Crash of a Learjet 36 at North Island NAS

Date & Time: Sep 9, 2022 at 1314 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N26FN
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
North Island - North Island
MSN:
36-011
YOM:
1975
Flight number:
FST26
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The airplane departed North Island-Halsey Field NAS at 1222LT on a combined exercice on behalf of the US Navy under callsign FST26. Less than an hour later, the crew initiated the approach to runway 36 in rain falls. After touchdown, the airplane failed to stop within the remaining distance, overran, went down an embankment and came to rest on a beach. Both pilots were slightly injured.

Crash of an Ilyushin II-76MD at Dyagilevo AFB: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jun 24, 2022 at 0305 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RF-78778
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dyagilevo AFB - Belgorod
MSN:
00834 89659
YOM:
1988
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
9
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The airplane departed Dyagilevo AFB (Ryazan) on a night flight apparently to Belgorod, carrying nine crew members. After takeoff, the engine n°4 caught fire. The crew elected to return for an emergency landing but the aircraft went out of control and crashed about one km from the airbase, bursting into flames. Four crew members were seriously injured and five others were killed. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire.

Crash of a Grumman E-2D Hawkeye in the Chincoteague Bay: 1 killed

Date & Time: Mar 30, 2022 at 1930 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
169065
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Norfolk - Norfolk
MSN:
AA31
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The crew departed Norfolk-Chambers Field NAS on a local mission. En route, the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances in the Chincoteague Bay, off Wallops Island. The aircraft came to rest partially submerged in shallow waters. Two crew members were rescued while the pilot Lt Hyrum Hanlon was killed.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Ostrogozhsk

Date & Time: Feb 24, 2022
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RF-36074
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
75 10
YOM:
1979
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in a snow covered field located in Ostrogozhsk. Russian Authorities reported that all occupants were killed.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Zhukivtsi: 5 killed

Date & Time: Feb 24, 2022
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
59 blue
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
50-03
YOM:
1977
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
14
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The aircraft crashed in an open field located in Zhukivtsi, about 30 km south of Kiev-Borispol Airport. It is believed there were 14 people on board and that five of them were killed. Maybe the aircraft was shot down by Russian Forces that entered Ukraine territory few hours earlier.

Crash of a Lockheed C-130H Hercules in Jolo: 52 killed

Date & Time: Jul 4, 2021 at 1130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5125
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cagayan de Oro - Jolo
MSN:
5125
YOM:
1988
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
88
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
52
Circumstances:
The four engine aircraft departed Cagayan de Oro Airport to transfer troops to Jolo. On board were 88 passengers and a crew of 8, including three pilots. After landing on runway 09 at Jolo Airport, the aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance. It overran, collided with several house and came to rest in a wooded area, bursting into flames. At least 49 occupants were killed as well as three people on the ground. All others were injured.

Crash of a Beechcraft 1900D in Pyin Oo Lwin: 12 killed

Date & Time: Jun 10, 2021
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
4610
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Naypyidaw – Pyin Oo Lwin
MSN:
UE-325
YOM:
1998
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
14
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
12
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft departed Naypyidaw on a flight to Pyin Oo Lwin, carrying 14 passengers and two pilots, among them high ranking officers and monks. On final approach to Pyin Oo Lwin-Anisakan Airport runway 21, the aircraft collided with obstacles and crashed near a steel plant located about 3 km short of runway threshold. A pilot and three passengers were injured while 12 other occupants were killed. Development will follow.

Crash of a Beechcraft 350 Super King Air in Kaduna: 11 killed

Date & Time: May 21, 2021 at 1800 LT
Operator:
Registration:
NAF203
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
FL-891
YOM:
2013
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
11
Circumstances:
On final approach to Kaduna Airport in poor weather conditions, the twin engine aircraft crashed, bursting into flames. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire. All 11 occupants were killed, among them General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Staff of the Nigerian Army. He was returning to Kaduna with a delegation of six other Army officers, among them three Brigadier General.
Crew:
F/Lt T. Asaniyi,
F/Lt A. Olufade,
Sgt Adesina,
Acm Oyedepo.
Passengers:
Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru,
Br/Gen M. Abdulkadir,
Br/Gen Olayinka,
Br/Gen Kuliya,
Maj Lawal Hayat,
Maj Hamza,
Sgt Umar.

Crash of a Beechcraft 350 Super King Air in Abuja: 7 killed

Date & Time: Feb 21, 2021 at 1148 LT
Operator:
Registration:
NAF201
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Abuja - Minna
MSN:
FL-585
YOM:
2008
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Abuja-Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, while climbing, the crew informed ATC about an engine failure and was cleared for an immediate return. On final approach to runway 22, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in an open field, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed and all 7 occupants were killed, among them two pilots, four ATOS specialists (Airborne Tactical Observation System) and one technician.

Crash of a Learjet 45XR in Xalapa: 6 killed

Date & Time: Feb 21, 2021 at 0945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
3912
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Xalapa – Villahermosa
MSN:
45-325
YOM:
2007
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll from runway 26 at Xalapa Airport, the aircraft was unable to rotate for unknown reasons. It struck a small berm located at the end of the concrete area, flew over trees and crashed in a field about 120 metres further, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and all six occupants were killed.