23 March – Shortly after takeoff from Mogadishu International Airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, during the Battle of Mogadishu, a TransAVIAexport Airlines Ilyushin Il-76 (NATO reporting name "Candid") cargo aircraft experiences an engine problem. While it attempts to return to the airport, one of its wings explodes, separates from the aircraft, and falls into the Indian Ocean. The aircraft crashes on the outskirts of Mogadishu, killing all 11 people on board. The Government of Somalia claims that the crash was an accident, while the Government of Belarus and at least one eyewitness say that a surface-to-air missile shot the Il-76 down.
1 June – A Tanzania People's Defence Forces passenger plane (reg JW9036) developed dual engine failure as the pilot manoeuvred to land at Dodoma airport, the pilot, Lieutenant Colonel S.M. Mayenga, said, and crash landed in the Kizota area of Dodoma. All thirteen people aboard survived. , 
4 June – Authorities are searching for two pilots and four doctors from an organ transplant team whose plane went down Monday afternoon in Lake Michigan shortly after the pilot signaled an emergency. 
24 June – During the Galway Air Show in Galway, Ireland, the door from a hovering Royal Air Force helicopter detaches and falls into a large crowd below, injuring three people on the ground.
25 June – Search-and-rescue teams combed the jungles of southern Cambodia after a passenger plane with 22 people on board crashed Monday while flying between two popular tourist destinations, officials said. 
27 June – The pilot of a twin engine, nine-seat Golden Wings Charter aircraft walked away from a low impact crash at the Airport Industrial Park Wednesday, according to authorities whose emergency systems sprang into high gear once the alert was received. 
28 June – A Boeing 737 aircraft with the number plate D2-TBP, of the Angolan Airlines that was flying the Luanda/M`banza, Congo/Negage/Luanda route, crashed Thursday in M’banza Congo city (northern Zaire province), killing six and injuring a number still to be established, ANGOP learned. 
29 June – The plane of the Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast Guillaume Soro was attacked by unknown Friday morning with the airport of Bouaké (center), an act insulated which made at least four died, but saved Mr. Soro, and thrown a cold on the process of reconciliation in progress in the country. Ivory Coast Prime Minister Guillaume Soro survived a rocket attack on his plane after it landed at an airport in the central town of Bouake, said spokesman Issa Doumbia. Guillaume Soro and her collaborators who precipitate in the vehicles chartered to convoy them dare-dare with the secretariat of the new Forces. , , 
A pilot attempting to return to the air after his small plane ran out of room on a wet runway slammed into a house in Arkansas Saturday, killing himself and a woman inside the home. 
A small plane SABRE Lithium matriculation XASMR of ten seats, originating of Monterrey Nuevo Leo'n, piloted by its proprietor Daniel Reedbeds Insipid, confused to a flank of the airport Plan of Guadalupe. 
7 August – A missile lands, but does not explode, in the Georgian-government-controlled village of Tsitelubani, Georgia. Georgia claims that two Russian jets violated its airspace and fired the missile, targeting a nearby Georgian radar outpost, while Russian and South Ossetian authorities accuse Georgia of staging a false flag operation in order to provoke tension in the region. Two investigative groups from North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) countries report that the jet which fired the missile entered Georgian airspace from Russia, but a Russian investigation rejects this conclusion.
4 October – An Antonov An-26 [9Q-COS] from Africa One / El Sam Airlift and charted by Malift Aircrashes shortly after taking off from the Kinshasa-N’Djili Airport, Congo. The airplane bound for Tshikapam crashed on the outskirt of Kinshasa killing 21 on board (1 crew survived) and at least 28 on the ground. This accident forced the Congolese minister of transportation to resign.