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Date:  May 4, 2019      Time: 2143
Location:  Miami, Florida
Operator:  Miami Air International    Flight: 293
AC Type:  Boeing 737-81Q
Reg:  N732MA     cn: 30618/830
Aboard:  143 Fatalities: 0    Ground: 0
Route:  Guantanamo - Miami
Details:  Upon landing, the aircraft overran the runway and came to rest in the shallow waters of the St. Johns River. At the time of landing, there was thunderstorm activity in the area. There were no fatalities. Twenty-one people were injured.

   
Date:  April 16, 2019      Time: 1100
Location:  Puerto Montt, Chile
Operator:  Archipelagos Service Aereos
AC Type:  Pilatus-Britten Norman BN-2B-27 Islander
Reg:  CC-CYR      cn: 2169
Aboard:  6     Fatalities: 6   Ground: 0
Route:  Puerto Montt - Ayacara
Details:  While the aircraft was in the initial climb, plane lost height and crashed in flames into a house located in a residential area about 400 meters from the airfield.

   
Date:  March 10, 2019      Time: 0844
Location:  Near Bishoftu, Ethiopia
Operator:  Ethiopian Airlines       Flight: 302
AC Type:  Boeing 737 Max 8
Reg:  ET-AVJ       cn: 63450/7243
Aboard:  157     Fatalities: 157   Ground: 0
Route:  Addis Ababa - Nairobi
Details:  The internationally scheduled airliner crashed 6 minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa-Bole Airport. The pilot sent out a distress call and was given clearance to return to the airport. The crash site, some 31 miles southeast of the airport, contained a smoky crater with small pieces of wreckage. All 149 passenger and crew of 8 were killed.

   
Date:  March 9, 2019      Time: 1040
Location:  Vereda La Bendicion, Colombia
Operator:  Laser Aereo Colombia
AC Type:  Douglas DC-3
Reg:  HK-2494      cn: 33105/16357
Aboard:  14    Fatalities: 14      Ground: 0
Route:  San Jose - Villavicencio
Details:  While on approach to land, the crew contacted ATC and declared an emergency after which the airplane crashed in flames in a palm grove, 35 km south of La Vanguardia Airport.

   
Date:  February 23. 2019      Time: 1245
Location:  Near Houston, Texas
Operator:  Atlas Air serving Amazon    Flight: 3591
AC Type:  Boeing 767-375ER
Reg:  N1217A     cn: 25865
Aboard:  3  Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Miami - Houston
Details:  ATC lost radar contact with the cargo jet when it was 30 miles southeast of George Bush International Airport. The plane crashed into Trinity Bay and broke apart in muddy water about 5 feet deep.

   
Date:  February 3, 2019      Time: 1345
Location:  Yorba Linda, California
Operator:  Private
AC Type:  Cessna 414A Challenger
Reg:  N414Rs      cn: 414A0821
Aboard:  1    Fatalities: 1      Ground: 4
Route: 
Details:  The plane took off from nearby Fullerton Municipal Airport, climbed to 7,800 feet and then began a rapid descent crashing into a residence killing 4 and injuring 2. A dash cam which captured the plane in a dive suggests the aircraft broke up in midair.

   
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.

   

 

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