Date:  February 2, 2016       Time: 0020
Location:  Near Mogadishu, Somalia
Operator:  Daallo Airlines       Flight: 3159
AC Type:  Airbus A321-111
Reg:  SX-BHS      cn: 642
Aboard:  72    Fatalities: 1    Ground: 0
Route:  Mogadishu - Djibouti
Details:  Shortly after leaving Mogadishu Airport a loud bang was heard in the cabin. There was a loss of pressurization and the plane made an emergency landing back at the airport. A large hole was observed in the side of the fuselage. A bomb containing TNT was detonated in the cabin. The bomber was sucked out of the plane and killed.

Date:  January 8, 2016       Time: 0020
Location:  Akkajaure Lake, Norrbotten, Sweden
Operator:  West Air Sweden       Flight: 294
AC Type:  Canadair CRJ-200
Reg:  SE-DUX      cn: 7010
Aboard:  2    Fatalities: 2    Ground: 0
Route:  Oslo – Tromsø
Details:  While en route, the crew of the cargo plan sent a unintelligible mayday message. The plane went into a near vertical dive and disintegrated on impact with the ground.

Date:  November 10, 2015       Time: 1451
Date:  December 24, 2015       Time: 0835
Location:  Mbuji, Congo
Operator:  Services Air
AC Type:  Airbus A-310-304F
Reg:  9Q-CVH       cn: 413
Aboard:  4    Fatalities: 0    Ground: 8
Route:  Lubumbashi - Mbuji-Mayi
Details:  While landing at Mbuji-Mayi Airport, the cargo plane overran the runway and crashed into several houses killing 8 people on the ground.

Date:  December 22, 2015       Time: 0940
Location:  Delhi, India
Operator:  Border Security Force
AC Type:  Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Reg:  VT-BSA      cn: BB-1485
Aboard:  10    Fatalities: 10   Ground: 0
Route:  Delhi - Ranchi
Details:  Shortly after taking off, the pilot indicated they wanted to return to the airport. Soon after, the aircraft impacted terrain near Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport.



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1/29/16 Air Canada Flight 549, bound for Vancouver from Newark, made an emergency descent and landing at Toronto after a loss of pressurization. No one was injured.

1/24/16 Seven people were hospitalized after American Airlines Flight 206 hit severe turbulence while flying from Miami to Milan, Italy. The plane diverted safely to St. John's, Newfoundland.

1/5/16 A United Airlines flight bound for Denver, slid off the runway at Spokane International Airport due to an icy runway. No one was injured.

12/30/2015 Twenty-one people were injured due to severe turbulence on Air Canada Flight 88, which was traveling from Shanghai to Toronto. The crew had to make an unscheduled landing at Calgary.

12/15/2015 A Southwest Airlines flight going from Houston to Nashville rolled off the runway after landing and taxiing , collapsing a landing gear. Passengers used emergency chutes to exit the plane. No one was seriously injured.

12/5/2015 Actor Morgan Freeman's jet suffered extensive damage when a tire blew out during takeoff. The plane, heading from Mississippii to Texas then made an emergency landing at Tunica, Mississippi and ran off the runway.

11/15/2015  An El Al flight from Tel Aviv to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Billings Montana after a fire warning light indicated a fire in the right engine. The plane landed safely, no fire was observed.

10/29/2015 Passengers had to evacuate a Dynamic Airways B767 using slides, after the plane's engine caught fire at Fort Lauderdale /Hollywood Airport as it prepared to takeoff.

10/24/15 A Boeing 767 from LAX to DTW diverted to Denver after experiencing right engine problems. A single engine approach was completed to runway 16L and no one was injured. DL1876

Denver after experiencing right engine problems. A single engine approach was completed to runway 16L and no one was injured. DL1876

10/26/2015   British Airways Flight 6234 made an emergency landing without it's left main landing gear at Tambo Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. None of the 100 aboard were hurt.

10/15/15 An Iranian Mahan Air Boeing 747 made an emergency landing after the #3 engine separated from the wing. The plane, with 426 people on board made a safe landing at Mehrabad.

9/28/15 An Aer Lingus flight from JFK to Shannon had to return for an emergency landing at JFK after experiencing a hydraulic failure. After landing emergency crews extinguished a fire in the braking system. No one was hurt.

9/19/2015 A Thompson Airways flight from Tenerife to Cardiff with 200 people aboard, made an emergency landing at Cardiff after encountering wing flap problems. No one was hurt.

9/9/15 A British Airways Boeing 777 caught fire while on the runway at Las Vegas, sending 13 people to the hospital. The plane was getting ready to takeoff when a thud was heard after which the left engine caught on fire.

8/22/15  A flighter jet taking part in the Shoreha Airshow crashed onto a highway killing 11 people.

A United Express flight flying from Charlotte to Chicago, flight 5919 made an emergency landing at Indianapolis after a pressurization problem caused the crew to descend to 10,000 ft. rapidly. There were no injuries.

8/8/2015 A Delta Airlines flight from Boston to Salt Lake City, flight 1889, had to make an emergency landing at Denver International Airport after flying into a strong thunderstorm. Hail cracked the wind shield, the plane was severely buffeted and lost 14,000 ft. of altitude in two minutes.