1961

Date Location / Operator Aircraft Type / Registration Fatalities
02 Jan 1961 Ruzyne, Czechoslovakia
Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie
Avia 14
OK-MCZ
10/10(0)
03 Jan 1961 Koivulahti, Finland
Finnair
Douglas DC-3
OH-LCC
25/25(0)
19 Jan 1961 New York, New York (Idlewild)
Aeronaves de Mexico
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-21
XA-XAX
4/106(0)
22 Jan 1961 Midway Island Naval Air Station
Military - U.S. Navy
Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation
BU143193
6/22(3)
24 Jan 1961 Mt. Burangrang, Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Douglas DC-3
PK-GDI
21/21(0)
26 Jan 1961 Off Argentia, Azores
Military - U.S. Air Force
Douglas C-118A
51-17626
23/23(0)
28 Jan 1961 Off Montauk Point, New York
American Airlines
Boeing 707-123
N7502A
6/6(0)
03 Feb 1961 Off Surabaya, Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Douglas DC-3
PK-GDY
26/26(0)
15 Feb 1961 Near Brussels, Belgium
Sabena
Boeing B-707-320
OO-SJB
72/72(1)
09 Mar 1961 Near Caracas, Venezuela
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Douglas DC-3
YV-C-AZQ
12/12(0)
25 Mar 1961 Near Natal, Brazil
Military - Brazilian Air Force
Douglas C-47DL
C-47-2055
23/28(0)
28 Mar 1961 Forcheim, Germany
Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie
Ilyushin IL-18
OK-OAD
52/52(0)
03 Apr 1961 Llico, Chile
LAN
Douglas DC-3
CC-CLD-P210
24/24(0)
18 Apr 1961 Mount Parker, Hong Kong
Military - US Air Force
C-47(DC-3)
43-49014
14/15(0)
10 May 1961 Ghadames, Algeria
Air France
Lockheed 1649A Starliner
F-BHBM
78/78(0)
24 May 1961 Near Tacoma, Washington
Military - U.S. Air Force
Douglas C-124A-DL
51-0174
22/22(0)
29 May 1961 Singapore
Military - Royal Air Force
Handley Page Hastings C-2
WD497
13/13(0)
30 May 1961 Near Lisbon, Portugal
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-53
PH-DCL
61/61(0)
12 Jun 1961 Cairo, Egypt
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Lockheed L-188C Electra
PH-LLM
20/36(0)
13 Jun 1961 Douala, Cameroon
Air Cameroon
Douglas DC-4
?
5/5(0)
17 Jun 1961 Near Kano, Nigeria
Continentale Deutsche Luftreederei
Douglas C-54B-1-DC
D-ABEB
1/7(0)
30 Jun 1961 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Transcontinental
Curtiss C-46A
LV-FTO
24/35(0)
08 Jul 1961 Sverdlovsk, Russia
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-14P
CCCP-41848
9/26(0)
10 Jul 1961 Odessa, Ukraine, USSR
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-104B
CCCP-42447
1/85(0)
11 Jul 1961 Denver, Colorado
United Air Lines
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-12
N8040U
17/122(1)
12 Jul 1961 Casablanca, Morocco
Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie
Ilyushin IL-18B
OK-PAF
72/72(0)
19 Jul 1961 Near Azul, Argentina
Aerolineas Argentinas
Douglas DC-6
LV-ADW
67/67(0)
21 Jul 1961 Shemya, Alaska
Alaska Airlines
Douglas DC-6A
N6118C
6/6(0)
06 Aug 1961 Budapest, Hungary
Malev Hungarian Airlines
Douglas DC-3
HA-TSA
27/27(3)
09 Aug 1961 Sola, Norway
Cunard Eagle Airways
Vickers Viking 3B
G-AHPM
39/39(0)
13 Aug 1961 Near Pha Khao, Laos
Air America
Curtiss C-46F
B-136
6/6(0)
29 Aug 1961 Sondreströmfjord, Greenland
Eastern Provincial Airways
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
CF-MEX
1/6(0)
01 Sep 1961 Near Hinsdale, Illinois
Trans World Airlines
Lockheed 049 Constellation
N86511
78/78(0)
05 Sep 1961 Near Sendafar, Ethiopia
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3
ET-T-16
5/19(0)
06 Sep 1961 Cerro del Aernal, Costa Rica
Lineas Aéreas Costarricenses
Douglas DC-3
TI-1006C
2/2(0)
10 Sep 1961 Shannon, Ireland
President Airlines
Douglas DC-6B
N90773
83/83(0)
12 Sep 1961 Near Rabat, Morocco
Air France
Sud-Aviation Caravelle III
F-BJTB
77/77(0)
17 Sep 1961 Chicago, Illinois
Northwest Orient Airlines
Lockheed 188C Electra
N137US
37/37(0)
17 Sep 1961 Ndola, Zambia
Transair Sweden
Douglas DC-6B
SE-BDY
16/16(0)
23 Sep 1961 Ankara, Turkey
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
TC-TAY
28/29(0)
07 Oct 1961 Mt. Canigou, France
Derby Aviation
Douglas DC-3
G-AMSW
34/34(0)
10 Oct 1961 El Adem, Libya
Military - Royal Air Force
Handley Page Hastings C-2
WD498
17/37(0)
01 Nov 1961 Les Prevosts, Guernsey
Bristol 170 Freighter 31M
Silver City Airways
G-ANWL
2/10(0)
01 Nov 1961 Near Recife, Brazil
Panair do Brasil
Douglas DC-7C
PP-PDO
45/88(0)
08 Nov 1961 Near Richmond, Virginia
Imperial Airways
Lockheed C-69 Constellation
N2737A
76/79(0)
11 Nov 1961 Off Puerto Rico
Air Haiti International
Lockheed L-749A Constellation
HH-ABA
3/3(0)
21 Nov 1961 Mt Ruapehu, North Island, New Zealand
Bay of Plenty Airways
Aero Commander 680F
ZK-BWA
6/6(0)
23 Nov 1961 Sao Tomé
Military - Força Aérea Portuguesa
Douglas C-54 Skymaster
?
21/35(0)
23 Nov 1961 Campinas, Brazil
Aerolineas Argentinas
de Havilland Comet 4
LV-AHR
52/52(0)
30 Nov 1961 Sydney, NSW, Australia
Ansett ANA
Vickers Viscount 720
VH-TVC
15/15(0)
04 Dec 1961 Mainz, Germany
Lufthansa
Boeing 720-030B
D-ABOK
3/3(0)
12 Dec 1961 Chievres, Belgium
Military - Belgian Air Force
Fairchild C-119G / Fairchild C-119
CP-23 / CP-25
13/13(8)
15 Dec 1961 Managua, Nicaragua
Lanica
Curtiss C-46
AN-AOE
2/2(0)
17 Dec 1961 Near Chebotovka, Russia
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-18B
CCCP-75654
59/59(0)
21 Dec 1961 Ankara, Turkey
British European Airways
de Havilland Comet 4B
G-ARJM
27/34(0)
24 Dec 1961 Old Harbor, Kodiak Island, Alaska
Kodiak Airways
Grumman G-21A Goose
N1503V
1/5(0)
29 Dec 1961 Surabaya, Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Douglas DC-3
PK-GDZ
14/14(0)
31 Dec 1961 Near Mineral Waters, Russia
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-18B
CCCP-75757
32/119(0)

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