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Date:  February 5, 2020     Time: 1820
Location:  Istanbul, Turkey
Operator:  Pegasus Airlines       Flight: PC2193
AC Type:  Boeing 737-86J
Reg.:  TC-IZK       cn: 37742
Aboard:  177   Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Izmir - Istanbul
Details:  While landing during high winds and heavey rain on runway 06, the plane suffered a runway excursion. The aircraft overran the runway, went down an embankment and impacted the airport perimeter wall breaking in three. The aircraft came to rest about 20 m below the runway elevation. The last recorded ground speed was 74 mph as the aircraft crossed the perimeter stop way.
 
Date:  January 26,2020    Time: 0947
Location:  Calabasas, California
Operator:  Island Express Holdings Corp
AC Type:  Sikorsky S-76B
Reg.:  N72EX      cn:760379
Aboard:  9   Fatalities: 9      Ground: 0
Route:  Santa Ana - Camarillo
Details:  Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among nine people killed when their helicoppter crashed in hilly terrain in Calabasas, California. The pilot had to obtain Special VFR clearance to transition through Burbank. Conditions were poor for visual flight rules with heavy fog in the area. The debris field was between 500 and 600 ft. The helicopter was not carrying a cockpit voice recorder or flight data recorder nor was it required to do so.Link to tower - accident aircraft conversation
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Date:  January 8,2020    Time: 0618
Location:  Near, Shahriah, Iran
Operator:  Ukraine International Airlines       Flight: PS752
AC Type:  Boeing 737-8KV WL
Reg.:  UR-PSR      cn: 38124/5977
Aboard:  176   Fatalities: 176      Ground: 0
Route:  Tehran - Kiev
Details:  The plane took off from Tehran International Airport at 06:11. After reaching 20 km from the airport and at an altitude of 7,900 ft. the plane suddenly crashed to the ground. The aircraft disintegrated leaving a 300 m long path of wreckage. The plane was accidentally shot down by a surface-to-air missile by the Iranian military. Fifty-seven of the passengers were Canadian citizens.  Direct flights between Iran and Canada were prohibited due to sanctions and many students and faculty were returning via Kiev to Canadian universities after the Christmas break.
 
Date:  January 2, 2020    Time:
Location:  Geneina, Sudan
Operator:  Sudanese Air Force
AC Type:  Antonov An12-A
Reg.:        cn: 2340606
Aboard:  18     Fatalities: 18     Ground: 0
Route:  Geneina - Khartoum
Details:  The aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from the airport, killing alll 18 occupants, including three children. The aircraft was returning to Khartoum after delivering medical aid.
 

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INCIDENTS

2/3/2020
Air Canada AC837
Madrid - Toronto
Tire burst, engine shut down.

1/14/2020
Delta Airlines 89
Fuel dump over school. Numerous minor injuries.

1/12/2020
Air Canada
Montreal - Bagotville
Wheel came off the right main landing gear. Landed safely, no injuries.

12/15/2019
Piedmont AA4797
Columbia - Philadelphia
Clear air turbulence, flight attendant injured.

12/15/2019
Qantas QF-575
Sydney - Perth
Hydralic leak. Somke in cabin. Emergency slide evacuation.


11/21/2019
Philippine Airlines 113
Los Angeles
LAX - Manila
Engine fire.

11/11/2019
Envoy Air AA-4125
Chicago, Illinois
Greensboro, NC - Chicago
Slid off runway after landing

11/7/2019
UPS 5X-661
Kansas City , MO
Kansas City - Louisville
Bird strike affecting all engines


11/4/2019
Qantas QF-108
Pacific Ocean
Beijing - Sydney
Clear air turbulence. Three crew members injured.

9/15/2019
Pakistan International AL
Lahore to Jeddah
False fire alarm.

8/27/2919
Air China
Bejing - Tokyo
Fire broke out while boarding. All passengers evacuated safely.

8/22/2019
Hawaiian Airlines HA47
Smoke in the cabin 7 hospitalized.

8/15/2019
Ural Airlines
Moscow - Simferopol
Bird strike on takeoff. Landed in corn field. Ten passenger injured.

8/5/2019
British Airways BA422
London Valencia
Heavy smoke in cabin.

7/20/2019
Southwest Airlines
Atlanta
Two Southwest collided on the ground. No one was hurt.

Air Canada AC33
Vancouver - Sydney
Severe turbulence. Thirty-Five injured.

7/10/2019
Emirates EK-449
Auckland - Dubai
Severe turbulence. A few passengers received minor injuries.

7/8/2019
Delta Airlines 1425
Atlanta - Baltimore
Engine problem. Viabration. Smoke in the cabin.

7/4/2019
Virgin Atlantic
New York - London
Fire on board extinguished by crew.

7/3/2019
American Airlines AA1172
Chicago - Boston
Flaps malfunction.

7/3/2019
Air Transat TS971
Toronto - Vancouver
Turbulence injured flight attendant.

7/1/2019
Spicejet SG9237
Jaipur - Mumbi
Overran end of runway.

6/29/2019
United Airlines 2098
New York - Houston
Blown tire. Landing gear damage.

6/15/2019
United Airlines 627
Denver - Newark
Hard landing. Blown tires.

6/16/2019
Delta Airlines DL-2122
Salt Lake - Detroit
Smoke in the cargo hold reported.

6/9/2019
Island Air FI209
Copenhagen - Keflavik
Engine shutdown.

6/3/2019
America
n Airlines AA2107
New York - Pittsburg
Bird strike.

6/1/2019
SAS SK257
Oslo - Bergen
Hydralic failure.

6/1/2019
Ryan Air FR5473
Marrakesh - Stuttgart
Cracked windscreen.

5/31/2919
EasyJet U25567
Berlin - Munich
Cracked windshield.

5/30/2019
China Airlines CI922
Hong Kong - Taipei
Engine shutdown.


5/29/2019
Venezolana VNE 1303
Port of Spain - Caracas
Uncontained engine failure.