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Date:  May 29,2022     Time: 1010
Location:  Near Lete Pass
Operator:  Tara Air
AC Type:  de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Reg.:  9N-AET      cn: 619
Aboard:  22   Fatalities: 22      Ground: 0
Route:  Pokhara - Jomsom
Details: 

The commuter plane crashed while on a flight to a Himalayan tourist resort. Ninteen passengers and 3 crew were killed.

 
Date:  May 11, 2022    
Location:  Nanga Eboko, Cameroon
Operator:  Caverton Aviation
AC Type:  DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 Viking
Reg.:  TJ-TIM      cn: 934
Aboard:  11  Fatalities: 11      Ground: 0
Route:  Yaounde - Dompta Airstrip
Details:  The aircraft, carrying Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) personnel, crashed into a forest.
 
Date:  December 27, 2021    Time: 1914
Location:  El Cajon, California
Operator:  Med Jet
AC Type:  Learjet 35A
Reg.:  N880Z       cn: 35A-591
Aboard:  4   Fatalities: 4      Ground: 0
Route:  Santa Ana - El Cajon
Details: 

The air ambulance flight was completing a turn for its final approach to runway 27R at San Diego-Gillespie Field when it crashed into a residential area of El Cajon, San Diego, 2.5 km east of the runway threshold and burst into flames. Prior to the crash, the flight crew requested the runway lights to be turned up, to which the controller replied that "they are at 100% now." All four people aboard were killed. Preliminary indications are the pilot requested a last-minute change to a visual approach on an east-to-west runway. The maneuvers the pilot needed to perform to make such a landing was needlessly complicated and dangerous, requiring a sharp bank while flying low to the ground.

 
Date:  November 5, 2021    Time: 1830
Location:  Piedade de Caratinga, Brazil
Operator:  PEC Aero Taxi
AC Type:  Beechcraft C90B King Air
Reg.:  PT-ONJ      cn: LJ-1087
Aboard:  5   Fatalities: 5      Ground:0
Route:  Goiânia-Santa Genoveva - Piedade de  Caratinga
Details:  While attempting to land at Caratinga-Ubaporanga Airport, the aircraft hit power lines and crashed on the grounds of a waterfall. Both pilots and 3 passengeres were killed. Among those killed was popular Brazilian singer Marilia Mendonca.
 
Date:  October 10, 2021    Time: 09:10
Location:  Menzelink, Russia
Operator:  DOSAAF
AC Type:  Let L-410UVP-E3
Reg.:  RF-94591       cn: 871826
Aboard:  16   Fatalities: 22    Ground: 16
Route: Menzelink - Menzelink
Details:  The aircraft, carrying parachutists, lost the no. 1 engine shortly after taking off. The crew attempted to return to the airport but descended and impacted the ground. Fourteen parachutists along with both pilots were killed.
 
Date:  September 12, 2021    Time: 2315
Location:  Kazachinskoye , Russia
Operator:  Aeroservice/SiLA
AC Type:  Let L-410UVP-E20
Reg.:  RA67042       cn: 2916
Aboard:  16   Fatalities: 4    Ground: 0
Route: Irkutsk - Kazachinskoye 
Details:  The aircraft was on it's second approach in heavy fog when it crashed.
 
Date:  July 6, 2021    Time: 15:00
Location:  Palana, Russia
Operator:  Kamchatka Aviation Enterprise      Flight: 251
AC Type:  Antonov An 26B-100
Reg.:  RA-26085       cn: 12310
Aboard:  28   Fatalities: 28      Ground: 0
Route:  Petropavlovsk - Palana
Details:  The passenger plane crashed into the top of a cliff while attempting to land in inclement weather. The debris fell into the sea. Contact was lost with the plane 10 minutes before it was to land.
Date:  June 10, 2021    Time: 0800
Location:  Near Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar
Operator:  Military - Myanmar Air Force
AC Type:  Beechcraft 1900D
Reg.:  4610       cn: UE-325
Aboard:  14   Fatalities: 12    Ground: 0
Route:  Naypyidaw - Anisakan
Details:  The plane was carrying military personnel and monks when it crashed about 300 meters from a steel plant in the Mandalay region. The plane was attempting to land in poor weather conditions and broke into three pieces.
Date:  May 21, 2021    Time: 1800
Location:  Near Kaduna, Nigeria
Operator:  Military - Nigerian Air Force
AC Type:  Beechcraft B300 King Air 350i
Reg.:  NAF203       cn: FL-891
Aboard:  11   Fatalities: 11    Ground: 0
Details:  While on final approach, in poor weather conditions, the aircraft crashed and burst into flames less than 10 km from Kaduna Airport. All 11 occupants were killed, incuding General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Staff of the Nigerian Army.
 
Date:  May 12, 2021    Time: 1023
Location:  Near Denver, Colorado
Operator:  Key Lime Air     Flight: KG970
AC Type:  Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
Reg.:  N280KL       cn: TC-280
Aboard:  1   Fatalities: 0      Ground: 0
Route:  Saldina - Denver
Details:  The cargo plane collided with a privately owned Cirrus S22 (N416DJ) approximately four miles north of Denver-continental Airport while on approach. The Cirrus pilot activated the rescue parachute and landed safely. The Key Lime pilot reported problems with the right engine but landed safely.
 
Date:  March 28, 2021    Time: 1835
Location:  Near Butte, Alaska
Operator:  Soloy Helicopters  
AC Type:  Eurocopter AS350B3 Ecureuil
Reg.:  N351SH       cn: 4598
Aboard:  6   Fatalities: 5      Ground: 0
Route:  Sightseeing Charter
Details:  The sightseeing helicopter crashed after missing the top of a 6,000 ft mountain by just 10 - 15 ft. The crash site was near Knik glacier. The pilot, and four others were killed including Czech billionaire Petr Kellner.
 
Date:  March 2, 2021    Time: 1705
Location:  Pieri, Sudan
Operator:  South Sudan Supreme Airlines        
AC Type:  Let L-410UVP-E
Reg.:  HK-4274      cn: 902525
Aboard:  10   Fatalities: 10      Ground: 0
Route:  Pieri - Yuai
Details:  One of the engines on the aircraft failed 10 minutes after takeof. When the plane turned back, the second engine failed.
 
Date:  Jan 9,2021    Time: 1440
Location:  Near Jakarta, Indonesia
Operator:  Sriwijaya Air       Flight: SJ182
AC Type:  Boeing 737-524
Reg.:  PK-CLC      cn: 27323/2616
Aboard:  62   Fatalities: 62?      Ground: 0
Route:  Jakarta - Pontianak
Details:  Sriwijaya Air flight 182 was climbing through 10,900 ft., 11 nm north of Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, over the Java Sea when radar and radio contact was lost. The aircraft then lost height rapidly and impacted the Java Sea. Debris was located near Lancang Island.
 
Date:  September 25, 2020     Time: 2050
Location:  Near Chuguev, Ukraine
Operator:  Military - Ukraine Air Force
AC Type:  Antonov An26SH
Reg.:  76 yellow       cn:5608
Aboard:  27   Fatalities: 26    Ground: 0
Route:  Training
Details:  The military transport, crashed 1.2 miles from Chuguev air base. The plane was carrying cadets from a nearby air force university on a training flight. The crew may have reported failure of an engine prior to the accident.
 
Date:  August 22, 2020     Time: 0840
Location:  Juba, South Sudan
Operator:  South West Aviaiton       
AC Type:  Antonov 26B
Reg.:  EX-126       cn: 11508
Aboard:  8     Fatalities: 7    Ground: 0
Route:  Juba - Wau
Details:  The cargo plane lost height shortly after departure from Juba Airport and impacted a farm near Hai Referendum about 3nm southwest of the airport. One passenger survived in critical condition. The plane was chartered by the World Food Program to transport supplies and wages to Wau and Aweil.
 
Date:  August 7, 2020    Time: 1914
Location:  Calicut, India
Operator:  Air India Exppress         Flight: IX344
AC Type:  Boeing 737-8HG
Reg.:  VT-AXH      cn: 36323/2108
Aboard:  190   Fatalities: 20      Ground: 0
Route:  Dubai - Calicut
Details:  The flight IX344 suffered a runway excursion while landing at Kozhikode-Calicut Airport in heavy rain. The nose section separated from the fuselage after going down a steep slope at the end of the runway. Sixteen passengers, the pilot and copilot were killed. Low visibility, wet runway, low cloud base and poor braking action possibly contributed to the accident.
 
Date:  May 22,2020    Time: 1440
Location:  Karachi, Pakistan
Operator:  Pakistan International Airlines       Flight: PK8303
AC Type:  Airbus A320-214
Reg.:  AP-BLD      cn: 2274
Aboard:  99   Fatalities: 97      Ground: 1
Route:  Lahore - Karachi
Details: 

While landing, the aircraft scraped the runway three times. After the third impact, the pilot took the plane into the air. During his attempt to land, the engines oil tanks and fuel pumps were damaged. The plane managed to climb to 1,800 feet. The damage led to the loss of both engines. The crew declared a Mayday. The aircraft then descended fast, almost plunging. The plane impacted a residential area called Model Colony, featuring concrete multistory buildings, 0.74 miles short of runway 25L.

 
Date:  March 29, 2020     Time: 2000
Location:  Manila, Philippines
Operator:  Lion Air Inc.
AC Type:  IAI 1124A Westwind II
Reg.:  RP-C5880       cn: 353
Aboard:  8   Fatalities: 8    Ground: 0
Route:  Manila - Tokyo
Details:  The air ambulance crashed on takeoff from runway 24 at Ninoy Aquino International Airport while conducting a medical evacuatiion flight. The plane was carrying three medical personnel, three flight crew, a patient and a companion, a senator and head of the Philippine Red Cross, 

 

 

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