Crash of a Gulfstream GIII off Punta Arenas: 9 killed

Date & Time: Jul 4, 2017 at 1343 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
YV2896
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Maiquetía – Porlamar
MSN:
469
YOM:
1986
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
While approaching the Island of Margarita, en route from Maiquetía-Simon Bolivar Airport to Porlamar, the crew encountered control difficulties and informed ATC about hydraulic issues. The crew performed a rapid descent to 3,000 feet apparently to ditch the aircraft when it crashed into the sea about 16 km west off Punta Arenas. It is believed the aircraft disintegrated on impact and only few debris were found floating on water. No trace of any survivors.

Crash of a Cessna 421A Golden Eagle I in Buenos Aires

Date & Time: May 31, 2017 at 1700 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
LQ-JLY
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
El Palomar - Buenos Aires
MSN:
421A-0092
YOM:
1968
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew departed El Palomar Airbase in Buenos Aires on a short flight to Buenos Aires-Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport. On approach, an engine failed. The pilot elected to make an emergency landing when the aircraft crashed in flames in a field located near Canning, about 9 km short of runway 35 threshold. All three crew members were injured while the aircraft was partially destroyed by fire.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec M28 Skytruck off Tanjungpinang: 13 killed

Date & Time: Dec 3, 2016 at 1022 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
P-4201
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Pangkal Pinang – Batam
MSN:
AJE003-03
YOM:
2004
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
13
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Pangkal Pinang Airport at 0924LT bound for Hang Nadim Airport on the Batam Island. En route, the aircraft disappeared from radar screens and crashed into the sea about 74 km southeast of Tanjunpinang, in the Riau Islands. An hour later, around 1130LT, few debris and body parts were found by fishermen on the waters off Pulau Senayang. All 13 occupants have been killed.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-6/B2-H2 Turbo Porter in Buenos Aires: 2 killed

Date & Time: Oct 28, 2015 at 1615 LT
Operator:
Registration:
GN-804
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires
MSN:
786
YOM:
1977
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crashed in the suburb of Las Heras in Buenos Aires, killing both crew members. Operated by the Gendarmeria Nacional, the single engine aircraft exploded on impact and was totally destroyed.

Crash of a Cessna 207 Stationair in near La Molina: 3 killed

Date & Time: Nov 20, 2014 at 1430 LT
Operator:
Registration:
PNP-248
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Lima – Pisco
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft left Lima-Jorge Chavez Airport bound for Pisco. While cruising in foggy conditions over east of Lima, the aircraft hit a mountain slope between La Molina and Villa Maria del Triunfo. SAR found the wreckage in the evening, around 1840LT, and all three occupants were killed.

Crash of a Rockwell Grand Commander 690 in Zāhedān: 7 killed

Date & Time: Oct 12, 2014 at 1920 LT
Registration:
1405
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Tehran - Zāhedān
MSN:
690-11075
YOM:
1972
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was flying to Zāhedān with a crew of three (two pilots and a flight attendant) and four passengers, among them General Mahmoud Sadeqi, a senior police officer in charge of investigations, who was travelling to Zāhedān to investigate an incident involving an attack on police. While approaching Zāhedān by night, the aircraft hit a mountain located in the Sabzpushan Heights, north of the airport. All seven occupants were killed. A day later, Iranian authorities said the accident was caused by technical flaws, darkness and the pilot’s unfamiliarity with the region.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King B200 in Bahía Solano

Date & Time: Jun 2, 2014 at 1700 LT
Operator:
Registration:
PNC-0225
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
BB-1644
YOM:
1998
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Bahía Solano-José Celestino Mutis Airport, while in initial climb, crew encountered engine problems. Captain elected to make an emergency landing in a prairie. Aircraft landed gear up and slid several yards before coming to rest. While all three occupants were injured, the aircraft was severely damaged and later considered as damaged beyond economical repair.

Crash of an Antonov AN-74TK-300D in Xiang Khouang: 16 killed

Date & Time: May 17, 2014 at 0700 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
RDPL-34020
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Vientiane – Xiang Khouang
MSN:
36547098982
YOM:
2007
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
16
Circumstances:
On final approach to Xiang Khouang Airport, aircraft was too low, hit tree tops and crashed in flames in a dense wooded area located some 1,500 meters short of runway. 14 occupants were killed while 3 others were injured, among them a nurse. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire. For unknown reason, crew was approaching at a too low altitude. One day after the crash, two survivors died from their injuries, and the nurse was the only survivor. All government officials were flying to Xiang Khouang to attend an event to celebrate the creation of the 2nd Division of the Laotian army. Among the passengers were:
Laotian Ministry of Defense and Vice-Prime Minister Mr. Douangchay Phichit,
Secretary of the National Party Mr. Cheuang Sombounkhanh,
Mayor of Vientiane Mr. Soukanh Mahalath,
Laotian Ministry of Public Safety Mr. Thongbanh Sengaphone.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air B200 in Chandigarh

Date & Time: Mar 27, 2014 at 1130 LT
Registration:
VT-HRA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Chandigarh – New Delhi
MSN:
BB-1906
YOM:
2005
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was performing a flight to New Delhi on behalf of the State of Haryana Government with two pilots and eight passengers on board, among them Jagannath Pahadia, Governor of the Haryana State. Shortly after takeoff, while climbing to a height of 15 to 20 feet, aircraft stalled and crashed on runway. It went out of control, veered off runway and came to rest in a grassy area at 1130LT. All 10 occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. In addition to the Governor, the other occupants included the governor’s wife, his secretary, two aides, a doctor, two attendants and two pilots. The pilots were identified as D. Nanda and Dinesh Bansal.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26B-100 in Guri'el

Date & Time: Aug 25, 2013 at 1604 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EK-26818
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mogadishu - Guri'el
MSN:
57314101
YOM:
1990
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
45
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was performing a special flight from Mogadishu with a crew of five and 45 passengers on board, among them Hussein Ali Wehliye, the new governor for the Galguduud province. Following an uneventful flight, aircraft landed long and could not be stopped on the remaining runway. It overrun and hit a rock which caused the nose gear to collapse. The gear penetrated the fuselage and a crew member was injured. While all 49 other occupants were uninjured, aircraft was damaged beyond repair. According to unconfirmed report, crew adopted a wrong approach configuration and landed long, reducing the landing distance available. In such situation, aircraft could not be brought to a safe halt. Due to the fact that the landing procedure was incorrect, crew should attempt a go around.