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Accident Cases Handled Since 1972

 

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Accident Description

Year

·         Ethiopian Airlines
Flight 302
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, crashed just six minutes after take-off en route to Nairobi
2019
·         Lion Air Airlines
Flight 610
Soekarno–Hatta International Airport, crash 12 minutes after take-off, Jakarta, Indonesia
2018
·         Cessna
Private
Crash Trellis Bay, British Virgin Island
2018
·         Piper PA-28140
Private
Crash in Bonifay, Florida
2018
·         Cessna T210L Centurion
Private
Crash Gainesville, Florida to Freeport, Bahamas
2017
·         Swiss Air
Flight 257
Tel Aviv, Israel to Zurich, Switzerland
2017
·         Mitsubishi MU2B-40
Private
Crash Atlantic Ocean 32 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas
2017
·         Fly Dubai
Flight 981
Crash on aborted landing in Rost-on-Don, Russia, en route from Dubai International Airport
2016
·         Cessna 340A
Private
Crash in Tampa, Florida
2016
·         Cessna 172
Private
Crash near Hollywood Beach, Florida
2016
·         Piper PA 23
Private
Crash in South Bimini, Bahamas
2016
·         Ayres S2-R
Private
Crash in Andes mountain pass between Chile and Argentina
2016
·         American Airlines
Flight 383
Engine failure on take-off en route from Chicago, O’Hare Airport to Miami, Florida
2016
·         LaMia Airlines
Flight 2933
Crash in Colombia en route from Santa Cruz, Bolivia – charter flight for Brazilian soccer team
2016
·         Metrojet
Flight 9268
Aircraft disintegrated in air space above northern Sinai en route from Sinai, Egypt to St. Petersburg, Russia
2015
·         Germanwings
Flight 9525
Intentional crash by pilot in Nice, French Alps, en route from Barcelona, Spain to Dusseldorf, Germany
2015
·         British Aerospace Aircraft
Private
Crash in Akron Ohio
2015
·         Delta Airlines
Flight 1829
Severe air turbulence en route from New York to San Juan, Puerto Rico
2015
·         Piper PA 18-150
Private
Crash in McCarthy, Alaska
2015
·         Cessna 441
Private
Crash in Climax, Georgia
2015
·         Robinson R44
Private
Crash in Orlando, Florida
2015
·         Delta Airlines
Flight 519
Turbulence accident, Detroit, Michigan to Seoul South Korea,
2015
·         Dynamic International
Flight 405
Fire on take-off en route from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Caracas, Venezuela
2015
·         Gulfstream IV
Private
Crash in Hanscom Field Airport, Bedford Massachusetts
2014
·         Malaysian Airlines
Flight MH370
Aircraft and all aboard disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China
2014
·         Piper PA 32R-300
Private
Crash in Highmore, South Dakota
2014
·         Cessna 172N
Private
Crash near Elliott Key, Florida
2014
·         Aerospatiale, N350CR
Private
Crash in Dietrich, Idaho
2014
·         IBC Airways
Flight 405
Crash in La Alianza Puerto Rico en route from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2013
·         Alitalia
Flight AZ631
Turbulence on flight en route from Miami, Florida to Rome, Italy
2013
·         Robinson Helicopter R44
Private
Crash in West Kendall, Florida
2013
·         De Havilland DHC8-202
Drug Task Force
Crash in jungle region of northern Colombia
2013
·         Piper PA 23-250
Private
Crash in Guyana after take-off for aerial shoot
2013
·         Cessna 201N
Private
Crash in Tampa, Florida
2013
·         Tatarstan Airlines
Flight U363
Crash Kazan, Russia,
2013
·         Dana Air
Flight 992
Crash in Abuja en route from Lagos, Nigeria
2012
·         Cirrus SR22
Private
Crash in Melbourne, Florida
2012
·         Bell 206L-4
Charter
Crash during mountain tour in southern Venezuela`
2012
·         Hughes Helicopter
Police Aircraft
Crash in Atlanta, Georgia during search flight
2012
·         Gulfstream IV
Charter
Crash on approach in Le Castellet, France
2012
·         Cessna 421C
Private
Crash at Lantana airport, Palm Beach, Florida
2012
·         Central American Airways
Flight 731
Crashed on approach to Toncontin International Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
2011
·         Bell Helicopter 206B
Private
Crash in Rio Negro, Colombia
2011
·         Colombian Air Show
Private vs military aircraft collide
2011
·         Interplane SRO Skyboy
Private
Crash in Homestead, Florida
2011
·         Robinson R66
Private
Crash near Flandes, Colombia
2011
·         Aires Airlines
Flight 8250
Crash in San Andres Island en route from Bogota, Colombia
2010
·         Conviasa
Flight 2350
Crash en route from Cuidad Guayana to Isla Margarita, Venezuela
2010
·         Monarch Air
Charter
Crash in Fort Lauderdale, Florida en route from Nassau, Bahamas
2010
·         Ethiopian Airlines
Flight 409
Crashed in Mediterranean Sea after take-off from Rafic Hariri International Airport
2010
·         Mooney M20R
Crash in Hollister, California
2010
·         Piper PA46-350HP
Private
Crash in Zephyrhills, Florida
2010
·         Mooney M20R
Charter
Crash after take-off near Hollister, California
2010
·         Colgan Air – Continental
Flight 3407
Crash on approach to Buffalo International Airport, Buffalo, New York
2009
·         Air France
Flight 447
Crash in Atlantic Ocean en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, France
2009
·         American Airlines
Flight 331
Crash on approach to Norman Manley Airport en route from Washington DC to Kingston, Jamaica
2009
·         Cessna 172S
Private
Crash in Tallahassee, Florida
2009
·         Pilatus PC-12
Private
Crash in Raphine, Virginia
2009
·         TACA Airlines
Flight 390
Crash in Honduras en route from El Salvador to Miami, Florida
2008
·         Santa Barbara Airlines S.A.
Flight 518
Crash near Merida en route to Caracas, Venezuela
2008
·         Aeroflot-Nord
Flight 821
Crash on approach to Perm Airport, en route from Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow, Russia
2008
·         American Airlines
Flight 908
Turbulence on flight en route from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Miami, Florida
2008
·         SpanAir
Flight 5022
Crash near Barajas Airport en route from Barcelona to Gran Canaria
2008
·         Cessna T206h
Private
Crash in Cedar Key, Florida
2008
·         Cessna 650 Citation
Private
Crash near Caico Seco, Anzoategui, Venezuela
2008
·         Air Tahoma Convair-580
Maintenance
Crash after take-off at Rickebacker Airport, Colombus, Ohio
2008
·         TAM Airlines
Flight 3054
Runway crash at Congonhas Airport, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2007
·         Cirrus SR20
Private
Crash in Atlantic Ocean near coast of southern Greenland
2007
·         Comair Airlines
Flight 5191
Crash on take-off at Blue Grass Airport, Lexington, Kentucky en route to Atlanta, Georgia
2006
·         Sibir Airlines
Flight 778
Crash in Irkutsk, en route from Moscow, Russia
2006
·         GOL Airlines
Flight 1907
Mid-air collision in the Amazon jungle, Brazil
2006
·         Cessna 414A
Private
Crash in Lawrenceville, Georgia
2006
·         Piper PA 34-220T
Private
Crash near Boston, Massachusetts
2006
·         Beechcraft 65 A-90-1
Civil
Crash near Tampa, Florida
2006
·         West Caribbean Airlines
Flight 708
Crash in Machiques, Venezuela en route from Panama City, Panama to Martinique, France
2005
·         Flying Boats Inc., dba Chalk’s Ocean Airways
Flight 101
Crash in Miami Beach, Florida en route from Fort Lauderdale to Bimini, Bahamas
2005
·         Helio’s Airways
Flight 522
Crash in Grammatikos, en route from Cyprus to Athens, Greece
2005
·         Cessna P-337-H
Private
Crash in Melbourne, Florida
2005
·         Beechcraft Baron 58
Private
Crash in Normas Cay, Exuma
2005
·         Bell Jet 206B
Private
Crash in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
2005
·         Robinson Helicopter R44
Private
Crash en route from Alingas to Kama, Sweden
2004
·         Helicopter powered by Allison 250-C20C engines
Private
Crash in Jalisco, Mexico
2004
·         Cessna T210J
Private
Crash in Rosario de la Frontera, Argentina
2004
·         Eurocopter Deutschland BO-105 CBS5
Private
Crash in Choctawhatchee Bay, Florida
2004
·         Westwind Jet
Crash in Panama City, Panama
2004
·         Cessna 172 and Cessna 182
Private
Mid-air collision, in Deerfield Beach, Florida
2003
·         Piper PA 24-250
Private
Crash near Florence South Carolina
2003
·         Cessna 414
Private
Crash near Greenville, Tennessee
2003
·         Tropical Air, LET 410
Charter
Crash after take-off in Cap- Haitien, Haiti
2003
·         Cessna 414
Charter
Crash on appraoch in Greeneville, Tenneesee
2003
·         Bashkirian Airlines and DHL
Flight 2937  Flight 611
Mid-air collision,  Bashkirian and DHL flights in Ueberlingen, Germany
2002
·         Lear Jet 60
Private
Crash in Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil
2002
·         Robinson Helicopter
Private
Crash in Catarama, Guayaquil, Ecuador
2002
·         Piper Malibu
Private
Crash in Raleigh, North Carolina
2002
·         McDonnell Douglas MD-600N
Private
Crash in Deland, Florida
2002
·         Scandinavian Airlines
Flight 686
Crash on take-off with Cessna Citation at Linate Airport in Milan, Italy en route to Copenhagen, Denmark
2001
·         American Airlines
Flight 587
Crash in Belle Harbor Queens, New York after take-off en route to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2001
·         Bell 407 Helicopter
Private
Crash en route from Fonseca to Vila Iparenga, Brazil
2001
·         Papillion Airways Inc., Eurocopter AS350-B2
Charter
Crash in Meadview, Arizona
2001
·         American Airlines
Flight 11
Terrorist 911 attack on World Trade Center, North Tower 1, Manhattan, New York
2001
·         American Airlines
Flight 175
Terrorist 911 attack on World Trade Center, North Tower 2, Manhattan, New York
2001
·         American Airlines
Flight 77
Terrorist 911attack on United States Pentagon, West Wall, Arlington, Virginia
2001
·         Piper Cadet – Seminole
Private
Mid-air collision in Daytona, Florida
2001
·         Air France, Concorde Turbojet
Flight 4590
Crash on take-off in Paris, France en route to New York City
2000
·         Lear Jet 55 and Extra
Private
Mid-air collision in Boca Raton, Florida
2000
·         Hot Air Expeditions
Charter
Crash near Cave Creek, Arizona
1999
·         Twin Cessna
Private
Crash in Key West, Florida
1999
·         Bell Helicopter BH407
Private
Crash in Brazil
1999
·         Cubana Air, YAK-42
Flight 3010
Crash in Valencia, Venezuela
1999
·         TAESA Airlines
Flight 725
Crash in La Tzararacua, en route from Michoacán to Mexico City, Mexico
1999
·         Learjet
Private
Crash near Mina, South Dakota
1999
·         Air Fiji
Flight 121
Crash in Nasevou village, en route from Suda to Nadi, Fiji
1999
·         Piper Seminole
Private
Crash in Deland, Florida
1999
·         Cessna 152
Private
Crash in Orlando, Florida
1999
·         Bell 206 Helicopter
Private
Crash near Brownsville, Texas
1998
·         Nova Limited Air Charter Services, Cessna U206
Charter
Crash in Guyana
1998
·         TAME Airlines
Flight 422
Crash in Bogota, Colombia en route to Quito, Ecuador
1998
·         Occidental Petroleum
Charter
Crash in Peru’s northern jungle
1998
·         Swissair
Flight 11
Crash in Atlantic Ocean near Halifax, Nova Scotia en route from New York City to Geneva, Switzerland
1998
·         Fine Air
Flight 101
Crash in Miami, Florida after take-off en route to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1997
·         Silk Air
Flight MI185
Crash in Palembang, Indonesia en route from Jakarta, Indonesia to Singapore
1997
·         Valujet Airlines
Flight 592
Crash in Florida Everglades, en route from Miami to Atlanta, Georgia
1996
·         Brothers to the Rescue civilian aircraft
Private
Incident over international waters involving civilian aircraft N2456S and Cuban military aircraft from Havana Cuba
1996
·         AeroPeru
Flight 603
Crash in Pasamayo, Peru en route from Miami, Florida to Santiago, Chile
1996
·         Millon Air
Flight 406
Crash in Manta, Ecuador en route to Miami, Florida
1996
·         Aviation Development Corporation
Flight 86
Crash in Imota, Nigeria en route from Lagos
1996
·         Bell 407 Helicopter
Private
Crash in Andros Islands, Bahamas
1996
·         Beechcraft A-90 King Air
Private
Crash near Churagua, Bolivia
1996
·         Intercontinental Aviation Airlines
Flight 256
Crash south of Cartagena, Colombia en route from Bogota
1995
·         Aviateca Airlines
Flight 901
Crash in San Salvador, El Salvador en route from Guatemala City, Guatemala
1995
·         American Airlines
Flight 965
Crash in Buga, Colombia en route from Miami, Florida to Cali, Colombia
1995
·         Tarom Airlines
Flight R0371
Crash in Bucharest, Romania en route to Brussels, Belgium
1995
·         Bell 206 L4 Helicopter
Private
Crash in Whiting, New Jersey
1994
·         Hughes 25MP Helicopter
Private
Crash in Apalachicola National Forest, Tallahassee, Florida
1994
·         S.A.M Airlines
Flight 501
Crash in Medellin, Colombia en route from Panama City, Panama
1993
·         COPA Airlines
Flight 201
Crash near Tucuti, Panama en route from Panama City to Cali Colombia
1992
·         Cessna 172N Skyhawk
Private
Crash near West Thurrock Essex, England
1992
·         El Al Airlines Cargo
Flight 1862
Crash in Amsterdam, Holland en route to Israel
1992
·         US Air
Flight 1493
Crash at Los Angeles Airport, California en route from Syracuse, New York
1991
·         Lan Chile
Flight 85Y
Crash at Puerto Williams Airport, en route from Punta Arenas, Chile
1991
·         American Airlines
Flight 1473
Severe air turbulence en route from New York to San Juan, Puerto Rico
1991
·         Canadian NationAir
Flight 2120
Crash after takeoff at Jeddah International Airport, Saudi Arabia en route to Sokoto, Nigeria
1991
·         Avianca Airlines
Flight 52
Crash in Cove Neck, New York en route from Bogota, Colombia
1990
·         Aerial Transit Company
Charter
Crash in Guatemala City, Guatemala
1990
·         Faucett Air – Peru
Charter
Miami, Florida bound Boeing 727 crashed in North Atlantic en route from Iceland
1990
·         Independent Air
Flight 1851
Crash in Santa Maria Island, Azores Portugal  en route from Bergamo, Italy to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
1989
·         Surinam Airways
Flight PY764
Crash in Paramaribo, Surinam en route from Amsterdam, Netherlands
1989
·         TAN/SAHSA Airlines
Flight 414
Crash in Las Mesitas, Honduras en route from Managua, Nicaragua
1989
·         United Airlines
Flight 232
Crash in Sioux City, Iowa en route from Denver Colorado to Chicago
1989
·         US Air
Flight 400
Crash at La Guardia Airport, New York en route to Cleveland Ohio
1989
·         Grand Canyon Airlines
Charter
Crash at Grand Canyon National Park Airport, Arizona
1989
·         Pan American
Flight 103
Bombing crash in Lockerbie, Scotland en route from Frankfurt, Germany to New York
1988
·         Northwest Airlines
Flight 255
Crash after take-off in Detroit, Michigan en route to Santa Ana, California
1987
·         Belize Air International
Charter
Crash in Mexico City, Mexico
1987
·         Boeing 747
Ground
Ground accident at Miami International Airport
1987
·         Boeing 757
Ground
Ground accident in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1986
·         Eastern Airlines
Flight 980
Crash in La Paz, Bolivia en route from Asuncion, Paraguay to Miami, Florida
1985
·         Delta Airlines
Flight 191
Crash in Dallas, Texas en route from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Los Angeles, California
1985
·         Arrow Air
Military
Chartered military flight crashed in Gander, Newfoundland
1985
·         Provincetown – Boston Airline
Flight 1039
Crash on take-off in Jacksonville, Florida en route to Tampa
1984
·         Korean Airlines
Flight 007
Crash in the Sea of Japan en route from New York City to Seoul, Korea
1983
·         Air Florida
Flight  90
Crash in Washington, DC after take-off en route to Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1982
·         Pan American
Flight 759
Crash in Kenner, Louisiana en route from Miami, Florida to San Diego, California
1982
·         Global International Airways
Charter
Crash landing after take-off in Brasilia, Brazil en route to Los Angeles, California
1982
·         Eastern Airlines
Flight  66
Crash on approach at Kennedy Airport, New York, NY en route from New Orleans
1975
·         Eastern Airlines
Flight 212
Crash in North Carolina, en route from South Carolina to Chicago, Illinois
1974
·         Eastern Airlines
Flight 401
Crash in the Florida Everglades, en route from New York to Miami, Florida
1972