1956

Date Location / Operator Aircraft Type / Registration Fatalities
12 Jan 1956 Frederick Henry Bay, Australia
Ansett ANA
Douglas C-47
VH-BZA
1/2(0)
17 Jan 1956 Oreway, Newfoundland, Canada
Quebecair
Douglas DC-3
CF-GVZ
4/18(0)
18 Jan 1956 Torysa, Czechoslovakia
Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie
Douglas DC-3
OK-WDZ
22/26(0)
28 Jan 1956 Lyon, France
Air France
Douglas C-47
F-BCYK
3/3(0)
13 Feb 1956 Frobisher Bay, Canada
Maritime Central Airways
Bristol 170 Freighter 31
CF-FZU
2/2(0)
14 Feb 1956 Near Fort Chimo, Quebec, Canada
Spartan Air Services
Douglas C-47-DL
CF-BZH
2/3(0)
17 Feb 1956 Near Niles, California
Military - U.S. Marine Corps
Douglas R5D2
39116
40/40(0)
18 Feb 1956 Near Zurrieg, Malta
Scottish Airlines
Avro 685 York C-1
G-ANSY
50/50(0)
20 Feb 1956 Near Cairo, Egypt
Transport Aerien Intercontinentaux (France)
Douglas DC-6B
F-BGOD
52/64(0)
24 Feb 1956 Near Aleppo, Syria
Syrian Airways
Douglas DC-3
YK-AAE
19/19(0)
25 Feb 1956 Jalkot, Pakistan
Pakistan International Airlines
Douglas C-47B
AP-ACZ
3/3(0)
21 Mar 1956 Tezpur, India
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3
VT-CGN
2/21(0)
28 Mar 1956 Largs, England
Starways
Douglas C-47B
G-AMRB
1/3(0)
31 Mar 1956 Korat ,Thailand
Military - Royal Thai Air Force
Douglas C-47A
L2-14/96
19/19(0)
31 Mar 1956 Indapur, India
National Air Operators
Douglas C-47A
VT-DCM
3/3(0)
01 Apr 1956 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Trans World Airlines
Martin 404
N40403
22/36(0)
02 Apr 1956 Seattle, Washington
Northwest Orient Airlines
Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-30
N74608
5/38(0)
09 Apr 1956 Skilak Lake, Alaska
Cordova Airlines
Aero Commander 520
B5386N
6/6(0)
18 Apr 1956 Parintins, Brazil
Panair do Brasil
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
PP-PDB
3/12(0)
30 Apr 1956 London, England
Scottish Airlines
Avro 685 York C-1
G-AMUL
2/54(0)
15 May 1956 Orleans, Ontario, Canada
Military - Royal Canadian Air Force
CF-100 Mark V
?
2/2(13)
15 May 1956 Kathmandu, Nepal
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3
VT-DBA
14/31(1)
24 May 1956 Guatemala City, Guatemala
Aviateca
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
TG-AHA
30/31(0)
13 Jun 1956 Over North Carolina
Piedmont
Douglas DC-3
?
1/?(0)
20 Jun 1956 Asbury Park, New Jersey
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Lockheed 1049E-55 Super Constellation
YV-C-AMS
74/74(0)
24 Jun 1956 Kano, Nigeria
British Overseas Airways
Canadair C-4 Argonaut
G-ALHE
32/45(0)
30 Jun 1956 Grand Canyon, Arizona
United Air Lines / Trans World Airlines
Douglas DC-7 / Lockheed S Constellation
N6902C/N6324C
128/128(0)
09 Jul 1956 Near Flat Rock, Michigan
Trans Canada Air Lines
Vickers Viscount
CF-TGR
1/35(0)
13 Jul 1956 Near Brows Mills, New Jersey
Military - U.S. Air Force
Douglas C-118A
53-3301A
46/66(0)
15 Jul 1956 Shannon, Ireland
Swissair
Convair CV-440-11
HB-IMD
4/4(0)
16 Jul 1956 Rio Cuarto, Argentina
Aerolineas Argentinas
Douglas DC-3
LV-ACD
18/18(0)
08 Aug 1956 Thazi, Burma
Union of Burma Airways
Douglas DC-3
XY-ADC
12/22(0)
29 Aug 1956 Cold Bay, Alaska
Canadian Pacific Air Lines
Douglas DC-6B
CF-CUP
15/22(0)
09 Sep 1956 Amman, Jordan
Jordan International Airlines
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU
JY-ABV
1/57(0)
09 Sep 1956 Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Continental Airlines
Douglas DC-3 / Cessna 170B
N33315 / N8143A
0/18(0)
02 Oct 1956 Near Nome, Alaska
Alaska Airlines
Stinson AT-19
N 79069
5/5(0)
10 Oct 1956 Off Land's End, England
Military - U.S. Navy
Douglas C188-B
1311588
59/59(0)
16 Oct 1956 Over the Pacific Ocean
Pan American World Airways
Boeing 377 Stratocruiser
N90943
0/31(0)
19 Oct 1956 Agartala, India
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3
VT-DGK
3/3(0)
28 Oct 1956 Over the Mediterranean Sea
Military - Egyptian Air Force
Curtiss C-46
SU-AAB
23/23(0)
05 Nov 1956 Blackbushe, England
Britavia
Handley Page HP-1 Hermes
G-ALDJ
7/80(0)
07 Nov 1956 Hommelfjell, Norway
Braathens
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 2B
LN-SUR
2/12(0)
15 Nov 1956 Puerto Somoza, Nicaragua
Aerovias Guest
Douglas C-54A-10-DC
XA-HEG
25/25(0)
17 Nov 1956 El Rucio Mountain, Colombia
Empresa Aviacion del Pacifico
Douglas DC-3
HK-385
36/36(0)
24 Nov 1956 Near Eglisau, Switzerland
Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie
Ilyushin IL-12B
OK-DBP
23/23(0)
24 Nov 1956 Paris, France
Linee Aeree Italiane
Douglas DC-6B
I-LEAD
34/35(8)
27 Nov 1956 Caracas, Venezuela
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Lockheed 749-79-34 Constellation
YV-C-AMA
25/25(0)
08 Dec 1956 Caqueta, Colombia
AIDA
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
HK-133
14/16(0)
09 Dec 1956 Near Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
Trans Canada Air Lines
Canadair DC-4M-2 Northstar
CF-TFD
62/62(0)
12 Dec 1956 Dannemois, France
Air France
Vickers 708 Viscount
F-BGNK
5/5(0)
22 Dec 1956 Grub, Germany
JAT Yugoslav Airlines
Convair CV-340-58
YU-ADA
3/30(0)
22 Dec 1956 Mt. Giner, Italy
Linee Aeree Italiane
Douglas DC-3
I-LINC
21/21(0)
30 Dec 1956 Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation
54-0165
15/41(0)

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