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2018-08-10 Alaska Horizon DHC-8 stolen and crashed at Ketron Island

The DHC-8-400 was seized by a single person took-off without authorization from Seattle SeaTac Airport before it crashed at Ketron Island. The sole occupant lost his life.


2017-03-07 Westjet Airlines Boeing 737-800 too low near Sint Maarten

The 737 flew very low above the sea on final approach to Sint Maarten Island until a go-around was initiated. The flight made a safe landing 45 min later.


2018-05-18 Cubana | Global Air Boeing 737-200 crashed near Havana Airport

The Boeing 737 lost height and crashed soon after departure from Havana carrying 113 people. Only one of them has survived.


2018-04-19 Southwest B737-700 uncontained engine failure Philadelphia

About 20 minutes after departure the left engine experienced an uncontained failure resulting in a cabin decompression. The pilots were able to make an emergency single-engine landing at Philadelphia. One passenger did not survive.


2018-04-11 IL-78 Algerian Air Force crashed near Blida Airport

The military transport aircraft crashed after take-off from Boufarik Air Base, Algeria with 257 persons on board. There were no survivors.


2018-03-12 US Bangla DHC-8-400 crashed on landing Kathmandu

vc_row]The DHC-8 crashed on approach to Kathmandu Airport following confusion over the landing runway between pilots and the tower controller. 51 of 71 on board did not survive.


2018-02-18 Iran Aseman ATR-72 flew into terrain near Yasuj

The ATR-72 was reported missing on approach to Yasuj Airport. Later the wreckage was found on Dena Mountain. There were no survivors.


2018-02-11 Saratov Airlines An-148 crashed east of Moscow

An Antonov An-148 of Saratov Airlines lost control and crashed 7 minutes after take-off with 71 people on board. There were no survivors.


2018-01-13 Pegasus B737-800 landing accident at Trabzon

On landing the aircraft veered to the side of the runway where it fell down a steep embankment before it came to rest. All 166 on board survived. Some of them received minor injuries.


2017 JACDEC Global Safety Review

  201 (as of Jan 1st 2018) A preliminary roundup of the accident year 2017 not only undercut previous years record-low fatality numbers, it marks a new jaw-dropping all-time record in aviation safety. As always JACDEC is emphasizing the fact that not all the incident cases had been covered for 2017. As usual, there are further …

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