This list of accidents and incidents on airliners by location summarizes airline accidents by states location, airline company with flight number, date, and cause.
There are 380 listed at the last count, as of 1.11.2015, not including those on linked articles.
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Airlines often seem to be remembered by their worst accidents and incidents. In that sense this list presents a good overview. While all the accidents and incidents in this list are noteworthy, not all involve fatalities.
If the aircraft crashed on land, it will be listed under a continent and a country. If the aircraft crashed on a body of water, it will be listed under that body of water.
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- Air Algérie Flight 6289 stalled and crashed during takeoff, killing all but one of the 102 people on board.
- Air France Flight 8969 was hijacked after take off from Algiers and flown to France on 24 December 1994,
- N844AA was a Boeing 727 leased to TAAG Angola Airlines that was stolen from Quatro de Fevereiro Airport in Luanda on 25 May 2003. The aircraft disappeared after takeoff, and a mechanic confirmed to be on board has not been heard from since.
- A Trans Service Airlift Lockheed L-188 crashed on 18 December 1995 shortly after takeoff from Jamba Airport, killing 141 passengers and crew. The aircraft had been filled with 40 people beyond specifications. One crewmember and two passengers survived.
- UTAGE Flight 141 Crashed on takeoff due to overloading.
Canary Islands, Spain
- KLM Flight 4805 and Pan Am Flight 1736 crashed during takeoff from Tenerife in the Canary Islands on 27 March 1977 in what has become known as the Tenerife airport disaster, the worst aviation disaster in history. The ground collision was caused by a number of factors, including weather conditions, pilot error, and technical limitations. A total of 583 people aboard both aircraft died. Survivors numbered 61 (54 passengers, 7 crew).
- Dan-Air Flight 1008 crashed into a mountain on Tenerife near Los Rodeos due to pilot error on 25 April 1980. All 146 people aboard were killed. The accident was the greatest loss of life on a British-registered aircraft.
- Caledonian Airways Flight 153 crashed into a swamp shortly after takeoff from Douala International Airport on 4 March 1962, killing all 111 aboard. The cause was never determined.
- Kenya Airways Flight 507 crashed shortly after takeoff from Douala International Airport on 5 May 2007, killing all 114 aboard. The cause was pilot error.
- Air West Flight 612 was hijacked shortly after takeoff from Khartoum, Sudan, and flown to N'Djamena, Chad on 24 January 2007. There were no casualties, and the hijacker gave himself up upon reaching Chad.
- On 19 September 1989 UTA Flight 772, a McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 (registration N54629) operating the Brazzaville-N'Djamena-Paris CDG sector, was bombed 46 minutes after take-off from N'Djamena causing the aircraft to crash while flying over Niger. All 156 passengers and 14 crew members on board perished. For nearly 20 years, this incident marked the deadliest air disaster involving a French-operated airliner, in terms of loss of life. As of June 2009, it ranks as the second-deadliest (see Air France Flight 447).
Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Hewa Bora Airways Flight 122 crashed into a residential and market area of Goma on 15 April 2008 after its engines failed during takeoff. Three passengers and 37 people on the ground died; 83 passengers and 8 crew survived. Additionally 111 injuries were reported, 40 of whom were passengers.
- An Antonov An-26 operated by Africa One crashed and burned shortly after takeoff from Kinshasa on 4 October 2007. Deaths numbered 51, including 31 on the ground. One, possibly two, passengers survived. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
- An Antonov An-32B operated by the Great Lakes Business Company, overloaded with nine tons of cassiterite and other minerals, and carrying 12 passengers and a crew of three develops engine failure about ten minutes after takeoff from Kongolo Airport in Kongolo on 26 August 2007. It attempts to return to the airport but strikes trees, crashes, and burns short of the runway, killing 14 of the 15 people on board.
- A L-410 aircraft operated by Free Airlines crashed in a swamp shortly after takeoff from Kamina Airport on 21 June 2007. The plane was overloaded, carrying 21 passengers and crew rather than the 17 maximum specified. One person died, and four others were badly injured.
- An Antonov An-26B operated by Air Kasai in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on a flight from Boende to Kinshasa on 9 September 2005 crashes 50 km (31 miles) north of Brazzaville in the neighboring Republic of the Congo, killing all 13 people on board.
- An Antonov An-26B operated as a Kavatshi Airlines flight under an airworthiness certificate that had expired in September 2004, strikes a tree, crashes, and burns while landing in fog at Matari Airport in Isiro, Democratic Republic of the Congo, killing all 11 people on board.
- In the 1996 Air Africa crash, an Antonov An-32 operated by Air Africa failed to takeoff and overran the runway at N'Dolo Airport and crashed into a crowded street market on 8 January 1996. The aircraft was operating illegally. At least two passengers died, along with an estimated 350 on the ground. An estimated 500 others were injured. Both pilots were charged and convicted of 225 counts of manslaughter and served two-year sentences.
Republic of the Congo
- An Antonov An-26B operated by Air Kasai in the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo on a flight from Boende to Kinshasa on 9 September 2005 crashes 50 km (31 miles) north of Brazzaville, killing all 13 people on board.
- Pan Am Flight 93 was hijacked as a part of the Dawson's Field hijackings on 6 September 1970 and flown to Beirut and then to Cairo. The aircraft was blown up by the hijackers seconds after the passengers were deplaned.
- Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashed into the Red Sea shortly after takeoff from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport on 3 January 2004. All 148 aboard were killed. The findings of the crash investigation are controversial, with accident investigators from the different countries involved not agreeing on the cause.
- Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114 was shot down by Israeli fighter jets on 21 February 1973 after it entered Israeli airspace and its pilots ignored instructions from the fighter pilots. Deaths were 108 of those aboard; one of the five survivors included the copilot.
- PIA Flight 705 crashed while attempting to land at Cairo International Airport on 20 May 1965 when the pilot descended too quickly. Six passengers survived; the other 121 people aboard died.
- TWA Flight 903 crashed during a forced emergency landing in the desert near Cairo after an engine caught fire and separated from the aircraft mid-flight on 1 September 1950. All 55 aboard were killed.
- Metrojet Flight 9268 was flying from Sharm el-Sheikh Airport to Pulkovo Airport. It was cruising at an altitude of +30.000 ft when it suddenly disintegrate in mid-air and crashed in northern Sinai on 31 October 2015. All 224 aboard were killed. Investigation is still ongoing. However, Russia and the west accused that a bomb was planted by Islamist Group ISIS in the aircraft, while Egyptian authorities denied such accusation and told there were no evidence of explosive traces in the aircraft.
- Kenya Airways Flight 431 The aircraft was actually flying at normal take-off speed and doing fine. But then, the Airbus A310 stall warning suddenly went on. The pilots then pushed the controllers, so the stall warning stopped. The plane actually never flew at stall speed. Flight 432 then crashed into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after takeoff from Abidjan on 30 January 2000. Ten passengers survived. Of the 169 fatalities, 146 bodies were recovered, and 103 of those bodies were identified.
- Varig Flight 797 crashed into the jungle near Abidjan after engine failure on 3 January 1987. Of 51 on board, 50 people died; a single passenger survived.
- Pan Am Flight 151 crashed into a hill in Bong County on 22 June 1951 due to pilot error. All 40 on board were killed.
- Afriqiyah Airways Flight 771 crashed on approach to Tripoli International Airport on 12 May 2010. Among the 104 aboard, there was one survivor.
- Korean Air Flight 803 crashed on approach to Tripoli International Airport on 27 July 1989.
- Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 1103 crashed after an in-flight breakup on 22 December 1992. All 157 aboard were killed. The official cause was a mid-air collision with a fighter jet, but some have contested this conclusion, claiming Muammar Gaddafi ordered the aircraft's destruction.
- Air Algérie Flight 5017 was a scheduled flight from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to Algiers, Algeria crashed near Gossi, Mali on the 24 July 2014. The McDonnell Douglas MD-80 was carrying 110 passengers and 6 crew, who all perished.
- LAM Mozambique Airlines Flight 470 crashed on 29 November 2013 into the Bwabwata National Park in Namibia en route to Quatro de Fevereiro Airport, Angola. All 27 passengers and six crew members were killed. Preliminary findings showed that the pilot intentionally crashed the jet.
- UTA Flight 772, operated by the French airline Union des Transports Aériens, was flying over the Sahara Desert. The McDonnel Douglas exploded to pieces in the sky of Niger on 19 September 1989. All 156 passengers and 14 crew members died, including the wife of the American ambassador to Chad. The investigation found that Libyan terrorist backed up by the Libyan government smuggled the bomb in the cargo hold.
- ADC Airlines Flight 53 the plane was taking off from Abuja's Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport when a windshear suddenly occurred. The plane stalled too near to the ground which was unrecoverable. It then crashed into a corn field and broke up on. Deaths numbered 97 people, including one on the ground; nine people survived. The exact cause of the crash remain disputed.
- ADC Airlines Flight 86 Flight 86 was en route to Lagos airport at flight level (FL) 240 (approximately 24,000 ft (7,300 m) altitude). At the same time an aircraft operated by Triax was on its way from Lagos to Enugu at FL160. The Lagos Air Traffic Controller cleared the crew of Flight 86 to descend, but erroneously thought that he had earlier cleared Flight 86 to descend to 10,000 ft (3,000 m) and that it was below the Triax aircraft. The traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS) sounded an alert but when the crew took evasive action they overcompensated and it rolled too far; the pilots lost control. The inverted aircraft disintegrated on impact near Imota (Ejirin) at 17:05 local time, killing all 144 aboard.
- Bellview Airlines Flight 210 crashed shortly after takeoff from Lagos on 22 October 2005, killing all 117 people aboard. The cause of the crash is under investigation, though a lightning strike is considered to be the most likely explanation.
- EAS Airlines Flight 4226 crashed in a residential section of the city of Kano on 4 May 2002 due to pilot error. Deaths included 71 people aboard the aircraft, as well as 78 people on the ground, in the crash and ensuing fire. Six passengers survived with injuries. The crash was the highest death toll in an accident involving a BAC One-Eleven.
- Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash landed on the runway at Port Harcourt International Airport on 10 December 2005. Deaths were 108 people on board, including 61 secondary school students, in the impact and fire. Two passengers survived. The cause of the crash is believed to be weather-related, though this has not been confirmed by authorities.
- Dana Air Flight 992 crashed into a two-story building at Iju Railway, Ishaga a suburb of Lagos on 3 June 2012. All 153 people on board the aircraft and ten more on the ground were killed. Following the crash, all flights by Dana Air were halted by Nigeria's Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
- An Alia (Royal Jordanian) Boeing 707 crashed on landing at Kano Airport on 22 January 1973 when a landing gear strut collapsed, killing 176.
- RwandAir Flight 205 crashed into a building after an engine throttle became jammed during landings in Kigali on 12 November 2009, killing one passenger.
- Daallo Airlines Flight 3159, an Airbus A321, encountered an explosion shortly after taking off from Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport. 2 injuries were reported, with unconfirmed reports that a burned body fell from the plane.
- South African Airways Flight 406 crashed into the Eastern Cape on 13 March 1967 after the pilot suffered a fatal heart attack while on approach to East London, South Africa. All 25 aboard were killed.
- Sudan Airways Flight 109 crashed, broke apart, and caught fire upon landing at Khartoum on 10 June 2008. The cause of the accident was because the aircraft had been dispatched with the port engine thrust reverser deactivated. This condition caused it to veer to the right when the captain activated reverse thrust in both engines in order to stop the aircraft within 2,080 metres (6,820 ft) of runway left.. Thirty people are confirmed dead.
- Sudan Airways Flight 139 crashed in Port Sudan on 8 July 2003 killing all 117 aboard. The flight crew was not able to see the runway in the low visibility and crashed when attempting a missed approach. A toddler initially survived the crash, however he succumbed to his injuries the next day.
- Sudan Airways Flight 111 was hijacked on 30 March 2007. The hijacker demanded to be flown to South Africa, but agreed to stop to refuel in Khartoum, where he was arrested.
- 1974 Togo plane crash — a plane carrying several Togolese politicians crashed near Sarakawa. President Gnassingbé Eyadéma was the sole survivor.
- Air Rhodesia Flight RH825 was shot down by Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA) guerrillas with a Strela 2 man-portable SAM on 3 September 1978. Eighteen people were killed in the crash and a further ten were killed on the ground by the guerrillas.
- Air Rhodesia Flight RH827 was shot down by ZIPRA guerrillas, again with a Strela 2 missile, with all fifty-nine passengers and crew aboard killed.
- Air New Zealand Flight 901 crashed into the side of Mount Erebus, Antarctica, on 28 November 1979 for various reasons including pilot error, maintenance crew error, and whiteout conditions. All 257 aboard died.
- Bakhtar Afghan Airlines Antonov An-26 shootdown on 4 September 1985, all 52 onboard are killed.
- Kam Air Flight 904 crashed in the Pamir Mountains during a snow storm on 3 February 2005. All 104 people on board were killed, and the cause of the crash remains under investigation and undetermined.
- Pamir Airways Flight 112 crashed in northern Afghanistan on 17 May 2010, killing 43 or 44 people.
- Belavia Flight 1834 crashed during takeoff from Yerevan's Zvartnots International Airport on 14 February 2008 after suffering mechanical failure due to icing. There were no casualties.
- Gulf Air Flight 072 (23 August 2000) — Pilot error and an apparent engine fire caused the plane to come down in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Bahrain.
- A Biman Bangladesh Airlines Fokker F27 crashed into a marsh near Zia International Airport (now Shahjalal International Airport) in Dhaka, Bangladesh while landing in poor weather. With a total death toll of 49 people, it is the deadliest aviation disaster to occur on Bangladeshi soil and also the airlines' worst accident.
- China Northern Flight 6136 — The flight took off when one of its passengers, Zhen Piling, set fire on board. The fire spread causing the MD-82 to lose control and crashed into Bohai Bay. All 103 passengers and 9 crews killed in the incident.
- China Eastern Flight 5210 — The CRJ-200ER was taking off when suddenly it crashed into a park, killing all 53 people onboard and 2 on the ground. The cause the accident was the same case as Air Florida Flight 90, which was an ice accumulation on the wing.
- 1990 Guangzhou Baiyun airport collisions —Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 using a Boeing 737 was hijacked while attempting to land and sideswiping a Boeing 707, the aircraft later crashed into a Boeing 757. A total of 128 people were killed in the incident.
- China Northwest Airlines Flight 2303 — The Tupolev Tu-154 was taking off when the autopilot responsible for the bank and yaw control malfunctioned causing subsequent lost control. The aircraft overstressed, and, the airframe couldn't handle the pressure. It broke up in mid-air and crashed near Xian. 160 people were killed. It is the deadliest airplane crash ever to occur in China.
- China Southern Airlines Flight 3943 The aircraft was descending when the flight crews accidentally caused an engine thrust asymmetry. The plane rolled to the right and lose control, later it crashed into a mountain near Guilin due to pilot error. Everyone onboard dies.
- China Southern Airlines Flight 3456 was on approach to Shenzen. After several failed landing attempts, the pilots tried a third attempt when it slammed terrain and broke up in severe weather condition. 35 people were killed. Pilot error was the cause of the accident.
- Henan Airlines Flight 8387 an Embraer E-190 carrying 96 people was approaching Lindu Airport when it slammed into terrain and burst into flames. 44 people were killed, the other 52 survivors were injured. The crews ignored the safety rules while landing in foggy condition.
- Wuhan Airlines Flight 343 was a Xian Y-7 carrying 42 people when it was struck by lightning and crashed into a village, killing 49 people including 7 on the ground. Lightning strike was the cause of the accident
- Transair Georgian Airline Crash (22 September) — Shot down as it was trying to takeoff from Sukhumi.
Hong Kong SAR (China)
- China Airlines Flight 605 overran the runway at Kai Tak International Airport on 4 November 1993. The pilot failed to initiate a mandatory missed approach procedure after observing severe airspeed fluctuations. Nobody on board was injured in the incident.
- China Airlines Flight 642 crashed while attempting to land at Hong Kong International Airport on 22 August 1999 during a typhoon. The aircraft flipped and caught fire, killing three on board. Survivors numbered 312.
Guam (United States)
- Air India Express Flight 812, on 22 May 2010, (a Boeing 737-800) flying on the Dubai-Mangalore route overshot the runway 24 on landing at Mangalore International Airport killing 158 passengers on board.
- Air India Flight 403 crashed on 21 June 1982 at Sahar International Airport in Bombay due to heavy weather. Two crew members and 15 passengers died; 94 survived.
- Air India Flight 855 crashed off the coast of Bandra, Bombay, (now Mumbai) on 1 January 1978 when the captain became spatially disoriented after the failure of one of the flight instruments in the cockpit. All 213 aboard were killed.
- Alitalia Flight 771 crashed into a hill northeast of Mumbai while on approach on 7 July 1962. The accident was attributed to navigation error. All 94 aboard were killed.
- Alliance Air Flight 7412 crashed in a residential estate of Patna on 17 July 2000 after the pilot lost control of the aircraft and stalled. Deaths included 55 people aboard, along with 5 on the ground.
- 1996 Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision, the Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight 763 collided in mid-air with Kazakhstan Airlines Flight 1907 on 12 November 1996. The cause was determined to be pilot error by the Kazakhstan Airlines pilot. All 349 people on board both flights were killed, making it the deadliest mid-air collision in history.
- Indian Airlines Flight 113 crashed on its final approach to Ahmedabad airport due to pilot error on 19 October 1988. Deaths were 130.
- Indian Airlines Flight 257 crashed on descent into Imphal due to pilot error on 16 August 1991, killing all 69 occupants.
- Indian Airlines Flight 427 was hijacked by a single individual on 24 April 1993. The hijacker demanded passage to Afghanistan, but was denied overflight permission by Pakistani authorities and the pilot diverted to Amritsar. The hijacker was killed after security forces stormed the aircraft.
- Indian Airlines Flight 491 crashed into a truck at the end of the runway while taking off from Aurangabad, Maharashtra on 26 April 1993. The cause was both pilot error and the failure of the aviation administration to control highway traffic. Deaths were 55.
- Indian Airlines Flight 605 crashed on its final approach to Bangalore airport on 14 February 1990, killing 92 people. The cause was pilot error.
- Indian Airlines Flight 814 was hijacked by suspected Pakistani extremists on 24 December 1999 while in Indian airspace. The aircraft was flown to Kandahar, Afghanistan. One passenger was killed by the hijackers; the other 192 aboard survived.
- Korean Air Flight 858
- Japan Airlines Flight 472
- Indian Airlines Flight 171
- Indian Airlines Flight 440
- Japan Airlines Flight 471
- Gujarat Beechcraft incident
- United Arab Airlines Flight 869 (1963)
- 1958 Dan-Air Avro York crash
- Garuda Indonesia Flight 708 - 16 February 1967 - The aircraft overrun the runway at Sam Ratulangi Airport in Manado. Out of 92 people on board, 22 people were killed.
- Pan Am Flight 812 - 22 April 1974 - Flight 812 was on final approach to Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali when it suddenly impacted mountainous terrain, 68 km from Denpasar. All 107 people onboard were killed in the incident. The crash was caused by pilot error and instrument failure.
- Garuda Indonesia Domestic Flight — 1979 — Hit a volcano on approach to Polonia International Airport in Medan.
- Garuda Indonesia Domestic Flight — 1982 — Runway overrun at Tanjung Karang-Branti Airport in bad weather.
- Mandala Airlines Flight 660 - 24 July 1992 - PK-RVU, a Vickers Viscount 816, was flying from Makassar, South Sulawesi to Ambon, Maluku. Suddenly a large blow of the wind from above causing the plane to lose altitude rapidly. It slammed into the side of Inahau Hill in Mount Lalaboy. All 70 people onboard perished. Investigators concluded that the wind was the cause of the crash, contributed with pilot error.
- Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 5601 - 18 October 1992 - Flight 5601 was on final approach to Bandung using Indonesian built aircraft CASA/CN235 carrying 31 people. Captain Fierda Basaria, decided to make a visual approach while on bad weather. She later decreased her altitude to 8.000 ft. The flight later vanished over Mount Papandayan. Search and rescue team later found wreckage and body parts which strewn over the mountain with no survivors.
- Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 106 - 19 April 1997 - The plane was on approach to Buluh Tumbang Airport in Belitung when it suddenly stall and banked to the left. It then crashed into the ground killing 15 people. Investigators conclude that pilot error was the cause of the accident.
- Garuda Indonesia Flight 152 — 26 September 1997 — The plane, carrying 234 people, lost contact over a ravine in North Sumatra. Airborne searchers and National Search and Rescue Agency later found that the plane crashed 25 km south of Medan killing 234 passengers and crew in the worst air disaster in Indonesia's aviation history. The plane impacted terrain due to ATC error, and didn't aware that the plane was in close proximity to terrain as there were no visual references due to 1997 Southeast Asian haze.
- Silkair Flight 185 — 19 December 1997 — The plane was en route from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta to Changi International Airport in Singapore. While the plane levelled off at FL350 (35.000 ft), the Boeing 737-36N suddenly nose dived, impacted Musi River in less than a minute with a speed faster than the speed of sound. All 104 people onboard killed. The cause of the crash was disputed. NTSB stated that the plane crashed due to suicide by pilot, while Indonesian investigators couldn't determined the cause as because of lack of evidence. L.A Court suggested that the cause of crash was due to rudder failure.
- Garuda Indonesia Flight 421 - 16 January 2002 - Flight 421 encountered severe thunderstorm when the engines suffered an engine flameout. The aircraft was forced to ditched in Bengawan Solo river. In the process, the cabin floor suddenly ripped, causing two flight attendants to be sucked out. One of them died. The remaining 59 people survived.
- Lion Air Flight 538 — 30 November 2004 — While landing in Surakarta, the plane overrun the runway at Adisumarmo International Airport in bad weather. The plane crashed into a cemetery. Twenty-five people were killed.
- Mandala Airlines Flight 091 — 5 September 2005 — Seconds after take-off, the plane stalled and crashed into a busy neighborhood in Medan, Sumatra. Out of 117 people on board, only 17 survived. North Sumatra's Governor Rizal Nurdin was among the dead. Forty-nine people on the ground were also killed. KNKT released the final report which stated that the pilots failed to set the flaps properly, thus the plane didn't have enough lift and stalled, even though until now many Indonesian still believed that the cause of the crash was because the overloading of durians in the cargo hold.
- Adam Air Flight 574 — 1 January 2007 — Air Traffic Controller expected that the plane would contact the tower in waypoint DIAOLA when it suddenly disappeared from Jakarta's radar. Nine days later it was found that the aircraft had crashed in Makassar Strait killing all 102 passengers and crews on board. It was revealed that the pilots, accidentally disenganged the autopilot, overwhelmed by spatial disorientation, and didn't aware that the plane had banked heavily to the right. The plane reached terminal velocity and break-up in the air moments before impacted the sea.
- Adam Air Flight 172 — 21 February 2007 - Flight 172 involved in a hard landing in Juanda International Airport in Surabaya. The impact force was so big that the fuselage cracked and splits into two. All 149 people onboard survived. The incident caused all Boeing 737 owned by Adam Air to be grounded and banned from all flights.
- Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 — 7 March 2007 - On the final leg of landing, the plane descended steeply in high airspeed. The First Officer warned the Captain that the plane couldn't land in such situation and needed to go-around. The Captain however, ignored the warning and continued to land in the first attempt. It then overrun the runway, hit a perimeter fence, and burst into flames. Twenty-one people didn't make out alive.
- Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 9760 - 2 April 2009 - The flight, using a DHC-6 suddenly lost contact over Oksibil in Papua. The plane was found crashed in nearby forest. All 15 people onboard killed.
- Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 836 - 13 April 2010 - A Boeing 737 operated by Merpati Airlines overran the runway in Sorong, Papua with 109 people on board. The plane impacted terrain and broke up into three pieces. All 109 people onboard survived, 44 people suffered minor injuries.
- Merpati Nusantara Airlines Flight 8968 - 7 May 2011 - The aircraft was on approach to Kaimana in Papua when it impacted water 500 meters from the runway. A total of 25 people were killed in the incident. The Captain chose to abort landing and performed a sharp left turn. It was also revealed that the Captain didn't retract the flaps properly causing the plane to lose altitude rapidly.
- Nusantara Buana Air Flight 823 - 29 September 2011 - As the aircraft flying quite low over Leuser National Park, the crews encountered a thick cloud. Knowing that there were no other options as there were no gaps between the cloud, thus forcing them to fly into the cloud. But without any visual reference, the plane lose altitude and impacted terrain. All 18 people were killed.
- Mount Salak Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash - 9 May 2012 - The plane was on a demonstration flight in Indonesia, carrying potential costumers and reporters. But few minutes later the plane impacted Mount Salak with 'no chance of survival'. Final reports indicated that the crews ignored the Terrain Warning System. They thought that the warning system was broken so they turned off the warning system while enganging in a conversation with a potential costumer. Unbeknownst to them that the plane was in extreme proximity with terrain.
- Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 — 28 December 2014 — While flying in a thunderstorm, en route to Singapore, the plane disappeared from the radar. Two days later, it was found that the plane had crashed in Java Sea with no survivors among 162 passengers and crews on board. A little crack in a solder cause a significant electrical interruption to the rudder travel limiter. The crews tried to fix the problem, but just made it worse as they pulled the circuit breakers off causing protection system gone off. Subsequent miscommunication later, caused the plane to plunge into the Java Sea. Hadn't the crews pulled the circuit breakers, the flight would made it through their destination.
- Trigana Air Service Flight 257 - 16 August 2015 - The ATR-42 was on final leg to Oksibil Airport when it suddenly slammed into Tangok Mountain, few miles from the airport. Search and rescue teams found that none of the 54 people onboard survived the crash. As both black boxes retrieved by KNKT, preliminary report indicates that the plane impacted terrain instantaneously, suspecting a CFIT.
- Aviastar Flight 7503 - 2 October 2015 - Missing over Sulawesi, SAR team later found that debris have been found in Latimojong Mountain. As they reach the crash site, there were no survivors found. All 10 people onboard were killed in the crash.
- 6 September 1929 — Imperial Airways de Havilland DH.66 Hercules G-EBMZ stalls when it flares too early while attempting a night landing at Jask Airport in Jask, Persia. It crashes and bursts into flames when its wing fuel tanks rupture and emergency flares in its wingtips ignite the fuel. Both crew members and one of the three passengers die.
- 4 December 1946 — Aeroflot Lisunov Li-2 crashed at Mashhad, Iran, killing 24.
- 14 September 1950 — An Iran Air Douglas C-47 Skytrain (registration EP-AAG) crashed on takeoff from Mehrabad Airport, killing all eight on board.
- 1 December 1950 — An Iran Air C-47A (registration EP-AAJ) struck a mountain near Chamaran en route to Tehran from Tabriz, killing all eight on board.
- 22 December 1951 — An Egypt Air SNCASE Languedoc circled Tehran twice in a snow storm and crashed 10 km W of Tehran, killing 22 on board.
- 25 December 1952 — Iran Air Douglas DC-3; Tehran, Iran: 27 fatalities and two survivors.
- 15 March 1963 — A TMA Cargo Avro York crashed seven miles southeast of Karaj, killing all 4 on board.
- 15 March 1974 — A Sud Aviation Caravelle of Sterling Airlines damaged beyond repair while taxiing in Mehrabad International Airport, causing 15 casualties.
- 21 January 1980 — Iran Air Boeing 727-86; near Tehran, Iran. The aircraft hit high ground in a snowstorm during the approach to land. All 8 crew members and 120 passengers were killed.
- 3 July 1988 — Iran Air Flight 655, an Iranian passenger jet carrying 290 passengers, is shot down over the Persian Gulf by the United States Navy guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes killing all aboard including 66 children.
- 24 May 1991 — A forced landing near Kermanshah, Iran, due to fuel shortage had to be made after three missed approaches by Soviet Metro Cargo Ilyushin Il-76. 4 on board casualties.
- 8 February 1993 — A Tupolev Tu-154 was departing on a non-scheduled flight from Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran, to Mashhad International Airport when it became involved in a mid-air collision with an Iranian Air Force Sukhoi Su-24 fighter plane that was on approach to the same airport. All 12 crew members and 119 passengers on board, plus both pilots of the Su-24, were killed for a total of 133 fatalities.
- 12 October 1994 — Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746, a Fokker F28 Fellowship (registered EP-PAV) en route from Isfahan to Tehran suffered a sudden loss of power in both engines at 23:05 local time, 35 minutes after take-off from Isfahan International Airport. The aircraft went into an uncontrolled descent and crashed near Natanz, killing all 59 passengers and 7 crew members on board.
- May 17, 2001 — A Faraz Qeshm Airlines Yakovlev Yak-40 departed from Tehran on a flight to Gorgan Airport carrying 30 people; including the Iranian Transport Minister Rahman Dadman, two deputy ministers and seven more members of parliament. It was forced to divert due to bad weather conditions and was later discovered crashed in the Alborz Mountains, near Sari, Iran. All on board perished.
- 12 February 2002 — Iran Air Tours Flight 956, a Tupolev Tu-154, crashed into the Sefid Kouh mountains during heavy rain, snow and dense fog while descending for Khorramabad Airport. All twelve crew members and 107 passengers were killed.
- 20 April 2005 — Saha Airlines Flight 171, a Boeing 707-320C, registration EP-SHE, flying from Kish Island, crashed on landing at Mehrabad Airport, Tehran following an unstabilised approach with a higher than recommended airspeed. Gear and/or a tire failed after touchdown and the flight overran the far end of the runway. Of the 12 crew and 157 passengers, 3 passengers were killed.
- 1 September 2006 — Iran Air Tours Flight 945, A Tupolev Tu-154 from Bandar Abbas Airport with 11 crew and 137 passengers on board burst into flames upon landing at Mashhad International Airport, Iran killing 28 of those on board.
- 15 July 2009 — Caspian Airlines Flight 7908, a Tupolev Tu-154M, traveling from Tehran to Yerevan crashed near Qazvin, killing all 168 people (156 passengers, 12 crew) on board.
- 24 January 2010 — Taban Air Flight 6437, a Tupolev Tu-154, crashed whilst making an emergency landing at Mashhad International Airport due to a medical emergency; all 157 and 13 crew survived the accident with 42 receiving minor injuries.
- 9 January 2011 — Iran Air Flight 277; near Urmia Airport, Iran. The aircraft impacted terrain during go-around due to bad weather. Of 105 aboard, 77 were killed.
- All Nippon Airways Flight 60 crashed into Tokyo Bay while on approach to land at Tokyo International Airport on 4 February 1966 killing 133 people in the deadliest single-plane incident until 1971. The cause of the crash is undetermined.
- All Nippon Airways Flight 61 — Hijacked and taken back over Tokyo, Japan.
- BOAC Flight 911 — The aircraft was flying above Mount Fuji when it encountered a clear-air turbulence. The aircraft spiralling down, and part of the aircraft detached one by one as the aircraft started to lose control. It then slammed into the ground, killing everyone on board. A photo when the aircraft falling down was captured by photographer.
- Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 402 — The plane was on landing phase at Tokyo International Airport in fog. However, the plane was descending below the glide slope (similar to Asiana Airlines Flight 214). The plane then hit approach lights and struck a seawall. Only 8 people survived the crash.
- Japan Airlines Flight 123 — Flight 123 was flying over Japan when part of its vertical stabilizer detached, causing some hydraulic loss which led to lose control. Flight crews tried to recover the plane and head back to Tokyo, but it was too late. The Boeing 747 then crashed into Mount Osutaka, Japan. Only 4 people survived. It is the deadliest single-aircraft crash to date and the worst in Japan. Investigators concluded that the rear pressure bulkhead damaged by a tailstrike few years earlier, resulting the detachment.
- Japan Airlines Flight 350 — Flight 350 was on approach to Haneda Airport when the pilot deliberately nose dived the plane in order to crash it. The pilot then subdued by other flight crews, yet the plane remained descending. It then crashed into Tokyo Bay. The pilot who deliberately nose-dived the plane was suffering from mental illness prior to the incident.
- Garuda Indonesia Flight 865 was a DC-10 taking off from Fukuoka when one of its engine had a failure. The pilots then rejected take-off but its too late. The plane overshoot the runway, skidded and burst into flames. The accident claimed 3 lives.
- Japan Airlines Flight 907 and Japan Airlines Flight 958 — Nearly collided near Yaizu, Japan.
- China Airlines Flight 120 — While taxiing, Flight 120 suddenly caught fire and exploded on Naha Airport, Okinawa, Japan. Incredibly, no one was killed in the incident. The aircraft was completely destroyed by the fire. The incident was caught on camera.
- Lao Airlines Flight 301 an ATR 72-600 operated by Lao Airlines was about to land. As they approaches, the plane slammed to the ground, bounced a few times, skidded and plunged into the Mekong River killing all 49 people on board the aircraft. Investigators concluded that the cause of the accident was due to pilot error while approaching.
- Malaysian Airline System Flight 653 — hijacked en route from Penang to Kuala Lumpur and crashed, killing all 100 on board.
- Double Six Crash — a Sabah Air aircraft crashed killing state ministers on board.
- Japan Airlines Flight 715 — crashed near Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport killing 34 out of 77.
- Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - disappeared less than an hour after takeoff, carrying 239 passengers & crew.
- Pan Am Flight 73 — Hijacked in Karachi, Pakistan.
- PIA Flight 688 — Crashed on takeoff due to engine failure.
- AirBlue Flight 202 — The Airbus A321 was on approach to Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad with 152 people on board. The captain changed the heading as the tower directed it, but forgot to pull the button. Thus, the plane didn't change direction. The First Officer warned the Captain, but the Captain underestimated him. He changed the heading further as the plane getting closer to Margala Hills, but still didn't push the button. The plane flew straight to Margala Hills, slammed onto it and exploded on impact. Everyone onboard killed instantly in Pakistan's worst ever aviation accident.
- Bhoja Air Flight 213 —The Boeing 737 was on approach to Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad while in extreme weather condition. As the Captain attempting the approach, Flight 213 encountered a microburst. The plane descended rapidly. However, both crews didn't take any recovery action. As the first microburst dissipated, both crews in state of confusion, this later aggravated by another sudden microburst which both crews didn't take any recovery action again. The plane crashed and exploded killing all 127 people on board in the second deadliest plane crash in Pakistan.
- Cebu Pacific Flight 387 — Crashed on the slopes of Mount Sumagaya. All 104 people onboard perished.
- Air Philippines Flight 541 - Flight 541 was due to land to Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City when it suddenly slammed into a coconut plantation 500 feet above mean sea level. All 131 occupants on board the aircraft were killed in the worst air crash in Philippines history.
- Philippine Airlines Flight 812 - Flight 812 was hijacked while on cruising altitude. The hijacker later subdued on the ground with all passengers and crews survived.
- Laoag International Airlines Flight 585 - The aircraft, a Fokker F-27 Friendship, was taking off from Manila when one of its engines suddenly fail. The pilots then decided to ditch the plane in Manila Bay but failed. The plane broke up and 19 people drowned. The cause was due to pilot error.
- Royal Jordanian Flight 600 — 14 March 1979 — crashed on landing at Doha International Airport due to wind shear killing 45 passengers.
- Middle East Airlines Flight 438 — Disintegrated in flight from an explosive detonation.
- Iraqi Airways Flight 163 — Hijacked on the way from Baghdad to Amman, later crashed after a grenade exploded.
- Saudia Flight 163 — Just after taking off from Riyadh, the cargo hold of the flight caught fire. The pilots however successfully land the plane. Shockingly, instead of conducting an evacuation immediately, the pilots tried to taxi the aircraft. The plane then stopped with no further contact. After hours of silence from the plane, rescuers opened the plane's door and found everyone onboard had been killed due to smoke inhalation.
- Nigeria Airways Flight 2120 (Jeddah, 1991) — The plane was carrying hajj pilgrimage when one of its tire caught fire just after take off. The pilots tried to made it back to Jeddah. The fire however intensifies. It then made its way to the cabin area causing passengers to panic. The heat was so hot in fact it melts the cabin's floor and caused some passengers to fell to their deaths. Despite the pilots best effort, the plane didn't made it to Jeddah. The flames engulfed the plane while it still in mid-air and crashed, killing everyone on board.
- Singapore Airlines Flight 117 — Hijacked en route from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore.
- Qantas Flight 32 - an Airbus A380 from London to Sydney with a fuel stop over in Singapore suffered an catastrophic engine failure over Indonesia. The engine exploded and parts of it strewn over the Indonesian Island of Batam. Qantas Flight 32 was forced to make an emergency landing at Singapore Changi Airport. Everyone onboard survived.
- Asiana Airlines Flight 733 was on approach to Mokpo Airport in VOR when suddenly it hit a ridge, killing 68 people on board. Pilot error was blamed for the accident, as the pilots started descent while passing over the mountain peak.
- Air China Flight 129 was on approach to Gimhae International Airport, lining up, but then slammed into a mountain nearby killing 129 people onboard out of 166 people. The pilot didn't aware of their proximity to the ground due to bad weather condition until it was too late to recover.
- Icelandic Airlines Flight 001, a Douglas DC-8 on a charter flight, crashed into a coconut plantation while on approach to Katunayake, Sri Lanka for a refueling stop. 78 survived, but 184 were killed.
- Martinair Flight 138 was a McDonnel Douglas DC-8 operating on behalf of Indonesia's flag carrier Garuda Indonesia carrying hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in which on 4 December 1974, the plane flew into a mountain, killing all 191 people on board. To date, it remains as the deadliest air disaster in Sri Lanka aviation history.
- China Airlines Flight 611 — A Boeing 747 was flying near the Penghu Islands when it suddenly broke up in mid-air killing all 225 people on board, the result of an improper repair of a tailstrike which happened 22 years before the crash.
- China Airlines Flight 676 — Crashed into a road upon approach to the airport, killing all passengers and crew of the aircraft and 6 persons on the ground.
- Singapore Airlines Flight 006 — Singapore Airlines Boeing 747 was starting to take off when it hit a ground maintenance vehicle at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport near Taipei, Taiwan. 83 people died as the result. The plane was taking off from a wrong runway which was closed for maintenance.
- TransAsia Airways Flight 222 Flight 222 was attempting to land in Huxi, Taiwan while in bad weather condition when it crashed into several houses. There were 58 people aboard the ATR 72-500; only 10 survived. The crash injured 5 people on the ground. Investigation concluded that the cause was pilot error.
- TransAsia Airways Flight 235 was flying over Taipei when one of its engine failed. The ATR 72 then rolled sharply to the left, clipped a taxi and Huandong Viaduct. It impacted Keelung River in an upside down condition. 43 people out of 58 people were killed. Investigation still ongoing. Moments the plane crashed was captured by motorist and CCTV.
- Lauda Air Flight 004 — 26 May 1991 — Flight 004 was flying over Phu Toei National Park when it suddenly broke up in mid-flight, aircraft wreckage littered the area and strewn into the jungle near Suphan Buri and Ban Nong Rong, killing everyone on board in Thailand's worst aviation disaster. The cause of the breakup was because of an uncommanded thrust reverser on engine no. 1 causing the Boeing 767-3Z9ER lose control and broke up. Flight 004 was famously known due to Niki Lauda own contribution to the investigation of the crash.
- Thai Airways International Flight 261 — 11 December 1998 —Flight crews made a third attempt to land the plane after second failed attempt when the plane stalled with a high angle of attack and crashed into a paddy field on approach to Surat Thani Airport amid heavy rains and poor visibility. 101 people were killed while 45 other survived.
- One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 — 16 September 2007 — A McDonnel Douglas MD-82 attempted to land in wind shear and strong winds at Phuket International Airport. The plane failed to land, rise sharply over the runway, stalled, crashed and burst into flames in the side of the runway. Pilot error was blamed for the accident that killed 90 people.
- Bangkok Airways Flight 266 — 4 August 2009 — The ATR 72 Overran the runway on landing and crashed into a disused control tower at Koh Samui Airport. The pilot of the plane was the only person killed in the incident.
United Arab Emirates
- Gulf Air Flight 771 — Bombed, then crashed into a desert in the United Arab Emirates.
- Kish Air Flight 7170 - The aircraft was due to land from Kish Island in Iran to Sharjah Airport when it spiraled and crashed, killing 43 people on board. The pilot accidentally selected the propellers into reverse thrust in mid-air causing it to spiraling down out of control.
- Sterling Airways Flight 296 - A Sud Aviation Caravelle operated by Sterling Airways carrying 112 people suddenly slammed into mountain ridge near Kalba, killing all of them. Investigators concluded that outdated flight plan and/or due to misreading weather radar was the cause of the crash. The accident, as of December 2015, remains as the deadliest in United Arab Emirates.
South China Sea
- Qantas Flight 30 — 25 July 2008, Mid-air decompression after departure from Hong Kong, landed safely in Manila; no injuries.
- Air Vietnam Flight 706 — Hijacked, then crashed after a missed approach at Phan Rang.
- Indian Airlines Flight 814 — Hijacked on the way to India, and flown to India, Pakistan, the UAE, and Afghanistan before the passengers were released; 1 passenger was killed by the hijackers.
Central America and the Caribbean
- On January 15, 1990 SANSA Flight 32 crashed into a mountain in Costa Rica after takeoff from Juan Santamaría International Airport in San José, killing all 23 on board.
- Dominicana DC-9 air disaster The Dominicana de Aviación Santo Domingo DC-9 air disaster occurred on February 15, 1970 when a Dominicana de Aviación (Dominican Airlines) McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 twin-engine jet airliner crashed on takeoff from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic en route to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- Birgenair Flight 301 was a flight chartered by Turkish-managed Birgenair partner Alas Nacionales ("National Wings") from Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic to Frankfurt, Germany via Gander, Canada and Berlin, Germany. On 6 February 1996, the Boeing 757-225 operating the route crashed shortly after take-off from Puerto Plata's Gregorio Luperón International Airport.
- The 1977 Aviateca Convair 240 crash occurred on April 27, 1977 when a Convair 240 suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff from La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City, and crashed after attempting an emergency landing, killing all 28 on board.
- The 1986 Aerovías Guatemala air crash occurred on 18 January 1986 and involved a Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III which crashed into a hill on approach to Santa Elena Airport, Flores after a short flight from Guatemala City's La Aurora International Airport. All 93 passengers and crew on board were killed, making it the worst air disaster in Guatemalan history.
- Cubana de Aviación Flight 1216 overran the runway of La Aurora International Airport on 21 December 1999, ran down a slope and crashed into a residential area of Guatemala City, killing 16 on board and 2 on the ground.
- Tan-Sahsa Flight 414 with 146 people on board crashed into a hill on approach to Toncontín International Airport in Tegucigalpa on October 21, 1989. 131 people died in the crash, making it the worst air crash accident in Central American history.
- Central American Airways Flight 731 crashed on February 14, 2011, on approach to Toncontín International Airport, killing all 14 on board.
- TACA Flight 390 overran the runway of Toncontín International Airport on May 30, 2008 and crashed into an embankment, smashing several cars and killing 5.
- Alas Chiricanas Flight 901 — In-flight explosion caused by a bomb.
- Copa Airlines Flight 201 — Crashed near La Palma, killing all 47 on board.
- Prinair Flight 191 – Crashed while landing at Mercedita Airport. Ponce, killing 5.
- Vieques Air Link Flight 901A – Crashed after take-off from Vieques Airport, killing 8.
- FlyMontserrat Flight 107 – Crashed after takeoff from V. C. Bird International Airport. Antigua and Barbuda, killing 3.
- British Eagle International Airlines Flight 802 crashed into the Glungezer mountain near Innsbruck on 29 February 1964, killing all 83 people on board.
- Hapag-Lloyd Flight 3378 crash-landed 650 m short of the runway in Vienna on 12 July 2000 due to fuel exhaustion 22 km out, arising from erroneous fuel management combined with failure to divert. There were no serious injuries.
- A Super Puma helicopter collided mid-air on 5 March 2007 with a smaller private airplane at low altitude near the Zell am See Airport, due to failure of both pilots to visually detect the other aircraft in good weather. All eight people on the two craft were killed.
- An Imperial Airways Argosy crashed on 28 March 1933 near Diksmuide following an onboard fire suspected to be the first case of aerial sabotage. All 12 passengers and 3 crew were killed.
- Sabena OO-AUB crashed on 16 November 1937 while attempting to land in bad weather near Ostend. All 11 aboard were killed.
- Sabena Flight 548 crashed due to mechanical failure while attempting to land in Brussels on 15 February 1961. All 72 passengers and crew were killed, along with a single ground casualty.
- A Balkan Bulgarian Airlines Tupolev Tu-134 crashed near the village of Gabare. All 73 on people on board died.
- A Balkan Bulgarian Airlines Tupolev Tu-134 crashed on approach to Sofia Airport. All 50 people on board died.
- British Airways Flight 476 collided with Inex-Adria Aviopromet Flight 550 in mid-air near Zagreb, killing all 176 people on board both aircraft and another on the ground.
- JAT Yugoslav Flight 364, bombed, then crashed in Srbská Kamenice, Czechoslovakia.
- Inex-Adria Aviopromet Flight 450, ground impact during final approach in foggy weather Prague, 1975, Czechoslovakia.
- Douglas Dakota, PH-TCR of KLM crashed on 26 January 1947 after takeoff from Kastrup airport in Copenhagen, killing all 22 on board, including Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden.
- Partnair Flight 394, structural failure in tail section, crashed into sea near Hirtshals.
- Curtiss Reid Flying Services Tailnumber CF-EDN — Crashed while en route to Paris; see 1950 Tête de l'Obiou C-54 crash.
- Air India Flight 245
- Air France Flight 178 — Lockheed L-749 Constellation that crashed in the French Alps in 1953
- Derby Aviation C47 — crashed into Canigou mountainside en route to Perpignan, killing all 34 aboard.
- Air France Flight 007 — A chartered Boeing 707 crashed on takeoff from Orly, 3 June 1962.
- Air India Flight 101
- Varig Flight 820 — Crashed near Orly, France after a lavatory fire, 11 July 1973.
- Turkish Airlines Flight 981 was a DC-10 flying from Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport. Just after take-off, the cargo door suddenly torn apart from the aircraft. The explosive decompression cut most of the aircraft's vital cables, thus, crash was inevitable. It then crashed in Ermenonville Forest on 3 March 1974. All 346 people on board perished in the worst aviation disaster in France's history.
- Inex-Adria Aviopromet Flight 1308 — crashed on Corsica's Mont San-Pietro, killing all 180 people on board, 1 December 1981.
- Air France Flight 296 — first Airbus A320 crash, 26 June 1988.
- Air Inter Flight 148 —The Airbus A320 was circling to land at Strasbourg on 20 January 1992. However, the pilots didn't aware that the terrain was closer than it thought. It crashed near Mount Sainte-Odile. Few passengers survived the accident.
- Air France Flight 8969 — Hijacked after takeoff from Algiers and taken back in France, December 1994.
- Air France Flight 4590 — The Concorde was taxiing and waiting for a Continental Airlines plane to take-off first. However, when the Continental plane took-off, a small plate of its wings torn and fell to the runway. The Concode then took-off. One of its tires ran over the plate and burst. The pieces hit the fuel tank and ignited a fire. The Concorde stalled and crashed to a hotel in Gonesse, France, 25 July 2000. All aboard killed.
- Germanwings Flight 9525 — Crashed near Digne-les-Bains in the French Alps en route to Düsseldorf Airport on 24 March 2015, killing all 150 people on board.
- British European Flight 609, crashed in Munich, West Germany (Munich air disaster).
- Überlingen mid-air collision occurred when a Tupolev Tu-154 carrying 60 people, 45 of whom were children, collided with a DHL Boeing 757 over the city of Überlingen on 1 July 2002. All 71 people onboard both aircraft killed.
- Pan Am Flight 708 crashed near Berlin, Germany, killing all three people on board.
- Olympic Airways Flight 954 (December 8, 1969) — A Douglas DC-6 (SX-DAE) crashed during its approach to Athens Hellenicon Airport from Chania on Paneio mountain near Keratea amidst bad weather killing 90 passengers and crew. This was the worse aircraft accident in Greece until 2005.
- TWA Flight 841 (September 8, 1974) — A Boeing 707-331B (N8734) crushed in Ionian sea 30 minutes after its departure from Athens. An explosive device in the luggage area destroyed flight controls and resulted in 88 fatalities.
- Swissair Flight 316 (October 8, 1979) — A Douglas DC-8 (HB-IDE) landed near the middle of runway 15L of Athens Hellenicon Airport at more than 270 km/h overrun the runway and stopped on a public road outside the airport area. Its left wing was severed from the fuselage and in the resulting fire 14 out of 154 passengers died.
- TWA Flight 840 — Bombed on the way to Athens, Greece, sucking out 4 on board — the plane landed safely.
- Olympic Aviation Flight 545 (August 3, 1989) — A Shorts 330-200 (SX-BGE) crashed on Kerkis mountain coming from Thessaloniki towards airport Pythagoras in Samos. All 31 passengers and crew of 3 died.
- Helios Airways Flight 522 ("Ghost Plane Incident")— The Cypriot Boeing 737 was on its way to Athens when the crews reported air conditioner problem, which was actually a pressure problem. The plane increase the altitude, lowering the pressure and decreasing the oxygen level. All of the passengers and crews but one suffered hypoxia. The plane was flying without any communication to the tower. It then ran out of fuel and crashed in Kalamos. All 121 people onboard killed.
- Aer Lingus Flight 712 — Crashed into the sea off County Wexford in 1968, cause unknown.
- KLM Flight 633 — Ditched after takeoff from Shannon Airport on 5 September 1954.
- Air India Flight 182 — Bomb exploded 120 miles off the South West coast of Cork, on 23 June 1985.
- Manx2 Flight 7100 — Crash at Cork Airport on 10 February 2011 following a flight from Belfast.
- 1919 Verona Caproni Ca.48 crash — Caproni Ca.48 crashed at Verona, Italy (2 August 1919), killing all on board (14, 15, or 17 people).
- Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870 — Crashed off Ustica Island (27 June 1980), Italy (Ustica Disaster).
- Banat Air Flight 166 — Crashed after takeoff near Verona, Italy (on 13 December 1995).
- Scandinavian Airlines Flight 686 — Crashed upon takeoff (on 8 October 2001), in Milan, Italy (Linate Airport disaster).
- NLM CityHopper Flight 431 Inflight Break-up.
- KLM Cityhopper Flight 433 Pilot error.
- Bijlmer Disaster: El Al Flight 1862 crashed into 2 apartment buildings in Amsterdam. A total of 43 people were killed, including the plane's crew of three, a non-revenue passenger, and 39 people on the ground.
- Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 Boeing 737-800 flying from Atatürk Airport in Istanbul to Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam crashed in a field during final approach. Of the 127 passengers and 7 crew on board 9 were killed, 85 were injured along with 26 severely.
- Bukken Bruse disaster, a flying boat crashed upon landing in Trondheim, Norway. Nineteen were killed; Bertrand Russell was among the 24 survivors.
- Braathens Flight 239, crashed in Asker upon landing at Fornebu airport, Oslo, Norway, killing 40 of 45 people on board. The aircraft was four nmi off course in bad weather conditions.
- Widerøe Flight 933, crashed into the Barents Sea near Mehamn, killing all 15 on board. This incident remains highly controversial in Norway.
- Torghatten accident, crashed in heavy fog, killing all 36 passengers in the worst-ever Dash 7 accident.
- Atlantic Airways Flight 670, a BAe 146, slides off the runway at Stord, Norway, killing four of the 16 people on board.
- Vaeroy accident, a Twin Otter crashed in the sea outside Værøy, killing all 5 persons on board.
- Vnukovo Airlines Flight 2801, a Tupolev Tu-154 crashed into a mountain on Svalbard killing all 141 people on board. Deadliest aviation accident ever in Norway.
- 1962 LOT Vickers Viscount Warsaw crash, the plane was returning from Brussels, had a mid-way landing in Berlin from where it took off at 5:55 pm. While on approach on runway 33 in Warsaw at 7:30 pm the crew received landing clearance. 46 seconds later the plane crashed and burned 1335 meters from the threshold. All 33 people onboard perished.
- LOT Polish Airlines Flight 165, crashed into a mountain near Zawoja.
- LOT Polish Airlines Flight 007, crashed near Okęcie Airport in Warsaw.
- LOT Polish Airlines Flight 5055, crashed in Kabacki Forest (Warsaw).
- Lufthansa Flight 2904, crashed during landing on Okęcie Airport in Warsaw.
- LOT Polish Airlines Flight 16, a Boeing 767, crash lands after landing gear failed to deploy at Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport.
- Air Transat Flight 236 ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean and glided successfully to the Azores.
- Independent Air Flight 1851 crashed 8 February 1989 on approach to Santa Maria Airport in the Azores, due to pilot and air traffic control errors. All 144 on board died.
- Martinair Flight 495 crashed on landing at Faro Airport 21 December 1992 after flying through two microbursts. 56 people on board were killed.
- TAP Portugal Flight 425 overran the runway at Madeira Airport on 19 November 1977, killing 131 people on board.
- TAROM Flight 371 — Crashed near Baloteşti (on 31 March 1995) due to mechanical failure followed by pilot error.
- TAROM Flight 3107 — Veered off runway in Otopeni (on 30 December 2007) after hitting a maintenance vehicle during takeoff run due to poor weather conditions.
- Aeroflot Flight 217 crashed outside of Moscow on for reasons unknown, killing all 174 aboard (13 October 1972).
- Aeroflot Flight 411 crashed on takeoff from Sheremetyevo Airport (6 July 1982).
- Aeroflot Flight 3352 crashed into maintenance vehicles upon landing at Omsk Airport, killing 174 on the aircraft and four more in the vehicles (11 October 1984).
- Aeroflot Flight 593 crashed into a hillside in Siberia (23 March 1994).
- Siberia Airlines Flight 1047 crashed near Rostov on Don (24 August 2004, terror).
- Volga-AviaExpress Flight 1303 crashed in Tula Oblast (24 August 2004, terror).
- Regional Airlines Flight 9288, an Antonov An-24RV (NATO reporting name "Coke") crashed 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) from the runway while on approach to Varandey Airport in Nenetskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug on 16 March 2005, killing 28 of the 52 people aboard.
- Armavia Flight 967, after flying from Yerevan, the plane was due to land at Adler-Sochi International Airport. However, on 3 May 2006, after a failed go-around, the panicking pilot lost orientation of the flight and crashed into the ocean. All onboard killed.
- S7 Airlines Flight 778 the crews successfully land at Irkutsk on 9 July 2006. But the brakes didn't deployed properly, and thus slammed structures. More than 90 people were killed, few survived.
- Aeroflot Flight 821 crashed on approach to Perm Airport en route from Moscow (on 14 September 2008). All 88 people on board were killed.
- 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash, a Tupolev Tu-154 was trying to land in Smolensk Airport. However, heavy fog limits visibility, aggravated by incorrect altimeter set by the pilots, both pilots confused of the runway's whereabouts. The Tupolev left wing then hit a tree, and the aircraft inverted to the left, crashed and skidded in upside down condition in Smolensk , killing President of Poland Lech Kaczyński and all people aboard.
- Red Wings Airlines Flight 9268 overrunned the runway on Pulkovo Airport and hit the highway in high speed. The aircraft broke up on impact and killing 5 crews out of 8. There were no passengers on board. The accident was caught on dashboard camera and went viral. The video showed the plane's moment of impact with the highway and debris littered the highway. One of its tires detached and hit a car in the front of the car that recorded the accident.
- Tatarstan Airlines Flight 363 was on final approach in Kazan Airport. On 17 November 2013, as the landing attempt failed, pilots then requested a gp-around. The Boeing 737 however nose-dived, hit the tarmac and exploded. All 50 people were killed. The accident was caught by the airport's CCTV.
- Ilyushin IL-18B of the Bulgarian carrier TABSO crashed near Bratislava on 24 November 1966.
- Ilyushin IL-18L of Czechoslovak Airlines crashed shortly before landing in Bratislava on 28 July 1976.
- Spantax Flight 995 a DC-10-30CF was destroyed by fire after an aborted takeoff at Málaga, 13 September 1982.
- Avianca Flight 011, registered HK-2910, crashed into a mountain scheduled to land in Madrid Barajas International Airport, 27 November 1983.
- Britannia Airways Flight 226A, crashed on landing at Girona-Costa Brava Airport, 14 September 1999.
- Spanair Flight JK 5022, Crashed on takeoff at Madrid Barajas International Airport, 20 August 2008.
- SAS Flight 751, "The Gottröra accident", 27 December 1991.
- Air France Flight 152. a Lockheed L-749A Constellation, ditched into the Mediterranean Sea off Kızılada, Fethiye on August 3, 1953. Four people of 8 crew and 34 passengers drowned.
- Turkish Airlines Flight 452, a Boeing 727-2F2, flew into the slope of a hill at Karatepe in Isparta on September 19, 1976 killing 154 people.
- Turkish Airlines Flight 158, a Boeing 737-4Q8, crashed during its final approach to land at Ankara Esenboğa Airport in driving snow 16 January 1983.
- Turkish Airlines Flight 278, a Boeing 737-4Y0, crashed during its final approach to land at Van Ferit Melen Airport in driving snow, 29 December 1994.
- Turkish Airlines Flight 5904, a Boeing 737-4Q8, crashed in Ceyhan 8 minutes after takeoff from Adana Şakirpaşa Airport, 7 April 1999.
- Turkish Airlines Flight 634, an Avro RJ100, crashed on its final approach during landing at Diyarbakır Airport, 8 January 2003.
- Atlasjet Flight 4203, a McDonnell Douglas MD-83, crashed on a hill during descent to Isparta Süleyman Demirel Airport, 30 November 2007.
- 1979 Dniprodzerzhynsk mid-air collision: two Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-134s collided near Dniprodzerzhynsk on 11 August 1979, killing all 178 on both aircraft.
- Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a Boeing 777-200ER, was flying over Ukraine while en route to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. While flying over Hrabove, Donetsk Oblast on 17 July 2014, the aircraft disintegrated in mid-air after shot down by pro-Russian separatist using a surface-to-air Buk missile. The aircraft spiraling down, and parts of the cabin detached and disintegrated one by one while passengers sucked out from the aircraft. It slammed and exploded in the ground, killing all 298 people on board in Ukraine's worst aviation disaster and worst civilian aircraft shot down in history.
- Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise Flight 612, On 22 August 2006, a Tupolev Tu-154M was flying over Donetsk Oblast in stormy condition when it stalled. Rather than recovering it, the pilots deepen the stall by pulling the stick. The plane crashed near Sukha Balka, killing everyone on board.
- Olympic Airways Flight 417: Dr. Abid Hanson, a passenger on Olympic Airways Flight 417 from Cairo to Athens to New York City, who had a history of sensitivity to secondhand smoke requested a non-smoking seat prior. When the family boarded the aircraft in Athens, the people found that the assigned seats were three rows ahead of the economy class smoking area; there was no partition between the smoking and non-smoking section. The family requested a seat further away from the smoking section. The crew did not move the passenger to any of the 11 other unoccupied seats on the aircraft. The passenger felt a reaction to the smoke and died several hours later. The case resulted in the Olympic Airways v. Husain case.
The following accidents and incidents occurred in international waters; that is, more than 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) off the coast of any territory.
- Air France Flight 447 — The Airbus A330 was carrying 228 people from Rio de Janeiro to Paris when its pitot tubes froze causing faulty airspeed reading. The plane then stalled. As the co-pilot took over, rather than getting out of the situation, he deepen the stall. The backup pilot sat next to him push the lever down and asked his co-pilot to do the same. However, a miscommunication occurred and his co-pilot pulled the lever even more, causing it to enter a deep stall. It then crashed into the Atlantic Ocean killing all on board.
- Air France Flight 1611 — crashed into the Mediterranean sea off Nice.
- Air India Flight 182 — was flying over the Atlantic Ocean in west of Ireland when a bomb placed by Sikh extremist exploded in the cargo hold. The Boeing 747 disintegrated and plunged into the Atlantic killing everyone aboard in Ireland's deadliest aviation disaster.
- American Airlines Flight 63 — Attempted bombing over Atlantic Ocean, terrorist was restrained and sedated.
- Birgenair Flight 301 — crashed in the Caribbean Sea, near the Dominican Republic; all 189 passengers and crew killed. Investigators found that a nest was found blocking its airspeed indicator, causing the pilot to misread it.
- BOAC Flight 777 was shot down by Nazi fighter planes in the Bay of Biscay on 1 June 1943. All 17 aboard died, including actor Leslie Howard.
- Cubana Flight 455 — bombed, then crashed off Barbados into the Caribbean Sea.
- Dominicana DC-9 air disaster — crashed into the Caribbean Sea shortly after takeoff.
- EgyptAir Flight 990 — Crashed off the Atlantic coast of Nantucket.
- Globe Air charter flight crashed in bad weather into the Mediterranean Sea near Nicosia Airport, 20 April 1967.
- KLM Flight 607-E crashed 180 kilometres (110 mi) west of Shannon, Ireland, on 14 August 1958. The most likely cause was catastrophic mechanical failure, though the cause is officially undetermined. All 99 aboard died.
- LAV Flight 253 — Crashed into the Atlantic off Asbury Park, New Jersey, on June 20, 1956. All 74 aboard died.
- Swissair Flight 111 — Crashed off the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia.
- Transair Georgian Airline Crash (21 September) — Shot down into the Black Sea by a missile upon landing.
- TWA Flight 800 — The Boeing 747 was climbing just after taking off when suddenly its fuel tank exploded. The front cabin of the plane detached from the plane and fell straight to the Atlantic. The middle and the back cabin remained intact, but burning. The 'decapitated' plane then climbed and later crashed off the Atlantic coast of East Moriches, New York. All onboard killed. Investigators found that a faulty cable ignited a fire in the fuel tank, causing it to explode violently.
- Vieques Air Link Flight 901A, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, off Vieques, Puerto Rico, with 8 deaths.
- Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 — was flying near Ukraine on 4 October 2001, in a coincidence, a military practice was conducted by the Ukrainian army, which was to shot a target by a missile. The target was ready and set. However, rather than locking to its actual target, the missile locked itself towards the Siberia Airlines plane. It then hit the plane . All 78 people aboard killed . Ukraine paid ~$15 million compensation to victims' relatives.
- Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 was hijacked on 23 November 1996 en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi by three Ethiopians seeking political asylum. The plane crash-landed in the Indian Ocean near Comoros after running out of fuel, killing 125 of the 175 passengers and crew on board.
- Korean Air Flight 858 was destroyed by a bomb planted by North Korean agents on 29 November 1987. All 115 on board died.
- South African Airways Flight 295 crashed into the Indian Ocean in international waters off the coast of Mauritius on 28 November 1987 after a catastrophic in-flight fire. The cause of the fire was never determined. All 159 aboard were killed.
- Yemenia Flight 626 The Airbus A300 was on approach to Moroni when it stalled. The flight crews didn't do the appropriate action to recover it and thus the plane crashed into the Indian Ocean off the Northern coast of Comoros on 30 June 2009. Of 153 aboard, 152 died; a 12-year-old passenger was found alive.
- Aeroperú Flight 603 — Off the coast of Peru
- Alaska Airlines Flight 261 — Off the coast of Oxnard, California.
- China Airlines Flight 006 — Plunged 30,000 feet while 350 miles northwest of San Francisco.
- Flying Tigers Line Flight 739 — mid-ocean.
- Korean Air Flight 007 — Shot down over the Sea of Okhotsk in Soviet airspace.
- Asiana Airlines Flight 991 — Near Jeju Island, South Korea
- Philippine Airlines Flight 434 — bomb exploded on board over Minami Daito Island in the Philippine Sea, near Okinawa, Japan.
- ANA Avro Ten crashed in the Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, 21 March 1931.
- ANA Stinson crashed near the border of Queensland and New South Wales, 19 February 1937.
- ANA DC-2 crashed into Mount Dandenong, Victoria, 25 October 1938.
- ANA Stinson Tokana crashed near Redesdale, Victoria, 31 January 1945.
- ANA DC-3 crashed at Seven-Mile Beach, Tasmania, 10 March 1946.
- ANA DC-3 crashed in New South Wales, 2 September 1948.
- Queensland Airlines Lockheed Lodestar crashed at Coolangatta, Queensland, 10 March 1949.
- MacRobertson Miller Aviation's DC-3 Fitzroy crashed immediately after takeoff from Perth on 2 July 1949.
- ANA DC-4 crashed after departure Perth, Western Australia, 26 June 1950.
- TAA Fokker Friendship crashed into the sea while preparing to land at Mackay, Queensland, 10 June 1960.
- Ansett-ANA Flight 325, a Vickers Viscount crashed into Botany Bay, New South Wales, 30 November 1961.
- Ansett-ANA Flight 149, a Vickers Viscount crashed while preparing to make an emergency landing at Winton, Queensland, 22 September 1966.
- MacRobertson Miller Airlines Flight 1750, a Vickers Viscount crashed near Port Hedland, Western Australia, on 31 December 1968.
- Beech Super King Air crashed after take-off from Sydney Airport on 21 February 1980.
- Beechcraft Baron Registered VH-TLO crashed on approach to airstrip, Mt Diane, Palmer River Far North Qld, on February 2, 1987 with 5 killed and 3 survivors.
- Beech Super King Air departed Perth and crashed in Queensland in September 2000, killing all eight on board.
- Lockhart River air disaster occurred on 7 May 2005, involving the death of all 15 occupants of a Fairchild Metroliner.
- New Zealand National Airways Corporation Flight 441 crashed in the Kaimai Ranges on 3 July 1963, killing all 23 people were on board.
- Ansett New Zealand Flight 703 crashed during approach to Palmerston North, on 5 June 1995, killing 4 of 21 people on board.
- Eagle Airways Flight 2279 was hijacked on 8 February 2008 on a flight from Blenheim to Christchurch.
- Also Air New Zealand Flight 901, which collided with Mount Erebus on Ross Island, Antarctica, on 28 November 1979, killing all 257 people on board is considered New Zealand's worst aviation crash.
- Air Canada Flight 143, commonly known as the Gimli Glider, ran out of fuel over the Canadian Shield due to a maintenance error, and had to glide to a landing at a former airbase at Gimli, Manitoba on 23 July 1983.
- Air Canada Flight 189 crashed on takeoff in Toronto on 26 June 1978 due to pilot error and mechanical failure. Two passengers were killed.
- Air Canada Flight 621 crashed due to pilot error on 5 July 1970 while attempting to land at Toronto. All 109 people on board were killed.
- Air Canada Flight 624 hit an electric power line then made a hard landing as it skidded off a runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, Nova Scotia during a snowstorm on 29 March 2015. All 133 passengers and crew survived, but 23 suffered injuries.
- Air Canada Flight 646 skidded off the runway and crashed into a tree while attempting to land at Moncton International Airport, New Brunswick on 16 December 1997. 35 of the 42 passengers and crew were injured.
- Air France Flight 358 burst into flames after overshooting the runway at Toronto Pearson International Airport on 2 August 2005. There were no casualties.
- Air Ontario Flight 1363 crashed soon after takeoff on 10 March 1989 due to icing. Of 65 people on board, 24 were killed.
- Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashed shortly after takeoff on 12 December 1985 due to icing. All 256 aboard died.
- Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21 crashed near 100 Mile House, British Columbia, after an in-flight explosion on 8 July 1965. All 52 aboard were killed.
- First Air Flight 6560 suffered a controlled flight into terrain in poor weather while attempting to land at Resolute, Nunavut on 20 August 2011. Of the 15 people on board, 12 were killed, and three were injured but survived.
- MK Airlines Flight 1602 crashed at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, Nova Scotia on 14 October 2004 on takeoff from runway 24. All 7 crew members on board the Boeing 747-200 were killed.
- Pacific Western Airlines Flight 314 crashed after thrust reversers did not fully stow following a rejected landing that was executed in order to avoid a snowplow on 11 February 1978. The crash killed four of the crew members and 38 of the 44 passengers.
- Pacific Western Airlines Flight 501 burst into flames upon takeoff from Calgary International Airport on 22 March 1984 due to mechanical failure. No one was killed.
- Swissair Flight 111 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean southwest of the Halifax international airport at the entrance to St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia on Wednesday, 2 September 1998, following an in-flight fire which lead to electrical failure, spatial disorientation and crew distraction. All 229 people on board died.
- Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 810 crashed into Mount Slesse near Chilliwack, British Columbia on 9 December 1956 after encountering severe icing and turbulence, resulting in the death of all 62 people on board.
- Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 831 crashed near Ste-Thérèse-de-Blainville, Quebec, on 29 November 1963 for reasons unknown. All 118 aboard died.
- LAPA Flight 3142 — Crashed at Aeroparque Jorge Newbery, Buenos Aires.
- Sol Líneas Aéreas Flight 5428 — Crashed at Prahuaniyeu, Río Negro.
- VASP Flight 168 — Crashed into the Aratanha mountains in Ceará, northeast Brazil.
- Varig Flight 254 — Crashed into a jungle near Sao Jose do Xingu into the Cachimbo mountains, central-west Brazil.
- Transbrasil Flight 303 — Crashed into a hill during instrumental approach to Florianópolis, Brazil.
- TAM Linhas Aéreas Flight 402 — Crashed near the airport of Congonhas in São Paulo, southeast Brazil, during the takeoff.
- Gol Transportes Aereos Flight 1907 — Flight 1907 was flying over Amazon when one of its wing suddenly cut off from the Boeing 737. This causing the plane to rolled uncontrollably, corkscrewing, and broke up due to stress of the airframe. It then crashed into a jungle near Sao Jose do Xingu into the Cachimbo mountains. All 154 people onboard killed. An U.S Embraer Legacy aircraft accidentally turned its transponder off, causing the Gol Flight and ATC to not notice the Embraer plane. The Embraer winglets then sliced the Gol's wing. Everyone on board the Embraer however, survived.
- TAM Airlines Flight 3054 — Crashed near the airport of Congonhas in São Paulo, southeast Brazil, during the landing.
- 1982 TABA Fairchild FH-227 accident - crashed on approach to land at Tabatinga International Airport
- British South American Airways Avro Lancastrian Star Dust G-AGWH crashed in the Andes (the "STENDEC" incident).
- Aeropesca Colombia Flight 217 crashed into a mountain in 1982.
- Air France Flight 422 — a Boeing 727 leased from TAME Airlines, crashes into the mountains east of Bogotá, Colombia on takeoff.
- American Airlines Flight 965 — Crashed into a mountain in Colombia.
- Avianca Flight 203 - Exploded by bomb as part of an assassination attempt while flying over Soacha.
- Avianca Flight 410 — Crashed in Santander, Colombia.
- 1982 Aerocondor DHC-4 Caribou accident - flew into high ground
- Aerolíneas Argentinas Flight 386 had in-flight meals loaded in Lima, Peru, and the aircraft landed in Los Angeles, California. The fish was contaminated with cholera, and several passengers later developed food poisoning. An elderly man died of the disease.
- TANS Peru Flight 204, a Boeing 737-200 passenger plane which crashed during a storm in the Peruvian jungle, killing at least 40 people of the approximately 100 on board.
- LANSA Flight 508 on a flight from Lima to Pucallpa, Peru, broke apart in midair after being set aflame by lightning. It crashed in the Amazon rainforest. Deaths numbered 91 people; the sole survivor was Juliane Koepcke, a 17-year-old girl who survived a fall from 2 miles and 10-day walk through the jungle before being found by hunters. Her mother, famous ornithologist Maria Koepcke, died; director Werner Herzog had narrowly missed being on the same flight.
- TANS Peru Flight 222 on a flight to Chachapoyas Airport, Flight 222 suddenly lost contact with control tower. Air searchers found that the plane had impacted terrain near Chachapoyas with no one among 46 people onboard survived.
- Austral Líneas Aéreas Flight 2553 — The plane was on cruising when the stall aural warning suddenly sounded. Its pitot tubes actually froze and caused a misreading. However, the pilots didn't aware of this and put the aircraft on nose down to increase their speed. The plane was never at stall speed and was actually nearly overspeeding. The stall warning still sounded and flight crews retracted the plane's slat. As because the plane was overspeeding, one of its slats came off, thus the plane lost control. The plane crashed at Nuevo Berlín, Uruguay in nearly perpendicular angle, killing all aboard.
- Viasa Flight 742, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 that crashed near Maracaibo Airport on March 16, 1969 killing 84 people on the aircraft and 71 on the ground.
- West Caribbean Airways Flight 708 was flying over Venezuela while carrying French tourist when it stalled. The pilots misidentified it as an engine failure and pulled down the stick, thus, deepening the stall. The plane then crashed into a field in Machiques killing all 160 people on board.
- 11 March 1983 Avensa Douglas DC-9 crash, 23 killed.
- Cubana de Aviación Flight 310: Russian-built Yak-42 crashed near Valencia, Venezuela, and killed 22. The crash took the number of Cubana disasters from 1970 to 2000 to eight; one of them (see above) was the result of sabotage.
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