Crash of a Cessna 414A Chancellor in Yorba Linda: 5 killed

Date & Time: Feb 3, 2019 at 1345 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 414 Chancellor (30356)">
Operator: Private American (31833)">
Registration:
N414RS
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Fullerton - Fullerton
MSN:
414A-0821
YOM:
1981
Location: Yorba Linda (42051)"> California (14127)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Fullerton Municipal Airport, while on a local flight, the pilot lost control of the airplane that crashed onto a house located in Yorba Linda, about 9 miles northeast of Fullerton Airfield. The house was totally destroyed by fire and four of its occupants were killed. The twin engine aircraft was destroyed and its pilot, sole on board, was also killed.

Crash of a Cessna 207 Stationair 7 in Cayenne

Date & Time: Jan 25, 2019 at 1445 LT
Registration:
F-OSIA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cayenne - Cayenne
MSN:
207-0042
YOM:
1969
Country: French Guyana (13474)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Cayenne-Rochambeau-Félix Eboué Airport, the single engine airplane encountered difficulties to gain height. It struck trees, stalled and crashed upside down. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot, sole on board, was seriously injured. A fire was quickly extinguished. The airplane was operated by Société de Location Air Frégate (SLAF) / Siage.

Crash of an AMI DC-3-65TP in Kidron: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jan 21, 2019 at 1040 LT
Type of aircraft: Douglas DC-3 (29545)">
Operator: Priority Air Charter (34714)">
Registration:
N467KS
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kidron - Akron
MSN:
20175
YOM:
1944
Location: Kidron-Stoltzfus (42009)"> Ohio (15556)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The airplane departed Kidron-Stoltzfus Airport on a ferry flight to Akron-Canton Airport, Ohio, carrying four passengers and a crew of two. Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, the airplane lost height, struck power cables and tree tops then crashed in a snow covered garden. The aircraft was destroyed, both pilots were killed and all four passengers were injured.

Crash of a Cessna 560 Citation V in Atlanta: 4 killed

Date & Time: Dec 20, 2018 at 1211 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 560 Citation V (30221)">
Operator: Chen Aircrafts (41852)">
Registration:
N188CW
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Atlanta - Millington
MSN:
560-0148
YOM:
1991
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Less than a minute after takeoff from runway 08 at Atlanta-Fulton County-Brown Field Airport, the crew was instructed to turn heading 310° when the airplane went out of control and crashed in a sports field. Upon impact, the aircraft partially disintegrated before it came to rest in flames in a wooded area in English Park, about 1,3 mile northeast of the airport. The aircraft was destroyed and all four occupants have been killed.

Crash of a Cessna 525 CitationJet Cj2+ in Memphis: 3 killed

Date & Time: Nov 30, 2018 at 1128 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 525 CJ2 (30381)">
Operator: Estoair (41780)">
Registration:
N525EG
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Jeffersonville – Chicago
MSN:
525-0449
YOM:
2009
Location: Memphis (41781)"> Indiana (14772)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Few minutes after its takeoff from Jeffersonville-Clark Airport, while in initial climb, the airplane went out of control, entered and dive and crashed in a wooded area located 2,5 miles southwest of Memphis, some 6,5 miles northwest of the airport. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and all three occupants were killed.

Crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 off Jakarta: 189 killed

Date & Time: Oct 29, 2018 at 0633 LT
Type of aircraft: Boeing 737 MAX 8 (41658)">
Operator: Lion Air (34704)">
Registration:
PK-LQP
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Jakarta - Pangkal Pinang
MSN:
43000
YOM:
2018
Flight number:
JT610
Country: Indonesia (13316)">
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
181
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
189
Captain / Total flying hours:
6000
Copilot / Total flying hours:
5000
Aircraft flight hours:
800
Circumstances:
The aircraft departed runway 25L at Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 0621LT bound for Pangkal Pinang, carrying 181 passengers and 8 crew members. The crew was cleared to climb but apparently encountered technical problems and was unable to reach a higher altitude than 5,375 feet. At this time, the flight shows erratic speed and altitude values. The pilot declared an emergency and elected to return to Jakarta when control was lost while at an altitude of 3,650 feet and at a speed of 345 knots. The airplane entered a dive and crashed 12 minutes after takeoff into the Kerawang Sea, about 63 km northeast from its departure point. The airplane disintegrated on impact and few debris were already recovered but unfortunately no survivors. It has been reported that the aircraft suffered various technical issues during the previous flight on Sunday night but was released for service on Monday morning. Brand new, the airplane was delivered to Lion Air last August 18. At the time of the accident, weather conditions were considered as good. The Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) was found on 14 January 2019.

Crash of a Cessna 340A in Santa Cruz

Date & Time: Oct 28, 2018 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 340 (30532)">
Operator: Gospel Ministries International (41659)">
Registration:
N5224J
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz - Manaus
MSN:
340A-1035
YOM:
1980
Location: Santa Cruz (25857)"> Santa Cruz (15949)">
Country: Bolivia (13478)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane was engaged in a humanitarian flight from Bolivia to Brazil, carrying one passenger and a pilot. Shortly after takeoff from a little private airstrip located in the suburb of Santa Cruz, the crew was supposed to land at Santa Cruz-Viru Viru International Airport before continuing to Manaus, Brazil. After takeoff, the crew encountered engine problems (power issue) and decided to return for an emergency landing when the airplane struck trees and belly landed in a grassy area located in Barrio Lindo. Both occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Grumman G-64 into the Atlantic Ocean

Date & Time: Aug 25, 2018
Type of aircraft: Grumman G-64 Albatross (30232)">
Operator: Stargazer Aero (41663)">
Registration:
N1955G
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Elizabeth City - Elizabeth City
MSN:
G-406
YOM:
1954
Location: Atlantic Ocean (17120)"> All World (13781)">
Country: World (13432)">
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew departed Elizabeth City CGAS in North Carolina in a mission to deploy weather buoys in the Atlantic Ocean. While taking off, the seaplane struck something floating on water and came to rest some 425 miles east off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. All five crew members evacuated the cabin and were later recovered by the crew of a container vessel. The aircraft sank and was lost.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide 4 in Abbotsford

Date & Time: Aug 11, 2018 at 1730 LT
Operator: Historic Flight Foundation (41471)">
Registration:
N683DH
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Abbotsford - Abbotsford
MSN:
6782
YOM:
1944
Location: Abbotsford (16600)"> British Columbia (14080)">
Country: Canada (13435)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Taking part to the Abbotsford International Airshow, the airplane was engaged in a local plaisance flight with four passengers and one pilot on board. Shortly after takeoff from runway 25 while in initial climb, the airplane banked right, causing the lower right wing to struck the ground. The airplane went out of control and crashed nose first at the edge of the runway. Three passengers were slightly injured while the pilot and another passenger were seriously injured. At the time of the accident, the airplane was officially registered N683DH with its original British registration G-AHXW.

Crash of an Extra EA-400 in Ponca City: 5 killed

Date & Time: Aug 4, 2018 at 1045 LT
Type of aircraft: Extra EA-400 (30779)">
Operator: Jeremiah 29:11 (41429)">
Registration:
N13EP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
10
YOM:
2000
Location: Ponca City (41428)"> Oklahoma (15560)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Ponca City Airport, while in initial climb, the single engine lost height and crashed nose first in a soybean field located few miles from the airport. The airplane disintegrated on impact and all five occupants were killed, three adults and two children. The registration needs to be confirmed.