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Date:  June 28, 2017      Time: 1015
Location:  Mount Gambier, South Australia
Operator:  Angel Flight
AC Type:  Socata TB1-10 Tobago
Reg:  VH-YTM         cn: 1518
Aboard:  3   Fatalities: 3  Ground: 0
Route:  Suttontown - Adelaide
Details:  The medical flight crashed 3 km south of Mount Gambier Airport in heavy fog. The plane had just taken off and was bound for Adelaide with a patient and her daughter. Angel Flight is used to help people in rural areas access medical treatment.

   
Date:  June 7, 2017      Time: 1335
Location:  Off Dawei, Myanmar
Operator:  Myanmar Air Force      
AC Type:  Shaanxi Y-8F-200W
Reg:  5820             cn: ?
Aboard:  122   Fatalities: 122   Ground: 0
Route:  Myeik - Yangon
Details:  The transport plane carrying military personnel and their familiies, left Myeik for a return trip to Yangon. The aircraft was at FL 180 when contact by air traffic control was lost 29 minutes into the flight. The plane crashed about 20 miles west of Dawei in the Andaman Sea. There were 108 passengers and a crew of 14 aboard.


   
Date:  May 27, 2017      Time: 1402
Location:  Tenzing, Nepal
Operator:  Summit Air      Flight: 409
AC Type:  Let L-410UVP-E20
Reg:  9N-AKY             cn: 2917
Aboard:  3    Fatalities: 2   Ground: 0
Route:  Kathmandu - Tenzling
Details:  The cargo plane crashed short of the runway threshhold whille attempting to land at Lukla-Tenzing Airport, coming to rest on a steep wooded area close to the airport perimeter fence. Both the pilot and copilot were killed.


   
Date:  May 15, 2017      Time: 1530
Location:  Carlstadt,, New Jersey
Operator:  A&C Big Sky Aviation
AC Type:  Learjet 35A-452
Reg:  N452DA         cn: 35A-452
Aboard:  2   Fatalities: 2  Ground: 0
Route:  Philadelphia, PA -Carlstadt, NJ
Details:  While on approach to Teteboro Airport, the aircraft impacted the ground, 3,200 ft short of runway 01, crashing into industrial buildings and catching fire. Both pilots were killed.

   
Date:  May 5, 2017      Time: 0653
Location:  Charleston, West Virginia
Operator:  Air Cargo Carriers
AC Type:  Shorts 300-200
Reg:  N334AC         cn: SH-3029
Aboard:  2   Fatalities: 2  Ground: 0
Route:  Louisville - Charleston
Details:  The cargo plane was destroyed when it crashed while attempting to land on runway 05 at Charleston Yeager Airport. After touching down hard, the aircraft when off the left side of the runway and fell into a wooded ravine.

   
Date:  April 18, 2017      Time: 1200
Location:  Near Pulumur,Tunceli Provence, Turkey
Operator:  Military - Emniyet Genel
AC Type:  Sikorsky S-70A Black Hawk
Reg:  ?             cn: ?
Aboard:  12    Fatalities: 12   Ground: 0
Route:  ?
Details:  The helicopter crashed 10 minutes after taking off in adverse weather conditions which included heavy rain and fog. The helicopter was carrying 7 policemen, a judge, a soldier and 3 crew members.


   
Date:  April 18, 2017      Time:
Location:  Ma'rib Provence, Yemen
Operator:  Military - Saudi Armed Forces
AC Type:  Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk
Reg:        cn: ?
Aboard:  12    Fatalities: 12   Ground: 0
Route:  ?
Details:  The Black Hawk helicopter was shot dow by a Pantir S1 surface to air missile in Yemen by friendly fire.
   
Date:  March 10, 2017      Time: 1120
Location:  Istanbul, Turkey
Operator:  Swan Aviation
AC Type:  Sikorsky S-76C
Reg:  TC-HEZ         cn: 760717
Aboard:  7   Fatalities: 7  Ground: 0
Route:  Istanbul - Bozuyuk
Details:  The helicopter crashed on a highway after hitting a TV tower, six minutes after taking off. The helicopter was carrying an executive of the Eczacibasi group of companies, four of his Russian guests and two pilots.

   
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-Luqa
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.


   

 

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