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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.

   
Date:  February 3, 2019      Time: 1345
Location:  Yorba Linda, California
Operator:  Private
AC Type:  Cessna 414A Challenger
Reg:  N414Rs      cn: 414A0821
Aboard:  1    Fatalities: 1      Ground: 4
Route: 
Details:  The plane took off from nearby Fullerton Municipal Airport, climbed to 7,800 feet and then began a rapid descent crashing into a residence killing 4 and injuring 2. A dash cam which captured the plane in a dive suggests the aircraft broke up in midair.

   
Date:  January 29, 2019      
Location:  Near Kake, Alaska
Operator:  Guardian Flight
AC Type:  Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Reg:  N13LY     cn: BB1718
Aboard:  3  Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Anchorage - Kake
Details:  The air ambulance disappeared en route. Debris was spotted from the air 20 miles west of Kake on January 30 but not on the next day. All three crew are presumed dead.
   

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Aviation Accident History


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.

3/9/2019
Turkish Airlines
Flight 1
Istanbull - New York
Heavy turbulence, 29 people injured.

3/9/2019
Air Transa
Flight 942
Miami - Ft. Lauderdale
False fire warning in cargo hold.

3/5/2019
Allegiant Air
Flight 842
St. Petersburg - Syracuse
Caution light turned on.

3/4/2019
Air China
Bejing - Los Angeles
Fire alarm triggered in baggage compartment.

3/4/2019
Qantas
Flight 706
Adelaide - Canberra
Loss of pressurization. Deployment of oxygen masks.

3/4/2019
United Express
Flight 4933
Newark - Presque Isle
Slid off runway. Substantial damage to the aircraft.

3/2/2019
Delta Airlines
Flight 2421
Washington D.C. - Minneapolis
Bird Strike.

3/1/2019
Blue Air
Larnaca - Bucarest
Flap problem.

3/1/2019
Bitman Bangladesh
SyllhetDhaka
Blown tire.

2/27/2019
United Airlines
Las Vegas - Houston
Mechanical issue.

2/27/2019
American Airlines
Los Angeles - Chicago
Smoke in the cabin.

2/26/2019
Malaysia Air
Flight 724
Soenarno - Kuala Lumpur
Possible defective fuel gauge.

2/25/2019
Vistara Air
Flight 733
Chennai - Kolkata
Engine failure.

2/24/2019
Birman Bangladesh Airlines
Flight 147
Bangladesh - Dhaka
Hijack attempte. Hijacker killed.

2/21/2019
FlySafair
Flight 102
Capetown - Gauteng
Wing flap probem.

2/21/2019
Southwest Airlines
Flight 736
Fort Lauderdale - Denver
Blown tire.

2/21/2019
Envoy Air
Flight 57
Springfield - Dallas
Smoke in the cockpit.

2/21/2019
Southwest Airlines
Flight 736
Fort Lauderdale - Orlando
Problem with front landing gear.

2/19/2019
Delta Airlines
Flight 2050
Milwaukee - Atlanta
Struck by lightning.

2/16/2019
American Airlines
Flight 671
Dallas - Las Vegas
Landed at Nellis AFB, low on fuel.

2/15/2019
Thai Airways
Flight 917
London - Bangkok
False warning that cargo door was open.

2/13/2019
Delta Airlines
Flight 5763
Santa Ana - Seattle
Severe turbulence injured passengers.

2/12/2019
IndiGo
Bengaluru - Bankkok
Flight 6E 075
Oil pressure warning.

2/12/2019
American Airlines
Flight 2083
Charleston - Dallas
Technical problem.

2/11/2019
Air Astana
Flight 903
Atyrau-Amsterdam
Technical problem.

2/7/2019
Norwegian Air
Stockholm - Nice
Bomb threat.

2/6/2019
Condor
Flight 2116
Frankfurt - Cancun
Smoke in cockpit.