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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.


   
Date:  April 4, 2016       Time: 1530
Location:  Near Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Operator:  Smoky Mountain Helicopters
AC Type:  Bell 206L
Reg:  N16760         cn: 45081
Aboard:  5    Fatalities: 5   Ground: 0
Route:  Sightseeing
Details:  The helicopter crashed in a wooded hillside while on a sightseeing flight.


   
Date:  March 29, 2016       Time: 1140
Location:  Magdelen Islands, Quebec, Canada
Operator:  Marquise Aviation Corp.
AC Type:  Mitsubishi MU-2B 60 Marquise
Reg:  N246W            cn: 1552S-A
Aboard:  7    Fatalities: 7    Ground: 0
Route:  Montreal - Iles-de-la-Magdelen
Details:  The plane crashed while on approach to Iles-de-la-Magdelen Airport in poor weather conditions. Former Canadian cabinet minister Jean Lapierre, his wife, 2 brothers and sister were among those killed. All five were on the way to a funeral for Lapierre's father.


   
Date:  March 19, 2016       Time: 0341
Location:  Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Operator:  Flydubai       Flight: 981
AC Type:  Boeing 737-8KN (WL)
Reg:  A6-FDN            cn: 40241/3517
Aboard:  62   Fatalities: 62    Ground: 0
Route:  Dubai - Rostov
Details:  At 2237, at Rostov-on-Don, the crew aborted a landing attempt to Runway 22 due to poor weather conditions. The plane was instructed to enter a holding pattern at 15,000 feet where it remained for a little under two hours. During a second landing attempt, at 3.4 miles from the runway and an altitude of 1,500 feet the crew executed a second go around and climbed to 3,975 feet, after which, the plane went out of control in a nose down attitude and hit the runway at high rate of speed and disintegrated. All 55 passengers and crew of 7 were killed.


   
Date:  March 15, 2016       Time: 1430
Location:  Fatima Pastaza, Ecuador
Operator:  Military - Ecuador Army
AC Type:  IAI Attava 201      
Reg:  E-206            cn: 090
Aboard:  22   Fatalities: 22    Ground: 0
Route:  Training
Details:  The crew was conducting sky diving exercises when, an hour into the flight they radioed they were returning to base due to deuterating weather conditions. Shortly thereafter the plane went out of control and crashed in a wooded area. Nineteen passengers and the 3 pilots were killed.


   
Date:  March 9, 2016       Time: 0905
Location:  Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Operator:  True Aviation Ltd.
AC Type:  Antonov AN-26      
Reg:  S2-AGZ            cn: 13408
Aboard:  4   Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Cox's Bazar - Jessore
Details:  The cargo plane, carrying shrimp, crashed less than 5 minutes after taking off from Cox's Bazar Airport. The pilot declaired an emergency and tried to return to the airport but crashed into the shallow waters of the Bay of Bengal just offshore.


   
Date:  February 26, 2016       Time:1305
Location:  250 miles northwest of Kathmandu, Nepalx
Operator:  Kasthamandap Airlines       
AC Type:  PAC 750XL      
Reg:  9N-AJB        cn: 160
Aboard:  11    Fatalities: 2    Ground: 0
Route:  Nepalganj - Jumla
Details:  The plane went into a steep descent and crashed onto a field in the mountains of the Kalikot district. The plane was reported to be trying to make an emergency landing. Both the pilot and copilot were killed and nine passengers were injured.


   
Date:  February 24, 2016       Time: 0815
Location:  Dana, Nepal
Operator:  Tara Air     Flight: 193
AC Type:  de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 400
Reg:  9N-AHH       cn: 926
Aboard:  23    Fatalities: 23    Ground: 8
Route:  Pokhara - Jomsom
Details:  The plane crashed in the mountainous northern region of Nepal half-way through a 20 minute flight to Jomsom. The plane was relatively new. There was wind and dense fog at the time of the accident.


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Date:  February 18, 2016       Time: 1025
Location:  Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Operator:  Genesis Aviation       
AC Type:  Bell 206B Jet Ranger
Reg:  N80918      cn: 2687
Aboard:  5    Fatalities: 1    Ground: 0
Route:  Sightseeing
Details:  The helicopter was making an approach to land when it crashed into Pearl Harbor. A 16 year old by died 4 days after the accident.

   
Date:  February 2, 2016       Time: 0020
Location:  Near Mogadishu, Somalia
Operator:  Daallo Airlines       Flight: 3159
AC Type:  Airbus A321-111
Reg:  SX-BHS      cn: 642
Aboard:  72    Fatalities: 1    Ground: 0
Route:  Mogadishu - Djibouti
Details:  Shortly after leaving Mogadishu Airport a loud bang was heard in the cabin. There was a loss of pressurization and the plane made an emergency landing back at the airport. A large hole was observed in the side of the fuselage. A bomb containing TNT was detonated in the cabin. The bomber was sucked out of the plane and killed.

   
Date:  January 8, 2016       Time: 0020
Location:  Akkajaure Lake, Norrbotten, Sweden
Operator:  West Air Sweden       Flight: 294
AC Type:  Canadair CRJ-200
Reg:  SE-DUX      cn: 7010
Aboard:  2    Fatalities: 2    Ground: 0
Route:  Oslo – Tromsø
Details:  While en route, the crew of the cargo plan sent a unintelligible mayday message. The plane went into a near vertical dive and disintegrated on impact with the ground.

   
Date:  December 24, 2015       Time: 0835
Location:  Mbuji, Congo
Operator:  Services Air
AC Type:  Airbus A-310-304F
Reg:  9Q-CVH       cn: 413
Aboard:  4    Fatalities: 0    Ground: 8
Route:  Lubumbashi - Mbuji-Mayi
Details:  While landing at Mbuji-Mayi Airport, the cargo plane overran the runway and crashed into several houses killing 8 people on the ground.

   
Date:  December 22, 2015       Time: 0940
Location:  Delhi, India
Operator:  Border Security Force
AC Type:  Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Reg:  VT-BSA      cn: BB-1485
Aboard:  10    Fatalities: 10   Ground: 0
Route:  Delhi - Ranchi
Details:  Shortly after taking off, the pilot indicated they wanted to return to the airport. Soon after, the aircraft impacted terrain near Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport.

   

 

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