Nine killed in plane crash in northern Peru

06.03.2013/ 16:30 GMT
Peru/ La Libertad region/ near Pias Airport

Aero Transporte SA - ATSA
Beechcraft B200 King Air plane (OB-1992-P) carrying  workers of Minera Aurifera Retamas ( Marsa) crashed Wednesday morning in the highlands of northern Peru's La Libertad region, killing all nine people on board. The victims include two employees of Marsa and five contractors. The other victims were identified as pilot J. Wasser and copilot M. Ledesma. The plane was en route to the La Libertad district of Pias from Lima. According to regional police chief Colonel Roger Torres, due to bad weather the plane got caught up in power cables before crashing.

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01.03.2013*/Russia/ Vladivostok International Airport - Air Koryo Tupolev Tu-204-100B passenger plane (P-633) skidded off the taxiway after landing  and broke a few signal lights.

03.03.2013*/Slovakia/ Sered district/ Horny Cepen - An Eurocopter EC-120B Colibri helicopter (OM-ECI) crashed killing 1, injuring 3 occupants.
*/Saudi Arabia/ Gharnata Mall/ Riyadh - A crew member fell out of Saudi Civil Defence Sikorsky S-92 helicopter and died from his injuries.
                    */US/ NM/ Angel Fire/ Angel Fire Airport (KAXX) - A Mooney M20E Super 21 plane (N3484X) crashed on takeoff
killing the 4 occupants.

*/Germany/ Ettal/ near Linderhof - A military Eurocopter UHT Tiger (EC 665) helicopter crashed in a field. The 2 crew members were slightly injured in the crash and were taken to the Military Hospital Ulm.
                    */Brazil/ GO/ Jatai/ Jatai Airport (JTI) - A parked Inpaer Conquest 160 plane (PU-JBI) hit and damaged by storm.
                    */France/ French Alps/ about 5 km (3 miles) from Geneva/1 km SE of Annemasse Airport - A Raytheon 390 Premier 1A plane (VP-CAZ) crashed immediately after takeoff
killing 2 people on board and severely injuring a young girl passenger.
The wreckage of the crashed Fokker-50 plane in Goma
Cargo plane crashed in DR Congo, 7 killed

04.03.2013/ 15:55 GMT
Congo (Democratic Republic)/ Goma

Fokker 50 cargo plane (9Q-CBD), operated by Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation (CAA) was destroyed in an accident near Goma Airport (GOM), Democratic Republic of the Congo. The plane had taken off from the city of Kananga in the country's southwest, stopped in Lodja and was on its way to Goma before the crash. The airplane reportedly came down in a residential area of Goma as it was preparing to land in poor weather. The five crew members, loadmaster and a passenger were killed, 3 others suffered injuries and were taken to hospital.
05.03.2013*/US/ Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD) - Lufthansa Airbus A330-343X passenger plane (D-AIKJ) hit its tail during takeoff. The crew didn't feel the tailstrike and landed safely in Munich.
                    */India/ Visakhapatanam/ 6 mls from Dolphin Nose - Indian Navy
HAL Chetak (SA 316B Alouette III) with registration IN445 crashed off the Vishakhapatnam harbour. Two crew members were rescued and two others are missing.

*/US/ AK/ North of Akiachak - Yute Air Cessna 207 plane (N1704U) made an emergency landing in the tundra and was damaged.
                    */US/ AK/ Flat/ Iditarod River - A Cessna 185B Skywagon plane (N2550Z) crashed on takeoff.
                    */Syria/ Idlib/ Khan Sheikhoun - Syrian Air Force
MiG jet shot down by rebels.
The wreckage of the crashed Beech-200 plane in Peru.
07.03.2013*/Russia/ Bashkortostan/ near Neftekamsk - Ufimskie Avialinii Antonov An-2R plane (RA-17823) made a forced landing in a field due to adverse weather conditions - heavy snow, poor visibility. No injuries.
                    */Romania/ Bacau/ Filipesti - Romanian Air Force (95th Fleet)
IAR 330 "SOCAT" helicopter crashed killing 2, injuring 3 occupants.

08.03.2013*/US/ AK/ Denali National Park and Preserve/ Ruth Glacier - A Cessna A185F Skywagon (N185FK) landed at a lake and was taxiing when it hit some overflow ice and flipped over. No injuries.
                    */US/ AK/ 32 km (20 mls) NE of Dillingham Municipal Airport (DLG) - A
Beechcraft 1900C-1 cargo plane (N116AX) crashed on approach in bad weather (a low cloud ceiling and light snow). Both occupants were killed in the accident.

*/Argentina/ Chaco - A Beechcraft F33A Bonanza plane (ZP-BAM) crashed killing the 3 occupants.
*/Congo (Democratic republic)/ South Kivu/ 20 km south-west of Bukavu - UN Mi-8AMT cargo helicopter (RA-22472) crashed in a mountainous area. The 4
occupants were killed.
*/US/ FL/ Punta Gorda/ Punta Gorda Airport (KPGD) - A FX-210 experimental aircraft crashed on landing injuring slightly the 3 occupants.
*/US/ IN/ Smith Field/ Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport - A Cessna 182 Skylane RG II plane crash-landed. No injuries.
                    */US/ WA/ King County/ Woodinville - A Maule M-5-210C Strata Rocket plane (N17PR) lost power and crashed into a home
killing the pilot, injuring critically the passenger.

*/Afghanistan/ Kandahar province/ Daman district - USAF Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in heavy rain storm killing all 5 occupants aboard.
                    */US/ CA/ Kernville/ Kern Valley Airport (L05) - A Cirrus SR20 plane (N427GE) crashed on landing
injuring slightly the pilot.
*/US/ OH/ Miami Township - A Mooney M20E plane (N199E) struck power lines and crashed injuring the 2 occupants.
*/US/ WA/ Lincoln County/ near Harrington and Odessa - US Navy Grumman EA-6B Prowler electronics warfare plane, assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 129, crashed killing the 3 occupants on board.

*/Zambia/ Lusaka City Airport - ZAF Harbin Z-9 Haitun (SA 365N) helicopter crash-landed killing 1, injuring 1 on board.
                    */US/ TX/ Mineola/ Mineola Airport-Wisener Field (3F9) - An ultralight aircraft crashed on takeoff due to a strong gust of wind.
The pilot was seriously injured.
*/US/ CA/ Paso Robles/ Paso Robles Municipal Airport (KPRB) - A single engine airplane impacted terrain while was practicing touch-and-go landings.
                    */US/ UT/ Spanish Fork/ near Spanish Fork-Springville Airport (U77) - A SHA-SH2 Glasair plane (N61RA) lost power on approach and force landed in a field.
                    */New Zealand/ Te Anau - A home-built plane crashed. No injuries.
The wreckage of the crashed EMB-821C plane
Ten dead after plane crashes in Amazon

12.03.2013/ 23:30 GMT
Brazil/ PA/ Monte Dourado/ 500 kilometers (300 miles) from the state capital of Belem/ Almerin

Embraer EMB-821 Caraja/ Neiva NE-821 Caraja aircraft, registration code PT-VAQ, operated by the air taxi company Fretax Taxi Aereo,, crashed in the Brazilian State of Para, in Amazon, killing all 10 occupants on board. The plane's wreckage, which vanished on Tuesday evening, were found close to Mount Dorado, at about 500 km from State capital Belem. The passengers, according to reports from local media, were officials of a construction company that is building a hydro-electric plant in the area.
The Embraer EMB-821 Caraja is a twin-engined turboprop aircraft manufactured with licence and modified by Embraer on the basis of the Piper PA-31 Navajo.
14.03.2013*/US/ NM/ near Eagles Nest - A Robertson R44 Raven II helicopter (N392GP) made a hard landing. The tail of the helicopter broke off.
                    */Colombia/ Base Aerea Marco Fidel Suarez de Cali - A training Beechcraft T-34A Mentor military plane (FAC-2304) crashed
killing the 2 occupants.

*/US/ NC/ Hendersonville/ Hendersonville Airport (0A7) - A Cessna 172M Skyhawk plane (N61756) crash landed on the roof of a hangar. The pilot received minor injuries.
*/Australia/ WA/ Jandakot/ Jandakot Airport (YPJT) - A Grob G-115C-2 plane (VH-ZTM) experienced a runway excursion upon landing and was damaged.

*/US/ FL/ Immokalee/ near Lake Trafford - An ultralight plane crashed into trees injuring the pilot.
*/US/ FL/ Miami - A hot air balloon crashed into power lines injuring the 2 people riding in.
*/UK/ Manchester Airport - Parked Easyjet Airbus A319 (G-EZFZ) was damaged by a vehicle, which got stuck under the aircraft accidentally.
                    */India/ Bagdogra airport - Kingfisher Airlines
Airbus 320 hit a wall of a bunker with its wing shortly before takeoff. The wing of the plane was badly damaged.

*/US/ IN/ 1 km (0.6 mls) S of South Bend Regional Airport (SBN) - A Hawker Beechcraft 390 Premier IA corporate jet (N26DK) was attempting to circle back around to the city's regional airport after a failed landing attempt when it crashed along Iowa Street. Two occupants were killed on impact, other 2 were injured.
*/US/ TX/ Baytown - A Cessna 150G plane (N6389S) lost power and force landed in a wooded area. The sole pilot onboard sustained minor injuries.
*/US/ VA/ Stafford/ 3 miles SE of Stafford Regional Airport (KRMN) - A Piper PA32-301FT 6X plane (N32EV) crashed on approach injuring the 2 occupants.
*/Canada/ QC/ Saint Jerome - Quebec Helicopters Inc Robinson R44 helicopter (C-GMTQ) was hijacked to free 2 prisoners. The 4 men (prisoners and their accomplices) were captured after a gun battle with police.

*/Mauritania/ Adrar region/ 7 km SE of Aoujeft - A military Embraer EMB-312F Tucano plane crashed killing 1, injuring 1 of the  occupants.

19.03.2013*/Spain/ Alicante/ Castalla - A Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee Warrior II plane (EC-DAF) crashed killing the 3 occupants.

*/Germany/ Berlin Olympic Stadium - The police Aerospatiale AS 332L1 Super Puma helicopter (D-HEGB) collided with the police EC-155 (D-HLTM) while attempting to land at a snow covered field. The pilot of the EC-155 was killed and three others were injured, including on the ground by debris.

23.03.2013*/US/ IL/ North of Cordova - A Beech A36 Bonanza plane (N6038R) crashed into a farm field on landing. No injuries.
                    */South Africa/ KZN/ Pietermaritzburg - A
Bell 206B-3 Jet Ranger III helicopter (ZS-HSR) crashed in the city center injuring all 5 occupants, 2 of them critically.

26.03.2013*/Mexico/ Playa del Carmen - A Cessna-182 plane (XA-SLO) crash-landed on a road injuring the pilot.
*/US/ TX/ Stephens County/ NE of Caddo - An agricultural Hughes OH-6A Cayuse helicopter crashed in the water killing the passenger and injuring slightly the pilot.
*/Russia/ Kamchatka/ Kronotsky Nature Reserve - Kamchatskie avialinii Mi-8MTV cargo helicopter (RA-22986) crashed on landing. No injuries.
                    */Canada/ ON/ Ottawa/ Ottawa/Rockcliffe Airport (CYRO) - A training Cessna 172N Skyhawk plane (C-GBRI) crashed on takeoff
injuring slightly the student-pilot.

*/Brazil/ RJ/ Macae/ Bacia de Campos - A cargo Bell 412SP helicopter (PT-HUW) made a forced landing in the sea near oil platform P-7 and capsized.
                    */US/ ID/ Twin Falls/ Joslin Field - Magic Valley Regional Airport (KTWF) - An
Enstrom F-28F Falcon helicopter (N918DK) crashed in a field.
                    */US/ AZ/ SE of Wikieup - A Mooney M20A plane (N6018X) experienced a loss of engine power and force landed in an area of desert
killing 1, injuring seriously 2 occupants.
*/Canada/ Newfoundland/ St. Anthony airport (CYAY) - Air Labrador de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 plane (C-FOPN) sustained a nose gear collapse on landing, veered off the runway.
                    */US/ WV/ Charleston/ Yeager Airport (KCRW) - A Piper PA-31-310 Navaho plane (N476HS) made a belly landing, damaged. No injuries.

29.03.2013*/France/ Sainte-Radegonde - A Beechcraft 90 King Air plane (N90KH) made a forced landing shortly after takeoff due to engines failure. No injuries.

30.03.2013*/US/ AK/ 7 miles east of Talkeetna - Alaska State Troopers Eurocopter AS 350B3 A Star ambulance helicopter (N911AA) crashed killing the 2 crew members and a rescued snowmobiler.
*/Colombia/ Jamundi - An Ibis GS-700 Magic aircraft (HJ-393) crashed killing the 2 occupants.
*/South Africa/ Kruger National Park/ N of Satara - A military Agusta A109LUH helicopter crashed killing all 5 occupants on board.

31.03.2013*/Canada/ SK/ 8 km North of Kisbey - A Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six  plane (C-GGBB) crashed in a snow-covered field injuring all 6 people on board.
                    */China/ off Rongcheng/ near Dongtangzi Village Shandong/ 200 meter nord Changhuikou bridge - A
Sukhoi Su-27UBK Flanker-C fighter jet crashed killing the 2 pilots.
*/US/ WA/ north Vanvouver/ Brush Prairie/ Brush Prairie Aerodrome (5WA9) - A Cessna 150D plane (N4342U) crashed on landing. No injuries.