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Date:  January 14, 2019      Time: 0830
Location:  Karaj, Iran
Operator:  Saha Air
AC Type:  Boeing 707-3J9C
Reg:  EP-CPP      cn: 21128/917
Aboard:  16    Fatalities: 15      Ground: 0
Route:  Bishkek - Payam
Details:  The cargo plane was operated by the Iranian Air Force. The plane was to land on runway 30 at Payham Airport but instead landed on runway 31L at Fat'h Airport. Runway 30 is more than twice as long as runway 31L.The plane went off the runway, smashed through an airport wall separating the airport from a residential neighborhood, broke up and caught fire. Only the fight engineer survived.

   
Date:  December 20, 2018      Time: 1211
Location:  Atlanta, Georgia
Operator:  Chen Aircrafts LLC
AC Type:  Cessna 560 Citation V
Reg:  N188CW       cn: 560-0148
Aboard:  4     Fatalities: 4   Ground: 0
Route:  Atlanta - Memphis
Details:  The corporate jet crash shortly after taking off from Fulton County Airport. The aircraft crashed onto a football field and caught fire. All four on board were killed.

   
Date:  November 18, 2018      Time: 2300
Location:  Near Mandan, North Dakota
Operator:  Metro Area Ambulance Services
AC Type:  Cessna 441 Conquest II
Reg:  N441CX     cn: 441-0305
Aboard:  3  Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Bismark - Sloulin Field
Details:  The air ambulance en route to pick up a patient, broke-up and crashed into a field. The aircraft climbed to FL140, entered a steep right bank and disappeared from radar. There was no distress call. The pilot, a paramedic and nurse were killed.

   
Date:  November 9, 2018      Time: 0253
Location:  Georgetown, Guyana
Operator:  Fly Jamaica Airways
AC Type:  Boeing 757-N23
Reg:  N524AT     cn: 30233/895
Aboard:  128  Fatalities: 1    Ground: 0
Route:  Georgetown - Toronto
Details:  After taking off and reaching FL200, the crew reported a hydraulic problem and circled back to Georgetown Airport. The aircraft touched down on runway 06 but went off the runway and came to rest against the airport perimeter fence. Six people were injured. One person died of their injuries several days later.

   
Date:  October 29, 2018      Time: 0631
Location:  Off Jakarta, Indonesia
Operator:  Lion Air       Flight: 610
AC Type:  Boeing 737-MAX 8
Reg:  PK-LQP      cn: 43000/7058
Aboard:  189    Fatalities: 189      Ground: 0
Route:  Jakarta - Pangkal Pinang
Details:  The airliner crashed into the Jakarta Sea, 13 minutes after taking off from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. It was on a short 1 hour flight to Pangkal Pinang. After taking off from runway 25L, the aircraft made a climbing left-hand turn after which the crew radioed a request to return too the airport. The aircraft then showed an erratic pattern of flight and began losing altitude until it crashed into the sea, 9 miles off the Jakarta coast. The filight data recorder showed the airspeed indicator malfunctioned on the last four flight of the accident plane.

   
Date:  September 28, 2018      Time: 1010
Location:  Chuuk, Micrones ia-
Operator:  Air Niugini
AC Type:  Boeing 737-8BK
Reg:  P2-PXE       cn: 33024/1688
Aboard:  47     Fatalities: 1    Ground: 0
Route:  Pohnpei - Chuuk
Details:  The aircraft was approaching for a landing at Chuuk/Weno Airport in rain when it landed in a lagoon 500 feet short of the runway. Everyone on board was able to be rescued. One passenger was killed.

   
Date:  September 27, 2018      Time: 1339
Location:  Greenville, South Carolina
Operator:  Global Aircraft Acquisitions LLC
AC Type:  Dassault Falcon 50
Reg:  N114TD       cn: 17
Aboard:  4  Fatalities: 2    Ground: 0
Route:  Columbia - Greenville
Details:  After landing on runway 19, the aircraft overran the runway, went down a 36 ft. droppoff, split in two and came to rest on a road. Both pilots were killed.

   
Date:  September 9, 2018      
Location:  Yirol, Southern Sudan
Operator:  Slaver Company
AC Type:  Let L-410UVP
Reg:  UR-TWO      cn: 841328
Aboard:  23  Fatalities: 19    Ground: 0
Route:  Juba - Yirol
Details:  The aircraft was attempting to land at Yirol in foggy conditions when it crashed into Yirol Lake. Both pilot and copilot along with 17 passengers were killed. Four survived the accident.

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Date:  September 1, 2018      Time: 0257
Location:  Sochi, Russia
Operator:  UTair       Flight: 579
AC Type:  Boeing 737-8AS
Reg:  VQ-BJI
Aboard:  172  Fatalities: 0    Ground: 0
Route:  Moscow - Sochi
Details:  The aircraft circled several times due to thunderstorms in the area. Then there was an aborted approach to runway 6. The aircraft circled for another approach, touched down but was unable to stop on the remaining runway. The aircraft crashed through a perimeter fence and came to rest on a dry river bed and caught fire. A responding shift supervisor died of a heart attack.

   
Date:  August 10, 2018      Time: 2047
Location:  Ketron Island, Washington
Operator:  Horizon Air   
AC Type:  de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8
Reg:  N449QX       cn: 4410
Aboard:  1     Fatalities: 1    Ground: 0
Route:  Illegal flight
Details:  The plane which was parked at the Seattle-Tacoma Airport, was stolen by a 29-year old ground handling agent Richard Russell who was able to take off. After completing several unusual maneuvers, the aircraft was chased by USAF F-15 fighters after which control was lost. The airplane nosed down and crashed in a wooded area located on Ketron Island, 25 miles southwest of SeaTac Airport. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and the 'pilot' was killed. The pilot had no formal training in flying any aircraft.

   
Date:  August 04, 2018      Time: 1655
Location:  Flims, Switzerland
Operator Ju Air   
AC Type:  Junkers JU-52
Reg:  HB-HOT       cn: 6595
Aboard:  20  Fatalities: 20    Ground: 0
Route:  Locorno - Dubendorf
Details:  The vintage aircraft crashed onto Piz Segnas mountain while on a sightseeing flight. The plane plunged almost vertically at high speed and crashed at an elevation of 8,000 ft. All 17 passengers and crew of 3 were killed.

   
Date:  July 31, 2018      Time: 1600
Location:  Durango, Mexico
Operator:  Aeromexico    Flight: 2431
AC Type:  Embraer ERJ-190AR
Reg:  XA-GAL
Aboard:  101  Fatalities: 0    Ground: 0
Route:  Durango - Mexico City
Details:  The aircraft crashed into brush just beyond the runway and burst into flames after taking off from Guadalupe Victoria International Airport. Eighty-five people were injured some critically. The airliner flew into strong winds and hail as it took off.

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Date:  July 21, 2018      Time: 0900
Location  Burnet, Texas
Operator  Commemorative Air Force
AC Type:  Douglas C-47
Reg:  N47HL
Aboard:  13  Fatalities: 0    Ground: 0
Route:  Burnet - Oshkosh
Details:  A vintage C-47 crashed upon takeoff and burst into flames. It was headed to Oshkosh for an air show. All 13 aboard were able to escape with several sustaining injuries.

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Date:  July 10, 2018      
Location  Pretoria, South Africa
Operator: Martin's Air Charter
AC Type:  Convair 340
Reg:  ZS-BRV       cn: 215
Aboard:  19  Fatalities: 1   Ground: 1
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.
   

 

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