
Aboard: 10     Fatalities: 10    Ground: 0
Route:  ?
Details:  Three French sports figures participating in a reality show were killed along with seven other people when the two helicopters filming the show collided.

Date:  March 10, 2015       
Location:  Villa Castelli, Argenina
Operator:  Private
AC Type:  ?
Reg:  ?
Aboard:  10     Fatalities: 10    Ground: 0
Route:  ?
Details:  Three French sports figures participating in a reality show were killed along with seven other people when the two helicopters filming the show collided.

Date:     March 5, 2015       Time: 1420
Location:  Santa Monica, California   
Operator:  Private
AC Type:  Ryan ST3KR PT-22 Recruit
Reg:  N53178      cn: 1859
Aboard: 1     Fatalities: 0    Ground: 0
Route:  ?
Details:  Actor Harrison Ford's vintage 1940s plane, which he was piloting, crashed onto Penmar Golf Course after suffering engine failure while taking off. While trying to make an emergency landing back at Santa Monica Airport, he lost altitude, clipped a tree and impacted the ground on the golf course. His injuries were non-life threatening.


Date:  March 5, 2015        Time: 1103
Location:  New York, New York
Operator:  Delta Airlines            Flight: 1086
AC Type:  McDonnell Douglas MD-88
Reg:  N909DL      cn: 49540/1395
Aboard: 130     Fatalities: 0    Ground: 0
Route:  Atlanta - New York
Details:  The MD-88 skidded and veered off runway 13 and came to rest against the airport perimeter fence, a few feet form the waters of Flushing Bay. There were only minor injuries. In 1989, during an aborted takeoff, a USAir B-737 overran the same runway and partially entered the water killing 2 people.

Date:  March 4, 2015        Time: 0745
Location:  Kathmandu, Nepal
Operator:  Turkish Airlines            Flight:726
AC Type:  Airbus A-330-303
Reg:  TC-JOC      cn: 1522
Aboard: 238     Fatalities: 0    Ground: 0
Route:  Istanbul - Kathmandu
Details:  A Turkish Airlines Airbus 330 overshot the runway in dense fog while landing at Kathmandu, Nepal. None of he 224 passengers were seriously hurt.

Date:  February 4, 2015     Time: 1055
Location:  Taipei, Taiwan
Operator:  Transasia             Flight: 235
AC Type:  ATR 72-600
Reg:  B-22816      cn: 1141
Aboard: 58      Fatalities: 40    Ground: 0
Route:  Taipei - Kinmen
Details:  After the aircraft took off, it climbed to 1,300 feet, turned left and began losing altitude and speed. It then, banked to 90 degrees, the wingtip striking a taxi on a roadway and crashed into the Keelung River, coming to rest inverted.

Date:  January 26, 2015     Time: 1530
Location:  Los Llanos air base, Spain
Operator:  Military - Greek Air Force
AC Type:  General Dynamics F16D
Reg:  084      cn: 93-1084
Aboard: 2      Fatalities: 2    Ground: 9
Details:  The military fighter lost power as it attempted to take off, crashing into 5 planes on the ground. The aircraft was participating in NATO training exercises. Both pilots and 8 people on the ground were killed.

Date:  January 18, 2015     Time: ?
Location:  Near Abu adh Dhuhur Air Base, Syria
Operator:  Syrian Air Force
AC Type:  Antonov An-26
Reg:  YK-AND        cn: 3008
Aboard: 37      Fatalities: 31     Ground: 0
Route:  ?

The army transport crashed while attempting to land in fog after hitting electric lines. The Al Nursa front, claimed that it shot down the aircraft.

Date:  December 28 2014     Time: 0618
Location:  Java Sea
Operator:  AirAsia       Flight: 8501
AC Type:  Airbus A-320-216
Reg:  PK-AXC       cn: 3648
Aboard: 162      Fatalities: 162     Ground: 0
Route:  Surabaya - Singapore

The aircraft went missing while en route from Suabaya to Singapore. Contact was lost about 40 minutes after taking off. Before contact was lost, the pilot requested a route change due to weather conditions. Wreckage has been located in the Java Sea southwest of the island of Borneo.

Date:  December 24, 2014     Time: c1430
Location:  Near Piedecuesta, Colombia
Operator:  Alas de Columbia
AC Type:  Cessna T207A Turbo Stationair 8
Reg:  HK-4892      cn: 20700646
Aboard: 7      Fatalities: 7    Ground: 0
Route:  Bucaramanga - Málaga
Details:  After radioing air traffic control to report a problem with the engine oil pressure, the pilot attempted an emergency landing, but the aircraft crashed close to Mesa de los antos killing all seven aboard.

AP Photo

Date:  December 12, 2014     Time: 0620
Location:  Hokandara, Sri Lanka
Operator:  Military - Sri Lanka Air Force
AC Type:  Antonov AN-32B
Reg:  SCM-864      cn: 3509
Aboard: 5      Fatalities: 5    Ground: 0
Details:  The military plane crashed onto a rubber plantation after hitting the roof of at least one house. The pilot was attempting to land at Colombo Airport in Ratmalana in heavy fog.

Date:  December 8, 2014     Time: 10:45
Location:  Gaithersburg, Maryland
Operator:  Sage Aviation - Private
AC Type:  Embraer EMB 500 Phenom 100
Reg:  N200EQ      cn: 5000082
Aboard: 3      Fatalities: 3    Ground: 3
Details:  The plane was on approach to Montgomery County Airpark when it crashed a mile north of the airport into a houses on the 19000 block of Drop Forge Drive. All three aboard the jet were killed as well as a mother and her two children in a house the aircraft impacted.

Date:  December 3, 2014     Time: 09:30
Location:  Near Mariquita, Colombia
Operator:  Nacional de Aviación
AC Type:  Piper PA-31 350 Navajo Chieftain
Reg:  HK-4464      cn: 31-7952229
Aboard: 10      Fatalities: 10    Ground: 0
Route:  Guaymaral - Bahia Solano
Details:  The pilot stated he was making an emergency landing but crashed 8 miles from the Jose Celestino Mutis airport. The impact completely destroyed the plane. All 8 passengers and crew of 2 were killed.


Date:  December 2, 2014     Time: 0937
Location:  Off Nassau, New Providence Island, Bahamas
Operator:  Ferg's Air Charter
AC Type:  Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Reg:  C6-REV      cn: 31-765062
Aboard: 11      Fatalities: 1    Ground: 0
Route:  Governors Harbour - Lynden Pindling Int.

The pilot of the charter aircraft radoed he had lost power after which he ditched the aircraft in shallow water 550 feet off shore, near Clifton Pier. One passenger was killed.

Date:  November 6, 2014     Time: 2030
Location:  Edmonton, Canada
Operator:  Air Canada Express       Flight: 8481
AC Type:  de Havilland Canada DHC-8
Reg:  C-GGBF       cn: 4433
Aboard: 75      Fatalities: 0    Ground: 0
Route:  Calgary - Grande Prairie
Details:  About 15 minutes into the flight, the pilot told passengers that they had blown a tire and would have to divert to Edmonton International Airport. Upon landing, the right main landing gear collapsed causing the propeller to break free and slice into the fuselage. Three passengers were injured.

Date:  October 4, 2014     Time: 0156
Location:  Wichita Falls, Texas
Operator:  Air Evac Lifeteam
AC Type:  Bell 206L
Reg:  ?
Aboard: 4      Fatalities: 2    Ground: 0
Route:  Waurika, OK - Wichita Falls, TX
Details:  The air ambulance crashed while trans poring a patient from Waurika, Oklahoma to United Regional Health Center. The patient and one nurse was killed and 2 crew members injured.


Date:  September 20,, 2014     Time: 0935
Location:  Near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Operator:  Hevlift
AC Type:  de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Reg:  P2-KSV      cn: 528
Aboard: 9     Fatalities: 4    Ground: 0
Route:  Woitape - Port Moresby
Details:  While approaching Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport, the unscheduled passenger plane impacted terrain near the top of Mt. Lawes, 7 miles east northeast of the airport in poor weather.
Date:  September 6, 2014     Time: 1450
Location:  Near Puerto Santander, Colombia
Operator:  Laser
AC Type:  Piper PA-31-350 Navajo
Reg:  HK-4755      cn: 31-7952044
Aboard: 10      Fatalities: 10    Ground: 0
Route:  Araracuara - Florencia

The passenger plane crashed into the jungle while en route. The aircraft was located 6 miles from the town of Puerto Santander, fragmented and burned.

Date:  August 31, 2014       Time: 1945
Location:  Mwanza, Tanzania
Operator:  Safari Express Cargo
AC Type:  Fokker F-27 MK 500
Reg:  5Y-SXP      cn: 10681
Aboard: 3      Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Mwanza - Nairobi

The cargo plane crashed within the borders of Serengeti National Park not far from the Kenya - Tanzania border, shortly after taking off from Mwanza.

Date:  August 30, 2014     Time: 0240
Location:  Tamanraset, Algeria
Operator:  Ukraine Air Alliance
AC Type:  Antonov An-12BK
Reg:  UR-DWF     cn: 8345802
Aboard: 7      Fatalities: 7    Ground: 0
Route:  Glascow -Tamanraset - Equitorial Guinea
Details:  The cargo plane crashed in the mountainous southeastern region of Algereia, 15 km south of the airport, shortly after taking off.

AFP Photo

Date:  August 27, 2014     Time: 1900
Location:  Las Cruces, New Mexico
Operator:  Amigos Aviation / Elite Medical Transport
AC Type:  Cessna 421C Golden Eagle
Reg:  N51RX      cn: 421C0871
Aboard: 4     Fatalities: 4    Ground: 0
Route:  Las Cruces - Phoenix
Details The twin engine aircraft had just left the Las Cruces Airport at a low altitude when it crashed and burst into flames. All aboard including a flight paramedic, flight nurse , patient and pilot were killed. The plane was refueled with jet fuel instead of aviation gasoline.

AP Photo
Date:  August 16, 2014     Time: 0500
Location:  Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada
Operator:  Atlantic Charters
AC Type:  Piper PA-31-325 Navajo
Reg:  C-GKWE      cn: 31-7812037
Aboard: 4     Fatalities: 2   Ground: 0
Route:  St. John - Manan
Details:  The air ambulance carrying 4 people crashed in a wooded area shortly after 5 AM. The pilot and paramedic were killed. A nurse and second pilot survived. The accident happened after the plane dropped off a patiant at St. Johns Regional Hospital.

Date:  August 13, 2014     Time: 1000
Location:  Santos, Brazil
Operator:  Andrade Empreendimentos e Participaoes
AC Type:  Cessna 560-XLS
Reg:  PR-AFA       cn: 560-5066
Aboard: 7      Fatalities: 7    Ground: 0
Route:  Rio de Janerio - Guaruja

THe private jet crashed into a residental neighborhood in rain and mist, 3 km from the airport, while attempting to land in Santos. Brazilian presidential candiate Eduardo Campos and six other killed.



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