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Scale of the danger

  

01.02.2016

  • US/ TX/ Houston/ Arcola-Houston Southwest Airport (KAXH) Ц A training Tecnam P92 Echo Super crashed just after takeoff. The plane clipped one stationary airplane before landing on top of a third aircraft. Flight instructor Johnny Johnson, 68, was killed and student Thomas Nezabian, 20, was critically injured.

  • Lebanon/ Wadi Ajram, in the outskirts of Arsal - Lebanese Army drone crashed due to a technical malfunction.

  • Brazil/ Parana/ Curitiba/ Piraquara Ц A Fox V5 aircraft made an emergency landing just after takeoff. The pilot received minor injuries.

  • Brazil/ Santa Catarina/ Ilha do Campeche Ц A Socata TBM700N (TBM900) plane (PP-LIG) crashed shortly after takeoff. Wreckage was found in the sea near the Campeche Island in the early morning. Both occupants died.

  • US/ WI/ Sturtevant/ Sylvania Airport (C89) Ц A Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee (N1572J) clipped a commercial vehicle while on short final to land. No injuries.

  • US/ AL/ Mobile/ SSW of Mobile Regional Airport (KMOB) Ц A Cessna 182T Skylane (N184CP) crashed on approach. Dense fog conditions are reported in the search area. Pilot and passenger died in the crash.

  • US/ IL/ Centralia/ near Centralia Municipal Airport (KENL) Ц A Rotor Flight Dynamics Dominator Tandem gyrocopter (N41852) impacted open field terrain. The aircraft was destroyed and the sole pilot/owner/builder onboard received fatal injuries.

 

02.02.2016

  • Somalia/ near Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ) - Daallo Airlines Airbus A321-111 passenger jet (SX-BHS) suffered an in-flight explosion about 15 minutes after takeoff from Mogadishu Airport, Somalia when the aircraft was at about 12,000 feet. The explosion occurred on the right hand side of the aircraft, just behind the R2 door, at or around seat 16F. A large hole was blown in the fuselage and one passenger fell out of the aircraft and was killed. Two other passengers were injured. The aircraft returned to Mogadishu where it landed safely at 08:53 UTC (11:53 hours local time).

  • Russia/ Tambov region/ Kirsanov district Ц A Robinson R66 helicopter (RA-06239) impacted a snow covered field. Both occupants were injured.

  • Jordan/ As-Salt Ц A military Eurocopter EC 635T2+ crashed during a night training mission northwest of Amman. The pilot died in the crash and the other occupant was seriously injured.

  • Brazil/ Rio de Janeiro/ Baía da Ribeira/ Angra dos Reis Ц An Airmax SeaMax M-22 floatplane (PU-VMB) made an emergency landing at sea. No injuries.

  • USA/ UT/ Box Elder County/ Park Valley Ц A Cessna 210-5 (205) plane (N8340Z) experienced a nose-over during landing upon snow covered terrain. The airplane sustained substantial damage. No injuries.

  • US/ HI/ Honolulu/ Honolulu Int'l Airport (PHNL)/ Runway 4W/22W Ц A Cessna 337 Super Skymaster (N22DG) appears to have had a landing gear problem. The 68-year-old pilot elected to carry out an emergency landing on "Sea Lane 4-22" a runway reserved for sea planes. The pilot was rescued uninjured, but the plane subsequently sank.

  • Netherlands/ Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM) Ц A Cirrus SR22 GTS TC (N860PC) suffered a loss of control during a go-around on runway 27 at Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport. The pilot had initiated a go around after the aircraft bounced several times on touchdown. At low altitude the pilot lost control and the aircraft crashed near the runway. The pilot received minor injuries.

  • USA/ FL/ Miami Beach/ Atlantic Ocean E of Haulover Park Ц A Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (N8466G) ditched in the Atlantic Ocean waters due to an engine failure. The submerged airplane sustained substantial damage and one of the two pilots onboard received minor injuries. One pilot onboard the aircraft was not injured.

  • USA/ CA/ Crescent City/ Jack McNamara Field Airport (KCEC) Ц A Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II (N28CA) experienced a nose gear-up landing. No injuries.

 

03.02.2016

  • Nigeria/ 75nm off Lagos - Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Sikorsky S-76C++ helicopter (5N-BQJ) carried out controlled ditching due to reported instrument and flight control problems on return from an Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel offshore. The aircraft had departed on a routine crew transfer flight offshore with nine passengers and a crew of two, including a pilot and a female co-pilot. All 11 persons onboard were transferred to a nearby installation with only minor injuries.

  • Indonesia/ Papua/ Paniai/ Bogobaida District/ Deotadi Ц A Bell 206L-4 LongRanger IV helicopter (PK-UAG) crashed into a house whilst attempting to take off from a mining helipad. Pilot sustained serious injuries. Other occupant received minor injuries.

  • South Africa/ Gauteng/ Benoni/ Wattville Ц A Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six (ZS-PME) crashed shortly after take-off when striking a light-pole. All 3 occupants (53 year old female passenger, 62 year old pilot and 63 year old passenger, all from Austria) died in the crash.

  • Turkey/ Adana province - US Army MQ-1 Predator drone crashed after a technical malfunction.

  • South Korea/ near Andung - South Korean Air Force (RoKAF) An-2 plane force landed in a shallow river after a reported engine problem.

  • USA/ FL/ Merritt Island/ Merritt Island Airport (KCOI) Ц An amphibian plane experienced an emergency gear-up landing. No injuries.

  • USA/ TX/ Dallas/ Dallas Executive Airport (KRBD) Ц A North American P-51C Mustang plane (N61429), belonging to American Air Power Heritage Flying Museum, made belly landing on grass near runway. The propeller separated. No injuries.

 

04.02.2016

  • USA/ GA/ Griffin/ Griffin-Spalding County Airport (6A2) Ц A Cessna 310N (N395MC) experienced a gear-up landing. No injuries.

  • Denmark/ København-Kastrup Airport (CPH) Ц A Canadair CL-600-2D24 Regional Jet CRJ-900ER (OY-KFC), operated by Cimber, sustained damage in a ground accident. The left wing of the aircraft impacted an airport tractor, causing substantial damage to the vehicle and serious injuries to the driver. The left hand main landing gear of the aircraft collapsed rearwards.

  • Canada/ QC/ Montreal-St. Hubert Airport (YHU) Ц A Beechcraft B100 King Air (C-GSWG) was on approach to Montreal-St. Hubert Airport, Canada, when the flight crew received an indication that the undercarriage was not properly deployed. A low pass was carried out for the air traffic controller to observe the status of the undercarriage. ATC radioed that just one of the undercarriage legs appeared to be down. The crew did not declare an emergency and crash-landed on runway 24L.

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Aircrafts

Injuries

Fatalities

Hijackings

 

  

05.02.2016

  • US/ AZ/ Pinal County/ SW of Maricopa Ц A North American P-51D Mustang plane (N551JP) impacted rural roadway terrain. The airplane was partially consumed by the post-impact fire and the 2 occupants onboard received fatal injuries. Former Sikorsky president Jeff Pino and his friend Nicholas (Nick) Tramontano were reported killed Friday in the crash. Pino was president of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. from 2006 to 2012. Prior to joining Sikorsky, Pino spent 17 years with Bell Helicopter. He was a retired Master Army Aviator and served in U.S. Army active, Reserve and National Guard assignments for 26 years. He was a certified airplane and helicopter flight instructor and was known as an accomplished aerobatic and air show performer. Tramontano had over 26,000 flight hours, and was retired after having worked for FedEx. He owned multiple vintage aircraft.

  • US/ CA/ Monterey/ Monterey Regional Airport (KMRY) Ц A Beechcraft V35B Bonanza (N6036G) experienced a nose gear collapse upon landing. No injuries.

  • US/ KS/ Goodland/ Goodland Municipal Airport (KGLD) Ц A Lancair IV-PT (N193CG) experienced an in-flight separation of a cabin window. No injuries.

  • US/ CA/ Long Beach/ Pacific Ocean off Cabrillo Beach - A Beechcraft M35 Bonanza (N9872R) experienced a midair collision with a Bellanca 8KCAB Super Decathalon plane (N5057G) and impacted the waters of the Pacific Ocean offshore of Cabrillo Beach southwest of Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field) (KLGB), Long Beach, California. The airplanes were apparently destroyed. Two men and one woman believed to be on board the two aircrafts. All they died.

  • Vietnam/ 188km southeast from Hanoi - Vietnam Airlines Airbus A350-941 (VN-A887) performed Flight VN227 from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. The crew had to return back to the airport 40 minutes after departure because of a loss of cabin pressure. One flight attendant received minor injuries in the event.

 

06.02.2016

  • US/ NJ/ Linden/ Linden Airport (KLDJ) Ц A training Bell 206B JetRanger helicopter (N206R) tipped on its side on landing. One victim's leg was broken in the incident; the other victim was treated for scrapes and bruises.

  • Russia/ Orenburg Oblast/ Gay Ц A Light Air Antonov 2R plane (RA-40204) impacted a snow covered field during a pipeline inspection flight. The most likely cause of the crash of the An-2 RA-40204 was the loss of spatial orientation by the crew during the execution of a turn in conditions of reduced visibility (fog) and "white" snow on the underlying surface, leading to an uncontrolled descent and collision of the aircraft with the ground. All 3 occupants onboard died.

  • Paraguay/ Chaco´I Ц A Beechcraft G36 Bonanza plane (ZP-BCP) was destroyed when it impacted the ground. According to local media the pilot had reported engine problems shortly before the accident. The pilot died.

  • Australia/ VIC/ Connewarre/ Barwon Heads Airport (YBRS) - A Nanchang CJ-6 plane (VH-ALO) made a belly landing due to pilot error, causing substantial damage.

  • Venezuela/ San Casimiro Aragua state/ near Bejucal Ц A Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III helicopter (YV250T) crashed en route from Hato Altamira to San Juan de los Morros. The pilot died.

  • Canada/ ON/ Caledon/ near Brampton Airport (CNC3) Ц An Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri helicopter (C-GIWD) crashed in a wooded area. No injuries.

  • New Zealand/ SI/ Canterbury/ Mackenzie/ NW of Twizel/ Ben Ohau Range Ц A motor glider Schleicher ASH 31Mi (ZK-GZV) impacted mountainous terrain. The sole pilot onboard received fatal injuries.

 

07.02.2016

  • Argentina/ Buenos Aires/ 25 De Mayo Ц A training Tecnam P2002 plane (LV-GKC) aborted takeoff and flipped over. No injuries.

  • France/ Chambery Airport (CMF) Ц A Windrose Air Jetcharter Cessna 525A CitationJet CJ2 (D-ISCO) began to roll back after removing the chocks. The main gear ran into a gutter. The rear fuselage came to rest on the ground. Apparently the parking brake had not been set.

 

08.02.2016

  • US/ OR/ Eugene/ Mahlon Sweet Field Airport (KEUG) Ц A Cessna U206G Stationair (N756ZD) experienced a landing gear collapse upon landing. No injuries.

  • Russia/ Pskov region Ц A military Mi-8MTV-5 helicopter (RF-91327/19 w) crashed during a training flight. Three crew members and a technician-instructor died in the crash.

  • US/ MT/ Billings/ Billings Logan International Airport (KBIL) Ц A Cessna T206H Turbo Stationair (N562H) collapsed the landing gear on landing. No injuries.

  • US/ CA/ Santa Barbara/ near Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (KSBA) - A Beechcraft B36TC Bonanza (N113TM) force landed to the Goleta Slough terrain shortly after takeoff from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (KSBA), Santa Barbara, California. The airplane sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard received minor injuries.

  • UK/ Cornwall/ Newquay Airport/ Mawgan in Pydar 4nm NE of Newquay - A Cessna plane was overthrown by storm whilst parked outside at Newquay Airport, Cornwall, UK.

  • Libya/ near Derna Ц Libyan Air Force MiG-23ML fighter jet (6132) crashed due to a technical failure while conducting air strikes against Islamic State. The pilot ejected safely.

  • US/ OR/ Gold Beach/ Gold Beach Municipal Airport (4S1) Ц A Cessna 175A Skylark (N6951E) clipped the airport perimeter fence and came to rest inverted. Two Crescent City men were in the plane at the time, they suffered only minor bumps and bruises.

  • Brazil/ Mato Grosso/ Farm in Paranatinga Ц An agricultural Neiva Embraer EMB-202 Ipanema plane (PT-ULK) crashed. The pilot died on the spot.

 

09.02.2016

  • Pakistan/ Punjab/ Gujrat district, near Gujranwala Ц A military trainer plane, PAC MFI-17 Mushshak (96-5383), crashed. Both pilots died in the crash.

  • US/ FL/ Hollywood/ North Perry Airport (KHWO) Ц A Piper PA-34-220T Seneca III (HK-4699-G) experienced a collapse of the right main landing gear on landing. No injuries.

  • US/ OR/ Wallowa County/ Buckpasture Gulch Ц A Kitfox Model IV plane (N6394R) experienced a collapse of the landing gear during landing. No injuries.

  • US/ CA/ Palo Alto/ Palo Alto Airport (KPAO) Ц A Dova DV-1 Skylark aircraft (N511JP) experienced a collapse of the nose landing gear upon landing. No injuries.

  • Spain/ Jaen/ Segura de la Sierra Ц A Cessna 172P Skyhawk (EC-LSY) crashed in the mountains. The plane was completely destroyed and the 47 year old pilot, killed.

  • Brazil/ MA/ Anajatuba Ц An Airmax SeaMax M-22 aircraft (PU-VCL) crashed between the municipalities of Estiva and Bacabeira. One of the bodies was found, the other is missing.

 

10.02.2016

  • Indonesia/ East Java/ Malang Ц An Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano plane (TT-3108) crashed into a house while performing a test flight. Two persons on the ground died. The pilot and the flight engineer also died. The pilot managed to eject from the plane, but he died due to his injuries sustained in the crash.

  • US/ CA/ Visalia/ Visalia Municipal Airport (KVIS) - A Flight Design CTLS plane (N911TS) impacted mountainous foothill terrain in Tulare County east of Lake Success, northeast of Porterville, California, while engaged in law enforcement operations. The airplane sustained substantial damage and was partially consumed by the post impact fire. The 2 law enforcement personnel onboard the aircraft received fatal injuries.

  • Brazil/ Acre/ Manoel Urbano Ц An Embraer EMB-810C Seneca II plane (PT-EYU) crashed shortly after takeoff. Seven people were aboard the plane: the pilot, 3 passengers and 4 children. The airplane also was carrying food and cans of paint, and there is the suspicion that the total weight onboard was above the maximum for takeoff. The pilot of the aircraft, a woman and a child were seriously injured.

  • UK/ Buckinghamshire/ Booker/ 3 miles WNW of Wycombe Airport Ц A Bell 206B Jet Ranger II helicopter (G-OAMI) made a hard landing. The tail boom was badly damaged in the auto-rotation landing. The landing gear collapsed.

  • Myanmar/ 0,6 km (0.4 mls) N of Naypyidaw International Airport (NYT) Ц A Myanmar Air Force Beechcraft 1900D plane (4601) operating on a check flight, was destroyed when it impacted a field shortly after takeoff. The aircraft burst into flames and was consumed by fire. Four occupants died on the spot. One occupant survived the accident, but died later due to his injuries.

 

11.02.2016

  • Greece/ Kinaros Ц A military Agusta-Bell AB 212ASW/EW helicopter crashed in the Aegean Sea during military training exercise 'Thunder'. All three crew members died in the crash.

  • USA/ TX/ Weatherford/ Parker County Airport (KWEA) Ц A Cessna 182Q Skylane (N182SD) experienced a runway overrun upon landing. The airplane came to rest inverted, sustaining substantial damage, and the sole pilot onboard received minor injuries.

  • UK/ Bedfordshire/ near Biggleswade/ Old Warden Aerodrome Ц A Best Off Skyranger plane (G-CCDW) crash landed. The aircraft clipped treetops before it came down. Damage sustained to right wing, landing gear, engine and propeller. The aircraft was carrying a pilot and a single passenger. One of them suffered minor injuries in the crash.

 

12.02.2016

  • Libya/ Qaryounis district - West of Benghazi Ц A Libyan Air Force MiG-23UB jet (7834) crashed. Both pilots ejected.

  • US/ NY/ Shirley/ Brookhaven Airport (KHWV) Ц A training Cessna 152 (N47259) caught fire on landing. The airplane was partially consumed by the fire. No injuries.

  • US/ AL/ Brewton/ Alco Park Ц A Vortex M912 aircraft (N911GW) impacted trees and terrain while maneuvering. No injuries.

  • US/ FL/ Gulf of Mexico/ offshore Destin Ц A Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (N2209W) impacted the waters of the Gulf of Mexico offshore of Henderson Beach State Park while maneuvering to land at Destin Executive Airport (KDTS), Destin, Florida. Debris from the missing airplane has been located. Two bodies were retrieved from the water.

  • Australia/ New South Wales/ Wagga Wagga Airport (WGA/YSWG) Ц A Cessna 210H Centurion (VH-EGW) experienced jammed landing gear. The plane made an emergency belly landing on the grass runway.

  • US/ SD/ Sturgis/ near Sturgis Municipal Airport (49B) Ц A Piper PA-24-250 Commanche (N6691P) impacted a power pole while on approach to land in dense fog conditions to Runway 11 at Sturgis Municipal Airport (49B), South Dakota. The airplane came to rest on open field terrain, sustaining substantial damage. Both occupants, a man and a woman, were taken by ambulance to Sturgis Regional Hospital following the crash.

  • US/ MI/ Menominee/ SE of Menominee-Marinette Twin County Airport (KMNM) Ц An Enstrom TH-180 helicopter (N180TH) made an emergency landing on 18th Street in the Upper Peninsula, Menominee, Michigan according to the local company that manufactured the aircraft. The pilot walked away with minor injuries.

  • Chile/ Vichuquen-Torca Airport (SCLI) Ц A Cessna R172K Hawk XP II (CC-PIX) sustained substantial damage in a landing accident. The nose landing gear collapsed. Both occupants were injured.

 

13.02.2016

  • Germany/ near Gros Himstedt/Sohlde Ц A B&F Technik FK14 Polaris airplane (D-MKKH) crashed into a field. Both occupants died.

  • US/ NV/ Carson City/ Carson Airport (KCXP) Ц A training Bell 47G-3B-1 helicopter (N1181W) crashed on landing. Both occupants received minor injuries.

 

14.02.2016

  • Somalia/ Gedo region/ 60 km from Baardheere - A military drone, equipped with six missiles, crashed obviously due to a technical malfunction.

  • Australia/ QLD/ Hughendon/ Boonacarbaroo Station - A Robinson R44 helicopter (VH-HXY) contacted power lines and impacted terrain after taking off. No injuries.

  • Australia/ QLD/ 55km SW of Ingham Ц A training Cessna R182 Skylane RG (VH-PFZ) impacted the terrain during a touch and go training. No injuries.

  • UK/ Gloucestershire/ Staverton/ Gloucestershire Airport Ц An Evektor-Aerotechnik EV-97 EuroStar plane (G-CEHL) bounced four times, and the nose landing gear collapsed on takeoff. No injuries.

 

15.02.2016

  • South Korea/ Gangwon Province/ near Chuncheon - South Korean Army Bell UH-1H Iroquois helicopter crashed in an eastern province. All four crew members aboard were severely injured and 3 of them later died in hospital, a ministry official said.

  • UAE/ Dubai - Sindbad Gulf Balloon Ultramagic N-425 hot air balloon (A6-AAN) made a hard landing. Fourteen passengers were injured because of the hard landing, including one with serious injury.

 

16.02.2016

  • Iraq/ Wasit Governorate/ near Al-Kout - Iraq Air Force Mi-17 helicopter crashed due to a technical malfunction. There are said to be at least 9 fatalities.

  • Afghanistan/ Kunduz Ц UT Air Mi-8 helicopter, operating on behalf of the UN mission in Afghanistan, was hit by small arms fire. The outboard fuel tank, fuselage and tail were damaged.

  • Brazil/ SP/ Santa Isabel Ц An Embraer EMB-820C Navajo (PT-WZA) made an emergency landing on SP-056 Highway. The plane was destroyed. No injuries.

  • UK/ Isle of Wight/ Bembridge/ Bembridge Airport Ц A Cessna R172M Skyhawk (Reims) plane (G-BEZR) experienced a runway excursion and subsequent nose-over upon landing. The 3 occupants received minor injuries.

  • US/ AZ/ Buckeye/ Buckeye Municipal Airport (KBXK) Ц An Evolution Trikes Revo (N107SB) impacted sagebrush desert airport terrain. The sole pilot onboard received fatal injuries.

  • US/ TX/ Robertson County/ NE of Benchley Ц A Cessna P210N Centurion (N732FU) impacted wooded terrain. The airplane sustained substantial damage. One of three occupants received apparent serious injuries. One occupant onboard the airplane received minor injuries and one occupant was not injured.

  • Colombia/ 1 km N of Rionegro/Medellín-José María Córdova Airport (MDE/SKRG) Ц A LAVIASA PA-25-260 Puelche II (N25LV) crashed in wooded terrain. No injuries.

 

17.02.2016

  • US/ FL/ Brooksville/ Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport (KBKV) Ц A Piper PA-24-250 Comanche (N7243P) experienced a landing gear collapse upon landing. No injuries.

  • Iraq/ near Amiriyat Al-Fallujah Ц A military Bell IA-407 (Bell 407) helicopter crashed killing the 2 occupants onboard.

  • US/ FL/ Fernandina Beach/ Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport (KFHB) Ц A Paradise P-1 SLSA LW plane (N538JA) experienced a collapse of the nose gear upon landing. No injuries.

  • US/ FL/ Winter Haven/ Winter Haven's Gilbert Airport (KGIF) Ц A Cessna 210K Centurion (N9443M) experienced a landing gear collapse upon landing. No injuries.

  • Argentina/ Pellegrini/ Santiago del Estero Ц A Piper Arrow IV plane (ZP-TRG) was engaged in an illegal flight transporting drugs (250 kilos of marijuana). The plane crashed after a technical malfunction. One person was arrested, one occupant fled the scene.

  • Brazil/ Rio Grande do Sul/ Farm in Cruz Alta Ц An agricultural Cessna A188B AGwagon (PR-NAS) engaged in spraying a soy bean field, crashed and flipped over after contacting wires. The pilot was slightly injured.

  • US/ VA/ Newport News/ Newport News/Williamsburg Int'l Airport (KPHF) Ц A Cessna 172S Skyhawk (N35502) experienced a loss of directional control and subsequent runway excursion upon landing. The airplane ran into a ditch. No injuries.

 

18.02.2016

  • US/ HI/ Honolulu/ Near Ford Island/ Pearl Harbor Ц A Bell 206B JetRanger helicopter (N80918) crashed into Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Three of five occupants were seriously injured, two occupants received minor injuries. One occupant, a 16 year old boy, who had been found "unresponsive and strapped to his seat" and was rescued from underwater, died on 22 February 2016 from the serious injuries sustained in the crash.

  • US/ NC/ Union County/ Marshville Ц A Beechcraft A36 Bonanza (N61WB) impacted timbered terrain. The airplane sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard received fatal injuries.

  • US/ FL/ Tavernier/ near Tavernaero Park Airport (FA81) Ц A Van's RV-7A plane (N705RP) , clipped power lines and a vehicle during a landing attempt. The airplane came to rest inverted, sustaining substantial damage. No injuries.

  • France/ Aeroport de Valence-Chabeuil, LFLU Ц An aerobatic Extra EA-300S plane (D-EFBY) crashed shortly after takeoff. The canopy was lost before colliding airfield fence, crossing a road and stopping in a field. The pilot (Slovenian) escaped before fire broke out and he was injured.

 

19.02.2016

  • Germany/ Sendelbach airfield Ц A training Schweizer 300C helicopter (D-HRIM) had briefly touched down at Sendelbach airfield and tried to take off again, when it tilted to the side and was destroyed. The pilot (45) was conducting a check-ride with a flight instructor (65). Both escaped with minor injuries.

  

20.02.2016

  • Brazil/ SP/ Alvares Machado Ц A Tecnam P-92 Eaglet plane made an emergency landing, just after takeoff. The pilot suffered minor injuries.

  • Brazil/ Roraima/ Boa Vista/ Lago do Robertinho - Two people died after the crash of an ultralight aircraft in the resort of Lake Robby, 43 kilometers from the capital Boa Vista.

  • Taiwan/ Dadu River, 21 km south of Taichung Airport (RMQ-RCMQ) Ц An unregistered ICP Super Bingo aircraft made a forced landing on a dry riverbed approximately 21 km south from Taichung Airport. The pilot and passenger left the scene after the occurrence and could not be identified.

  • US/ NY/ Long Island Sound/ Port Jefferson Harbor Ц A training Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (N29099) ditched in the waters of Long Island Sound, New York. The airplane submerged and one of the four occupants onboard is missing. Three of the four occupants onboard the aircraft received injuries. The pilot made a controlled landing due to an engine failure.

  • Australia/ QLD/ 88 km northeast of Roma/ Waikola Station Ц An agricultural Robinson R22 BETA helicopter (VH-LYW) struck power lines and subsequently collided with terrain. The pilot sustained serious injuries, and the helicopter was destroyed.

  • Poland/ Michalow-Grabina near Legionowo Ц A Cessna F150M (SP-KCG) flipped over during an emergency landing in a field. No injuries.

  • New Zealand/ Waipukurau Ц A Slingsby T-59D Kestrel 19 glider (ZK-GKY) struck a power pole on approach to land. The glider was destroyed. No injuries.

  • Australia/ NSW/ Oaks Airfield (YOAS) Ц Aircrafts were damaged in a storm at the airport as follows: Jabiru LSA 55-3J plane (55-3014), Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey (19-8208), Monnett Sonerai II-LT (19-4697).

  • Afghanistan/ Kandahar airfield Ц USAF General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper drone crashed on the airfield. The cause is under investigation but hostile fire was not a factor.

  • US/ FL/ Orlando International Airport (MCO) Ц A Cessna 525 Citation M2 (N214RT) caught fire inside a hangar at the Cessna Citation Service Center at Orlando International Airport. Three people were injured.

 

21.02.2016

  • France/ Var/ Vinon-sur-Verdon Airfield Ц A Piper PA-28 crashed and caught fire on the ground. The sole pilot on board died.

  • Spain/ near Muchamiel airport Alicante (LEMU) Ц A Tecnam P-96 (EC-MEU) struck electrical cables during final approach. The plane crashed and came to rest inverted. Both occupants onboard died.

  • Argentina/ Cerro Uritorco Ц An ambulance Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil (LQ-CFI) crashed upon landing in the Uritorco mountains. The helicopter overturned and caught fire. The 3 occupants onboard received injuries. At the time of the accident the helicopter performed a rescue flight for a pilot of a paraglider, who had suffered multiple fractures.

  • Zimbabwe/ Harare Airport (HRE) - Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner plane (ET-AOQ) sustained damage to the no. 1 engine cowling in a ground incident.

  

22.02.2016

  • US/ CA/ Los Angeles/ Pacoima/ near Whiteman Airport (KWHP) - A Mooney M20J 201 plane (N201KY) landed to roadway terrain southeast of the approach end of Runway 30 during an attempted return to the point of departure at Whiteman Airport (KWHP) in Pacoima, Los Angeles, California. The airplane impacted multiple vehicles, sustaining substantial damage, and the sole pilot onboard was not injured.

  • Guadeloupe/ Saint Francois lagoon - A Piper Aztec (N539EG) crashed during a fly test. It ditched into the sea in the lagoon, not far from Marina. The sole pilot onboard received injuries.

 

23.02.2016

  • US/ FL/ Palatka/ near Palatka Municipal Airport (28J) Ц A Cirrus SR22 plane (N256CD) suffered an engine trouble in-flight. The aircraft experienced an in-flight deployment of the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS)) and ensuing force landing to residential terrain. The sole pilot onboard received injuries.

  • Guatemala/ Agua volcano - located between Guatemala and Escuintla Ц A Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee (TG-PEW) was en route from the pacific port of San Jose to La Aurora international airport at Guatemala City. The Agua Volcano is located WSW of La Aurora (about 25 Km) (14 degrees 28 minutes N, 90 degrees, 44 minutes W). The plane crashed on February 23rd and found the 24th. The pilot died in the accident.

  • US/ PA/ Luzerne County in Hollenback, east of Berwick Ц The Blue Heron Marathon aircraft (N2104Y) impacted residential yard terrain. The powered parachute sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard received serious injuries.

  • Japan/ Sapporo-New Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC) - Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 737-846 (WL) passenger plane (JA322J) was evacuated on a taxiway at Sapporo-New Chitose Airport, Japan after the no.2 engine reportedly began emitting smoke. Four passengers were injured in the evacuation.

 

24.02.2016

  • Russia/ Leningrad Oblast/ Lomonosov district/ near Globitsy Ц An Enstrom F-28A-P helicopter (RA-2348G) crashed. The pilot died, a passenger injured.

  • US/ FL/ Hollywood/ near North Perry Airport (KHWO) Ц A Cessna 152 (N6449P) experienced a loss of engine power during a post maintenance flight and force landed to residential roadway terrain north of runway 19L at North Perry Airport (KHWO), Hollywood, Florida. The airplane impacted a power pole and fencing, sustaining substantial damage. No injuries.

  • US/ ID/ Airport Pullman/ Pullman-Moscow Regional (KPUW) Ц A training Cessna 152 (N152LC) experienced a collapse of the nose gear and subsequent runway excursion upon landing at Pullman-Moscow Regional (KPUW), Airport Pullman, Idaho. The airplane came to rest inverted, sustaining substantial damage. No injuries.

 

  

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24.02.2016

Dana, Myagdi district

 

A Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 (9N-AHH), performing Tara Air flight 193, was destroyed in an accident in the Myagdi district, Nepal. All 23 on board suffered fatal injuries, including two foreigners, one Chinese and one Kuwaiti. Two infants were also on the plane. The aircraft departed at 07:50 hours local time from Pokhara Airport (PKR) on a domestic 19-minute flight to Jomsom Airport (JMO), Nepal. According to a statement by the airline, the aircraft crashed near Tirkhe Dungha, Dana VDC of Myagdi district. Weather at both origin and destination airports was favourable, according to a Tara Air statement. Most of the 19 bodies retrieved as of early Wednesday evening were charred beyond recognition. Search efforts at the crash site some 16,000 feet (4,900 meters) above sea level have been hampered by dense fog.

 

  

Первая страницаѕри крушении самолета в Ќепале погибли 23 человека

 

24.02.2016

Ќепал/ район ћи€гди/ ƒана

  

¬ Ќепале потерпел крушение небольшой пассажирский самолет марки Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 (9N-AHH), принадлежащий авиакомпании Tara Air. Ќа борту находилось 23 человека, в том числе двое иностранцев. —реди пассажиров был 21 гражданин Ќепала, один Ч  ита€, еще один Ч  увейта. ¬се они погибли.

—амолет вылетел из аэропорта города ѕокхара рано утром в среду в направлении города ƒжомсом. ¬рем€ перелета между городами составл€ет всего 19 минут. ќднако через 8 минут после взлета самолет пропал с радаров. ѕозже спасатели нашли обломки лайнера в горах Ќепала. ѕричины крушени€ самолета не называютс€. √лава гражданской авиации страны —анджив √аутама подчеркнул, что разбившийс€ самолет был новым и погода была хороша€.

  

  

Начална страницаћалък пътниически самолет се разби в Ќепал и отне живота на 23-ма

  

24.02.2016

Ќепал/ район ћи€гди/ ƒана

  

—амолет Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 (9N-AHH) на “ара ≈ър катастрофира в Ќепал в района ћи€гди. —амолетът изпълн€вал 19-минутен полет от ѕокара за ƒжомсом, Ќепал. Ќа борда имало 23 души, сред т€х китаец и гражданин на  увейт, както и 2 деца. Ќ€ма оцелели.

—амолетът бил нов, внесен от  анада септември 2015 г.

  


25.02.2016

  • France/ near Saint-Heand Ц An Extra EA-200 plane (F-GPIT) crashed in wooded terrain. The flight was performed in bad weather. The sole pilot onboard died.

  • Germany/ Bimohlen Ц A police Eurocopter EC 135T2+ (D-HVBB) came down nearly vertically from a low hover. The helicopter crashed on a farm, a few hundred meters away from a football field. The footballers immediately ran to the crash site, alerted paramedics and emergency personnel. They managed to pull badly injured 31 year old pilot, who was later transported to nearby hospital. The 33-year-old co-pilot and a 42 year old passenger died. The machine belonged to the squadron of the Federal Police in Fuhlendorf in Bad Bramstedt, not far from the crash site.

  • US/ CA/ Cameron Park/ Cameron Airpark (O61) Ц A Beechcraft P35 Bonanza (N1503S) experienced a gear-up landing. The airplane sustained minor damage. No injuries.

 

26.02.2016

  • Guam/ Tamuning /Barrigada/ A.B. Won Pat Int'l Airport (GUM/PGUM) - An Asia Pacific Airlines Boeing 727-212(Adv)(F) cargo plane (N86425) landed at GuamТs international airport Friday without functioning nose landing gear. Three crew members were on board and no one was injured.

  • Nepal/ Kalikot District/ Chilkhaya - A Pacific Aerospace 750XL passenger plane (9N-AJB) carrying 11 people crashed Friday in mountainous western Nepal. The plane belonging to Kasthamandap Airlines appeared to have technical trouble and attempted to land on a farmerТs field near the top of a mountain. It crashed near Tilkha village, about 400 kilometers (250 miles) northwest of the capital, Kathmandu. The 2 pilots died, the 9 passengers were injured.

  • Malaysia/ off Kuala Selangor - Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) IPTN/CASA CN-235M-VIP plane (M44-07) crash-landed in shallow waters in a swampy beach area off Kuala Selangor, Malaysia. The aircraft caught fire but all eight crew members survived. Four of the eight crew members were given out-patient treatment while the rest were warded for observation at the Tuanku Mizan Military Hospital .A fisherman from a nearby village, drowned while trying to help.

  • Philippines/ Davao del Norte/ Hijo River/ Tatum City Ц An agricultural Cessna A188B AGtruck (RP-R318) force landed to the Hijo River due to an engine failure. The airplane came to rest inverted, sustaining substantial damage. No injuries.

  • Brazil/ Parana/ Jaguapita Ц A Flyer Pelican 500BR plane (PU-RDC) crashed in a rural area near the municipality of Jaguapita. The 2 occupants were killed on the spot.

  • Hong Kong/ near Lo Fu Wat/ Tolo Harbour Ц A training Zlín 242L plane (B-LUR) crashed into the Plover Cove Reservoir. The pilot died.

 

27.02.2016

  • Australia/ NSW/ East of Katoomba Airfield (YKAT) Ц A Jabiru ST3 plane (55-3692) crashed in bushland about 150 metres east of Katoomba Airfield on Saturday. The elderly pilot killed in a Blue Mountains plane crash was a veteran flying instructor who had survived nine emergency landings including one in the same type of ultralight he died piloting.

  • UK/ Cambridgeshire/ Peterborough/ Holme/ Peterborough (Conington) Airport Ц A training Evektor-Aerotechnik EV-97 EuroStar (G-CDNI) crashed on approach. The pilot was injured.

  • US/ IN/ Seymour/ SE of Freeman Municipal Airport (KSER) Ц Following a loss of engine power, a Beech V35 Bonanza (N2714T) force landed to a major roadway. The aircraft sustained minor damage and the three family members onboard were not injured.

  • Australia/ SA/ Waikerie/ near Waikerie Airfield (YWKI) Ц A Schleicher ASW 27 glider impacted a vineyard on approach to the airport. The pilot received serious injuries.

  • US/ MA/ Plymouth/ Plymouth Municipal Airport (KPYM) Ц A Beechcraft 95-C55 Baron (N482S) experienced a loss of directional and subsequent runway excursion upon landing in gusting wind conditions. The airplane came to rest inverted, sustaining substantial damage, and the sole pilot onboard received serious injuries.

  • US/ PA/ Gettysburg/ Gettysburg Regional Airport (W05) Ц A Cessna 150L (N976HB) suffered a loss of engine power and during the subsequent attempt to return to the point of departure, Gettysburg Regional Airport (W05), Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the aircraft impacted a tree west of the airport. The airplane remained suspended in the tree, having sustained substantial damage. No injuries.

  • US/ CA/ San Jose/ Reid-Hillview Airport (KRHV) Ц A Wheeler Express FT aircraft (N58PP) experienced a nose gear collapse after a rough landing. No injuries.

  • US/ IL/ Casey/ near Casey Municipal Airport (1H8) Ц A Beechcraft 95-C55 Baron (N88FL) force landed to open farm field terrain due to an engine failure. The airplane experienced a collapse of the right main landing gear, sustaining unreported damage. No injuries.

  • US/ MA/ Chatham/ Chatham Municipal Airport (KCQX) Ц A Mooney M20C Ranger (N6495U) experienced a gear-up landing. No injuries.

 

28.02.2016

  • US/ TX/ Navasota/ near Navasota Municipal Airport (60R) Ц A Cirrus SR20 plane (N477TC) impacted wooded terrain on approach for landing. The 4 occupants onboard received fatal injuries.

  • Hungary/ Tatabanya/ Agostyan Ц A training Reims/Cessna FA152 (HA-VOK) crashed. The airplane sustained substantial damage and one of two occupants onboard received fatal injuries. One occupant onboard the aircraft was seriously injured.

  • South Korea/ Gangseo-gu/ Seoul-Gimpo International Airport (RKSS) Ц A training Cessna 172S Skyhawk (HL1153) crashed soon after takeoff due to icing, killing the flight instructor and student. Pilots did not remove the ice and snow of the wings before the flight.

  • Guatemala/ San Marcos/ playas de Ocos Ц A Pipistrel Virus SW plane (ULTI092) performed an illegal flight, when the aircraft struck a light pole and crashed. The plane was used for transporting cocaine. 33 packages of suspected cocaine were found near the plane. After the crash the pilot fled the scene.

  • US/ FL/ Gainesville/ near Gainesville Municipal Airport (KGNV) Ц A Cessna 182K Skylane (N2861R) experienced an in-flight fire and force landed to roadway terrain. The airplane sustained substantial damage upon impact with a tree and the 2 occupants onboard received minor injuries.

  • US/ CA/ Lincoln/ Lincoln Regional Airport (KLHM) Ц A North American SNJ-4 plane (N694US) experienced a gear-up landing. No injuries.

  • US/ GA/ Atlanta/ DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK) Ц A CZAW Sportcruiser plane (N187SF) experienced a loss of engine power and subsequent runway overrun during takeoff. The airplane sustained substantial damage. No injuries.

 

29.02.2016

  • Pakistan/ Khyber Pakhtunkhwa/ near Tarbela - A Mi-17 helicopter belonging to Pakistan Army crashed on landing leaving Lieutenant Colonel Tauqeer martyred. Two other occupants onboard were injured. The helicopter developed a technical defect before crashing.

  • Russia/ Stavropol Region/ near Budennovsk airfield - Russian Air Force Su-25 jet crashed after a technical malfunction. The pilot died in the crash.

  • US/ NM/ between Acoma and Laguna Pueblo Ц A Cirrus SR22 (N2711M) sustained engine failure while en route over New Mexico. The Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) was deployed. Upon landing the plane tipped over, dragged by the parachute. The 3 occupants were injured.

  • Chile/ Cerro San Cristobal Ц A Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil (CC-AAL) crashed while performing firefighting duties and sank in a reservoir. The pilot abandoned the aircraft without injuries.


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