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Date:  March 5, 2017      Time: 1400
Location:  Shiojiri, Japan
Operator:  Nagano Air Rescue
AC Type:  Bell 412EP
Reg:  JA97NA       cn: 36135
Aboard:  9   Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Training
Details:  The rescue helicopter was found crashed and inverted on the eastern slopes of Mount Hachibuse. The helicopter carried 7 firefighters, the pilot and a mechanic. The helicopter was on a training flight.
   
Date:  February 21, 2017      Time: 0900
Location:  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Operator: 
Australian Corporate Jet Centres PTY. LTD
AC Type:  Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Reg:  VH-ZCR      cn: BB1544
Aboard:  5    Fatalities: 5   Ground: 0
Route:  Melbourne - King Island
Details:  The charter flight was just seconds into it's flight when it was observed flying low, before it nose diving into a building at a shopping center and bursting into flames. The pilot made two mayday calls before the aircraft crashed. It is reported the plane suffered engine failure.

   
Date:  January 24, 2017      Time: 0610
Location:  Near Campo Felice, Italy
Operator:  Inaer Aviation
AC Type:  Agusta Westland AW139
Reg:  EC-KJT         cn: 31104
Aboard:  6    Fatalities: 6   Ground: 0
Route:  Rescue
Details:  The air ambulance helicopter was evacuating an injured skier when it fell from an altitude of 2,000 feet killing all 6 aboard.


   
Date:  January 16, 2017      Time: 0719
Location:  Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Operator:  My Cargo Airlines (ACT Airlines)
AC Type:  Boeing 747-412F
Reg:  TC-MCL         cn: 32897/1322
Aboard:  4   Fatalities: 4  Ground: 35
Route:  Hong Kong - Bishkiek - Istanbul
Details:  While approaching Bishkiek for a fuel stop, the cargo plane crashed past the end of the runway destroying 23 houses. Four crew members and 33 people were killed on the ground. THe weather at the time of the accident was freezing fog.

   
Date:  December 25 2016      Time: 0527
Location:  Near Adar, Russia
Operator:  Russian Air Force
AC Type:  Tupolev 154B-2
Reg:  RA-85572       cn: 83A-572
Aboard:  92   Fatalities: 92    Ground: 0
Route:  Chkalovsky AB -Ader - Latakia, Syria
Details:  The plane, carrying the Alexandrov Emsemble choir, reporters and service men, made a climbout out of Ader, turned back towards the coastline and crashed into the waters of the Black Sea about a mile offshore.
   
Date:  December 20, 2016      Time: 1723
Location:  Puerto Carreno, Colombia
Operator:  Aerosucre Colombia
AC Type:  Boeing 727-2JO
Reg:  HK-4544      cn: 21105/1158
Aboard:  6    Fatalities: 5   Ground: 0
Route:  Puerto Carreno - Bogota
Details:  After taking off on runway 24, the cargo jet failed to lift off properly, just cleared the perimeter fence, became airborne, turned to the right, lost altitude and crashed in an open field.

   
Date:  December 18, 2016      Time: 0610
Location:  Near Wamena, Papua, Indonesia
Operator:  Indonesian Air Force
AC Type:  Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Reg:  A-1134         cn: 4785
Aboard:  13    Fatalities: 13   Ground: 0
Route:  Timika - Warmera
Details:  The military plane crashed into mountainous terrain in an eastern section of the country while attempting to land at Warmera.


   
Date:  December 7, 2016      Time: 1620
Location:  Near Havlien, Pakistan
Operator:  Pakistan International Airlines       Flight: 661
AC Type:  ATR-42-500
Reg:  AP-BHO         cn: 663
Aboard:  48   Fatalities: 48  Ground: 0
Route:  Chitral - Islamabad
Details:  While en route, the crew made a mayday call reporting they lost one of two engines. Contact was lost and the plane soon after crashed into mountains near Abbottabad and Havelian. All 42 passengers and crew of 6 were killed.

   
Date:  December 3, 2016      Time: 1122
Location:  Near Tanjung Pinanga, Indonesia
Operator:  Indonesian Police
AC Type:  M28 Skytruck
Reg:  P-4201        
Aboard:  13   Fatalities: 13    Ground: 0
Route:  Pangkal Pinang - Batam Island
Details:  The Indonesian police aircraft crashed in the waters off Kabupaten Lingga, Riau Islands during a 1.5 hour scheduled flight.
   
Date:  November 28, 2016      Time: 2200
Location:  Near La Union, Colombia
Operator:  LAMIA Bolivia       Flight: 2933
AC Type:  Avro RJ-85
Reg:  CP-2933       cn: E-2348
Aboard:  77    Fatalities: 71   Ground: 0
Route:  Santa Cruz, Bolivia - Medellin,Colombia
Details:  The crew of the chartered passenger jet declared an emergency as it approached La Union, reporting they ran out of fuel and had an electrical failure. Soon after the plane impacted mountainous terrain approximately 22 miles south of Medellin. Members of the Brazilian Chapecoense soccer team were among those killed.


   
Date:  November 18, 2016      Time: 1915
Location:  Elko, Nevada
Operator:  American Medflight Inc.
AC Type:  Piper PA-31T Cheyenne
Reg:  N775F         cn: 31T-7920079
Aboard:  4    Fatalities: 4   Ground: 0
Route:  Elko- Salt Lake City
Details:  The medical transport plane crashed into the Barrik Gold Corp. parking lot  near a busy casino, motel, grocery store and senior housing complex shortly after taking off. A heart patient and three crew members were killed.


   
Date:  October 31, 2016      Time: 0830
Location:  Near Ilaga, Indonesia
Operator:  Trigana Air Service
AC Type:  de Havilland DCH-4T Caribou
Reg:  PK-SWW         cn: 303
Aboard:  4    Fatalities: 4  Ground: 0
Route:  Timik - Ilaga
Details:  The cargo plane carrying construction materials, hit the slope of a mountain in Iiaga Pass, 12 km south of Ilaga airport and disintegrated upon impact.

   
Date:  October 28,2016      Time: 1435
Location:  Chicago, Illinois
Operator:  American Airlines       Flight: 383
AC Type:  Boeing 767-323ER
Reg:  N345AN         cn: 33084
Aboard:  170    Fatalities: 0   Ground: 0
Route:  Chicago - Miami
Details:  The number two engine of the aircraft caught fire during the takeoff roll and takeoff was aborted. The aircraft was extensively damaged. Of the 161 passengers and 9 crew, 20 received minor injuries during the evacuation.


   
Date:  October 24, 2016      Time: 0720
Location:  Malta International Airport
Operator:  CAE Aviation
AC Type:  Swearingen SA277-AT Expditer
Reg:  N577MX       cn: AT-577
Aboard:  5    Fatalities: 5   Ground: 0
Route:  Malta-Luga - Malta-Luga
Details:  Shortly after taking off, the plane banked to the right, lost altitude and impacted the ground just past the airport. French ministry officials on board were attempting to trace routes of illicit trafficking both human and drug, leaving Libya.


   
Date:  October 13, 2016      Time: 2136
Location:  Near Winfield, British Columbia, Canada
Operator:  Norjet
AC Type:  Cessna 500 Citation I
Reg:  C-GTNG         cn: 500-0169
Aboard:  4    Fatalities: 4   Ground: 0
Route:  Kelowna, BC - Springbank, AB
Details:  The aircraft crashed about 8 minutes after taking off from Kelowna International Airport. There was no distress calls received prior to the crash. Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice killed along with three others.


   
Date:  August 31, 2016      Time: 1100
Location:  Russian Mission, Alaska
Operator:  Hageland Aviiation       Flight: 3190
AC Type:  Cessna 208 Grand Caravan
Reg:  N752RV         cn: 208B5088
Aboard:  5    Fatalities: 5   Ground: 1
Route:  Russian Mission- Marshall
Details:  A midair collision occurred between a Cessna 208 and a Piper PA-18 Super Cub just northwest of Russian Mission Airport. Three on the Cessna and 2 on the Piper were fatally injured. Rough terrain complicated removal of the victims.


   
Date:  August 5, 2016      Time: 1238
Location:  Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Operator:  Emirates       Flight: 521
AC Type:  Boeing 777-31H
Reg:  A6-EMW         cn: 32700/434
Aboard:  300    Fatalities: 0   Ground: 1
Route:  Thiruvanthapuram, India - Dubai, UAE
Details:  After being cleared to land, the crew informed Dubai tower they were going around. Immediately after being cleared to go-around, the aircraft impacted the runway, losing an engine and catching fire. The plane slid to a stop and all aboard evacuated the plane safely. One fire fighter was killed while fighting the fire.


   
Date:  July 22, 2016      
Location:  Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean
Operator:  Indian Air Force
AC Type:  Antonov 32
Reg:  K2743          cn: 0809
Aboard:  29   Fatalities: 29    Ground: 0
Route:  Chennai (Tambram AFB) - Port Blair
Details:  The aircraft went missing while on a 854 mile flight from Chennai to Port Blair. The flight was to take 3 hours. The last communication from the crew was 16 minutes after take off.
   
Date:  July 1, 2016       Time: 1130
Location:  Near Uyan, Russia
Operator:  Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations
AC Type:  Ilyushin 76TD
Reg:  RA-76840          cn: 1033417553
Aboard:  10   Fatalities: 10    Ground: 0
Route:  Irkutsk Fire Fighting
Details:  The aircraft was taking part in fire fighting in the region of Bayanday, when under unknown circumstances, it impact trees and crashed in a wooded area.


   
Date:  May 19, 2016       Time: 0249
Location:  175 miles off the Egyptian coast
Operator:  EgyptAir            Flight: 804
AC Type:  Airbus A320-232
Reg:  SU-GCC            cn: 2088
Aboard:  66   Fatalities: 66    Ground: 0
Route:  Paris - Cairo
Details:  The plane was en route from Paris to Cairo, flying at an altitude of 37,000 ft. when it made a sharp 90 degree turn to the left, followed by a 360 degree turn to the right as it lost altitude. The aircraft crashed into the Mediterranean Sea approximately 175 miles off the Egyptian coast.


   
Date:  May 18, 2016      Time: 1440
Location:  Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan
Operator:  Silk Way Airlines
AC Type:  Antonov An-12B
Reg:  4K-AZ25         cn: 3341209
Aboard:  9    Fatalities: 7   Ground: 0
Route:  Dwyer, Afghanistan - Mary Port Turkmenistan
Details:  The cargo plane crashed while attempting to takeoff. It was a civilian flight operated under a contract with the NATO mission.


   
Date:  April 29, 2016       Time: 1150
Location:  Sotra, Norway
Operator:  CHC Helikopter Service
AC Type:  Eurocopter EC225LP Super Puma M2+
Reg:  LN-OJF            cn: 2721
Aboard:  13   Fatalities: 13    Ground: 0
Route:  Gulflex B - Bergen
Details:  The helicopter crashed on the rocky shores of Skitholmen Island whle returning to Bergen from Oil platform Gullflex B. All 11 passengers and 2 pilots were killed. Several eyewitness accounts stated the main rotor separated from the helicopter before it crashed.


   
Date:  April 13, 2016       Time: 1420
Location:  Kiunga, Papua New Guinea
Operator:  Sunbird Aviation
AC Type:  Britten-Norman Islander
Reg:  P2-SBC            cn: 3010
Aboard:  12   Fatalities: 12    Ground: 0
Route:  Oksapmin – Kiungaraining
Details:  While on approach, the plane stalled and crased in a wooded area 1 km short of the runway. The accident took place in stormy weather.Three survived, but later died of their injuries. Possible engine failure.


   
   

 

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