1978

Date Location / Operator Aircraft Type / Registration Fatalities
01 Jan 1978 Off Bandra, Maharashtra, India
Air India
Boeing B-747-237B
VT-EBD
213/213(0)
06 Jan 1978 Marion, Illinois
Aviation Charter - Air Taxi
Cessna 337G
N719047
2/2(0)
24 Jan 1978 Dubois, Pennsylvania
Henry Webber Air - Air Taxi
Aerostar 601P
N1BE
2/2(0)
27 Jan 1978 Near San Vincente, Colombia
SADELCA
Douglas DC-3
HK-1351X
14/14(0)
31 Jan 1978 Eirunepe, Brazil
TABA
Embraer 110P Bandeirante
PT-GKW
2/14(0)
10 Feb 1978 Near Artigas, Uruguay
Military - Uruguayan Air Force
Douglas C-47A-DL
T511
44/44(0)
10 Feb 1978 Richland, Washington
Columbia Pacific Airlines
Beechcraft 99
N199EA
17/17(0)
11 Feb 1978 Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
Pacific Western Airlines
Boeing B-737-275
C-FPWC
42/49(0)
18 Feb 1978 Genoa Peak, Nevada
Chartair - Air Taxi
Beechcraft 58
N4307W
4/4(0)
27 Feb 1978 Merrill Pass, Alaska
Yute Air Alaska - Air Taxi
Evangel 4500
N4508L
3/3(0)
28 Feb 1978 Solvang, California
Security Air
Aero Commander 500A
N6143X
7/7(0)
01 Mar 1978 Agana, Guam
Island Air
Cessna 337F
N101SX
2/6(0)
01 Mar 1978 LAX, Los Angeles, California
Continental Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
N68045
2/200(0)
02 Mar 1978 Kano, Nigeria
Nigeria Airways
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 / MiG-21
5N-ANA / ?
18/18(0)
03 Mar 1978 Off Caracas, Venezuela
LAV - Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
British Aerospace 748 2A
YV-45C
47/47(0)
07 Mar 1978 Laurel, Mississippi
Hesler Noble - Air Taxi
Cessna 310I
N8114M
2/2(0)
14 Mar 1978 Whitelake, Michigan
Wyman Pilot Service - Air Taxi
Beechcraft D18
N427Q
2/2(0)
16 Mar 1978 Vrastsa, Bulgaria
Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Tupolev TU-134
LZ-TUB
73/73(0)
22 Mar 1978 Near Riverside, California
Lake Havasu Air
Cessna T207A
N7354U
6/6(0)
25 Mar 1978 Okaraba, Burma
Burma Airways
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
XY-ADK
48/48(0)
26 Mar 1978 Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Aero Clube de Volta Redonda
Piper Cherokee Arrow PA-28
PT - CIH
4/4(0)
04 Apr 1978 Off Galveston, Texas
Air Logistics
Bell 212
N140AL
3/6(0)
05 Apr 1978 St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Antilles Air
Grumman G-21
N877A
2/9(0)
20 Apr 1978 Near Murmansk, Russia
Korean Airlines
Boeing B-707-321B
HL-7429
2/109(0)
23 Apr 1978 Arlington, Indiana
Air Taxi
Piper PA-31
N49MC
9/9(0)
27 Apr 1978 Upolu, West Samoa
South Pacific Island Airways
Cessna 402B
N3SP
10/10(0)
29 Apr 1978 Bogota, Colombia
LAC Colombia
Douglas C-118A
HK-1705
8/12(0)
08 May 1978 Pensacola, Florida
National Airlines
Boeing B-727-235
N4744
3/58(0)
18 May 1978 Kouchi, Japan
Military - Japan Maritime Self Defense Force
PS-1 amphibious ASW
?
13/13(0)
19 May 1978 Pochinok, Russia
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-154B
CCCP-85169
4/134(0)
23 Jun 1978 Saint John's, Newfoundland
Gander Aviation
Beech Queen Air A80
C-GGAL
10/10(0)
26 Jun 1978 Toronto, Canada
Air Canada
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
C-FTLV
2/107(0)
26 Jun 1978 Off Bergen, Norway
Helikopter Service
Sikorsky S-61N
LN-OQS
18/18(0)
24 Jul 1978 Near Nairobi, Kenya
Amphibians
Britten Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2
5Y-CMC
5/11(0)
14 Aug 1978 Sogamoso, Bolivia
Aeropeca
Curtiss C-46
HK-1350
18/18(0)
25 Aug 1978 Laboucher Bay, Alaska
Webber Air - Air Taxi
Grumman G-21 Goose
N1045
12/12(0)
25 Aug 1978 Raton, New Mexico
Air Taxi
Mitsubishi MU-2J
N178MA
6/6(0)
26 Aug 1978 Papun, Burma
Burma Airways
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
XY-AEI
14/14(0)
30 Aug 1978 Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas Airlines
Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain
N44LV
10/10(0)
02 Sep 1978 Atlantic Ocean
Antillies Air - Air Taxi
Grumman G-21A
N7777V
4/11(0)
03 Sep 1978 Coal Harbour, BC, Canada
AirWest Airlines
de havilland Canada Twin Otter 200
C-FAIV
11/13(0)
03 Sep 1978 Near Kariba, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Air Rhodesia
Vickers Viscount 782D
VP-WAS
38/56(0)
03 Sep 1978 Conakry, Guinea
Air Guinee
Ilyushin IL-18
3X-GAX
15/17(0)
09 Sep 1978 Wrangell, Alaska
Temesco Helicopter - Air Taxi
Soloy 12EJ3
N5384V
3/3(0)
09 Sep 1978 Savoy, Illinois
Air Taxi
Piper PA-31
N26AN
6/6(0)
09 Sep 1978 Near Mexico City, Mexico
Lineas Areas del Centro
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
XA-BOP
18/21(0)
13 Sep 1978 Whittier, AK
Alaska Travel
de Havilland DHC-2
N37741
6/6(0)
14 Sep 1978 Paranaque, Philippines
Military - Philippine Air Force
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
PH-FKY
21/28(12)
17 Sep 1978 Atlantic Ocean
Viking Air Service - Air Taxi
Cessna 411
N1EC
3/3(0)
25 Sep 1978 Monroe, Massachusetts
Business Aircraft - Air Taxi
Cessna 310N
N4121Q
3/3(0)
25 Sep 1978 San Diego, California
Pacific Southwest Airlines / Private
Boeing B-727-214 / Cessna 172
N533PS/N7711G
137/137(7)
26 Sep 1978 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Francisco Cruz
Beech D18AS
N500L
6/6(0)
03 Oct 1978 Near Mandalay, Myanmar
Burma Airways
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
XY-ADY
2/44(0)
03 Oct 1978 Near Kuopio, Finland
Military - Finish Air Force
Douglas C-47A-1-DK
DO-10
15/15(0)
06 Oct 1978 Santiago de Chile, Chile
Military - US Navy
Douglas R6D-1 (DC-6)
131618
18/18(?)
07 Oct 1978 Sverdlovsk, Russia
Aeroflot
Yakovlev YAK-40
CCCP-87437
38/38(0)
08 Oct 1978 Kenai, Alaska
Era Helicopter - Air Taxi
Bell 205-1
N2215W
2/7(0)
22 Oct 1978 Off Bellona, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands Airlines
Britten Norman BN-2A Trislander
H4-AAC
11/11(0)
23 Oct 1978 Gulf of Sivash, USSR
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-24B
CCCP-46327
26/26(0)
24 Oct 1978 Torreon, New Mexico
Don Zimmerman - Air Taxi
Beechcraft 65-80
N866G
4/4(0)
31 Oct 1978 Belém, Brazil
Taxi Aéreo Kovacs
Cessna 402
PT-JXL
9/9(0)
05 Nov 1978 Off Alexandria, Egypt
Nile Delta Air Services
Douglas DC-3
SU-AZM
18/18(0)
13 Nov 1978 Lubbox, Texas
Astrd Wing Aviaiton - Air Taxi
Cessna 310J
N310BJ
2/2(0)
15 Nov 1978 Near Katunayake, Sri Lanka
Loftleidir Icelandic Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-Super 63CF
TF-FLA
183/262(0)
16 Nov 1978 Hays, Kansas
Festus Flying Service - Air Taxi
Beechcraft G18S
N910PC
2/2(0)
18 Nov 1978 Off Marie Galante Island, West Indies
Air Guadeloupe
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
F-OGHD
15/20(0)
19 Nov 1978 Near Leh, India
Military - Indian Air Force
Antonov An-12
?
77/77(1)
21 Nov 1978 Near Rubio, Venezuela
Taxi Aereo el Venado
Douglas C-47A
HK-1393
27/27(0)
25 Nov 1978 Hydaburg, Alaska
Tyee Airlines - Air Taxi
de Havilland DHC-2
N37906
5/5(0)
28 Nov 1978 Hartford, Connecticut
Corporate Air - Air Taxi
Aerostar 601P
N8999A
3/3(0)
04 Dec 1978 Near Steamboat Springs, Coloado
Rocky Mountain Airways
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
N25RM
2/22(0)
16 Dec 1978 Selvapiana, Italy
Air 70
Cessna 421 Golden Eagle
I-ASON
10/10(0)
17 Dec 1978 Hyderabad, India
Indian Airlines
Boeing B-737-2A8
VT-EAL
1/132(3)
19 Dec 1978 Morton, Illinois
Galesburg Aviation - Air Taxi
Cessna 210L
N4638Q
2/2(0)
21 Dec 1978 Chevak, Alaska
Chugiak Aviation - Air Taxi
Cessna 207
N7378U
2/7(0)
23 Dec 1978 Near Cinisi, Sicily, Italy
Alitalia
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
I-DIKQ
108/129(0)
26 Dec 1978 Turks & Caicos Islands, Caribbean
Haïti Air Inter
Britten Norman BN-2A Islander
HH-CNB
10/10(0)
28 Dec 1978 Portland, Oregon
United Air Lines
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61
N8082U
10/189(0)

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