Crash of a Piper PA-31-310 Navajo B in Ampangabe: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jun 18, 2018 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft: Piper PA-31-310 Navajo (30686)">
Operator: Madagascar Trans Air (41259)">
Registration:
5R-MKF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Antananarivo - Antananarivo
MSN:
31-756
YOM:
1971
Country: Madagascar (13388)">
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
About five minutes after takeoff from Antananarivo-Ivato Airport, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in an open field located in Ampangabe, some 10 km southwest of the airfield. The aircraft was totally destroyed upon impact and all five occupants were killed. They were engaged in a training flight with one instructor and two pilots under instruction on board.
Crew:
Claude Albert Ranaivoarison, pilot.
Passengers:
Eddie Charles Razafindrakoto, General of the Madagascar Air Force,
Andy Razafindrakoto, son of the General,
Kevin Razafimanantsoa, pilot trainee,
Mamy Tahiana Andrianarijaona, pilot trainee.

Crash of a Beechcraft 99 in Ibagué: 4 killed

Date & Time: May 2, 2018 at 1830 LT
Type of aircraft: Beechcraft 99 Airliner (29719)">
Operator: Policía Nacional de Colombia (35140)">
Registration:
PNC-0203
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bogotá – Ibagué – Mariquita
MSN:
U-199
YOM:
1983
Location: Ibagué (20926)"> Tolima (16296)">
Country: Colombia (13470)">
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The crew departed Bogotá on a training flight to Mariquita with an intermediate stop at Ibagué-Perales Airport. While on approach by night, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a field located few km from the airport. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all four crew members were killed.
Crew:
Maj Andrés Valbuena Cadena,
Lt Carlos Andrés León Caicedo,
Lt Juan Alcides Sosa Triana,
Sub John Wílfer Parra Solano.

Crash of a Shaanxi Y-8GX-3 near Zhengchang: 12 killed

Date & Time: Jan 29, 2018
Type of aircraft: Shaanxi Y-8 (30781)">
Registration:
30513
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Location: Zhengchang (40593)"> Guizhou (14636)">
Country: China (13304)">
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
12
Circumstances:
While completing a training mission, the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances near the Zhengchang village, in the Guizhou Province. The PLA Air Force Y-8GX4 Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) aircraft, registered 30513, was assigned to the PLAAF 20th Special Missions Division. The Y-8G fleet of the division is reportedly based close to the crash site. The airplane was totally destroyed upon impact and the number of casualties varies from sources.

Crash of a Casa-Nurtanio CN-235M-100 near Yalvaç: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jan 17, 2018 at 1250 LT
Registration:
98-148
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Eskişehir - Eskişehir
MSN:
C-148
YOM:
1998
Country: Turkey (13272)">
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft departed Eskişehir Airport at 1103LT on a training flight, carrying one technician and two pilots. While flying in apparent good weather conditions, the airplane struck the top of a snow covered mountain located in the region of Yalvaç, some 80 km northeast of Isparta. The wreckage was found at 1430LT and all three crew members have been killed.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air C90 near Sanford: 3 killed

Date & Time: Dec 8, 2017 at 1115 LT
Type of aircraft: Beechcraft 90 King Air (29733)">
Operator: L3 Airline Academy (40392)">
Registration:
N19LW
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Sanford - Sanford
MSN:
LJ-991
YOM:
1981
Flight number:
CONN900
Location: Sanford (25831)"> Florida (14523)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The aircraft departed Sanford Airport at 0753LT with two Chinese passengers and one pilot (1st officer by Silver Airways) on a 3,5 hours flight over south Georgia and back. While approaching Sanford Airfield from the east, the twin engine airplane went out of control and crashed into Lake Harney located 10 miles east of the airport. The aircraft was lost and all three occupants were killed.

Crash of a Let 410UVP-E3 in Comayagua: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 16, 2017 at 0940 LT
Type of aircraft: Let 410UVP (29683)">
Registration:
FAH-322
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Comayagua - Comayagua
MSN:
871827
YOM:
1987
Country: Honduras (13443)">
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a local training flight at Comayagua-Palmerola AFB when the twin engine aircraft crashed in unclear circumstances onto a building. The captain was killed while the copilot and flight mechanic were injured. The aircraft was destroyed.
Crew:
Cpt Olvin Emanuel Florez Meraz, pilot, †
Lt Cesar Augusto Banegas Corea, copilot,
Cdt Brayan Daniel Zavala Amaya, flight mechanic.

Crash of a Cessna 441 Conquest II in Renmark: 3 killed

Date & Time: May 30, 2017 at 1630 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 441 Conquest (29731)">
Operator: Rossair Charter (40240)">
Registration:
VH-XMJ
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Renmark - Adelaide
MSN:
441-0113
YOM:
1980
Location: Renmark (25264)"> South Australia (16092)">
Country: Australia (13409)">
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from runway 25 at Renmark Airport, while in initial climb, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in a desert area located 4 km west of the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed and all three crew members were killed. They were performing a training mission (check flight) from Adelaide to Renmark and back.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Balashov: 1 killed

Date & Time: May 30, 2017 at 0640 LT
Type of aircraft: Antonov AN-26 (29626)">
Registration:
RF-36160
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Balashov - Balashov
MSN:
8001
YOM:
12
Location: Balashov (17257)"> Saratov oblast (15966)">
Country: Russia (13292)">
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a local training mission at Balashov Airfield, in the region of Saratov. On final approach, the airplane went out of control and crashed in flames in a field located 150 meters short of runway threshold. A crew member was killed while five others were injured. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire. It was reported by local military authorities that the accident may have been caused by an engine failure. The airplane had the dual registration RF-36160 and 79 red.
Crew:
Cpt Y. Tereshin,
Maj S. Rodionov,
Ens Frolov,
P. Halaimov,
I. Makhmoudov,
M. Artemiev. †

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 near San Cristóbal: 8 killed

Date & Time: Apr 29, 2017
Type of aircraft: Antonov AN-26 (29626)">
Operator: Aerogaviota (37387)">
Registration:
CU-T1406
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Playa Baracoa - Playa Baracoa
MSN:
13502
YOM:
1985
Flight number:
FAR1436
Location: San Cristobal (25739)"> Artemisa (13860)">
Country: Cuba (13447)">
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The plane left Playa Baracoa Airport at 0638LT bound to the southwest. Later, it crashed on the slope of Mt Loma de la Pimienta located about six km north of San Cristóbal, province of Artemisa. All eight crew members were killed. Owned by Aerogaviota, the airplane was operated by the Cuban Air Force (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias) under flight code FAR1436.

Crash of a Pilatus U-28A at Cannon AFB: 3 killed

Date & Time: Mar 14, 2017 at 1854 LT
Type of aircraft: Pilatus PC-12 (29844)">
Registration:
08-0724
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Cannon - Cannon
MSN:
724
YOM:
2006
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a local training flight at Cannon AFB on behalf of the 318th Special Forces Operations Squadron. After performing several touch and goes maneuvers, the crew started a new approach when the single engine aircraft crashed in a field located near the 21st Street, north of the airbase. The airplane came to rest broken in two and a small fire erupted. All three crew were killed in the accident.
Crew:
Cpt Andrew Becker, pilot,
1st Lt Frederick Dellecker, copilot,
Cpt Kenneth Dalga, combat systems officer.