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List of accidents and incidents involving airliners by location

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.

It is also available grouped

For alternative, more exhaustive lists, see:

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 (except if that body of water included in an area of a country). Accidents and incidents written in bold were the deadliest in that country.

Africa

Algeria

Angola

Botswana

Benin

Canary Islands, Spain

Memorial service for the victims of the Tenerife Airport disaster, the deadliest aviation disaster in history

Cameroon

Chad

Comoros

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo

Egypt

Members of Embassy of Pakistan and Pakistani Community in Egypt commemorating the anniversary of crash victims of PIA Flight 705
A makeshift memorial for the passengers and crew on board Metrojet Flight 9268

Equatorial Guinea

Ethiopia

Ghana

Ivory Coast

Kenya

Liberia

Libya

Mali

Mauritania

Morocco

Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

Rwanda

Somalia

South Africa

Wreckage of the plane crash that killed President Samora Machel

Sudan

South Sudan

Togo

Tunisia

Zimbabwe

Antarctica

Asia

Afghanistan

Rescuers reached the crash site of Kam Air Flight 904. The tail of the plane could be seen on the right.

Armenia

Azerbaijan

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Cambodia

China

Fiji

Georgia

Hong Kong SAR (China)

Guam (United States)

India

Wreckage of Air India Express Flight 812

Indonesia

Iran

Japan

Wreckage of Japan Airlines Flight 123, the worst single aircraft crash in history
China Airlines Flight 120 caught fire while taxiing

Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan

Laos

Lebanon

Malaysia

Memorial of Malaysian Airline System Flight 653 at Tanjung Kupang

Myanmar

Nepal

A memorial park in Kakani for the victims of Thai Airways International Flight 311
Wreckage of PIA Flight 268
Wreckage of Nepal Airlines Flight 183
Wreckage of Nepal Airlines Flight 555

Pakistan

Philippines

Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Singapore

South Korea

Sri Lanka

Syria

Taiwan

Part of the wreckage of China Airlines Flight 676
Flag at half mast at Presidential Building Tower in Taiwan for the presumed deaths of passengers of TransAsia Airways Flight 235

Tajikistan

Thailand

The wreckage of One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269

United Arab Emirates

Debris left of Kish Air Flight 7170

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Yemen

South China Sea

Various countries

Central America and the Caribbean

Bermuda

Barbados

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominican Republic

A memorial for the victims of Birgenair Flight 301

Guatemala

Haiti

Honduras

Wreckage of Tan-Sahsa Flight 414

Jamaica

Panama

Puerto Rico

Europe

Austria

Belarus

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

A memorial plaque for the 75 people that perished in Inex-Adria Aviopromet Flight 450
A memorial was dedicated to the victims of JAT Flight 367

Denmark

Finland

France

A memorial at Düsseldorf Airport to the victims of Germanwings Flight 9525

Germany

A newsreel footage of the Munich Air Disaster

Greece

Ireland

Italy

Kosovo

Luxembourg

Macedonia

Malta

Montenegro

Netherlands

Turkish Airlines Flight 1951

Norway

Poland

The Ilyushin Il-62 involved in the crash of LOT Flight 5055.
Wreckage of the 1962 LOT Vickers Viscount crash
Lufthansa Flight 2904

Portugal

Martinair Flight 495

Romania

Russia

A memorial for the plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczyński
Burnt wreckage of Kolavia Flight 348
Tail of RusAir Flight 9605
A memorial in Prague for the victims of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl air disaster
In this picture, the wreckage of Flydubai Flight 981, was totally pulverized in the impact

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

A plaque for 154 victims of Spanair Flight 5022

Sweden

Wreckage of Linjeflyg Flight 277

Switzerland

Turkey

Ukraine

Part of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
Memorial of Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise Flight 612

United Kingdom

International waters

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.

Atlantic Ocean

Tailfin of Air France Flight 447
Memorial for the victims of the downing of Air India Flight 182
A marine vessel search the missing EgyptAir Flight 990 on 31 October 1999
TWA Flight 800 sequence of events

Black Sea

Caribbean Sea

Indian Ocean

Pacific Ocean

Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

Papua New Guinea

North America

Canada

The Gimli Glider, known for the pilot's heroic action to glide when the plane encountered fuel exhaustion, which saves everyone on board
Wreckage of Air France Flight 358
The victims of Arrow Air Flight 1285

United States

Mexico

South America

Argentina

Bolivia

Brazil

Landing gear of TAM Airlines Flight 3054
Wreckage of GOL Transportes Aereos Flight 1907

Chile

Colombia

Vigil was held in Chapecó to honor the victims of LaMia Flight 2933

Ecuador

Guyana

Peru

Suriname

Uruguay

Venezuela

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