List of accidents and incidents involving airliners by airline (A–C)

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JetBlue Airways Flight 292 making an emergency landing in September 2005 with its nose landing gear turned sideways.

This list of accidents and incidents involving airliners by airline summarizes airline accidents by airline company with flight number, location, date, aircraft type, and cause.

This list is dynamic and by no means complete!

While all of the incidents in this list are noteworthy, not all the incidents listed involved fatalities.

A[edit]

AAXICO Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
N51424 off Pensacola April 2, 1955 Curtiss C-46A Mobile–Macon Weather
N5140B Abilene September 2, 1959 Curtiss C-46A Abilene–Fort Worth Mechanical failure
Flight 1422 near Seattle April 23, 1965 Douglas DC-6A Seattle–Ogden CFIT, pilot error
Adam Air
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 574 Indonesia January 1, 2007 Boeing 737-400 Surabaya–Manado Pilot error
Flight 172 Indonesia February 21, 2007 Boeing 737-300 Jakarta–Surabaya Excessive sink rate
ADC Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 86 Ejirin near Lagos, Nigeria November 7, 1996 Boeing 727-200 Port Harcourt–Lagos ATC error and pilot error: loss of control after collision evasion[1]
Flight 53 Abuja October 29, 2006 Boeing 737-200 Abuja–Sokoto (disputed)
Aer Lingus
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 712 Wexford March 24, 1968 Vickers Viscount 803 Cork–London Structural failure
Flight 132 Logan Int'l Airport June 9, 2005 Airbus A330 Boston–Shannon ATC error
AerianTur-M
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight ER-26068 Balad, Iraq January 9, 2007 Antonov An-26 Adana–Balad Undetermined
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Aerolinee Itavia
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 870 Ustica June 27, 1980 Douglas DC-9-15 Shot down
Aeroméxico
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 498 Cerritos, California August 31, 1986 Douglas DC-9-32 Mid-air collision
Aeroperú
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 772 Juliaca October 25, 1988 Fokker F28 1000
Flight 603 Peru October 2, 1996 Boeing 757-200 Lima–Santiago Instrumentation failure
Aerosvit–Ukrainian Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 241 Thessaloniki December 17, 1997 Yakovlev Yak-42 Pilot error
Afriqiyah Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 771 Libya May 12, 2010 Airbus A330-200 Johannesburg–Tripoli Pilot error
Air Algérie
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 6289 Tamanghasset March 6, 2003 Boeing 737-200 Tamanrasset–Noumerate Engine explosion
Flight 5017 near Aguelhok, Mali July 24, 2014 McDonnell Douglas MD-83 Ouagadougou-Algiers Under investigation (unexplained disappearance)
AirAsia
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 104 Kota Kinabalu November 7, 2004 Boeing 737 Runway overrun
Flight 5218 Kuching Airport January 10, 2011 Airbus A320-200 Kuala Lumpur-Kuching Runway overrun
Airblue
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 202 Margalla Hills, Pakistan July 28, 2010 Airbus A321 Karachi–Islamabad Violation of procedure, poor CRM
Air Canada incl. TCA
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
TCA Flight 3 British Columbia April 28, 1947 Lockheed 18-08A Lodestar Lethbridge–Vancouver Unexplained disappearance
TCA Flight 9 Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan April 8, 1954 Canadair C-4-1 Argonaut Winnipeg–Calgary Mid-air collision with RCAF Harvard
TCA Flight 304 Flat Rock, Michigan July 9, 1956 Vickers Viscount Chicago–Montreal Mechanical failure, propeller separation
TCA Flight 810-9 Chilliwack, British Columbia December 9, 1956 Canadair DC-4M2 North Star Vancouver–Mud Bay–Abbotsford–Cultus Lake–Calgary Engine fire, weather, CFIT
TCA Flight 455 RCAF Bagotville October 10, 1962 Vickers Viscount 757 Sept Îles–Bagotville Runway collision with a RCAF CF-101B
TCA Flight 861 London Heathrow Airport November 6, 1963 Douglas DC-8-54F London–Montreal Pilot error, aborted takeoff, runway overrun
TCA Flight 831 Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec November 29, 1963 Douglas DC-8-54F Montreal–Toronto Unknown. Possibly: pitot ice, VG fail or runaway trim
Flight 621 Toronto July 5, 1970 Douglas DC-8-63 Montreal–Toronto–Los Angeles Pilot error
Flight 189 Toronto June 26, 1978 Douglas DC-9-32 Toronto–Winnipeg Mechanical failure
Flight 797 Cincinnati June 2, 1983 Douglas DC-9-32 Dallas–Toronto–Montreal In-flight fire
Flight 143 Gimli, Manitoba July 23, 1983 Boeing 767-200 Montreal–Ottawa–Edmonton Insufficient amount of fuel loaded for the flight
Air China
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 905 Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport October 28, 1998 Boeing 737-300 Beijing–Kunming–Yangon Hijacking
Flight 129 Busan April 15, 2002 Boeing 767-200ER Beijing–Busan CFIT
Air Florida
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 90 Washington, D.C. January 13, 1982 Boeing 737-200 Tampa–Fort Lauderdale Pilot error, wing icing
Air France
Air India
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 245 Mont Blanc November 3, 1950 Lockheed L-749A Constellation Bombay–London Heavy weather
Flight VT-DEP Natuna Islands April 11, 1955 Lockheed L-749A Constellation Airliner bombing
Flight 101 Mont Blanc January 24, 1966 Boeing 707-400 Delhi–Beirut–Geneva Pilot error
Flight 855 Mumbai January 1, 1978 Boeing 747-200B Bombay–Dubai Instrument malfunction
Flight 403 Mumbai June 21, 1982 Boeing 707-420 Kuala–Bombay Bad weather
Flight 182 Atlantic Ocean June 23, 1985 Boeing 747-200B Montreal–London–Delhi–Bombay Terrorist bombing
Air India Express
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 812 Mangalore International Airport May 22, 2010 Boeing 737-800 Dubai–Mangalore Pilot error
Air Inter
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 148 Strasbourg January 20, 1992 Airbus A320 Pilot error
Air Kazakhstan
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 1907 Delhi November 12, 1996 Ilyushin Il-76 Shymkent–New Delhi Mid-air collision
Air Koryo
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
P-551 Pyongyang Sunan International Airport August 15, 2006 Tupolev Tu-154B Beijing–Pyongyang Runway overrun
Unknown Sunan International Airport August 15, 2006 Ilyushin Il-62M Beijing–Pyongyang Hard landing
P-633 Vladivostok International Airport March 1, 2013 Tupolev Tu-204-100B Pyongyang–Vladivostok Runway overrun
Airlink
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Unknown Between Gasmata & Kandrian,
West New Britain,
Papua New Guinea
March 30, 2007 Unknown at present Undetermined
Air Midwest
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 5481 Charlotte, North Carolina January 8, 2003 Beechcraft 1900D Maintenance error
Air New Zealand
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 901 Mount Erebus, Antarctica November 28, 1979 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 CFIT
Flight 2279 New Zealand February 8, 2008 Jetstream J32 Hijacking
Air Nippon
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 354 Sapporo Airport February 16, 2000 NAMC YS-11A-200 Hakodate-Sapporo Runway overrun
Air Ontario
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 1363 Dryden, Ontario March 10, 1989 Fokker F28-1000
Air Orient
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
PH-AEO Sandoway, Burma June 7, 1931 Fokker F.VIIB Saigon–Karachi Weather
F-ALCE Mount Terrione, Italy April 23, 1933 CAMS 33 CFIT
Air Philippines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 541 Davao April 19, 2000 Boeing 737-200 Davao City Air traffic controller error
Air Rhodesia
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 825 Kariba, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) September 3, 1978 Vickers Viscount SA-7 missile fired by Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army guerrillas
Flight 827 Kariba, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) February 12, 1979 Vickers Viscount SA-7 missile fired by Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army guerrillas
Air Saint Martin
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Unknown Haiti December 7, 1995 Beechcraft 1900D CFIT
Air Tahoma
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 185 Covington, Kentucky August 13, 2004 Convair 580 Fuel exhaustion
Air Transat
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 236 Azores August 24, 2001 Airbus A330-200 Fuel exhaustion
Flight 961 Cuba March 6, 2005 Airbus A310-300 Varadero–Quebec Structural Failure (Maintenance)
Air Union
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
F-AEGP
Flandre
Lympne Airport May 7, 1923 Farman F.60 Goliath Forced landing
None Monsures, France May 13, 1923 Farman F.60 Goliath ParisCroydon Structural failure of wing
None East Malling, United Kingdom August 27, 1923 Farman F.60 Goliath ParisCroydon Engine failure, centre of gravity affected by passengers misunderstanding instruction
F-ADDT
Languedoc
Golden Green August 6, 1924 Farman F.60 Goliath Paris-Croydon Engine failure
F-HMFU
Île de France
Wadhurst October 16, 1925 Farman F.60 Goliath  ?
F-FHMY English Channel off Boulogne-sur-Mer November 14, 1925 Farman F.60 Goliath Water ditching
None
Wilbur Wright
Aldington, Kent August 18, 1926 Blériot 155 ParisCroydon Engine failure, hit building whilst attempting forced landing
None
Clement Ader
Leigh, Kent October 2, 1926 Blériot 155 ParisCroydon Mid-air fire, possible structural failure of wing
F-AEGP Tonbridge, Kent March 10, 1927 Farman F.60 Goliath Engine failure
F-GEAB Wrotham, Kent November 24, 1927 Farman F.60 Goliath Forced landing
F-AECU
Normandie
Hythe, Kent March 6, 1928 Farman F.60 Goliath  ?
F-AEFC English Channel March 11, 1928 Farman F.60 Goliath Paris–Croydon  ?
F-GEAI Paddock Wood railway station May 19, 1929 Farman F.63bis Goliath Croydon–Paris  ?
F-GEAB Smarden, Kent July 31, 1929 Farman F.60 Goliath London-Paris Forced landing
F-AIGB Mediterranean Sea off Corsica November 15, 1929 Lioré et Olivier 190 Poor visibility
None Marden, Kent February 10, 1930 Farman F.63 Goliath ParisCroydon Structural failure of tailplane
F-ADCA Penshurst, Kent May 1, 1930 Farman F.63 Goliath Paris–Croydon Weather
F-AIZO Snave, Kent July 25, 1930 Lioré et Olivier LeO 21 Engine failure
F-AIVU
Rayan d'Or
near Lympne January 17, 1931 Breguet 280T Crashed on landing
F-ADDT
Languedoc
near Marden April 23, 1931 Farman F.60 Goliath Crashed on takeoff
Air Vietnam
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
F-VNAI Pakse August 16, 1954 Bristol 170 Freighter 21E Hanoi–Saigon Engine failure, CFIT
XV-NID near Da Nang November 20, 1962 Douglas C-47B Hue–Da Nang Weather
XV-NIC near Quang Ngai September 16, 1965 Douglas C-47A Shot down
XV-NUC Hue-Citadel Airfield April 2, 1969 Douglas DC-6B Destroyed on the ground
F-BELL Saigon Airport May 1, 1969 Douglas C-54B Burned on the ground
XV-NUG near Da Nang Airport September 20, 1969 Douglas C-54D Pleiku–Da Nang Mid-air collision with a USAF F-4
B-2005 Nha Trang Airport December 22, 1969 Douglas DC-6B Saigon–Nha Trang Bombing
B-305 near Da Nang September 30, 1970 Douglas DC-3DST Buon Ma Thuot–Hue CFIT
B-1543 Qui Nhon November 1, 1970 Curtiss C-46 Saigon–Quang Ngai Forced landing
XV-HUI near Ben Cat September 24, 1972 Douglas C-54D Vientiane-Saigon CFIT
XV-NUI near Buon Ma Thuot Airport March 19, 1973 Douglas C-54D Saigon–Buon Ma Thuot In-flight explosion
Unknown near Bangkok September 5, 1973 Boeing 727 Bangkok–Saigon Bombing
XV-NIE near Quang Ngai November 17, 1973 Douglas C-47B Saigon-Quang Ngai Unexplained disappearance
XV-NUM Hue Airport February 20, 1974 Douglas C-54A Qui Nhon–Da Nang Hijacking
Flight 706 Ninh Thuan September 15, 1974 Boeing 727-100C Da Nang–Saigon Hijacking
XV-NUJ 16 mi SW of Pleiku March 12, 1975 Douglas C-54D Vientiane-Saigon Unexplained disappearance
Air West
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 162 N'Djamena, Chad January 24, 2007 Boeing 737-200 Hijacking
Airwork
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 23 Stratford, New Zealand May 3, 2005 Fairchild SA227-AC Metro III Pilot error
Alas Chiricanas
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 00901 Santa Rita Mountains July 19, 1994 Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante In-flight explosion
Alaska Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 009 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport November 30, 1947 Douglas C-54A (DC-4) Anchorage-Yakutat-Annette Island-Seattle Runway overrun
Flight 8 27 mi NE of Homer January 20, 1949 Douglas C-47A (DC-3C) Homer-Kenai Deviation from course
Flight 100 4 mi W of Blyn March 2, 1957 Douglas C-54B Seattle-Fairbanks Navigation error, pilot error, CFIT
Flight 779
(operating for USAF)
Shemya July 21, 1961 Douglas DC-6 Everett-Fairfield-Anchorage-Shemya-Tachikawa Crash on landing, ATC error
Flight 1866 Tongass National Forest September 4, 1971 Boeing 727-193 Anchorage-Cordova-Yakutat-Juneau-Sitka-Seattle Navigation error, CFIT
Flight 60 Ketchikan International Airport April 5, 1976 Boeing 727-81 Juneau-Ketchikan Runway overrun, pilot error
Flight 261 Pacific Ocean
off the coast of Anacapa Island
January 31, 2000 McDonnell Douglas MD-83 Puerto Vallarta-San Francisco-Seattle Mechanical failure
Alitalia
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
I-DALO
Ugolino Vivaldi
5 mi N of Civitavecchia January 27, 1951 Savoia-Marchetti SM.95B Paris-Rome Lightning strike, in-flight fire
Flight 618 Shannon, Ireland February 26, 1960 Douglas DC-7C Rome-Shannon-New York Undetermined (loss of altitude while turning)
Flight 771 Junnar, India July 7, 1962 Douglas DC-8-43 CFIT
Flight 045 Mount Somma, Italy March 28, 1964 Vickers Viscount 785D Rome-Naples Pilot error
Flight 660 near Malpensa Airport August 2, 1968 Douglas DC-8-43 Rome-Milan-Montreal Pilot error
Flight 112 Mount Longa, Italy May 5, 1972 Douglas DC-8-43 Pilot error, CFIT
Flight 4128 Tyrrhenian Sea, off Palermo, Italy December 23, 1978 Douglas DC-9-32 Pilot error[2]
Flight 404 Stadlerberg, off Zurich, Switzerland November 14, 1990 Douglas DC-9-32 Milan-Zurich CFIT
All Nippon Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 025 Pacific Ocean off Toshima August 12, 1958 Douglas C-53 Tokyo-Nagoya Engine failure, ditching at sea
JA5018 Nagoya-Komaki International Airport March 16, 1960 Douglas C-47 Tokyo-Nagoya Mid-air collision with a JASDF F-86D
G-APKJ Osaka-Itami Airport June 12, 1961 Vickers Viscount 744 Hard landing, landing gear failure
JA8202 near Nagoya November 19, 1962 Vickers Viscount 828 None Loss of control
Flight 60 Tokyo Bay off Haneda Airport February 4, 1966 Boeing 727 Sapporo-Tokyo Undetermined (excessive descent)
Flight 533 Matsuyama Airport November 13, 1966 NAMC YS-11-111 Osaka–Matsuyama Runway overrun, loss of control for reasons unknown
Flight 104 Miyazaki Airport October 20, 1969 NAMC YS-11A-213 Kagoshima–Miyazaki Runway overrun
Flight 58 outskirts of Morioka July 30, 1971 Boeing 727-200 Sapporo–Tokyo Mid-air collision with a JASDF F-86F
Flight 857 Hakodate Airport June 21, 1995 Boeing 747SR-81 Tokyo–Hakodate Hijacking
Flight 61 Bōsō Peninsula July 23, 1999 Boeing 747-400D Tokyo–Sapporo Hijacking
Flight 8254 Shimojishima Airport June 26, 2002 Boeing 767-200 Loss of control
Flight 731 Sendai Airport February 5, 2012 Airbus A320-200 Osaka–Sendai Pilot error, tailstrike
Flight 956 Narita Int'l Airport June 20, 2012 Boeing 767-300ER Beijing–Tokyo Under investigation (hard landing)
Allegheny Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 853 Fairland, Indiana September 9, 1969 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 Mid-air collision
Allegiant Air
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 435 McAllen, Texas August 10, 2006
ALM
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 980 Caribbean Sea May 2, 1970 Douglas DC-9 Fuel exhaustion
Aloha Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 243 Kahului, Hawaii April 28, 1988 Boeing 737-200 Explosive decompression
Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 514 Izhma Airport September 7, 2010 Tupolev Tu-154M Udachny-Moscow Loss of electrical power, runway overrun
America West Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 556 Miami International Airport July 1, 2002 Airbus A319 Miami-Phoenix Pilots were intoxicated
American Airlines
American Eagle
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 4184 Roselawn, Indiana October 31, 1994 ATR-72-200 Wing icing
Flight 5401 San Juan, Puerto Rico May 9, 2004 ATR-72-200 Pilot error
Angara Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 5007 Ob River July 11, 2011 Antonov An-24RV Tomsk-Surgut Engine fire leading to water ditching
Ansett Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 232 Alice Springs November 15, 1972 Fokker F27
Ansett New Zealand
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 703 Tararua Range June 5, 1995 de Havilland Canada Dash 8-102 CFIT
Aquila Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
G-AKNU Isle of Wight November 15, 1957 Short Solent Engine problems
Armavia
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 967 Black Sea May 3, 2006 Airbus A320-211 Yerevan-Sochi Pilot error, CFIT
Arrow Air
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 1285 Gander December 12, 1985 Douglas DC-8 Icing
Arkia Israel Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 582 near Mombassa, Kenya November 28, 2002 Boeing 757-300 Mombassa-Tel Aviv Attempted shoot-down
Asiana Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
HL7264 Cheju Airport January 16, 1992 Boeing 767-38E Seoul-Cheju Hard landing
Flight 733 Mokpo, South Korea July 26, 1993 Boeing 737-5L9 Seoul-Mokpo CFIT, weather conditions
Flight 991 off Jeju Island July 28, 2011 Boeing 747-48EF Incheon-Shanghai Under investigation (in-flight fire)
Flight 214 San Francisco, California July 6, 2013 Boeing 777-28EER Incheon-San Franscisco Under investigation (crashed short of runway)
Asian Spirit
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 100 Nueva Vizcaya December 7, 1999 Let L-410 Turbolet Cauayan City, Isabela Controlled flight into terrain
ATI - Aero Transporti Italiani
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Köln, Germany Conca di Crezzo, Italy October 15, 1987 ATR-42-312 Ice on the wings
Atlantic Southeast Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 2311 Brunswick, Georgia April 5, 1991 Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia Mechanical failure
Flight 529 Carrollton, Georgia August 21, 1995 Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia Mechanical failure
Austral Líneas Aéreas
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 9 13 mi E of San Carlos de Bariloche November 21, 1977 BAC 1-11-400 Buenos Aires–San Carlos de Bariloche Crew error, CFIT
Flight 901 near Aeroparque Jorge Newbery May 7, 1981 BAC 1-11-500 Tucumán–Buenos Aires Weather, pilot error, loss of control
Flight 46 near Posadas Airport June 12, 1988 Douglas DC-9-81 Buenos Aires-Resistencia-Posadas Poor visibility, crashed short of runway
Flight 2553 Uruguay October 10, 1997 Douglas DC-9 Mechanical failure
Australian National Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Southern Cloud Snowy Mountains March 21, 1931 Avro 618 Ten Sydney–Melbourne Weather
Australian National Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
VH-UYC
Kyeema
Mount Dandenong October 25, 1938 Douglas DC-2-210 Adelaide–Melbourne Weather, pilot error
VH-USY near Dimboola February 8, 1940 Douglas DC-2 Engine fire
VH-UXZ
Marika
off Flinders Island May 29, 1942 de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide Fuel exhaustion
VH-ADQ near Bendigo December 3, 1943 Douglas DC-2 Sydney–Melbourne Navigation error
VH-UYY
Tokana
near Heathcote January 31, 1945 Stinson Model A Melbourne–Kerang Metal fatigue, in-flight breakup
VH-AET off Hobart March 10, 1946 Douglas C-47 Hobart-Melbourne Crew error
VH-ANK
Lutana
near Nundle September 2, 1948 Douglas C-47A Sydney–Brisbane Navigation error, CFIT
VH-ABR
Kanana
near Yass October 4, 1948 Douglas DC-3 Engine fire
VH-UZK
Kurana
Mount Macedon November 8, 1948 Douglas DC-3-232 Melbourne–Deniliquin Deviation from course, disregard of procedure
VH-UZJ
Kyilla
near Mangalore December 29, 1948 Douglas DC-3-232 Western Junction–Melbourne Pilot error
VH-ANA
Amana
near York June 26, 1950 Douglas DC-4-1009 Perth–Adelaide Total loss of engine power, CFIT
Austrian Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 901 near Sheremetyevo Airport September 26, 1960 Vickers Viscount 837 Vienna-Warsaw-Moscow Premature descent for reasons unknown
AVAir
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 3378 Cary, North Carolina February 19, 1988 Swearingen SA227 Metro III Raleigh/Durham–Richmond Pilot error, CFIT
Aviaco
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 118 Montrove, Spain August 13, 1973 Sud Aviation Caravelle Madrid-A Coruña CFIT
Avianca
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
C-114 19 mi NW of Bogota February 15, 1947 Douglas DC-4 Barranquilla-Bogota Low visibility, CFIT
HK-120 near Chimborazo Mountain May 2, 1950 Douglas C-47 Quito-Guayaquil CFIT
HK-160 Manizales, Colombia January 11, 1954 Douglas C-47A Medellin-Armenia CFIT
HK-163 near Lajes Airport August 9, 1954 Lockheed L-749A-79 Constellation Terceira-Bermuda Pilot error, CFIT
HK-155 20 W of Tulua March 9, 1957 Douglas C-47 Condoto-Cali-Condoto Weather, pilot error, CFIT
Flight 667 Cerro Baco June 23, 1959 Douglas DC-4 Quito-Lima CFIT
Flight 671 Montego Bay Airport January 21, 1960 Lockheed L-1049E-55 Super Constellation New York-Montego Bay-Barranquilla-Bogota Heavy landing, ran off runway
HK-502 Municipio de Marulanda February 25, 1962 Douglas C-47A Manizales-Bogota Pilot error
HK-319 near Condoto September 15, 1964 Douglas C-47A Condoto-Medellin Shifted cargo, loss of control
Flight 676 Pan de Azucar Peak March 22, 1965 Douglas C-47 Bogota-Bucaramanga Pilot error, CFIT
HK-118 Bucaramanga October 17, 1965 Douglas DC-3 Bogota-Bucaramanga Mid-air collision with a Piper Super Cub
Flight 4 off Crespo Airport January 14, 1966 Douglas C-54B Cartagena-Bogota Maintenance error, pilot error, controlled flight into water
Flight 870 near Eldorado Airport[disambiguation needed] September 22, 1966 Douglas DC-4-1009 Bogota-Barranquilla Engine problems, CFIT
HK-161 near Casubel River December 24, 1966 Douglas C-47A Bogota-Cali-Pasto CFIT
HK-326 near Sogamoso Airport April 26, 1967 Douglas C-47 Loss of altitude, CFIT
Flight 011 Madrid November 27, 1983 Boeing 747-200B CFIT
Flight 410 Cúcuta March 17, 1988 Boeing 727 CFIT
Flight 203 Soacha November 27, 1989 Boeing 727 Terrorism, bombing
Flight 52 Cove Neck, New York January 25, 1990 Boeing 707-300 Fuel exhaustion and pilot error
Aviastar-TU
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 1906 near Aviogorodok March 22, 2010 Tupolev Tu-204-100 Hurgada–Moscow Pilot error
Aviateca
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Unknown Guatemala City April 28, 1977
Flight 901 San Salvador August 9, 1995 Boeing 737 Pilot error
Avis Amur
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 9209
(operated by KnAAPO)
86 km (54 mi) SW of Omsukchan, Russia August 9, 2011 Antonov An-12A In-flight fire, loss of control

B[edit]

Bahamasair
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
C6-BFO Eleuthera, Bahamas April 20, 2007 Bombardier DHC-8-300 Landing Gear Collapsed
Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 130 Zurich January 18, 1971 Ilyushin Il-18 Paris–Zurich Pilot error
LZ-BES Sofia December 21, 1971 Ilyushin Il-18B Sofia–Algiers Weather
LZ-ILA near Plovdiv November 4, 1972 Ilyushin Il-14P Bourgas-Sofia CFIT
Flight 307 Moscow March 3, 1973 Ilyushin Il-18V Sofia–Moscow Icing
LZ-ANA Sofia November 22, 1975 Antonov An-24B Sofia-Varna Crash on takeoff
LZ-BTN near Al Bayda, Lebanon December 2, 1977 Tupolev Tu-154M Fuel exhaustion
LZ-TUB Gabare, Bulgaria March 16, 1978 Tupolev Tu-134A Sofia–Warsaw Unknown
LZ-TUR Sofia Airport January 10, 1984 Tupolev Tu-134A East Berlin–Sofia Crew error in bad weather
LZ-DOK Sofia August 2, 1988 Yakovlev Yak-40 Sofia–Varna In-flight fire, possible crew error
Banat Air
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 166 Verona, Italy December 13, 1995 Antonov An-24 Bad weather, human error
Bangkok Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 125 Ko Samui, Thailand November 21, 1990 de Havilland Canada DHC-8-103 Bangkok-Ko Samui Bad weather
Flight 266 Ko Samui, Thailand August 4, 2009 ATR 72–212A Krabi-Ko Samui Under investigation (skidded off runway)
BAL Bashkirian Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 2937 Überlingen July 1, 2002 Tupolev Tu-154M Mid-air collision with a DHL Boeing 757
Belavia
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 1834 Yerevan, Armenia February 14, 2008 Bombardier CRJ-100LR Wing icing
Blue Wing Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Unknown Benzdorp, Suriname April 3, 2008 Antonov An-28 Under investigation
Boeing Air Transport
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
NC280 Marquette, Nebraska February 26, 1928 Boeing 40 Windshear
NC184E Brawnson, Nebraska January 10, 1930 Boeing 95 Crashed while attempting an emergency landing
NC7465 Salt Lake City November 23, 1931 Boeing 40 Low visibility
NC7470 Rio Vista, California February 2, 1932 Boeing 40 Crashed on landing
Bonanza Air Lines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 114 Las Vegas, Nevada November 15, 1964 Fairchild F27 CFIT
Braathens SAFE
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
LN-SUR
Lars
Hummelfjell mountain November 7, 1956 de Havilland Heron 2B CFIT
Flight 239
Sverre Sigursson
Asker December 23, 1972 Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 Weather, pilot error
Flight 139
Harard Gille
Oslo Airport June 21, 1985 Boeing 737–200 Hijacking
Braniff International Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
NC8497 Chicago July 12, 1931 Lockheed Vega Engine failure
NC106W Columbia December 8, 1934 Lockheed Vega 5C Icing
NC980Y near Fort Worth November 9, 1935 Lockheed Vega Weather
Flight 1 Oklahoma City March 26, 1939 Douglas DC-2-112 Engine failure, loss of control
Flight 152 16 mi S of Mason City August 22, 1954 Douglas C-47 Memphis–Waterloo–Mason City–Minneapolis Windshear
Flight 560 Chicago-Midway Airport July 17, 1955 Convair CV-340-32 Dallas–Oklahoma City–Wichita–Kansas City–Chicago Spatial disorientation
Flight 971 near Miami March 25, 1958 Douglas DC-7C Miami–Panama City Engine fire, pilot error
Flight 542 3 mi SE of Buffalo September 29, 1959 Lockheed L-188A Electra Houston–Dallas Metal fatigue, structural failure
Flight 250 Falls City August 6, 1966 BAC 1-11-203AE New Orleans–Shreveport–Fort Smith–Tulsa–Kansas City–Omaha–Minneapolis Weather, turbulence, structural failure
Flight 352 Dawson May 3, 1968 Lockheed L-188A Electra Houston–Dallas Weather, turbulence, wing separation
Flight 14 Buenos Aires July 2, 1971 Boeing 707 Acapulco–New York Hijacking
Flight 38 Dallas January 12, 1972 Boeing 727 Houston-Dallas Hijacking
Flight 920 Lima, Peru August 29, 1980 Douglas DC-8 Lima–Los Angeles Hijacking
Bristow Helicopters
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 56C Near the Brae Alpha oil rig January 19, 1995 Eurocopter Super Puma Lightning strike, tail rotor failure
Britannia Airways (now Thomson Airways)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 105 Ljubljana September 1, 1966 Bristol Britannia 102 Pilot error, incorrect altimeter setting
Flight 226A Girona-Costa Brava Airport September 14, 1999 Boeing 757-204 Weather, pilot, ATC errors
British Airtours
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
G-APFK Glasgow Prestwick Airport March 17, 1977 Boeing 707–436 None Loss of control
Flight 28M Manchester August 22, 1985 Boeing 737–236 Engine failure, ground fire
British Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 475 near Vrbovec September 10, 1976 Hawker Siddeley Trident 3B London-Istanbul Mid-air collision with an Inex-Adria DC-9
Flight 9 Jakarta June 24, 1982 Boeing 747-236B Volcanic ash ingestion, engine flameout
Flight 5390 over Didcot June 10, 1990 BAC 1-11-528FL Windshield failure, explosive decompression
Flight 149 Kuwait City August 1, 1990 Boeing 747–136 Military or terrorist bombing
Flight 38 Heathrow Airport January 17, 2008 Boeing 777-236ER Provisionally a power disruption
British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines (BCPA)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 304
Resolution
San Francisco October 29, 1953 Douglas DC-6 Sydney-Nadi-Canton Island-Honolulu-San Franscisco Weather, crew error
British European Airways (BEA)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 530 12 mi N of Oslo August 7, 1946 Douglas C-47A Pilot error
G-AHPK Ruislip January 6, 1948 Vickers Viking 1B Poor visibility, CFIT
G-AIVP near RAF Gatow April 5, 1948 Vickers Viking 1B Mid-air collision with a Soviet Air Force Yak-3
Flight S200P Irish Law Mountain April 21, 1948 Vickers Viking 1B CFIT
G-AHCW over Exhall February 19, 1949 Douglas Dakota C.3 Mid-air collision with an RAF Avro Anson
G-AHCY near Oldham August 19, 1949 Douglas C-47A Pilot error, CFIT
G-AIVL
Vigilant
English Channel April 13, 1950 Vickers Viking 1B London-Paris Bombing
G-AGIW Mill Hill October 17, 1950 Douglas Dakota C.3 London-Glasgow Engine failure, loss of control
G-AHPN London Heathrow Airport October 31, 1950 Vickers Viking 1B Poor visibility, crash on landing
G-AJDL
Lord St. Vincent
Nutts Corner Airport January 5, 1953 Vickers Viking 1B London-Belfast Pilot error
Flight 411
RMA Discovery
Wythenshawe March 14, 1957 Vickers Viscount 701 Metal fatigue, loss of control
G-AOJA Nutts Corner October 23, 1957 Vickers Viscount 802 London-Belfast Undetermined
Flight 609
Lord Burleigh
Munich February 6, 1958 Airspeed Ambassador 2 Weather
Flight 142 Anzio October 22, 1958 Vickers Viscount 701C Mid-air collision with an Italian Air Force F-86
G-APEE London Heathrow Airport October 27, 1965 Vickers Vanguard Edinburgh-London Pilot error
Flight 706 near Aarsele October 2, 1971 Vickers Vanguard Corrosion, explosive decompression
Flight 548 Staines June 18, 1972 Hawker Siddeley Trident 1C Crew error
British Midland
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
G-ALHG Stockport June 4, 1967 Canadair C-4 Argonaut Fuel starvation
Flight 092 M1 near Kegworth January 8, 1989 Boeing 737–4Y0 Engine failure, pilot error
British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
G-AFYU off Malta December 21, 1939 Lockheed 14 Super Electra Malta-London Water ditching
G-ADSZ Merville Airport May 23, 1940 Armstrong Whitworth Ensign 1 Attacked by German fighter, stall, loss of control
G-AGEJ Atlantic Ocean off Denmark April 4, 1943 Lockheed C-56B Shot down by German fighter
Flight 777
(operated by KLM)
Bay of Biscay June 1, 1943 Douglas DC-3-194 Lisbon-Bristol Military shoot-down
G-AGES near Brandon, Ireland July 28, 1943 Short Sunderland III Lisbon-Foynes CFIT
G-AGDE 15 mi off Leuchars, Scotland December 17, 1943 Lockheed 18–56 Lodestar Leuchars-Stockholm CFIT
G-AGIH Mount Kinnekulle August 29, 1944 Lockheed C-60A Stockholm-Leuchars Low visibility, radio failure, navigation error, CFIT
G-AGLX
(operated by Qantas)
Indian Ocean March 23, 1946 Avro Lancastrian 1 Columbo-Cocos Islands Unexplained disappearance
G-AGHT Luqa Airport August 14, 1946 Douglas C-47A Pilot error, fuel exhaustion, double engine failure
G-AGJX Stowting, Kent January 11, 1947 Douglas C-47A London-Bordeaux Weather, pilot error, crew error
G-AGNR Az-Zubair, Iran July 16, 1947 Avro York C.1 London-Malta-Cairo-Basrah-Karachi-Delhi-Calcutta Weather, pilot error, ATC error
G-AHZB Bahrain Marine Air Base August 23, 1947 Short Sandringham 5 Pilot error
Flight 111 71 mi SSE of Atar, Mauritania May 26, 1952 Handley Page Hermes IV Navigation error, fuel exhaustion
G-ALYZ Ciampino Airport October 26, 1952 de Havilland Comet 1A London-Johannesburg Pilot error
Flight 783/057
Yoke Victor
near Calcutta May 2, 1953 de Havilland Comet 1 Calcutta-Delhi Weather, structural failure, loss of control
G-ALYR Calcutta July 25, 1953 de Havilland Comet 1 Ran off runway
Flight 781
Yoke Peter
Mediterranean Sea January 10, 1954 de Havilland Comet 1 Singapore-Rome-London Metal fatigue, structural failure
G-ALAM
Belfast
Kallang Airport March 13, 1954 Lockheed L-749A Constellation Jakarta-Singapore Crashed short of runway, pilot fatigue
G-ALSA
RMA Cathay
Prestwick Airport December 25, 1954 Boeing 377 Stratocruiser London–Prestwick Pilot error
G-ALHL Tripoli Int'l Airport September 21, 1955 Canadair C-4 Argonaut London–Kano–Rome–Tripoli Pilot error
G-ALHE near Kano Airport June 24, 1956 Canadair C-4 Argonaut Lagos–Kano–Tripoli–London Windshear
G-AOVD Winkton, England December 24, 1958 Bristol Britannia 312 None CFIT, pilot error
G-APFN Heathrow Airport December 24, 1960 Boeing 707-436 Chicago-London Pilot error, runway overrun
Flight 911 Mount Fuji, Japan March 5, 1966 Boeing 707-436 San Francisco–Honolulu–Tokyo–Hong Kong Clear-air turbulence, in-flight breakup
Flight 712
Whisky Echo
Heathrow Airport April 8, 1968 Boeing 707-465 London–Zurich–Singapore–Sydney Engine failure, in-flight fire
Flight 775 Zarka, Jordan September 12, 1970 Vickers VC10 Bahrain–Beirut Hijacking
Flight 600 Denver August 3, 1971 Boeing 747 Montreal-London Bomb threat
G-ASCO Schiphol Airport March 3, 1974 Vickers VC10 Mumbai–Bahrain–Beirut–London Hijacking
British South American Airways (BSAA)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
G-AHEW
Star Leader
near Bathurst (now Banjul), Gambia September 7, 1946 Avro York I London–Lisbon–Bathurst–Natal–Rio de Janeiro–Montevideo–Buenos Aires Loss of control for reasons unknown, possible pilot error
G-AHEZ Yoff Airport April 13, 1947 Avro York I Lisbon–Dakar Pilot error
G-AGWH
Star Dust
Tupungato Mountain August 2, 1947 Avro Lancastrian 3 Buenos Aires–Santiago Weather, CFIT
G-AHNP
Star Tiger
Atlantic Ocean January 30, 1948 Avro Tudor I Santa Maria–Bermuda Unexplained disappearance
G-AHEX Caravelas Bay, Brazil January 5, 1949 Avro York I Tire failure, in-flight fire
G-AGRE
Star Ariel
Atlantic Ocean January 17, 1949 Avro Tudor 4B Bermuda–Kingston Unexplained disappearance

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Caledonian Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 153 Douala, Cameroon March 4, 1962 Douglas DC-7C Douala–Lisbon Undetermined
Canadian Pacific
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
CF-CPD Mount William Knight December 20, 1942 Lockheed L14H-2 Super Electra Prince George-Vancouver CFIT
Flight 108 Quebec September 9, 1949 Douglas C-47 Montreal-Comeau Bay Bomb placed by Albert Guay killed all aboard including his wife.
CF-CPR
Empress of Vancouver
Haneda Airport February 9, 1950 Canadair C-4-1 Argonaut Runway overrun
Flight 4 16 mi N of Penticton, British Columbia December 22, 1950 Douglas C-47A Vancouver–Penticton Pilot error, CFIT
CF-CPC Alaska July 21, 1951 Douglas C-54A Vancouver–Anchorage–Tokyo Unexplained disappearance
CF-CUN
Empress of Hawaii
Karachi Int'l Airport March 3, 1953 de Havilland Comet 1A Pilot error, stall, loss of control
CF-CRV Prince Rupert, British Columbia May 11, 1953 Boeing-Canada Canso A Sandspit-Prince Rupert Pilot error, crash on landing
Flight 307
Empress of Mexico City
Cold Bay, Alaska August 29, 1956 Douglas DC-6B Vancouver–Cold Bay–Tokyo–Hong Kong Pilot error
Flight 301 Honolulu Int'l Airport July 22, 1962 Bristol Britannia 314 Vancouver–Honolulu–Nadi–Auckland–Sydney Engine failure, pilot error, loss of control
Flight 21
Empress of City of Buenos Aires
20 mi W of 100 Mile House, British Columbia July 8, 1965 Douglas DC-6B Vancouver–Prince George–Fort St. John–Fort Nelson–Watson Lake–Whitehorse Bombing
Flight 402 Haneda Airport March 4, 1966 Douglas DC-8-43 Hong Kong–Tokyo-Vancouver Weather, pilot error
Flight 322 Vancouver Int'l Airport February 7, 1968 Boeing 707-138B Honolulu–Vancouver Poor visibility, weather, runway overrun
Capital Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 19 over Milwaukee, Wisconsin August 7, 1949 Douglas C-53D Muskegon-Milwaukee Mid-air collision with a private Cessna 140
Flight 500 Potomac River near Washington National Airport December 12, 1949 Douglas DC-3-313A Newport News–Washington, DC Stall, loss of control
N7404 Chicago Midway International Airport February 20, 1956 Vickers Viscount 744 Detroit–Chicago Mechanical failure
Flight H-3 near Clarksburg, Maryland June 22, 1957 Douglas C-47A Loss of control
Flight 67 Saginaw Bay off Freeland, Michigan April 6, 1958 Vickers Viscount 745D Flint–Freeland Icing, stall, loss of control
Flight 300 over Brunswick, Maryland May 20, 1958 Vickers Viscount 745D Pittsburgh–Baltimore Mid-air collision with an Air National Guard T-33A
Flight 3 Martinsburg Airport June 4, 1958 Douglas C-53B Washington, DC–Martinsburg Stall, loss of control
Flight 75 Chase, Maryland May 12, 1959 Vickers Viscount 745D New York City–Atlanta Loss of control, in-flight breakup
Flight 983 Charleston, West Virginia May 12, 1959 Lockheed C-69 Constellation Pittsburg–Charleston Slid off runway
Flight 20 Holdcroft, Virginia January 18, 1960 Vickers Viscount 745D Washington, DC–Norfolk Icing, triple engine failure, loss of control
Flight 26 Anchorage, Alaska November 27, 1970 Douglas DC-8-63CF Anchorage–Tokyo Mechanical failure, failed to takeoff, runway overrun
Caproni
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Unknown Verona, Italy August 2, 1919 Caproni Ca.48 Venice–Taliedo Possible structural failure
Cathay Pacific
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight VR-HDT Pearl River Delta July 16, 1948 PBY Catalina Seaplane Macau–Hong Kong Hijacking
VR-HDG North Point, Hong Kong February 24, 1949 Douglas C-47A Manila–Hong Kong CFIT
VR-HDW Anisakar, Burma September 13, 1949 Douglas C-47A Crash on takeoff
VR-HEU off Hainan Island, China July 23, 1954 Douglas DC-4
(former C-54)
Bangkok–Hong Kong Shot down
Flight 033 Kai Tak Airport, Hong Kong November 5, 1967 Convair 880-22M-3 Hong Kong–Saigon Loss of control, runway overrun
Flight 700Z 34 mi SE of Pleiku, Vietnam June 15, 1972 Convair 880-22M-21 Bangkok–Hong Kong Bombing
Flight 252 near Hong Kong International Airport August 30, 2004 Boeing 747–467 London–Hong Kong Loss of control
Flight 780 Hong Kong International Airport April 13, 2010 Airbus A330-342 Surabaya–Hong Kong Engine stall and 2nd engine stuck on high thrust - High speed landing
Cebu Pacific
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 387 Misamis Oriental February 2, 1998 Douglas DC-9-32 Manila–Cagayan de Oro Pilot error
Chalk's Ocean Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 101 Miami December 19, 2005 Grumman Turbo Mallard Miami–Bimini Structural failure
Chicago and Southern Air Lines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 4
City of Memphis
St. Louis August 5, 1936 Lockheed Model 10 Electra New Orleans–Jackson–Memphis–St. Louis–Chicago Pilot error, CFIT
China Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 227 Mount Paku January 2, 1969 Douglas C-47A Kaohsiung–Taitung–Hualien–Taitung–Kaohsiung Windshear causing a loss of altitude. 24 dead.
B-1852 near Penghu Island November 21, 1971 Sud Aviation Caravelle III Taipei–Hong Kong Bomb explosion. 25 dead.
Flight 006 San Francisco February 19, 1985 Boeing 747SP-09 Taipei-Los Angeles Engine failure, pilot error. 2 injured, 0 dead.
Flight 204 Hualien City October 26, 1989 Boeing 737-209 Hualien-Taipei Crew error, CFIT. 54 dead.
Flight 358 near Wanli December 29, 1991 Boeing 747-2R7F Taipei–Anchorage Metal fatigue in the fuse pin, engine collision, CFIT. 5 dead.
Flight 605 Hong Kong November 4, 1993 Boeing 747–409 Taipei–Hong Kong Crew error, airplane skids off runway in rain and wind into the water. 3 injured, 0 dead.
Flight 140 Nagoya April 26, 1994 Airbus A300B4-622R Taipei–Nagoya Pilot error. 264 killed.
Flight 676 Taipei February 16, 1998 Airbus A300B4-622R Bali-Taipei In poor weather, airplane crashed near airport. 203 dead.
Flight 642 Hong Kong August 22, 1999 McDonnell Douglas MD-11 Bangkok-Hong Kong Crew error, weather. Airplane rolled over during landing. 50 injured, 3 dead.
Flight 611 Pescadores Islands May 25, 2002 Boeing 747-209B Taipei–Hong Kong Metal fatigue, structural failure. Airplane fell apart mid-flight. 225 dead.
Flight 120 Okinawa, Japan August 20, 2007 Boeing 737-809 Taipei–Naha Engine fire after landing, plane gutted by fire. 4 injured, 0 dead.
China Eastern Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
B-3417 near Shanghai August 15, 1989 Antonov An-24RV Shanghai–Nanchang Loss of power
Flight 583 Shemya April 6, 1993 McDonnell Douglas MD-11 Shanghai–Los Angeles Loss of control
Flight 5398 Fuzhou October 26, 1993 Douglas DC-9-82 Shenzhen-Fuzhou Runway overrun, pilot error
Flight 586 Shanghai September 11, 1998 McDonnell Douglas MD-11 Shanghai–Beijing Nosegear failure
Flight 5210 Baotou November 21, 2004 Bombardier CRJ-200LR Baotou–Shanghai Icing, crew error
Flight 2947 Shanghai June 7, 2013 Embraer ERJ-145LI Huai'an–Shanghai Under investigation (hard landing, landing gear failure)
China Flying Dragon Aviation
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
B-3822 Changhai June 21, 1996 Harbin Y-12-II Dalian–Changhai Crew error, CFIT
B-3841 near Chifeng June 15, 2008 Harbin Y-12-II CFIT
China General Aviation
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 7552 Nanking Airport July 31, 1992 Yakovlev Yak-42D Nanking–Xiamen Loss of control
China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Unknown
Chekiang
Chilang Point August 8, 1937 Sikorsky S-43W Hong Kong-Shanghai Weather, water ditching
32
Kweilin
Wangmoon August 24, 1938 Douglas DC-2-221 Hong Kong-Wuchow-Chungking-Chengtu Attacked by Japanese fighters, forced landing
39
Chungking
near Changyi October 29, 1940 Douglas DC-2-221 Attacked and destroyed on the ground by Japanese fighters
23 Jiangxi Province January 20, 1941 Ford 5-AT-D Trimotor CFIT
40
Kangting
Taohsien, Hunan February 12, 1941 Douglas DC-2-190 Hong Kong-Chungking Weather, CFIT
31
Chungshan
near Kunming Airport March 14, 1942 Douglas DC-2-221 Kunming-Chungking Overloading, engine failure, crash on takeoff
60 Yunnan Province November 17, 1942 Douglas C-47 Kunming–Dinjan Unexplained disappearance
53 near Luishui March 11, 1943 Douglas C-53 Kunming–Assam CFIT
49 Himalayas March 13, 1943 Douglas C-53 Kunming–Dinjan Unexplained disappearance
58 / 42-15890 30 mi NE of Minzong April 7, 1943 Douglas C-53 Dinjan–Kunming Icing, weather, CFIT
48 Fort Hertz valley August 11, 1943 Douglas C-53 Dinjan–Kunming Possibly shot down
82 Himalayas May 26, 1944 Douglas C-47 Calcutta–Dinjan Weather, CFIT
85 over Dinjan June 8, 1944 Douglas C-47 Kunming–Dinjan Improper maintenance, in-flight explosion, in-flight breakup
140 Shanghai Hongqiao Airport December 25, 1946 Douglas C-47 Chongqing-Shanghai Poor visibility
115 Shanghai-Hongqiao Airport December 25, 1946 Curtiss C-46 Commando Chongqing–Shanghai Poor visibility
XT-T51 / 121 W of Qingdao January 5, 1947 Curtiss C-46 Commando Shanghai–Qingdao–Beijing CFIT
138 119 mi S of Chongqing January 25, 1947 Douglas DC-3 Guangzhou–Chongqing CFIT
China Northern Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 6901 Ürümqi November 13, 1993 McDonnell Douglas MD-82 Beijing–Ürümqi Pilot error
Flight 6136 Dalian May 7, 2002 McDonnell Douglas MD-82 Beijing–Dalian In-flight fire
China Northwest Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 2119 Yinchuan, China July 23, 1993 BAe 146–300 Yinchuan–Beijing Mechanical failure
Flight 2303 Near Xian, China June 6, 1994 Tupolev Tu-154M Xian–Guangzhou Maintenance error
China Southern Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 2812 Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport October 2, 1990 Boeing 757-21B Guangzhou–Shanghai Ground collision with hijacked Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737
Flight 3943 near Guilin Airport November 24, 1992 Boeing 737-3Y0 Guangzhou–Guilin Mechanical failure
Flight 3456 Shenzhen Airport May 8, 1997 Boeing 737-31B Chongqing–Shenzhen Hard landing, runway overrun
China Southwest Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 2402 Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport October 2, 1990 Boeing 707-3J6B Chengdu-Guangzhou Sideswiped by hijacked Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737
Flight 4509 Ruian February 24, 1999 Tupolev Tu-154M Chengdu–Wenzhou Improper maintenance
Civil Air Transport (CAT)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
XT-822 near Tsingtao, China July 29, 1948 Curtiss C-46D Commando Crashed on takeoff
XT-820 near Lanchow, China December 9, 1949 Curtiss C-46D Commando  ?
N8342C off Basalt Island December 21, 1948 Douglas C-54B Shanghai-Hong Kong CFIT
XT-814 near Hoikow, China December 10, 1949 Curtiss C-46D Chengdu–Hoikow  ?
49-0919 near Ban Sot, Laos May 6, 1954 Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar None CFIT
B-811 off Hua Hin, Thailand October 20, 1954 Douglas C-47A CFIT
B-908 near San-Chiao, Taiwan June 20, 1964 Curtiss C-46D Commando Taichung–Taipei Loss of control
Flight 010 near Taipei, Taiwan February 16, 1968 Boeing 727-92C Hong Kong–Taipei Pilot error
Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
B-492 Changsha January 21, 1976 Antonov An-24 Guangzhou–Changsha Crash on approach
Flight 3303 near Yangsuo April 26, 1982 Hawker-Siddeley Trident 2E Guangzhou–Guilin CFIT
Flight 2311 Guangzhou-Baiyun International Airport December 24, 1982 Ilyushin Il-18B Changsha–Guangzhou In-flight fire
B-296 Chunchon May 5, 1983 Hawker-Siddeley Trident 2E Shenyang–Shanghai Hijacking
B-264 Guilin Airport September 14, 1983 Hawker-Siddeley Trident 2E Guilin–Beijing Ground collision with a PLAAF Harbin H-5
Flight 5109 Jinan January 18, 1985 Antonov An-24B Nanking–Jinan CFIT
B-3413 near Lanzhou December 15, 1986 Antonov An-24RV Engine failure, icing, CFIT
B-2514 Fuzhou Airport June 16, 1987 Boeing 737-2T4 Hong Kong–Fuzhou Collision with a PLAAF Shenyang J-6
Flight 301 Kowloon Bay August 31, 1988 Hawker-Siddeley Trident 2E Guangzhou–Hong Kong Slid off runway
Flight 981 Fukuoka Airport December 16, 1989 Boeing 747-200BM Beijing-Shanghai-San Francisco-New York Hijacking
Civil Aviation Administration of Korea (CAAK) (now Air Koryo)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
P-889 Fouta Djall Mountains, Guinea July 1, 1983 Ilyushin Il-62M Pyongyang–Conakry CFIT
Compagnie des Grands Express Aériens (CGEA)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
F-GEAD over Picardy April 7, 1922 Farman F.60 Le Bourget-Croydon Mid air collision
Compagnie des Messageries Aériennes (CMA)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
F-AEIE Croydon Airport March 15, 1923 Farman F.60 Runway overrun
Comair
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 3272 Monroe, Michigan January 9, 1997 Embraer 120 RT Brasilia Weather, crew error
Flight 5191 Lexington, Kentucky August 27, 2006 Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet CRJ-100ER ATC, pilot errors
Condor
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 3782 near Seferihisar, Turkey January 2, 1988 Boeing 737-230 Stuttgart-Izmir Navigation error
Continental Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 46 near Midland March 16, 1954 Convair CV-340-35 Midland-Kansas City Improper maintenance
Flight 114 over Hobbs, New Mexico August 29, 1955 Douglas DC-3-191A Carlsbad–Hobbs Mid-air collision with a Piper PA-22
Flight 190 over Bartlesville, Oklahoma September 9, 1956 Douglas DC-3A-453 Tulsa–Bartlesville Mid-air collision with a Cessna 170B
Flight 54 Unknown August 3, 1961 Boeing 707–124 Los Angeles–Houston Hijacking
Flight 11 near Unionville, Missouri May 22, 1962 Boeing 707–124 Chicago–Kansas City Bombing
Flight 210 Amarillo Air Terminal July 8, 1962 Vickers Viscount 812 Amarillo–Lubbock Pilot error
Flight 290 Kansas City January 29, 1963 Vickers Viscount 812 Midland–Kansas City Icing, loss of control
Flight 12 Kansas City Downtown Airport July 1, 1965 Boeing 707–124 Los Angeles–Kansas City Skidded off runway
N17325 over Gunnison, Colorado November 19, 1968 Boeing 707-324C Los Angeles–Denver Bombing, in-flight fire
Flight 144 Tulsa International Airport December 19, 1970 Douglas DC-9 Albuquerque–Denver–Wichita–Tulsa Hijacking
Flight 712 over Compton, California August 4, 1971 Boeing 707-324C Hilo–Los Angeles Mid-air collision with a Cessna 150J
Flight 426 Stapleton International Airport August 7, 1975 Boeing 727–224 Denver–Wichita Windshear
Flight 603 Los Angeles International Airport March 1, 1978 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 Los Angeles–Honolulu Tire failure, aborted takeoff
Flight 1713 Denver November 15, 1987 Douglas DC-9-14 Denver–Boise Pilot error, weather
N433PE Cleveland Hopkins International Airport April 17, 1988 Boeing 737–217 Newark–Cleveland In-flight fire
Flight 795 New York City March 2, 1994 McDonnell Douglas MD-82 New York City–Denver Runway overrun
Flight 1943 George Bush Intercontinental Airport February 19, 1996 Douglas DC-9-32 Washington, DC–Houston Pilot error
Flight 1883 Newark Liberty International Airport October 28, 2006 Boeing 757–224 Orlando–Newark Pilot error, landed on taxiway
Flight 1404 Denver International Airport December 20, 2008 Boeing 737–524 Denver–Houston Pilot error, ATC error
Continental Express/Continental Connection
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 2574 Eagle Lake, Texas September 11, 1991 Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia Maintenance error
Flight 3407 Clarence Center, New York February 12, 2009 Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 Pilot error, Stall
Court Line
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 95 London Luton Airport April 18, 1974 BAC-111-518 London-Munich Runway collision with a Piper Aztec
Cubana de Aviación
ČSA
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
OK-FOR Jihlava August 22, 1930 Ford 5-AT-C Trimotor Prague–Brno–Bratislava CFIT
OK-BAG Oberkirch August 13, 1938 Savoia-Marchetti S.73 Prague–Strasbourg–Paris CFIT
OK-ZDN near Prague March 5, 1946 Junkers Ju 52/3m Paris–Strasbourg–Prague Crashed on landing
OK-XDU near Kladno February 13, 1947 Douglas C-47A Prague–Cakovice Possible improper maintenance
Flight 584 near Pilos December 21, 1948 Douglas C-47A Rome–Athens Spatial disorientation, shot down
OK-WDY Praded Mountain February 27, 1950 Douglas C-47A Ostrava–Prague CFIT
OK-WDS near Prague Ruzyně Airport January 12, 1954 Douglas C-47A Prague–Ostrava Failed to takeoff
OK-WDZ Mount Skapova January 18, 1956 Douglas C-47A Bratislava–Kosice Weather, CFIT
OK-DBP Egislau November 20, 1956 Ilyushin Il-12B Zurich–Prague In-flight fire
OK-MCZ Hostivice January 2, 1961 Avia 14-32A None Failed to takeoff
Flight 511 14 mi NE of Nurnburg March 28, 1961 Ilyushin Il-18V Prague–Zurich–Rabat–Dakar–Conakry In-flight breakup for reasons unknown
Flight 511 near Casablanca July 12, 1961 Ilyushin Il-18V Prague–Zurich–Rabat–Dakar–Conakry Possible crew error
Flight 306 near Slavkov September 10, 1962 Avia 14-32A Bratislava–Brno Crash on approach
Flight 523 near Gander, Newfoundland September 5, 1967 Ilyushin Il-18D Prague–Shannon–Gander–Havana Undetermined
OK-MCJ
Svit Gottwaldov
Ptice October 11, 1968 Avia 14–32A Prague–Kosice Crash on takeoff
OK-NDD
Plzen
near Tripoli International Airport June 1, 1970 Tupolev Tu-104A Prague–Tripoli Crashed short of runway
Flight 744
Centrotex
Kloten Airport August 18, 1970 Tupolev Tu-124V Prague–Zurich Crew preoccupation, belly landing
Flight 540
Brno Trade Fair
11 mi NE of Damascus August 20, 1975 Ilyushin Il-62 Prague–Damascus–Baghdad–Tehran Incorrect altimeter setting
Flight 001
Košice
Bratislava July 28, 1976 Ilyushin Il-18V Prague-Bratislava Engine failure, pilot error, loss of control
OK-OCA near Bratislava February 11, 1977 Avia 14-32T Prague–Bratislava Pilot error
OK-KFM Prague Ruzyně Airport June 9, 2012 ATR-42-500 Under investigation (burned out in hangar fire)
Curtiss Reid Flying Services
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
CF-EDN Grenoble, France November 13, 1950 Douglas C-54B Unknown
Cyprus Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 226
(operated by BEA)
Esenboğa Airport December 21, 1961 de Havilland Comet 4B London-Rome-Athens-Istanbul-Ankara-Nicosia-Tel Aviv Instrument failure, pilot error, stall, loss of control
Flight 284
(operated by BEA)
Mediterranean Sea October 12, 1967 de Havilland Comet 4 London-Athens-Nicosia-Cairo Bombing

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