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Date:  July 10, 2018      
Location:  Pretoria, South Africa
Operator:  Martin's Air Charter
AC Type:  Convair 340
Reg:  ZS-BRE       cn: 215
Aboard:  20  Fatalities: 1   Ground: 0
Route:  Wonderboom - Lelystad
Details:  The aircraft was being ferried to the Netherlands. While taking off, witnesses observed flame and smoke coming from the aircraft. The crew tried to execute an emergency landing back on runway 29 but crashed and brokeup 6 km from the airport. One crew member was killed.

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Date:  June 5, 2018      Time: 1700
Location:  Near Limuru, Kenya
Operator:  Fly Sax
AC Type:  Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Reg:  5Y-CAC         cn: 208B-0525
Aboard:  10   Fatalities: 10   Ground: 0
Route:  Kitale - Nairobi
Details:  Ground lost contact with the aircraft when it was about 40 miles from its destination. The aircraft impacted a mountain side.
   
Date:  May 18, 2018      Time: 1208
Location:  Havana, Cuba
Operator:  Cubana (leased from Global Air)     Flight: 972
AC Type:  Boeing 737-201
Reg:  XA-UHZ         cn: 21816/592
Aboard:  113   Fatalities: 112   Ground: 0
Route:  Havana- Holguin
Details:  After taking off from runway 06 at Havana-José Martí Airport and while in the initial climb, the airliner initiated a right turn and then descended until it struck power lines and a railway track before disintegrating in a wooded area. The entire crew of 6 along with 106 passengers were killed while 1 passengers survived.

   
Date:  May 14, 2018      Time: 0747
Location:  Chengdu, China
Operator:  Sichuan Airlines      Flight:8633
AC Type:  Airbus A319
Reg:  B6419         cn: ?
Aboard:  119   Fatalities: 0     Ground: 0
Route:  Chongquing, China - Lhasa, Tibet
Details:  The copilot was sucked half-way out of the cockpit after a windscreen shattered and blew out at 32,000 feet. Crew members were able to pull the copilot back into the plane. Besides being exposed to freezing temperatures and extreme conditions, the pilot was able to make a safe landing. The copilot and one crew member sustained minor injuries.

   

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                 INCIDENTS

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

7/15/18
Ryan Air
Flight 7312
Dublin - Zadar, Croatia
33 injured.

7/?/18
China Airlines
Hong Kong - Dalian
The plane plunged 25,000 feet in 10 minutes. The reason for the emergency descent? A co-pilot was longing for a puff of his e-cigarette so badly that he went to shut off the cockpit fan to conceal the vapor cloud, but accidentally turned off the cabin air-conditioning — and oxygen levels dropped suddenly.

7/13/18
Unitied Airlines
Flight 863
San Francisco - Sydney
Engine failure.

7/12/18
British Airways
Flight 199
London - Mumbai
Failure of the left engine.

7/9/18
American Airlines
Chicago - Tokyo
Cracked windshield.

7/8/18
China Airlines
Taipei - Toyama
Short of fuel.

7/7/2018
Middle East Airlines
Filght 266
Istanbul - Beirut
Bird strike.

7/5/2918
Allegiant
Flight 101
Grand Rapids - Phoenix
Smoke in the cabin.

7/4/2018
SpiceJet
Mumbi - Delhi
Low cabin pressure.

6/26/2018
United Airlines
Flight 4007
Chicago - Greenville
Smell of smoke.

6/22/2018
United Airlines
Shannon - Newark
Electricall problem.

6/10/2018
Qantas
Flight 94
Los Angeles Melbourne
Nose dive after being jarred by wake turbulence.

6/8/2018
American Airlines
Flight 1019
San Jose - Dallas
Could not retract landing gear

Zagros
Flight 4112
Ahwaz - Mashad
Engine shut down

Delta Airlines
Flilght 369
Atlanta - Managua
Nose gear problem

Delta Airliines
Flight 257
Amsterdam - Boston
Landing gear problem

Air North
Flight 160
Darwin - Grove
Left engine shut down

6/7/2018
Delta Airliines
Flight 257
Amsterdam - Boston
Landing gear problem

Southwest Airlines
Flight 443
San Antonio - Chicago
Flaps problem

Go Air
Flight 8-101
Kolkata - Port Blair
Bird strike

KLM
Flight 656
Minneapolis - Amsterdam
Hydraulic failure

6/6/2018
Qantas
Flight 23
Sydney - Bangkok
Engine shutdown

Avion Express
Flight 833
Antalya - Stuttgart
Cracked windscreen

6/5/2018
China Airlines
Flight 76
Rome - Taipei
Problem with engine one

KLM Cityhopper
Flight 1887
Amsterdam - Nurenberg
Bird strike

LOT Polish Airlines
Flight 8179
Tallinn - Amsterdam
Bird strike