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The following are recent plane crashes involving airliners, as well as other significant safety or generic cialis online security events that affect airline travel.

Numbered events have to meet three criteria: the event involved an airliner flight available to the general public, the aircraft model was one commonly used by airlines in North America and western Europe, and at least one passenger (excluding hijackers, saboteurs, or stowaways) was killed.

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    8 September 2017; Schweizer 269C helicopter; N204HF; Medford, NJ: Singer Troy Gentry, of the music duo Montgomery Gentry, was killed in the crash of a Schweizer 269C during flight at the Flying W Airport in Medford, NJ. Gentry, who was scheduled to perform at a concert at the airport later that day, was on an orientation flight conducted by a commercial helicopter pilot. During the flight, the pilot experienced throttle control issues and executed an autorotation maneuver to land the helicopter. The helicopter struck the ground a high descent rate, killing both Gentry and the pilot were killed by the impact. They were the only occupants of the helicopter..
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    7 July 2017; Air Canada; Airbus A320-200; C-FKCK; flight 759; San Francisco, CA: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Toronto, Canada and San Francisco, CA. Shortly before midnight, the aircraft was on a visual approach to Runway 28R, but was apparently aligned with the Taxiway C, which parallels Runway 28R. The aircraft continued toward the taxiway and had overflown that taxiway by about 0.25 miles (400 meters) when ATC instructed the aircraft to go around. There were four aircraft lined up on Taxiway C at the time. The landing aircraft passed about 100 feet (30 meters) above the first two aircraft, 200 feet (61 meters) above the third aircraft, and 300 feet (91 meters) above the fourth aircraft. The closest lateral proximity between the landing aircraft and one of the four aircraft on taxiway C was 29 feet (nine meters).
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    7 June 2017; Myanmar Air Force; Shaanxi Y-8F-200W; 5820; near Dawei, Myanmar: The aircraft was on an unscheduled domestic flight from Myeik to Yangon, Myanmar. The aircraft crashed in the Andaman Sea while en route to its destination, with the last contact with the aircraft about 20 miles west of Dawei, Myanmar. All 14 crew members and 108 passengers were killed. This was a military aircraft on a non-airline flight and carried military personnel and their families as passengers. The aircraft is a variant of the Soviet Union-designed Antonov An-12 aircraft which was was produced by the Shaanxi Aircraft Corporation in China.

    28 March 2017; Peruvian Airlines; 737-300; OB-2036-P; flight 112; Jauja, Peru: The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight from Lima to Jauja, Peru. After touchdown, the airplane apparently veered off the right side of the runway. The rightwing of the aircraft impacted the perimeter fence, which ruptured a fuel tank. The leaking fuel caught fire, and the fuselage was consumed by fire. All nine crew members and 141 passengers were able to evacuate the aircraft, and there were no fatalities.
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    16 January 2017; Turkish Airlines 747-400F; TC-MCL; flight TK6491; Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan: The cargo aircraft was on an international flight from Hong Kong, to Bishkek, Kyrgystan and crashed shortly after an aborted landing attempt. The aircraft struck a residential area about 500 meters from the far end of the runway. At the time, there was freezing fog and limited runway visibility reported at the airport. All four crew members and 35 people on the ground were killed were killed.
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    25 December 2016; Russian Air Force; Tu154B-2; RA-85572; near Sochi, Russia: The aircraft was on an unscheduled international flight from Sochi, Russia to Latakia, Syria. The aircraft, which was transporting members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, the official choir of the Russian Armed forces, crashed into the Black Sea shortly after takeoff. Wreckage was found about one mile (1.6 km) from the coast. All eight crew members and 84 passengers were killed.

    20 December 2016; AeroSucre 727-200; HK-4544, flight LMI2933; near Puerto Carreño, Colombia:
    The aircraft was on a nonscheduled domestic cargo flight from Puerto Carreño to Bogotá, Colombia. Just after takeoff, the aircraft crossed a road that was about 100 meters beyond the end of the runway, apparently hitting at least one fence and dragging the rear part of the aircraft on the ground. The aircraft became airborne, but did not gain a significant amount of altitude. The aircraft was videotaped making a descending right turn just before it crashed and caught fire. The crash site was about 10 miles (16 km) from the airport. Five of the six crew members were killed.
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  1. 7 December 2016; Pakistan International Airlines ; ATR 42-500; AP-BHO; flight PK661; near Havelian, Pakistan The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight from Chitral to Islamabad, Pakistan. While en route, the crew reported that there was an engine problem, and that the aircraft was descending. Shortly afterwards, the crew declared an emergency. The aircraft crashed into a hillside and caught fire. All five crew members and 42 passengers were killed.
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    28 November 2016; LaMia Avro RJ85; CP-2933, flight LMI2933; near La Unión, Colombia:
    The aircraft was on a nonscheduled international flight from Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia to Medellín, Colombia. On board was Brazilian Chapecoense Football Club, which was scheduled to play in the final of the 2016 Copa Sudamericana in Medellín.

    Shortly before landing, the crew declared an emergency, reportedly due to an electrical problem, and the plane crashed into mountainous terrain near Medellín. Seven of the nine crew members and 64 of the 68 passengers were killed in the crash. Apparently, the owner of the airline, who was also a member of the flight crew, was killed in the crash.
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    28 October 2016; FedEx Express DC-10; N370FE: Flight FX910; Fort Lauderdale, FL: The aircraft was on a domestic flight from Memphis, TN to Fort Lauderdale, FL. At some point during the landing, the left main landing gear collapsed, and the aircraft came to rest near the landing runway. A fire broke out, seriously damaging the left side of the aircraft. The two crew members were not injured.
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    28 October 2016; American Airlines 767-300; N345AN; flight AAL383; Chicago, IL: The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight from Chicago, IL to Miami, FL. During the takeoff, the right engine experienced an uncontained failure, and the flight crew aborted the takeoff. The aircraft caught fire in the area of the right engine, and the aircaft occupants evacuated the aircraft. There were eight minor injuries among the 161 passengers and nine crew members.
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    27 October 2016; Eastern Airlines 737-700; N278EA; New York, NY: The aircraft was on an unscheduled domestic charter flight from Fort Dodge, IA to LaGuardia Airport in New York. After landing, the crew was unable to come to a stop on the runway. The aircraft was slowed by an arrestor bed of low-density concrete that was in place beyond the end of the runway. None of the 40 passengers or crew were injured. Among the passengers was Vice Presidential candiate Mike Pence, who is also the governor of the US state of Indiana.
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    3 August 2016; Emirates 777-300; A6-EMW; flight EK521; Dubai, UAE: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Thiruvananthapuram, India to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The crew was attempting to execute a go-around shortly after the main landing gear touched down on the runway, but the aircraft was unable to gain altitude. The crew apparently did not advance the thrust beyond idle until after the aircraft had lifted off the runway. The crew had also commanded the landing gear to retract before commanding an increase in engine thrust. The aircraft settled down onto the runway at a rate of descent of 900 feet per minute and skidded to a stop on the runway. The aircraft was seriously damaged, with the right engine separated from the wing. There was a subsequent fire and explosion that destroyed most of the fuselage. None of the 18 crew members or 282 passengers were killed or seriously injured, though one responding firefighter was killed.
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    30 July 2016; Kubicek BB85; SU-GCC; near Lockhart, TX: The ballon was on an unscheduled flight that departed from Fentress Airpart in Fentress, TX. The ballon crashed burned after striking power lines about eight miles (12.9 km) from the launch location near Lockhart, TX. The pilot and all 15 passengers were killed. at an airport near Fentress, TX. While the victims and the ballon's gondola (an open basket) were near the point where the ballon struck power lines, the envelope was located roughly three-quarters of a mile (1.2 km) away.

    According to the NTSB accident and incident database, there were 73 previous fatal balloon-related events in the US or involving a US-registered ballon outside the US. These prior events involved at most six fatalities
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  2. 19 May 2016; EgyptAir A320-200; SU-GCC; flight MS804; en route Paris to Cairo: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Paris, France to Cairo, Egypt when radar contact was lost. The aircraft was cruising at 37,000 feet and over the eastern Mediterranean Sea north of the Egyptian coast and crashed into the sea. There were no survivors among the 56 passengers and 10 crew members on board. Three of the crew members were reportedly security personnel.
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    13 April 2016; Sunbird Aviation; BN-2T Islander; P2-SBC; Kiunga, Papua New Guinea: The aircraft was on an unscheduled domestic scheduled flight from Oksapmin to Kiunga, Papua New Guienea, and crashed near the destination airport shortly before landing, reportedly due to an engine failure. All on board, including the pilot and 12 passengers, were killed.
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  3. 19 March 2016; flydubai 737-800; A6-FDN; flight FZ981; Rostov-on-Don, Russia: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Dubai, UAE to Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The aircraft aborted its first landing approach, and entered a holding pattern for roughly an hour before its second attempt. During the second landing attempt, the crew indicated that they planed to execute a go-around procedure, the aircraft then entered a steep descent, and then crashed on the edge of the runway. All seven crew members and 55 passengers were killed.
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    24 February 2016; Tara Air; DHC-6 Twin Otter 400Twin Otter; 9N-AHH; flight 193, Dana, Nepal: The aircraft was on a domestic scheduled flight from Pokhara to Jomsom Airport and crashed while en route to its destination. All three crew members and 20 passengers were killed. Tara Air is a subsidiary of Yeti Airlines. This airline is also banned from operating within the European Union. Tara Airlines had a previous fatal crash in December 2010, killing all three crew members and 19 passengers.

  4. 2 February 2016; Daallo Airlines A321-100; SX-BHS; flight D3159; near Mogadishu, Somalia: Daallo A321 explosion The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Mogadishu, Somalia to Djibouti. Shortly after takeoff, when the aircraft was at about 11,000 feet, there was an explosion caused by a bomber that caused a fuselage rupture in the forward portion of the passenger cabin. There was also evidence of fire in the area of the fuselage damage. The crew was able to return to the departure airport at Mogadishu. The only person killed was the bomber, who was ejected out of the aircraft. None of the other 73 passeners were killed, though two were injured. All seven crew members survived.
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    15 December 2015; Southwest Airlines 737-300; N649SW; flight 31; Nashville, TN: The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight from Houston, TX to Nashville, TN After arrival, the aircraft slid off the taxiway, collapsing its nose landing gear and coming to rest in a ditch. None of the five crew members or 133 passengers were killed. Several passengers sustained minor injuries.
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    4 November 2015; Rais Group International BAe 125-700; N237WR; flight EFT1526; Akron, OH: The executive jet was on a nonscheduled domestic passegner flight from Dayton, OH, to Akron, OH, and crashed about two miles (3.2 km) short of the landing runway. Shortly before the crash, the jet was seen to be banking to the left before hitting power lines and crashing into a pair of residential structures. Both pilots and all seven passengers were killed. No one on the ground was injured.

    4 November 2015; Allied Services Limited Antonov 12BK; EY-406; flight 7K9268; Juba, South Sudan: The aircraft was on a nonscheduled domestic cargo flight from Juba to Paloich, South Sudan, and crashed shortly after takeoff. While the aircraft was operating as a cargo flight and was not authorized to carry passengers, there were roughly a dozen passengers on board All six crew members all but two of the passengers were killed. One of the survivors was a 13-month-old girl, Nyalou Thong. The total number of passengers, and the number killed on the ground, is unclear, but there were a total of 37 reported fatalities.

  5. 31 October 2015; Metrojet A321-200; EI-ETJ; flight 7K9268; near Hasna, Egypt: The aircraft was on a nonscheduled international flight from Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt to St. Petersburg, Russia. Air traffic control lost contact with the flight about 23 minutes after departure, after the aircraft reached a cruising altitude of about 31,000 feet. The aircraft crashed in a remote area of the Sinai Peninsula shortly thereafter. All seven crew members and 217 passengers were killed. This is the second fatal crash for this airline. In January 2011, three passengers were killed after a Kolavia Tu154 caught fire shortly before takeoff . Metrojet operated as Kogalymavia or Kolavia until 2012.
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    29 October 2015; Dynamic International Airways 767-200; N251MY; flight DYA405; Fort Lauderdale, FL: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Caracas, Venezuela when a fire broke out in the area of the left engine prior to takeoff. There were over a dozen injuries among 90 passengers and 11 crew members.
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    5 October 2015; American Airlines A320; flight 550; Syracuse, NY: The aircraft was on a scheduled flight from Phoenix, AZ to Boston, MA, but diverted to Syracuse, NY after the captain fell ill and passed away during the flight. The first officer continued the flight and the aircraft diverted to Syracuse, NY. None of the other crew members or 147 passengers were injured.
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    2 October 2015; US Air Force C130J; Jalalabad, Afghanistan: The aircraft was on a nonscheduled flight, and crashed shortly after takeoff from Jalalabad Airport. All six military crew members and five civilian passengers were killed. Two people on the ground were also killed.

    8 September 2015; British Airways 777-200; G-VIIO; flight 2276; Las Vegas, NV: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Las Vegas, NV to London, England when the left engine apparently failed and caught fire prior to takeoff. There was evidence of an uncontained fairlure of the left engine and pylon, including multiple breaches of the engine case in the area around the high pressure compressor. All of the occupants were able to exit the aircraft, but a fire in the area of the left engine damaged the left engine and pylon, left fuselage structure, and inboard left wing. There were no fatalities among the 13 crew members and 158 passengers.
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    22 August 2015; Hawker-Hunter T7; G-BXFI; near Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom: The pilot was executing aerobatic maneuvers while practicing for an airshow. The aircraft, which was a privately owned former military jet, crashed onto a nearby road during one of these maneuvers, killing 11 people who were on or near the road. The pilot was seriously injured.
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  6. 16 August 2015; Trigana Air Service ATR 42-300; PK-YRN; flight IL257; near Oksibil, Indonesia: The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight between Jayapura and Oksibil, Indonesia. The airplane crashed in mountainous terrain at about 8,500 feet (2,600 m) above sea level during a period of reduced visibility due to rain and fog. residential area near the airport during a go around following an attempted landing at Magong, Taiwan, which is on Penghu island. All five crew members and 49 passengers were killed.
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    30 June 2015; Indonesia Air Force C130B; A-1310; Medan, Indonesia: The aircraft was on a nonscheduled domestic flight from Medan to Tanjung Pinang and crashed into a residential neighborhood shortly after takeoff. The aircraft had a crew of 12 and 101 civilian passengers. The crew had reportedly requested a return to the departure airport. The passengers were military family members and the aircraft who were headed to Tanjung Pinang for Ramadan related activities.

    25 June 2015; Promech Air; DeHavilland DHC-3T Turbine Otter; N270PA; near Near Ketchikan, AK: Promech Air crash site The aircraft was on an unscheduled excursion flight in the area of the Misty Fjords National Monument, and crashed into an area of steep, mountainous terrain. The pilot and all eight passengers were killed. The passengers were from a cruise ship, and were on a sightseeing flight.

    22 June 2015; Short S312 Tucano T; N206PZ; near Ojai, CA: Composer James Horner, who created music for over 150 movies, including "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan," "48 Hrs.," and "Aliens," and who won two Oscars for his work in "Titanic," was killed in the crash of his Short Tucano in southern California. Horner was the only person on the aircraft.
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    29 March 2015; Air Canada A320-200; C-FTJP; flight AC624; near Halifax, Canada: The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight from Toronto to Halifax, Canada. At the time the aircraft entered the Halifax area, visibility was limited due to both darkness and snowfall, and the aircraft entered a holding pattern before attempting a landing. During final approach, the aircraft touched down about 300 meters short of the runway, apparently hitting a combination of power lines and a localizer array before sliding onto the runway. The aircraft slid down the runway about 1000 meters, coming to rest just off the left side of the runway.

    Damage to the aircraft included collapsed main and nose landing gear, both engines severely damaged, with the left engine sheared off, separated radome, and damage to the wings, stabilizers, and underside of the fuselage. While there was a fuel leak, there was no post crash fire. There were no severe injuries among the five crew members and 133 passengers.
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  7. 24 March 2015; Germanwings A320-200; D-AIPX; flight 4U9525; near Barcelonnette, France: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Barcelona, Spain to Düsseldorf, Germany. About a half hour after takeoff, while at a cruising altitude of 38,000 feet, the aircraft began losing altitude, and crashed about ten minutes later. The investigative authorities suspect that the first officer deliberately crashed the aircraft. All six crew members and 144 passengers were killed.
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    5 March 2015; Ryan ST3KR Recruit; N53178; Santa Monica, CA: Actor Harrison Ford was the pilot and sole occupant of a Ryan ST3KR Recruit, a two-seat, open cockpit aircraft that was used extensively as a training aircraft by the US military in WWII. According to a preliminary report from the NTSB, Ford reported a loss of engine power shortly after taking off from the Santa Monica airport, and was attempting to return to runway 3 at Santa Monica.

    Ford chose to land on a nearby golf course, clipping the top of a tree before landing. The aircraft was seriously damage, and Ford was hospitalized with serious injuries. This was Harrison Ford's third crash involving an airplane or a helicopter.
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    5 March 2015; Delta Air Lines MD88; N909DL; flight DL1086; New York, NY: The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight between Atlanta and New York's La Guardia Airport, and had a landing excursion that led to an emergency evacuation. The aircraft landed on runway 13 and departed to the left side of the runway, coming to rest on a dike that separated the runway area from the waters of Flushing Bay. At the time of the event, it had been snowing, with freezing fog conditions and below freezing temperatures. The aircraft was also affected by both a crosswind and a tailwind during the landing. An A319 that had preceded the Delta jet had reported good braking action on runway 13. None of the 125 passengers or five crew members were seriously injured.
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  8. 4 February 2015; TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600; B-22816; flight GE235; near Magong, Taiwan: The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight between Taipei and Kinmen Island, Taiwan. The airplane crashed into a river shortly after takeoff from Songshan Airport in Taipei. The aircraft hit a bridge, as well as a vehicle on that bridge, before plunging into the Keelung River. Shortly before hitting the bridge, the aircraft rolled sharply to the left. Four of the five crew members, including both pilots, and 39 of 53 passengers were killed. The two people who were in the vehicle were both injured.

    This was the second fatal plane crash in less than a year for TransAsia Airways. Having two or more plane crashes in less than a year has happened over 35 times since 1970.
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  9. 28 December 2014; AirAsia A320-216; PK-AXC; flight QZ8501; Java Sea: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight between Surabaya, Indonesia and Singapore, and contact was lost while the airliner was en route. Shortly before contact was lost, the crew requested an altitude change and a deviation from their planned route in order to avoid weather. There were no survivors from among the 155 passengers and seven crew members.
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    31 October 2014; Scaled Composites; Model 339 (SpaceShipTwo); N339SS; near Cantil, CA: The vehicle, which is designed to fly into the lower reaches of space (above 100 km above Earth) was on its first powered test flight with a new engine fuel and oxidizer combination (nylon and nitrous oxide). SpaceShipTwo was dropped from its carrier vehicle at about 45,000 feet, and ignited its engine.

    Roughly two minutes after release, the vehicle experienced an inflight breakup. One of the two crew members was killed, and the other was able to bail out of the vehicle and was injured.

    Prior to the accident flight, there had been the 54 test flights of SpaceShipTwo, of which 34 involved a release from the carrier aircraft, including three powered flights.

    Scaled Composites, which conducted the flight test, is a partner of Virgin Galactic, which had planned on using SpaceShipTwo to take passengers on suborbital trips into space in the near future.
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    7 October 2014; California Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection; Marsh S-2F3AT Turbo Tracker; N449DF; near Foresta, CA: The fire-fighting aircraft, which was based at Hollister Air Attack Base, CA impacted a forested hillside during a fire suppression operation near the Yosemite National Forest, California. The pilot, and sole crew member, was killed.

    13 August 2014; AF Andrade Empreendimentos e Participações Cessna 560XLS+ Citation Excel; PR-AFA; Guarujá, Brazil: The aircraft was approaching Guarujá Airport after a charter flight from Santos Dumont Airport in Rio de Janeiro, and crashed into a residential area about 4.3 km fro the runway. Both pilot and all five passengers were killed. Among the passengers were a candidate for president of Brazil, Eduardo Campos, his wife, and one of their five children. This event also raises policy issues for democracies.

    10 August 2014; Sepahan Airlines HESA IrAn 140; EP-GPA; flight 217; near Nardaran, Azerbaijan: The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight from Tehran to Tabas, Iran. The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff, resulting in 39 fatalities among the eight crew members and 40 passengers. All five crew members and18 passengers were killed.
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  10. 24 July 2014; Air Algerie MD83; EC-LTV; flight AH5017; near Gossi, Mali: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Algiers, Algeria. The airplane contacted air traffic control about 50 minutes after takeoff, requesting a course change due to weather conditions. The aircraft crashed in the area of Gossi, Mali. All six crew members and 110 passengers were killed.
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  11. 23 July 2014; TransAsia Airways ATR 72-500; B-22810; flight GE222; near Magong, Taiwan: The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight between Kaohsiung and Magong, Taiwan. The airplane crashed into a residential area near the airport during a go around following an attempted landing at Magong, Taiwan, which is on Penghu island. All four crew members and 44 of the 54 passengers were killed. At least five people on the ground were also injured. There was heavy rain in the area at the time of the crash.
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  12. 17 July 2014; Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER; 9M-MRD; flight MH17; near Grabovo, Ukraine: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight between Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The aircraft in cruise at about 33,000 feet when it experienced a catastrophic in flight breakup. All 283 passengers and 15 crew members were killed.

    Visit the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 page for additional information, including links to articles and interviews of Dr. Todd Curtis of

  13. 24 June 2014; Pakistan International Airlines (PIA); A310-300; AP-BGN; flight PK756; Peshawar, Pakistan The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Peshawar, Pakistan, when it was struck by several bullets shortly before landing. Two cabin crew members and one passenger were hit, and the passenger died of her injuries. There were no other injuries among the 10 other crew members or 177 other passengers.
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  14. 8 March 2014; Malaysia Airlines 777-200; 9M-MRO; flight MH370; unknown location: The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Beijing, China and went missing while en route. The current status and location of the aircraft, along with that of the 227 passengers and 12 crew members who were on board, is unknown.
    Visit the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 page for additional information, including links to articles and interviews of Dr. Todd Curtis of

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