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 and all kinds of minor incidents 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.


AAXICO Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
N51424 off Pensacola April 2, 1955 Curtiss C-46A Mobile–Warner Robins Weather
Flight 7002 Abilene September 2, 1959 Curtiss C-46A Abilene–Fort Worth Mechanical failure, stall, loss of control
N67937 San Pedro Sula Airport September 18, 1962 Curtiss C-46F Engine failure, ran off runway
Flight 1814 near Great Falls August 14, 1963 Curtiss C-46F Maelstrom AFB–Ellsworth AFB Engine failure, pilot error
Flight 11346 Metropolitan Wayne County Airport November 20, 1964 Curtiss C-46F Wing icing
Flight 1422A near Seattle April 23, 1965 Douglas DC-6A Seattle–Ogden CFIT, pilot error
Flight 1416B Whiteman AFB May 10, 1965 Douglas DC-6A Oklahoma City–Whiteman 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
Flight 292 Batam–Hang Nadim Airport March 10, 2008 Boeing 737-400 Jakarta–Batam–Hing Nadim Airport Runway overrun
ADC Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 018 Sprigg Payne Airport August 18, 1994 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 Banjul-Freetown–Monrovia Runway overrun
5N-BBA Sprigg Payne Airport July 26, 1995 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 Lagos-Accra–Monrovia Pilot error, crashed short of runway
Flight 86 near Ejirin, Nigeria November 7, 1996 Boeing 727-231 Port Harcourt–Lagos ATC error and pilot error: loss of control after collision evasion[1]
5N-BAA Calabar Airport July 29, 1997 BAC 1-11-203AE Lagos–Calabar Pilot error, runway overrun
Flight 53 Abuja International Airport October 29, 2006 Boeing 737-2B7 Lagos-Abuja–Sokoto (disputed)
Aer Lingus
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
EI-ACA near Shannon June 18, 1946 Douglas DC-3-268B Engine failure, forced landing
Saint Kevin
Cwm Edno, Wales January 10, 1952 Douglas C-47B Dakota III London–Dublin Weather, turbulence, CFIT
St. Kieran
Spernall January 1, 1953 Douglas DC-3D Dublin–Birmingham Fuel starvation, double engine failure, forced landing
EI-AOF near Ashbourne June 22, 1967 Vickers Viscount 803 None Stall, loss of control for reasons unknown
EI-AKK Bristol Airport September 21, 1967 Vickers Viscount 803 Dublin–Bristol Pilot error, belly landing
Flight 712
St. Phelim
off Tuskar Rock March 24, 1968 Vickers Viscount 803 Cork–London Undetermined (structural failure, possible shootdown)
Flight 164 Le Torquet Airport May 2, 1981 Boeing 737-248C Dublin-London Hijacking
Flight 156 Dublin Airport December 7, 1985 Boeing 737-248 Dublin–London Bird strike
Flight 328 Midlands Airport January 31, 1986 Shorts 360-100 Dublin–Midlands Icing, loss of control
Flight 132 Logan International Airport June 9, 2005 Airbus A330 Boston–Shannon ATC error
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
ER-26068 Balad, Iraq January 9, 2007 Antonov An-26B-100 Adana–Balad Disputed
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Aerolinee Itavia
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
I-AOMU Mt. Capanne October 14, 1960 De Havilland DH.114 Heron 2 Rome–Genoa CFIT
Flight 703 near Sora March 30, 1963 Douglas C-47B Pescara–Rome Pilot error, CFIT
I-TIVE Ciampino Airport November 4, 1970 Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 203 None Engine failure, crash on landing
Flight 897 near Torino Airport January 1, 1974 Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 Bologna–Torino Pilot error, wing failure, loss of control
I-TIDA Orio Al Serio Airport April 9, 1975 Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 Bergamo–Bologna Stalled on climbout, crashed on runway
Flight 870 Ustica June 27, 1980 Douglas DC-9-15 Bologna–Palermo Contested. Evidence suggests a terrorist bombing, official position of Italy is shot down by French Navy fighter.
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 229 Vallarta June 20, 1973 Douglas DC-9-15 Monterrey–Puerto Vallarta Destroyed on Approach
Flight 152 Léon September 2, 1976 Douglas DC-9-15 Mexico City–Léon Runway overrun
Flight 230 Villalobos July 27, 1981 Douglas DC-9-32 Monterrey–Chihuahua Runway overrun, and fire
Flight 110 Zihuatanejo November 8, 1981 Douglas DC-9-32 Acapulco–Guadalajara CFIT
Flight 498 Cerritos, California August 31, 1986 Douglas DC-9-32 Tijuana–Los Angeles Mid-air collision
Unknown Mexico City October 15, 1997 Douglas DC-9-32  ?-Mexico City Fuselage struck runway
Flight 250 Reynose–Gen Lucio Blanco October 6, 2000 Douglas DC-9-31 Mexico City–Reynosa Runway overrun
Flight 254 Escobedo October 31, 2002 Douglas DC-9-32 Guadalajara–Monterrey Runway overrun
Flight 002 Madrid April 16, 2013 Boeing 767 Madrid–Mexico City Tailstrike
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 772 Juliaca October 25, 1988 Fokker F28 1000 Juliaca–Arequipa
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 Odessa–Mikra Pilot error
Flight 406 Sheremetyevo Airport April 27, 2004 Boeing 737-529 Moscow–Kiev Loss of engine power, aborted takeoff, runway overrun
Afriqiyah Airways
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 771 near Tripoli International Airport May 12, 2010 Airbus A330-200 Johannesburg–Tripoli Spatial disorientation, poor CRM, pilot error
5A-IAY Tripoli International Airport August 25, 2011 Airbus A300B4-620 None Destroyed on ground
5A-ONK Tripoli International Airport August 25, 2011 Airbus A320-214 None Damaged by shelling
5A-ONF Tripoli International Airport July 20, 2014 Airbus A330-202 None Struck by RPG, burned out
Air Algérie
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
F-BCYO Bron Airport January 8, 1949 Douglas C-47A Algiers–Lyon Gear collapse on landing
F-OAIY Orly Airport October 30, 1951 SNCASO SO.30P Bretagne Retraction of landing gear for reasons unknown
F-BAZG Maison Blanche Airport December 17, 1955 Lockheed L-749A Constellation Crashed on takeoff
F-OBNI near Orly Airport May 19, 1960 Sud Aviation Caravelle IA Algiers–Paris Mid-air collision with a Stampe SV-4
F-BAZE Maison Blanche Airport April 26, 1962 Lockheed L-749A Constellation None Terrorism, blown up
7T-VAU near Tamanrasset Airport April 11, 1967 Douglas DC-4 Algiers–Tamanrasset CFIT
7T-VAK near Messaoud Airport July 26, 1969 Sud Aviation Caravelle VIN Marseille–Biskra In-flight fire
7T-VAI Dar el Beida Airport September 23, 1973 Sud Aviation Caravelle III Crashed on Landing
7T-VSU near Leger Airport January 24, 1979 Nord 262A-44 Disregard of procedure, poor CRM, altimeter failure, crew fatigue, crashed short of runway
7T-VHK Aguemar Airport August 1, 1989 Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules Algiers–Tamanrasset Heavy landing, ground looped
7T-VRM In Guezzam Airport July 25, 1991 Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M Tamanrasset–In Guezzam Bounced and landed hard, nosegear collapsed
Flight 702P
near Baginton Airport December 21, 1994 Boeing 737-2D6C Amsterdam-East Midlands–Coventry CFIT
7T-VED Tlemcen Airport August 2, 1996 Boeing 737-2D6C Tlemcen–Algiers Runway overrun, nosegear collapse
7T-VEH Ain el Bey Airport January 31, 1999 Boeing 727-2D6 Paris–Constantine Runway overrun, nosegear collapse
Flight 6289
Monts du Daia
Tamanhasset Airport March 6, 2003 Boeing 737-200 Tamanrasset–Noumerate EFTO, loss of control
7T-VJQ Sevilla Airport March 18, 2006 Boeing 737-6D6 Oran–Seville Weather, landing gear collapse
Flight 2208 near Piacenza August 13, 2006 Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules Algiers–Frankfurt Autopilot problems, loss of control
Flight 1143 Ain Arat Airport March 14, 2008 Boeing 737-8D6 Paris–Sétif Heavy landing
Flight 5017 50 mi northwest of Gossi, Mali July 24, 2014 McDonnell Douglas MD-83 Ouagadougou–Algiers Loss of control (presumed)
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
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Unknown Quetta May 4, 2008 Airbus A320 family  ?–Quetta Tailstrike on landing
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
CF-TCL Regina Airport November 18, 1938 Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra Regina–Vancouver Crashed shortly after takeoff
CF-TCP near Armstrong Airport February 6, 1941 Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto-North Bay-Winnipeg Engine problems, crashed into trees
CF-TCJ Moncton September 2, 1946 Lockheed 14-08 Super Electra None Engine failure
CF-TCQ near Headingley January 23, 1947 Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra CFIT
TCA Flight 3 10 mi north of Vancouver April 28, 1947 Lockheed 18-08A Lodestar Lethbridge–Vancouver Unexplained disappearance
CF-TEL Sydney Airport August 12, 1948 Canadair DC-4M1 North Star Montreal–Sydney–Prestwick CFIT, crashed short of runway
TCA Flight 9 Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan April 8, 1954 Canadair C-4-1 Argonaut Winnipeg–Vancouver Mid-air collision with RCAF Harvard
CF-TGG Brampton December 17, 1954 Lockheed L-1049E Super Constellation Tampa–Toronto Pilot negligence
TCA Flight 304 over Flat Rock, Michigan July 9, 1956 Vickers Viscount 700 Chicago–Toronto-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 Possible engine fire, weather, CFIT
CF-TGL Idlewild International Airport November 10, 1958 Vickers Viscount 724 New York-Montreal Struck by Seaboard & Western Airlines Super Constellation
CF-TGY near Toronto October 3, 1959 Vickers Viscount 757 Pilot error, crashed short of runway
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 (mechanical failure or pitot icing)
Flight 3277 Toronto International Airport June 13, 1964 Vickers Viscount 757 Montreal–Toronto Pilot error, loss of control
CF-TJM Ottawa May 19, 1967 Douglas DC-8-54F Montreal–Ottawa Loss of control
CF-THK Sept–Îles Airport April 7, 1969 Vickers Viscount 757 In-flight fire
Flight 106 Vancouver March 1, 1970 Vickers Viscount 757 Mid-air collision with an Ercoupe 415
Flight 621 Toronto July 5, 1970 Douglas DC-8-63 Montreal–Toronto–Los Angeles Crew error
Flight 890 Toronto June 21, 1973 Douglas DC-8-53 Toronto–Zürich Caught fire during refueling, burned out
Flight 445 near Jose Marti International Airport March 18, 1976 Douglas DC-8-43 Montreal–Havana Mid-air collision with a Cubana Antonov An-24
Flight 189 Pearson International Airport June 26, 1978 Douglas DC-9-32 Toronto–Winnipeg Mechanical failure, pilot error
C-FTLY Montreal June 2, 1982 Douglas DC-9-32 None Maintenance error, fuel tank explosion (while parked)
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 Maintenance error, crew error, fuel starvation
Flight 646 Fredericton Airport December 16, 1997 Bombardier CRJ-100ER Toronto–Fredericton Wing icing, stall, loss of control
Flight 116 Pearson International Airport May 13, 2002 Boeing 767-3Y0ER Vancouver–Toronto In-flight fire
Flight 723 LaGuardia Airport September 8, 2006 Airbus A319-112 New York–Toronto Struck by a Shuttle America Embraer ERJ-170
Flight 624 Stanfield International Airport March 29, 2015 Airbus A320-211 Toronto–Halifax Under investigation (struck obstacles while landing)
Air China
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
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
VT-AUF Jammu Airport November 13, 1947 Douglas C-53 Runway overrun
VT-AUG Korangi Creek December 27, 1947 Douglas C-48C Karachi–Bombay Loss of control
VT-CLY Santacruz Airport February 6, 1948 Vickers Viking 1B Calcutta–Bombay Engine failure
VT-CIZ Marve Beach April 7, 1949 Vickers Viking 1B Bombay–Karachi Belly landing
Flight 245
Malabar Princess
Mont Blanc November 3, 1950 Lockheed L-749A Constellation Bombay–London Weather, CFIT
VT-CFK Katagiri December 13, 1950 Douglas C-47B Bombay–Coimbatore Navigation error, CFIT
VT-CCA Hindustan Airport September 15, 1951 Douglas C-47A Bangalore–Trivandrum Loss of control
VT-AUD Palam Airport May 9, 1953 Douglas C-47A Delhi–Ahmedabad Crew error, loss of control
Kashmir Princess
Natuna Islands April 11, 1955 Lockheed L-749A Constellation Bombay–Hong Kong–Jakarta Bombing
Rani of Aera
Mumbai July 19, 1959 Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Improperly set altimeter
VT-DJK Schwechat International Airport November 12, 1963 Boeing 707-437 Struck radar mast on approach
Flight 101
Mont Blanc January 24, 1966 Boeing 707-437 Mumbai-Delhi–Beirut–Geneva-London Pilot error
Nandi Devi
Mumbai January 23, 1971 Boeing 707-437 None Pilot error, loss of control, ran off runway
Flight 855
Emperor Ashoka
off Santacruz Airport January 1, 1978 Boeing 747-237B Bombay–Dubai Instrument malfunction
Flight 403
Gouri Shankar
Santacruz Airport June 21, 1982 Boeing 707-437 Kuala Lumpur–Bombay Pilot error
Flight 182
Emperor Kanishka
Atlantic Ocean June 23, 1985 Boeing 747-200B Montreal–London–Delhi–Bombay Terrorist bombing
N816EV Dum Dum Airport July 4, 1985 Douglas DC-8-73CF Hong Kong–Calcutta Landing gear failure
Flight 132
Emperor Vikramaditya
Indira Gandhi International Airport May 7, 1990 Boeing 747-237B London–Delhi Engine separation, in-flight fire
Flight 829 Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport September 4, 2009 Boeing 747-437 Mumbai–Riyadh Fuel leak, engine fire
VT-ALH Mumbai Airport May 28, 2012 Boeing 777-237LR Unexplained nose damage
Flight 890 Jaipur International Airport January 5, 2014 Airbus A320-231 Guwahati–Delhi Landed next to runway, struck trees
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 2611 Lyon August 12, 1963 Vickers Viscount 708 Lille–Lyon–Nice Weather, CFIT
F-BNKI Orly Airport January 4, 1971 Sud Aviation Caravelle III None Burned on the ground (while parked)
F-BOEA Aulnat Airport December 28, 1971 Vickers Viscount 708 None Loss of control
Flight 696 near Noirétable October 27, 1972 Vickers Viscount 724 Lyon–Clermont Weather, CFIT
F-BSRY Poretta Airport March 22, 1974 Sud Aviation Caravelle III Bastia–Marseille Sabotage, blown up on the ground (while parked)
F-BPNF Quimper Airport August 5, 1974 Fokker F-27 Friendship 500 None Terrorist bombing
F-GHQB Lesquin Airport December 5, 1989 Airbus A320-211 Paris–Lille Runway incursion (struck a Mooney M20)
Flight 148 near Strasbourg January 20, 1992 Airbus A320-111 Lyon–Strasbourg Pilot error, CFIT
Flight 84 Frejorgues Airport April 24, 1993 Airbus A300B2-1C Montpellier–Paris Struck light pole (during pushback)
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
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
P2-ALF Lakunai Airfield 19 September 1994 Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander None Covered in volcanic ash
P2-ALH Near Kimbe 3 February 1999 Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander Kimbe-Kandrian Weather, in-flight breakup, loss of control
P2-ALX near Goroka 17 June 1999 Embraer EMB-110P2 Bandeirante Lae–Goroka CFIT
Flight 304 near Kandrian March 30, 2007 Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante Port Moresby-Kimbe-Rabaul Engine failure, CFIT for reasons unknown
Air Midwest
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 5481 Charlotte, North Carolina January 8, 2003 Beechcraft 1900D Charlotte–Greer Maintenance error
Air New Zealand
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
ZK-NZB Auckland International Airport July 4, 1966 Douglas DC-8-52 None Loss of control
Flight 4374 off Auckland February 17, 1979 Fokker F-27 Friendship 500 Gisborne–Auckland Weather, optical illusion, CFIT
Flight 901 Mount Erebus, Antarctica November 28, 1979 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 Auckland–Harewood Pilot error, CFIT
ZK-NBC Nadi International Airport March 9, 1991 Boeing 767-219ER Honolulu–Nadi Turbulence, runway overrun
ZK-NBC near Brisbane December 8, 2002 Boeing 767-219ER Brisbane–Auckland Uncontained engine failure
Flight 888T off Plage November 27, 2008 Airbus A320-232 None Maintenance error, loss of control
Air Nippon
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 354 Okadama Airport February 16, 2000 NAMC YS-11A-213 Hakodate–Sapporo Weather, runway overrun
Air Ontario
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 937 Pikangikum Lake November 1, 1988 Douglas C-47A Red Lake–Pikangikum Stall, loss of control
Flight 1363 Dryden Municipal Airport March 10, 1989 Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 Thunder Bay-Dryden–Winnipeg Wing icing, loss of control
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 Naples–Athens CFIT
Air Philippines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
RP-C1981 Naga Airport June 24, 1996 NAMC YS-11-109 Landing gear failure
Flight 541 Davao April 19, 2000 Boeing 737-2H4 Manila–Davao City Air traffic controller error
Air Rhodesia
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 825
Whamira Hills, Zimbabwe September 3, 1978 Vickers Viscount 782D Kariba–Salisbury Shot down
Flight 827
near Kariba, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) February 12, 1979 Vickers Viscount 748D Kariba–Salisbury Shot down
Air Saint Martin
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
F-OHRK near Port-au-Prince December 7, 1995 Beechcraft 1900D Pointe-a-Pitre–Port–au–Prince CFIT
F-OGES Saint-Barthélémy March 24, 2001 de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Sint Maarten-Juliana–Saint Barthélémy Loss of Control
Air Tahoma
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 185 Covington, Kentucky August 13, 2004 Convair 580 Memphis–Covington Fuel exhaustion, double engine failure
N587X Rickenbacker International Airport September 1, 2008 Convair 580 Columbus–Mansfield Maintenance error, loss of control
Air Transat
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 906 Lyon July 6, 2001 Lockheed L-1011 TriStar Lyon–Berlin Lightning Strike, forced landing
Flight 236 Azores August 24, 2001 Airbus A330-200 Toronto–Lisbon 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
Lympne Airport May 7, 1923 Farman F.60 Goliath Forced landing
F-AEBY Monsures, France May 14, 1923 Farman F.60 Goliath Paris–Croydon Wing separation
F-AEDL Etaples June 25, 1923 Farman F.60 Goliath  ?-? Forced landing on beach & was destroyed
F-AECB East Malling, United Kingdom August 27, 1923 Farman F.60 Goliath Paris-Croydon Engine failure, centre of gravity affected by passengers misunderstanding instruction
F-AEIF Littlestone December 3, 1923 Farman F.60 Goliath  ?-?
F-GEAO London January 22, 1924 Farman F.60 Goliath  ?-London Landing caused a fire
Golden Green August 6, 1924 Farman F.60 Goliath Paris-Croydon Engine failure
Unknown Lympne February 8, 1925 Farman F.60 Goliath Paris-Croydon Engine failure
Île de France
Wadhurst October 16, 1925 Farman F.60 Goliath ?–Paris
F-FHMY English Channel off Boulogne-sur-Mer November 14, 1925 Farman F.60 Goliath Water ditching
Wilbur Wright
Aldington, Kent August 18, 1926 Blériot 155 Paris–Croydon Engine failure, crash during forced landing
Clement Ader
Leigh, Kent October 2, 1926 Blériot 155 Paris–Croydon In-flight fire
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
Hythe, Kent March 6, 1928 Farman F.60 Goliath  ?
F-AEFC English Channel off Folkestone March 11, 1928 Farman F.60 Goliath Paris–Croydon Water Ditch
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 Marseille-Ajaccio-Tunis Poor visibility
F-FHMY Marden, Kent February 10, 1930 Farman F.63bis Goliath Paris–Croydon 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
Rayan d'Or
near Lympne January 17, 1931 Breguet 280T Crashed on landing
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 10, 1962 Douglas C-47B Hue–Da Nang Weather, navigation error, CFIT
XV-NIC near Quang Ngai September 16, 1965 Douglas C-47A Quang Ngai-Saigon Shot down
XV-NUC Hue-Citadel Airfield April 2, 1969 Douglas DC-6B None Destroyed on the ground
F-BELL Saigon Airport May 1, 1969 Douglas C-54B None 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 In-flight explosion, runway overrun
B-305 near Da Nang September 30, 1970 Douglas DC-3DST-318A Buon Ma Thuot–Hue CFIT
B-1543 Qui Nhon November 1, 1970 Curtiss C-46 Saigon–Quang Ngai Forced landing
XV-HUI near Bến Cát 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 Bombing
XV-NJC near Bangkok September 5, 1973 Boeing 727-121C Bangkok–Saigon In-flight explosion
XV-NIE near Quang Ngai November 17, 1973 Douglas C-47B Saigon-Quang Ngai Weather, pilot error, CFIT
XV-NUM Hue Airport February 20, 1974 Douglas C-54A Qui Nhon–Da Nang Hijacking
Flight 706 Ninh Thuận Province September 15, 1974 Boeing 727-121C Da Nang–Saigon Hijacking, loss of control
XV-NUJ 16 mi SW of Pleiku March 12, 1975 Douglas C-54D Vientiane-Saigon Unknown
Air Volga
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 1303 Tula Oblast 24 August 2004 Tupolev Tu-134A-3 Moscow-Volgograd Terrorist bombing
Air West
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
3C-AWU Nouadhibou April 10, 2001 Antonov An-12 Nouadhibou–Nouakchott Engine Fire; landed on beach
ST-EWB Khartoum February 3, 2005 Ilyushin Il-76 Sharjah–Khartoum Crashed into Dessert
Flight 162 N'Djamena, Chad January 24, 2007 Boeing 737-200 Khartoum–Al Fashir Hijacking
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
ZK-NAN Blenheim Woodbourne February 27, 2003 Fokker F27 Friendship  ?–Blenheim-Woodbourne Main gear partly collapsed
Flight 23 Stratford, New Zealand May 3, 2005 Fairchild SA227-AC Metro III Pilot error
Flight 523 Solomon Islands January 26, 2014 Boeing 737-300 Brisbane–Honiara Maintenance Error
Air Zimbabwe
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Z-WKU Shannon Airport March 10, 1997 Boeing 707-330B Shannon–Harare Improper maintenance, engine fire
Unknown Bulawayo Airport January 26, 2008 Xian MA60 Pilot error, tailstrike
Alas Chiricanas
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 00901 Santa Rita Mountains July 19, 1994 Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante Colón–Panama City In-flight explosion
Alaska Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
NC21707 Kotzebue Airport July 20, 1947 Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar Rolled over on landing
Flight 009 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport November 30, 1947 Douglas C-54A Anchorage-Yakutat-Annette Island-Seattle Ran off runway
Flight 8 27 mi NE of Homer, Alaska January 20, 1949 Douglas C-47A Homer–Kenai Pilot error, deviation from course, CFIT
N91008 25 mi NW of McGrath August 8, 1954 Douglas C-47A McGrath–Colorado Creek CFIT
Flight 100 4 mi W of Blyn, Washington March 2, 1957 Douglas C-54B Fairbanks–Seattle Navigation error, pilot error, CFIT
N11817 Elmendorf AFB February 22, 1960 Douglas C-118A Anchorage International–Elmendorf AFB Pilot error
Flight 779
(operating for USAF)
Shemya July 21, 1961 Douglas DC-6A Everett–Fairfield–Anchorage–Shemya–Tachikawa ATC error, low visibility, CFIT
N7777C Kotzebue Airport April 17, 1967 Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation Weather, pilot error, belly landing
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
N766AS Anchorage International Airport June 9, 1987 Boeing 727-90C None Maintenance error, struck walkway
Flight 75 Juneau International Airport August 14, 1998 Boeing 737-490 Seattle–Juneau Hard landing
Flight 261 off Anacapa Island January 31, 2000 McDonnell Douglas MD-83 Puerto Vallarta–San Francisco–Seattle Fatigue, horizontal stabilizer failure, loss of control
N764AS Vancouver International Airport February 1, 2003 Boeing 737-4Q8 Los Angeles–Vancouver Tailstrike
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Ugolino Vivaldi
5 mi N of Civitavecchia January 27, 1951 Savoia-Marchetti SM.95B Paris–Rome Lightning strike, in-flight fire
I-LIZT Ciampino Airport December 21, 1959 Vickers Viscount 785D None Loss of control
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 Sydney-Darwin-Singapore-Bangkok–Bombay-Karachi-Tehran-Rome Navigation error, 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 342 Marignane Airport August 2, 1969 Sud Aviation Caravelle VIN Rome–Marseille Pilot error, runway excursion
Flight 713 Damascus June 26, 1970 Douglas DC-8-43 Tehran–Beirut Struck by missile, forced landing
Flight 618 New York September 15, 1970 Douglas DC-8-62 Rome–New York ATC errors, loss of control
Flight 112 Mount Longa, Italy May 5, 1972 Douglas DC-8-43 Rome–Palermo Pilot error, CFIT
Flight 4128 Tyrrhenian Sea, off Palermo, Italy December 23, 1978 Douglas DC-9-32 Rome–Palermo Pilot error[2]
Isola di Caprera
Fiumicino Airport January 7, 1980 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 None Burned during maintenance
Flight 155 Linate Airport December 10, 1980 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 Milan–Rome Runway collision with a Mitsubishi Mu-2
Flight 404 Stadlerberg, off Zürich, Switzerland November 14, 1990 Douglas DC-9-32 Milan–Zurich CFIT
I-RIBN Warsaw December 17, 1991 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 Rome–Warsaw Hard landing, runway excursion
Flight 654 Chicago August 19, 1994 McDonnell Douglas MD-11C Rome–Chicago Co-pilot error
Flight 600 Newark May 22, 1997 Boeing 767-33AER Milan–Newark Co-pilot error, windshear
Fontanarossa Airport January 28, 1999 McDonnell Douglas MD-82 Naples–Catania Windshear, hard landing
Flight 1553
(operated by Minerva Airlines)
Cristoforo Colombo Airport February 25, 1999 Dornier 328-110 Cagliari–Genoa Loss of control, ran off runway
Flight 1357 Ronchi dei Legionari Airport April 20, 2004 McDonnell Douglas MD-80 Rome–Trieste Struck by truck
Flight 1670 Fiumicino Airport February 2, 2013 ATR 72-212A Pisa–Rome Crosswinds, runway excursion
Flight 63 Fiumicino Airport September 29, 2013 Airbus A320-216 Madrid–Rome Landing gear failure
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
JA5027 Osaka June 5, 1963 Douglas DC-3-201 Swerved off runway, struck an ANA DC-3
JA5080 Mount Nakanoone February 14, 1965 Douglas DC-3 (R4D-1) Osaka–Tokyo CFIT
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
JA8743 Hyogo December 14, 1969 NAMC YS-11A-213 Mid-air collision with a Beechcraft C-50
Flight 58 near Shizukuishi July 30, 1971 Boeing 727-281 Sapporo–Tokyo Mid-air collision with a JASDF F-86F
Flight 391 Hakodate January 21, 2002 Airbus A321-131 Nagoya–Hakodate Windshear, struck runway
Flight 8254 Shimojishima Airport June 26, 2002 Boeing 767-200 Tailstrike, runway excursion
Flight 1603 Kochi Airport March 13, 2007 Bombardier DHC-8-402Q Osaka–Kochi Nosegear failure
JA8955 Don Mueang International Airport August 3, 2008 Boeing 747-481D None Caught fire during cleaning, burned out
JA56AN Haneda Airport August 10, 2009 Boeing 737-881 Tottori–Tokyo Tailstrike
Flight 731 Sendai Airport February 5, 2012 Airbus A320-211 Osaka–Sendai Pilot error, tailstrike
Flight 956 Narita International Airport June 20, 2012 Boeing 767-381ER Beijing–Tokyo Under investigation (hard landing)
Allegheny Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
N172A New Castle County Airport November 14, 1955 Martin 2-0-2 None Caught fire on approach, left landing gear collapsed
Flight 371 near Williamsport December 1, 1959 Martin 2-0-2 Philadelphia–Harrisburg-Williamsport-Bradford-Erie-Cleveland CFIT
Flight 604 near Montoursville July 23, 1965 Convair 440 Pittsburgh-Dubois-Phillipsburg-Williamsport–Wilkes Barre Engine fire, crew error, CFIT
Flight 305 Harrisburg Airport November 29, 1966 Convair 440 Harrisburg–Pittsburgh Electrical failure, runway overrun
Flight 736 near Bradford Airport December 24, 1968 Convair 580 Detroit-Erie–Bradford-Harrisburg-Washington DC Pilot error, navigation, poor visibility
Flight 737 near Bradford Airport January 6, 1969 Convair 580 Washington DC-Harrisburg–Bradford-Erie-Detroit CFIT for reasons unknown
Flight 853 Fairland, Indiana September 9, 1969 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 Cincinnati–Indianapolis Mid-air collision with a Piper PA-28
Flight 485 new New Haven Airport June 7, 1971 Convair 580 Groton–New Haven Low visibility, unexplained descent, CFIT
N5844 Pittsburgh International Airport August 20, 1971 Convair 580 Parkersburg–Pittsburgh Landing gear failure
Flight 453 Monroe County Airport July 9, 1978 BAC 1-11-203AE Boston–Rochester Unexplained crew error, runway excursion
Flight 561 Benedum Airport February 12, 1979 Mohawk 298 Clarksburg–Washington Wing and tail icing, loss of control
Allegiant Air
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 435 McAllen, Texas August 10, 2006
Flight 758 Orlando March 29, 2007 McDonnell Douglas MD-80 Portsmouth–Orlando Landing Gear issues
Flight 892 Youngstown January 2, 2012 McDonnell Douglas MD-80 St. Petersburg–Youngstown Unknown
Flight 142 Phoenix-Mesa May 19, 2014 McDonnell Douglas MD-80 Phoenix–Wichita Smell of Smoke
Flight 864 St. Petersburg June 8, 2015 McDonnell Douglas MD-80 St. Petersburg–Hagerstown Smell of Smoke
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 980 Caribbean Sea May 2, 1970 Douglas DC-9 New York–St. Maarten Fuel exhaustion
Aloha Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
N7410 Honolulu International Airport June 27, 1969 Vickers Viscount 754D Honolulu–Molokai Hydraulic failure, collision with a Hawaiian Airlines DC-9
Flight 845 Honolulu International Airport August 8, 1971 Vickers Viscount 745D Hilo–Honolulu Overheated battery, in-flight fire
Flight 243 Kahului, Hawaii April 28, 1988 Boeing 737-200 Hilo–Honolulu 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
N198AW Tucson December 30, 1989 Boeing 737 Phoenix–Tucson Runway excursion
Flight 2433 Phoenix October 15, 1999 Airbus A320 Phoenix–Tucson The America West Airliner collided with a pedestrian walkway
Flight 2747 Las Vegas June 12, 2000 Airbus A320 Las Vegas–Columbus Engine cowling separated from engine and struck horizontal stabilizer.
Flight 598 Baltimore August 25, 2001 Boeing 737 Phoenix–Kansas Runway excursion
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 Indianapolis–Chicago 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
VH-FNE Melbourne March 26, 1971 Fokker F27 None Destroyed in hangar fire
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-AGKY off Calshot January 28, 1953 Short Sunderland 3 Southampton water–Lisbon Weather, pilot error
G-ANAK Hamble November 27, 1954 Short Sunderland 5 None Damaged by wind
G-ANAJ Santa Margherita September 26, 1956 Short Solent 3 None Damaged by wind, blown onto shore
G-AKNU Chessel Down November 15, 1957 Short Solent 3 Southampton water–Lisbon Double engine failure
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 967 Black Sea May 3, 2006 Airbus A320-211 Yerevan–Sochi Pilot error, CFIT
EK32010 Zaventem Airport May 5, 2006 Airbus A320-211 None Burned in hangar fire
Arrow Air
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 1285 Gander December 12, 1985 Douglas DC-8 Gander–Fort Campbell Icing
N1804 Singapore December 13, 2002 Douglas DC-8 Tokyo–Singapore Runway Excursion
N68047 Managua June 4, 2006 McDonnell Douglas DC-10 Miami–Managua Runway Excursion
Arkia Israel Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
4X-AVC Tel Aviv October 26, 1969 Vickers Viscount Tel Aviv Crashed during training
4X-AIP Rosh Pinah July 23, 1996 IAI Westwind Eilat–Rosh Pina Veered off runway
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
Flight 833 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 Weather, CFIT
Flight 1125 Kansai International Airport October 28, 2009 Airbus A321 Seoul–Osaka Tailstrike
Flight 991 off Jeju Island July 28, 2011 Boeing 747-48EF Incheon–Shanghai In-flight fire, crashed at sea
Flight 340 Incheon International Airport April 16, 2013 Airbus A321-231 Harbin–Seoul Tailstrike
Flight 214 San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 Boeing 777-28EER Incheon–San Franscisco Excessive descent, CFIT
Flight 162 Hiroshima Airport April 14, 2015 Airbus A320-232 Incheon–Hiroshima Under investigation (struck ground short of runway)
Asian Spirit
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 100 Nueva Vizcaya December 7, 1999 Let L-410UVP-E Kasibu CFIT
Flight 897 Ninoy Aquino International Airport September 4, 2002 de Havilland Canada DHC-7-102 Manila–Caticlan Runway excursion
Flight 587 Catarman National Airport November 14, 2005 BAe 146-200 Manila–Catarman Runway overrun
Flight 321 Masbate Airport January 2, 2008 NAMC YS-11A-500 Manila–Masbate Runway overshoot
Aero Trasporti Italiani (ATI)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 460 Conca di Crezzo, Italy October 15, 1987 ATR-42-312 Milan-Cologne Icing, Loss of control[3]
I-ATIT Reggio May 24, 1969 Fokker F27 Friendship Rome–Reggio Landing gear struck an embankment
Flight 392 Ardinello April 16, 1972 Fokker F27 Friendship Rome–Foggia Loss of Control
Flight 327 Poggiorsini October 30, 1972 Fokker F27 Friendship Naples–Bari CFIT
Flight 12 Sarroch September 14, 1979 McDonnell Douglas DC-9 Alghero–Cagliari CFIT
Atlantic Southeast Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 2311 Brunswick, Georgia April 5, 1991 Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia Atlanta–Brunswick 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 Posadas - Buenos Aires 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
Mount Dandenong October 25, 1938 Douglas DC-2-210 Adelaide–Melbourne Weather, pilot error, spatial disorientation
VH-USY near Dimboola February 8, 1940 Douglas DC-2 Engine fire
off Flinders Island May 29, 1942 de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide Possible fuel exhaustion
VH-ADQ near Bendigo December 3, 1943 Douglas DC-2 Sydney–Melbourne Navigation error
near Heathcote January 31, 1945 Stinson Model A Melbourne–Kerang Metal fatigue, in-flight breakup
VH-AET Derwent River March 10, 1946 Douglas C-47 Hobart-Melbourne Crew error
near Quirindi September 2, 1948 Douglas C-47A Brisbane–Sydney Navigation error, CFIT
near Yass October 4, 1948 Douglas DC-3 Engine fire
Mount Macedon November 8, 1948 Douglas DC-3-232 Melbourne–Deniliquin Deviation from course, disregard of procedure
near Mangalore December 29, 1948 Douglas DC-3-232 Western Junction–Melbourne Pilot error, crashed short of runway
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
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
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 118 Montrove, Spain August 13, 1973 Sud Aviation Caravelle MadridA Coruña CFIT
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–Bogotà Pilot error
HK-319 near Condoto September 15, 1964 Douglas C-47A Condoto–Medellín Shifted cargo, loss of control
Flight 676 Pan de Azucar Peak March 22, 1965 Douglas C-47 Bogotà–Bucaramanga Pilot error, CFIT
HK-118 Bucaramanga October 17, 1965 Douglas DC-3 Bogotà–Bucaramanga Mid-air collision with a Piper Super Cub
Flight 4 off Crespo Airport January 14, 1966 Douglas C-54B Cartagena–Bogotà Maintenance error, pilot error, controlled flight into water
Flight 870 near Eldorado Airport September 22, 1966 Douglas DC-4-1009 Bogotà–Barranquilla Engine problems, CFIT
Flight 729 near Casubel River December 24, 1966 Douglas C-47A Bogotà–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
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 1906 near Aviogorodok March 22, 2010 Tupolev Tu-204-100 Hurgada–Moscow Pilot error
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
TG-AQA Cerro Tecpan December 15, 1953 Curtiss C-46D Brownsville–Guatemala City CFIT
TG-AJA Guatemala City October 8, 1954 Douglas C-47A Crashed during forced landing
TG-AHA Sierra de Las Minas May 24, 1956 Douglas C-47 Guatemala City–La Tinta–Puerto Barrios CFIT
TG-ACA 15 mi S of La Aurora Airport May 11, 1971 Curtiss C-46A Guatemala City–Flores CFIT
TG-AMA El Peten Airport February 17, 1975 Douglas C-47A None Burned on the ground
TG-ACA near Guatemala City April 28, 1977 Convair 440 Improper maintenance, engine failure
TG-AKA Santa Elena Airport September 30, 1977 Douglas C-47A Hard landing, runway excursion, propeller separation
TG-ADA Guatemala City June 8, 1978 Douglas DC-6B Shifting cargo, loss of control, possible engine problems
TG-ATA Flores July 26, 1978 Douglas DC-3 Bird strike, forced landing
Flight 901 San Vincente Volcano August 9, 1995 Boeing 737-2H6 Miami–Guatemala City–San Salvador–Managua–San José Weather, pilot error, CFIT
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
Azerbaijan Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
4K-401 near Baku Airport November 30, 1995 Boeing 707-323C Ürümqi-Baku CFIT
Flight 56 near Nakhchivan December 5, 1995 Tupolev Tu-134B-3 Nakhchivan-Baku Improper maintenance, pilot error, double engine failure
4K-87504 near Gyandzha Airport May 15, 1997 Yakovlev Yak-40 None Struck by stray bullets, in-flight fire, loss of control
Flight 154 Baku Airport August 18, 2000 Tupolev Tu-154 Nakhchivan-Baku Hijacking
Flight 217 near Nadaran December 23, 2005 Antonov An-140-100 Baku-Ataku Instrument failure, loss of control
Flight 75
Atatürk International Airport August 12, 2010 Airbus A319 Baku-Istanbul Runway excursion, nosegear collapse


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
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 1834 Yerevan, Armenia February 14, 2008 Bombardier CRJ-100LR Wing icing
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
S2-ABJ near Zia International Airport, Dhaka, Bangladesh August 5, 1984 Fokker F27-600 Chittagong–Dhaka CFIT due to bad weather
Blue Wing Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
PZ-TSO Antino Airport April 3, 2008 Antonov An-28 Paramaribo-Lawa Under investigation (CFIT)
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
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, Iowa 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, Texas September 29, 1959 Lockheed L-188A Electra Houston–Dallas Metal fatigue, structural failure
Flight 250 Falls City, Nebraska August 6, 1966 BAC 1-11-203AE New Orleans–Shreveport–Fort Smith–Tulsa–Kansas City–Omaha–Minneapolis Weather, turbulence, structural failure
Flight 352 Dawson, Texas 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 476 near Vrbovec September 10, 1976 Hawker Siddeley Trident 3B London–Istanbul Mid-air collision with an Inex-Adria DC-9
Flight 9
City of Edinburgh
Jakarta June 24, 1982 Boeing 747-236B London-Bombay-Madras (now Chennai)-Kuala Lumpur-Perth-Melbourne-Auckland Volcanic ash ingestion, engine flameout
Flight 5390
County of South Glamorgan
over Didcot June 10, 1990 BAC 1-11-528FL Birmingham-Malaga Windshield failure, explosive decompression
Flight 149 Kuwait City August 1, 1990 Boeing 747-136 London-Kuwait City-Madras (now Chennai)-Kuala Lumpur Military or terrorist bombing
Flight 2069 over Sudan December 29, 2000 Boeing 747-436 London-Nairobi Attempted hijacking
Flight 268 over Los Angeles February 20, 2005 Boeing 747-436 Los Angeles-London Engine malfunction, engine fire
Flight 38 Heathrow Airport January 17, 2008 Boeing 777-236ER Beijing-London Provisionally a power disruption
Flight 2276 McCarran International Airport September 8, 2015 Boeing 777-236ER Las Vegas-London Uncontained engine failure, in-flight fire
British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines (BCPA)
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 304
San Francisco October 29, 1953 Douglas DC-6 Sydney-Nadi-Canton Island-Honolulu-San Francisco 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
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
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-ADUX Sabang, Indonesia December 29, 1941 Short Empire Struck debris on takeoff
G-AFCZ Atlantic Ocean off Senegal September 24, 1942 Short Empire Engine problems, water ditching
Golden Horn
Tagus River off Lisbon January 9, 1943 Short G Class Engine failure, in-fight fire
G-AFYE Asmara, Eritrea February 15, 1943 de Havilland Flamingo Went into a dive
Poole Harbor March 23, 1943 Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina Crashed on landing
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 Attacked by German fighters
(leased from RAF)
Khartoum Civil Airport June 16, 1943 Lockheed Hudson VI Possible fuel starvation, engine failure, loss of control
(leased from RAF)
near Khartoum June 30, 1943 Lockheed Hudson VI Possible overloading, loss of control
G-AGES near Brandon, Ireland July 28, 1943 Short Sunderland III Lisbon–Foynes CFIT
G-AGIB 75 mi SSW of Sollum, Libya November 5, 1943 Short Sunderland III Rod-el-Farag-Djemba-Poole Electrical problems, in-flight fire, wing separation
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
(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
Kallang Airport March 13, 1954 Lockheed L-749A Constellation Jakarta–Singapore Crashed short of runway, pilot fatigue
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
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
Star Dust
Tupungato Mountain August 2, 1947 Avro Lancastrian 3 Buenos Aires–Santiago Weather, CFIT
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
Star Ariel
Atlantic Ocean January 17, 1949 Avro Tudor 4B Bermuda–Kingston Unexplained disappearance


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.
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
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 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, D.C. 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 None 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, D.C.–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 L-049 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
Capitol Air
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
N1301N 23 mi west of Fort Collins November 16, 1958 Curtiss C-46F Denver-Hill AFB Weather, engine failure, CFIT
N1300N Plain City, Utah October 15, 1960 Curtiss C-46F Rapid City-Hill AFB Metal fatigue, wing separation, loss of control
N1308V near Katy, Texas January 22, 1961 Curtiss C-46F San Antonio-Mobile Engine failure, in-flight fire, wing separation
Flight 3/26 Anchorage International Airport November 27, 1970 Douglas DC-8-63CF McChord AFB-Anchorage-Yokota AFB-Cam Ranh Bay Unexplained brake problems, failure to take off, runway overrun
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
Miss Macao
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
(operating for Mandarin Airlines)
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
Chilang Point August 8, 1937 Sikorsky S-43W Hong Kong–Shanghai Weather, water ditching
Wangmoon August 24, 1938 Douglas DC-2-221 Hong Kong–Wuchow–Chungking–Chengtu Attacked by Japanese fighters, forced landing
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
Taohsien, Hunan February 12, 1941 Douglas DC-2-190 Hong Kong–Chungking Weather, CFIT
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
Flight 106 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
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
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 3782 near Seferihisar, Turkey January 2, 1988 Boeing 737-230 Stuttgart–İzmir Navigation error
Continental Airlines
Flight designation Location Date Aircraft type Route Cause
Flight 46 near Midland, Texas 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, D.C.–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
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 Pylos 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–Košice 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 Nürnberg 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
Svit Gottwaldov
Ptice October 11, 1968 Avia 14-32A Prague–Kosice Crash on takeoff
near Tripoli International Airport June 1, 1970 Tupolev Tu-104A Prague–Tripoli Crashed short of runway
Flight 744
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
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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