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Date:  April 16, 2019      Time: 1100
Location:  Puerto Montt, Chile
Operator:  Archipelagos Service Aereos
AC Type:  Pilatus-Britten Norman BN-2B-27 Islander
Reg:  CC-CYR      cn: 2169
Aboard:  6     Fatalities: 6   Ground: 0
Route:  Puerto Montt - Ayacara
Details:  While the aircraft was in the initial climb, plane lost height and crashed in flames into a house located in a residential area about 400 meters from the airfield.

   
Date:  March 10, 2019      Time: 0844
Location:  Near Bishoftu, Ethiopia
Operator:  Ethiopian Airlines       Flight: 302
AC Type:  Boeing 737 Max 8
Reg:  ET-AVJ       cn: 63450/7243
Aboard:  157     Fatalities: 157   Ground: 0
Route:  Addis Ababa - Nairobi
Details:  The internationally scheduled airliner crashed 6 minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa-Bole Airport. The pilot sent out a distress call and was given clearance to return to the airport. The crash site, some 31 miles southeast of the airport, contained a smoky crater with small pieces of wreckage. All 149 passenger and crew of 8 were killed.

   
Date:  March 9, 2019      Time: 1040
Location:  Vereda La Bendicion, Colombia
Operator:  Laser Aereo Colombia
AC Type:  Douglas DC-3
Reg:  HK-2494      cn: 33105/16357
Aboard:  14    Fatalities: 14      Ground: 0
Route:  San Jose - Villavicencio
Details:  While on approach to land, the crew contacted ATC and declared an emergency after which the airplane crashed in flames in a palm grove, 35 km south of La Vanguardia Airport.

   
Date:  February 23. 2019      Time: 1245
Location:  Near Houston, Texas
Operator:  Atlas Air serving Amazon    Flight: 3591
AC Type:  Boeing 767-375ER
Reg:  N1217A     cn: 25865
Aboard:  3  Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Miami - Houston
Details:  ATC lost radar contact with the cargo jet when it was 30 miles southeast of George Bush International Airport. The plane crashed into Trinity Bay and broke apart in muddy water about 5 feet deep.

   
   

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4/18/2019
Air Canada
Flight 290
Vancouver - Winnipeg
Strange odor.

4/15/2019
JetBlue
Flight 1126
Fort Lauderdale - Raleigh-Durham
Presssurization issue.

4/14/2019
Israeli Airlines Arkia
Flight 272
Barcelona - Tel Aviv
Lost an engine after take off.

4/13/2019
Finnair
Helsinki - Brit
Dropped 20,000 ft. in 4 minutes.

4/11/2019
Korean Air
Flifght 12203
Seoul - Jeju Island
Bird Strike.

4/10/2019
American Airlines
Flight 300
New York - Los Angeles
Struck a sign during takeoff.

4/8/2019
Hawaiian Airlines
Flight 522
Honolulu - Helo
Cabin pressure.

4/8/2019
Cathy Dragon
Flight 451
Taiwan - Hong Kong
Sparks from an engine.

4/4/2019
United Airlines
Flight4390
Knoxville - Houston
Loss of power to computer screens.

4/4/2019
United Airlines
Vancouver - San Francisco
Flight 618
Engine problems.

4/3/2019
Garuda Airlines
Banda Aceh - Jeddah
Low cabin pressure.

4/1/2019
Air Transat
Flight 942
Montreal - Fort Lauderdale
Smoke in a cargo hold.

4/1/2019
Southwest Airlines
Flight 2541
Oakland - Las Vegas
Fumes in the cabin.

3/31/2019
American Airlines
Flight 2163
Boston - New York
Struck a goose.

3/29/2019
United Airlines
Baltimore - San Francisco
Flight 13
Strong odor. Seven hospitalized.

3/28/2019
Air Canada
Vancouver - Ottowa
Flight 342
Multiple bird strikes.

3/25/2019
DHL Cargo
Struck by lightning.

3/25/2019
United Airlines
Flight 99
Melborne - Los Angeles
Smoke detected onboard.

3/23/2019
Skywest
Flight 5223
San Francisco - Burbank
Mechanicall issue.

3/19/2019
Delta Airlines
Flight 2050
Milwaukee - Atlanta
Lightning strike.

3/19/2919
British Airways
Flight 174
JFK - London
Heat detected in cargo hold.

3/19/2019
Iran Air
Qeshm - Tehran
Belly landing, plane on fire.

3/18/2019
American Airlines
San Francisco - New York
Lavatories became inoperative.

3/16/2019
Air Transat
Flight 942
Montreal - Ft Lauderdale
Smoke in cargo hold.

3/14/2019
Southwest Airlines
Flight 739
Fort Lauderdale - Denver
Possible blown nose gear tire.

3/12/2019
United Airlines
Flight 1168
Newark - Houston
Engine failure.

3/12/2019
Turkish Airlines
Brussels - Istanbul
Engine shut down.

3/11/2019
United Airlines
Flight 1168
Newark - Houaron
Engine shutdown.

3/11/2019
Ural Airlines
Flight 1116
Bahrain - Moscow
Bomb threat.

3/11/2019
Delta Airlines
Flight 1961
Atlanta - Jacksonville
Landing gear problem.

3/10/2019
Air France
Flight 703
Engine shut down.