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4
Feb

2015-02-04 Transasia ATR-72 crashed into Keelung River Taipei, Taiwan

Transasia Flight GE 235 crashed into a river about 3 minutes after take-off from Taipei-Songshan Airport killing 43 persons.

3
Feb

2014 JACDEC Safety Review – Worldmap of accidents and incidents

Tweet Global accident distribution map 2014 was a year where the world not only has seen an increase in regional conflicts, it also ended with a sharp rise in accident fatalities compared to the year before. Four major air disasters with over 100 fatalities in Malaysia, Mali, over the Indian Ocean and in eastern Ukraine ...
30
Jan

2015-01-30 all 60 Airlines now in the JACDEC Safety Ranking

JACDEC is glad to present this years list of the 60 largest airlines sorted by their Safety Index    The 2015 Safety Ranking is based on all safety relevant information which became available until the end of December 2014. The ranking contains four new entries which are: 1) Sichuan Airlines, 2) Norwegian Air Shuttle, 3) Copa Airlines and …

13
Jan

Updated JACDEC Airline Safety Ranking for 2015 released

JACDEC is glad to announced this years Airline Safety Ranking Are the safe times gone for good ? The continued good recent development of aviation safety has not continued in 2014. The risk of dying in a flight accident, although remains incredibly low in the past year. But four unmet tragedies made 2014 a memorable and unique accident ...
10
Jan

2015-01-10 Ethiopian Cargo Boeing 737-400F destroyed in runway overrun at Accra

Narrative On landing runway 03, the aircraft ran off the side of the runway at high speed where the pilots lost control. The fuselage spun around about 180 degrees and the entire undercarriage was lost. The right engine seperated and struck the lower cockpit section where it ripped of the fuselage and radar casing. All crewmembers ...
4
Jan

2014-01-04 Skyward Intl Fokker 50 made belly landing at Nairobi, Kenya

The aircraft made a safe belly landing at Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, leaving all on board unhurt.

3
Jan

2015-01-03 Kazan Antonov An-26 off runway on take-off at Magadan

The An-26 was substantially damaged in a take-off accident at Magadan.

2
Jan

2015-01-02 Loganair Saab SF-340 blown off runway at Stornoway Scotland

Narrative On take-off from runway 18 in stormy weather with guts peaking above 30 knots , the Saab 340 veered to the left of the runway until it departed paved surface and ended on soft grass beneath. Its nosegear collapsed before it came to rest.  At least two passengers suffered minor injuries. Stornoway´s main runway 18 ...
30
Dez

2014-12-28 Air Sirin Antonov AN-26 crashed against mountain near Uvira DR Congo

Narrative The cargo aircraft crashed under cunclear circumstances soon after it took off from Bujumbura International Airport in Burundi, killing all six crewmembers on board. The crash site is situated about 25 kilometers from Uvira, close to the western shore of Lake Tanganyika. The aircraft was on the way from Entebbe, Uganda to Pointe Noire in ...
30
Dez

2014-12-30 Zest AirAsia Airbus A320 damaged in runway overrun at Kalibo

The A320 overran the end of the runway where its nosegear dug in deep, soft ground before coming to rest. There were no injuries to passengers and crewmembers.

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