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Date:  September 28, 2018      Time: 1010
Location:  Chuuk, Micrones ia-
Operator:  Air Niugini
AC Type:  Boeing 737-8BK
Reg:  P2-PXE       cn: 33024/1688
Aboard:  47     Fatalities: 1    Ground: 0
Route:  Pohnpei - Chuuk
Details:  The aircraft was approaching for a landing at Chuuk/Weno Airport in rain when it landed in a lagoon 500 feet short of the runway. Everyone on board was able to be rescued. One passenger was killed.

   
Date:  September 27, 2018      Time: 1339
Location:  Greenville, South Carolina
Operator:  Global Aircraft Acquisitions LLC
AC Type:  Dassault Falcon 50
Reg:  N114TD       cn: 17
Aboard:  4  Fatalities: 2    Ground: 0
Route:  Columbia - Greenville
Details:  After landing on runway 19, the aircraft overran the runway, went down a 36 ft. droppoff, split in two and came to rest on a road. Both pilots were killed.

   
Date:  September 9, 2018      
Location:  Yirol, Southern Sudan
Operator:  Slaver Company
AC Type:  Let L-410UVP
Reg:  UR-TWO      cn: 841328
Aboard:  23  Fatalities: 19    Ground: 0
Route:  Juba - Yirol
Details:  The aircraft was attempting to land at Yirol in foggy conditions when it crashed into Yirol Lake. Both pilot and copilot along with 17 passengers were killed. Four survived the accident.

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Date:  September 1, 2018      Time: 0257
Location:  Sochi, Russia
Operator:  UTair       Flight: 579
AC Type:  Boeing 737-8AS
Reg:  VQ-BJI
Aboard:  172  Fatalities: 0    Ground: 0
Route:  Moscow - Sochi
Details:  The aircraft circled several times due to thunderstorms in the area. Then there was an aborted approach to runway 6. The aircraft circled for another approach, touched down but was unable to stop on the remaining runway. The aircraft crashed through a perimeter fence and came to rest on a dry river bed and caught fire. A responding shift supervisor died of a heart attack.

   

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                 INCIDENTS

10/19/2018
Icelandair
Flight 688
Orlando - Reykjavik
Cracked cockpit window.

10/12/2018
Air India
Trichy - Duabi
Landing gear and underside of plane struck airport compund wall while taking off.

10/11/2018
Delta Airlines
Flight 2567
Wichita - Atlanta
Pressurization problem.

10/10/2018
United Airlines
Fort Myers - Newark
Flight2397
Engine failure.

10/4/2018
United Airlines
Flight 839
Los Angeles - Sydney
Low fuel emergency.

10/2/2018
Pegusus Airlines
Flight 1135
Istanbul - Paris
e-cigarette caught fire in the cargo hold and set off alarms.

9/30/2018
Jet Airways
Flight 955
Hyderabad - Indore 
Engine failure.

9/27/2018
Volaris
Flight 423
Guadalajara - Tijuana
Severe turbulence. 45 injured. 12 taken to the hospital.

9/21/2018
Jet Airways
Flight 697
Mumbai - Jaipur
Pilot forgot to pressureize cabin. Five taken to the hospital with bleeding from ears and noses.

9/12/2018
British Airways
London - Calgary
Electrical burning smell in cockpit.


8/25/2018
Ryanair
Flight 1998
Birmingham - Perpignan
Lightening strike.

8/24/2018
American Eagle
Philadelphia - Birmingham
Flight 5078
Pressurization problem.

8/24/2018
United Airlines
Flight 1
San Francisco - Singapore
Bird strike.

8/22/2018
Red Wings
Ufa - Sochi
Engine fire.

8/22/2018
Spriit Airlines
Flight 521
Newark - Fort Lauderdale
Hydraulic problem.


8/7/18
United Airlines
Flight 4697
Washington - Providence
Smoke in the cockpit

8/6/18
Saudi Airlines
Flight 750
Riyadh to Hyderabad
Bird strike.

8/3/18
Czech Airlines
Helsinki - Prague
Smoke in the cabin.

7/31/2018
American Airlines
Flight 89
Shannon - Philadelphia
Smoke in the cabin.

7/31/2018
Southwest Airlines
Flight 1805
Aruba - Washington
Wing flap problems.

7/30/2018
American Airlines
Flight 9875
Smell of smoke in cabin.

7/25/18
Allegiant Airlines
Flight 1592
Punta Gorda - Milwaukee
Bird strike.

7/22/18
United Airlines
Portland, Maine - Washington DC
Lost cabin pressure.

7/20/18
British Airways
Flight 2604
Naples - London
Hydraulic leak.

7/19/18
Malaysia Airlines
Brisbane - Kuala Lumpur
Speed instruments failure.

7/16/18
Delta Airlines
Flight 923
Detroit - Kansas City
Fuel Leak

7/16/18
Alaska Airlines
Flight 1079
Washington DC - Los Angeles
Pressurization Problem