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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, 
 
Date:  February 5, 2020     Time: 1820
Location:  Istanbul, Turkey
Operator:  Pegasus Airlines       Flight: PC2193
AC Type:  Boeing 737-86J
Reg.:  TC-IZK       cn: 37742
Aboard:  177   Fatalities: 3    Ground: 0
Route:  Izmir - Istanbul
Details:  While landing during high winds and heavey rain on runway 06, the plane suffered a runway excursion. The aircraft overran the runway, went down an embankment and impacted the airport perimeter wall breaking in three. The aircraft came to rest about 20 m below the runway elevation. The last recorded ground speed was 74 mph as the aircraft crossed the perimeter stop way.
 
Date:  January 26,2020    Time: 0947
Location:  Calabasas, California
Operator:  Island Express Holdings Corp
AC Type:  Sikorsky S-76B
Reg.:  N72EX      cn:760379
Aboard:  9   Fatalities: 9      Ground: 0
Route:  Santa Ana - Camarillo
Details:  Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among nine people killed when their helicoppter crashed in hilly terrain in Calabasas, California. The pilot had to obtain Special VFR clearance to transition through Burbank. Conditions were poor for visual flight rules with heavy fog in the area. The debris field was between 500 and 600 ft. The helicopter was not carrying a cockpit voice recorder or flight data recorder nor was it required to do so.Link to tower - accident aircraft conversation
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Date:  January 8,2020    Time: 0618
Location:  Near, Shahriah, Iran
Operator:  Ukraine International Airlines       Flight: PS752
AC Type:  Boeing 737-8KV WL
Reg.:  UR-PSR      cn: 38124/5977
Aboard:  176   Fatalities: 176      Ground: 0
Route:  Tehran - Kiev
Details:  The plane took off from Tehran International Airport at 06:11. After reaching 20 km from the airport and at an altitude of 7,900 ft. the plane suddenly crashed to the ground. The aircraft disintegrated leaving a 300 m long path of wreckage. The plane was accidentally shot down by a surface-to-air missile by the Iranian military. Fifty-seven of the passengers were Canadian citizens.  Direct flights between Iran and Canada were prohibited due to sanctions and many students and faculty were returning via Kiev to Canadian universities after the Christmas break. A misaligned missile battery, miscommunication between troops and their commanders and a decision to fire without authorization all led to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner.
 
Date:  January 2, 2020    Time:
Location:  Geneina, Sudan
Operator:  Sudanese Air Force
AC Type:  Antonov An12-A
Reg.:        cn: 2340606
Aboard:  18     Fatalities: 18     Ground: 0
Route:  Geneina - Khartoum
Details:  The aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from the airport, killing alll 18 occupants, including three children. The aircraft was returning to Khartoum after delivering medical aid.
 
Date:  December 9, 2019    Time: 1813
Location:  Drake Passage off the tip of South America
Operator:  Military - Chilean Military
AC Type:  Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Reg.:  990    
Aboard:  38   Fatalities: 38     Ground: 0
Route:  Punta Arrenas - Antarctica
Details:  The military cargo plane went missing and presumed crashed while en route to an Antarctic base. All 21 passenger and 17 crew are presumed killed.
 
Date:  November 24, 2019    Time: 0915
Location:  Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo
Operator:  Busy Bee Congo
AC Type:  Dornier 228-201
Reg.:  9S-GNH       cn: 8030
Aboard:  19   Fatalities: 19     Ground: 7
Route:  Goma - Beni
Details:  The passenger plane crashed about a minute after taking off from Goma Airport into the Mapendo neighborhood, killing 17 passengers, two crew on board and 7 on the ground.
 
 
Date:  October 17, 2019    Time: 1740
Location:  Unalaska, Alaska
Operator:  Peninsula Airways
AC Type:  Saab 2000
Reg.:  N686PA      cn: 017
Aboard:  42   Fatalities: 1      Ground: 0
Route:  Anchorage - Unalaska
Details:  While attempting to land at Unalaska -Tom Madsen Airport, the passenger plane overran the runway, crossed a road and came to a stop just short of plunging into Dutch Harbor. Propeller blades from the No.1 engine detached and penetrated the fuselage. Two people were critically injured, one dying from his injuries the next day. Ten members of the Cordova High School swim team were on board but were uninjured.
 
 
Date:  Deccember 27, 2019    Time: 0722
Location:  Almaty, Kazakhstan
Operator:  Bek Air       Flight: Z9-2100
AC Type:  Fokker 100
Reg.:  UP-F1007      cn: 11496
Aboard:  98   Fatalities: 12      Ground: 0
Route:  Almaty - Nur-Sultan
Details:  While taking off, the tail of the plane struck the runway twice, the aircraft lost altitude, went through a perimeter fence and crashed into a two-story building 700 meters from the end of the runway. There was no fire.
 
 

 

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