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Jul

2014-07-02 Skyward Intl Fokker 50 crashed into houses at Nairobi

Message Soon after lift-off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the Fokker 50 failed to gain sufficient height until it hit an electricitiy pole and crashed into two commercial buildings in a populated district of the city. There were no survivors among the crew members. Two security guards on the ground were injured by the accident ...
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Jul

2014-06-24 Asiana Flight 214 – NTSB identifies probable cause

Asiana 214 Crew Errors Caused Accident, Rules NTSB   Asiana 214 Crew Errors Caused Accident, Rules NTSB   The NTSB determined that the flight crew mismanaged the initial approach and that the airplane was well above the desired glidepath as it neared the runway. In response to the excessive altitude, the captain selected an inappropriate ...
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Jun

2014-05-30 Total Linhas Aereas ATR-42 tapir collision at Coari

Message The aircraft sustained damage when it hits a tapir in the late stages of the take-off run. The tapir was crossing the active runway and impacted the right maingear. It was dark at the time of the incident. The pilots continued the take-off and elected not to return but to continue to their destination ...
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Jun

2014-06-24 Pakistan Intl Airlines Airbus A310 hit by gunfire on approach to Peshawar

Message The scheduled passenger flight was on final approach to runway 35 ta Peshawar when the aircraft came under ground fire. Dozens bullets punctured the hull at the right side and entering the passenger cabin. <br>A female passenger, sitting on seat 59J, was fatally injured when a bullet hits her head. Another passenger and two ...
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Jun

2014-06-18 China Eastern AL ERJ-145 off runway on landing at Changzi, China

Message The aircraft landed on runway 18L in rain but veered off to the left of the runway where its entire undercarriage came to rest on grass about 200 meters further. No one was hurt and only little damage occured if any.  The incident is under investigation. However there were speculations the pilots may have ...
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Jun

2014-06-17 private Grumman G-21 Goose crashed near Lost Trail Ski, MT, USA

Message The aircraft went out of controlled flight and entered a spin until it impacted the parking lot of the Lost Trail Pass, Powder Mountain. The aircraft exploded at impact and the fire almost consumed the entire aircraft. The pilot - the only person on board- received fatal injuries. At the time there was intense ...
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Jun

2011-10-13 Airlines PNG DHC-8-100 SE of Madang, PNG – Final Report out

Papua New Guinea Accident Investigation Commission (AIC) released the final report of the accident of an Airlines PNG DHC-8-100 (P2-MCJ) 35 km south south east of Madang, PNG in which 28 of the 32 people on board were killed. DOWNLOAD FINAL REPORT (PDF)  FINDINGS From the evidence available, the following findings are made with respect …

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Jun

2014-06-14 Ukraine Air Force IL-76 shot down near Lugansk, eastern Ukraine

The aircraft was approaching Lugansk Aerodrome when it was hit by anti-air fire (RPM ang machine gun) from the ground, possibly by pro russian seperatists. The pilots lost control and crashed near the airport. There were no survivors. Russianplanes(trnsl): Acft. was destroyed by the fighting while landing at the airport in Lugansk. According to preliminary …

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Jan

2014-01-07 C5-SSA Fokker 50 ran off runway @ Aweil, South Sudan

Incident Date: 2014-01-07 Location: HSAW Aweil Country: Sudan Google Maps: (Insert Link to Google here) Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown Damage to a/c: substantial Flight Flight no.:   From: HSSJ/JUB: Juba Airport To: HSAW/: Aweil Type: Passenger Operator Operator: South Supreme Airlines Leased from: Unknown Aircraft Type: Fokker 50 …

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Jan

2014-01-12 Southwest B737 N272WN landed at wrong airport, Missouri

Incident Date: 2014-01-12 Location: KPLK Clark Country: USA Google Maps: (Insert Link to Google here) Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown Damage to a/c: none Flight Flight no.: WN 4013 From: KMDW/MDW: Chicago Midway To: KBBG/BKG: Branson Type: Passenger Operator Operator: Southwest Airlines Leased from: Unknown Aircraft Type: Boeing 737-700 …

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