Date:  October 2, 2015       Time: 1429
Location:  Near Masamba, Indonesia
Operator:  Avistar
AC Type:  de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter
Reg:  ?
Aboard:  10    Fatalities: ?   Ground: 0
Route:  Masamba - Makassar
Details:  The aircraft went missing minutes after talking off from the airport. Seven passengers and three crew were on board.
Date:  October 1,, 2015       Time: 0019
Location:  Jalalabad, Afghanistan
Operator:  Military - U.S. Army
AC Type:  Lockheed C-130J Hercules
Reg:  ?
Aboard:  10    Fatalities: 11   Ground: 2
Route:  ?
Details:  The military transport crashed while taking off from Jalalabad Airport. Five crew members, 5 passengers and 2 on the ground were killed.
Date:  September 15, 2015       Time: 0624
Location:  Iliamna East Wind Lake, Alaska
Operator:  Rainbow King Lodge
AC Type:  de Havilland Canada DHC 3T Turbine Otter
Reg:  N928PK      cn: 61
Aboard:  7    Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Iliamna - Remote lake
Details:  While on the way to a remote fishing site, the non-sceduled passenger float plane crashed in trees as it attempted to take off. Three of the passengers were killed.

Date:  September 5, 2015        Time: 1908
Location:  Off Dakar, Near Dioubel, Senegal
Operator:  Senegalair       Flight: 71
AC Type:  Hawker Siddeley HS-125
Reg:  6V-AIM       cn: 257062
Aboard: 7     Fatalities: 7    Ground: 0
Route:  Ouagadougou - Dakar
Details:  The air ambulance went missing while on a medical flight. Seven people were on board, including two pilots from Algeria, a flight engineer from Congo, three Senegalese medical crew and a French patient.
Date:  August 20, 2015       Time: 0923
Location:  Dubnica, Slovakia
Operator:  Dubnica Air
AC Type:  Let L-410MA / Let L-410UVP
Reg:  OM-ODQ / OM_SAB    cn: 841320 / 750405
Aboard: 34    Fatalities: 7   Ground: 0
Route:  Parachuting
Details:  Both planes came down in a wooded area after a midair collision at 4,700 ft. Both planes were carrying 17 parachutists and 2 pilots. Thirty-one skydivers managed to jump out of the plane safely. All 4 pilots and 2 parachutists on one plane and 1 on the other did not survive.



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9/28/15 An Aer Lingus flight from JFK to Shannon had to return for an emergency landing at JFK after experiencing a hydraulic failure. After landing emergency crews extinguished a fire in the braking system. No one was hurt.

9/19/2015 A Thompson Airways flight from Tenerife to Cardiff with 200 people aboard, made an emergency landing at Cardiff after encountering wing flap problems. No one was hurt.

9/9/15 A British Airways Boeing 777 caught fire while on the runway at Las Vegas, sending 13 people to the hospital. The plane was getting ready to takeoff when a thud was heard after which the left engine caught on fire.

8/22/15  A flighter jet taking part in the Shoreha Airshow crashed onto a highway killing 11 people.

A United Express flight flying from Charlotte to Chicago, flight 5919 made an emergency landing at Indianapolis after a pressurization problem caused the crew to descend to 10,000 ft. rapidly. There were no injuries.

8/8/2015 A Delta Airlines flight from Boston to Salt Lake City, flight 1889, had to make an emergency landing at Denver International Airport after flying into a strong thunderstorm. Hail cracked the wind shield, the plane was severely buffeted and lost 14,000 ft. of altitude in two minutes.

8/1/15   Allegiant Airlines flight 514, flying from Las Vegas to Fresno had to make an emergency landing back at Las Vegas after an apparent engine fire.

7/16/2015   Delta Airlines flight 2469 from Anchorage to Atlanta had to make an emergency landing at Seattle airport after an engine caught on fire. The fire was caused by an engine surge. The plane landed safely.

7/8/15  A Zagros Airlines MD-80 on a scheduled flight from Ahwaz to Tehran returned to Ahwas shortly after taking off after losing an engine.

7/1/15 An Atrak Air Airbus 320 rejected  takeoff from Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Iran due to smoke in the cabin. The crew initiated an evaculation. No one was hurt.

6/29/15 An Aeromexico 787 en route from Mexico to Paris made an emergency landing at Shannon, Ireland after instruments indicated a fire in the cargo hold.

6/21/15  A LAN dreamliner bound for Lima, Peru from LAX, made an emergency landing at LAX after smoke appeared in the cabin. The source turned out to be a defective food warmer.

6/19/15  EasyJet, flight 7045 flying from Liverpool to Charles de Gaul Airport made an emergency landing back at Liverpool after an electrical problem. The flight landed safely with no injuries.

6/16/2015   Southwest Flight 3828 bound for Tulsa, Okla., and Delta Flight 1328, headed to Atlanta began their takeoffs on intersecting runways at Chicago’s Midway airport, before being ordered to stop by air traffic control and averting a collision in the center of the airport.

6/12/2015 A Malaysia Airlines Airbus 330, flight 148 made an emergency landing at Melbourne Australia after aircraft systems signaled an engine fire.

6/12/15 United Air Lines flight 958 flying from Chicago to London was diverted to Goose Bay due to a maintenance issue. The 200 passengers spent 24 hours in military barracks before continuing on to London.

6/12/15 American Airlines flight 2478 made an emergency landing at Lubbock, Texas after reporting engine problems. The engine on the MD-80 was repaired and the flight continued on to Sacramento.

6/5/15 WestJet flight 588 flying from Toronto to Montreal skidded off the end of the runway while landing at Montreal. All aboard safe.

6/5/15   A United Express Dash 8, flight 4776, flying from Newark to Hartford made an emergency landing after a fire broke out in the cockpit. The crew was able to extinguish the fire and land safely.

6/5/15  Egypt Air flight 564 made an emergency landing in Madinah, Egypt after the plane's windshield cracked. The plan landed safely.

6/5/2015  A Delta Airlines flight made a safe emergency landing at Green Bay after a seagull disabled an engine.

6/5/15  Aero Flight 180 from Lagos to Kaduna suddenly lost altitude 20 minutes after departure, forcing it to wobble in the air for over an hour before eventually diverting to Abuja. Aero confirms there was a pressurization problem leading to the dropping of oxygen masks.

6/2/15 An Air France flight en route from Paris to Tokyo was forced to make an emergency landing in eastern Russia follwing engine problems.

6 /2/15 A Goma Air flight from Jomsom to Pokhara made an emergency landing in Nepal after the nose gear failed to deploy.

6/2/15 An EasyJet flight from Turkey to London made an emergency landing at Istanbul Airport after a buring smell was noticed coming out of the cockpit. No one was injured.

5/27/15  Southwest Airlines flight 1516 flying from San Jose to San Diego made an emergency landing at LAX after a warning light showed there might be smoke in a cargo hold. Ground crews found no signs of smoke.