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28 plane crashes in year 2000

List of the 28 airplane accidents that happened in year 2000 :

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Date : 15th November, 2000
Airline : Asa Pesada
Aircraft : Antonov AN-24
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Location : Luanda, Angola
Fatalities : 40:40 + 1
15th November, 2000
Asa Pesada Antonov 24 with 40 people onboard crashes in Angola
One minute after the take-off, the airplane failed to climb and started an uncontrolled turn to the left. Witnesses observed smoke around the plane. The Antonov AN-24 crashed and exploded on…
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Date : 5th November, 2000
Airline : Cameroon Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 747-2H7B
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Location : Paris, France
Fatalities : 0:203
5th November, 2000
Cameroon Airlines Boeing 747 with 203 people onboard crashes in France
The aircraft overran runway 09R while landing in wet weather conditions at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport, coming to rest in the mud. Due to the severe damage incurred in the accident, the…
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Date : 31st October, 2000
Airline : Singapore Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 747-412
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Location : Taipei, Taiwan
Fatalities : 83:179
31st October, 2000
Singapore Airlines Boeing 747 with 179 people onboard crashes in Taiwan
The Tropical livery The accident aircraft 9V-SPK was painted in Singapore Airlines special promotion livery - "Tropical" at that time instead of the standard Singapore Airlines livery.…
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Date : 31st October, 2000
Airline : Aca Ancargo
Aircraft : Antonov AN-26
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Location : Saurimo, Angola
Fatalities : 48:48
31st October, 2000
Aca Ancargo Antonov 26 with 48 people onboard crashes in Angola
The aircraft lost contact with authorities approximately twenty minutes after takeoff from Saurimo. UNITA rebels claim to have downed the aircraft. All the 48 people onboard were killed.
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Date : 25th October, 2000
Airline : Russian Defense Mnst
Aircraft : Ilyushin IL-18
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Location : Batumi, Georgia
Fatalities : 82:82
25th October, 2000
Russian Defense Mnst Ilyushin IL-18 with 82 people onboard crashes in Georgia
While on approach to Batumi, Republic of Georgia, the crew reported that they were diverting course in an attempt to avoid heavy rain and lightning. The aircraft crashed into mountainous…
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Date : 6th October, 2000
Airline : Aeromexico
Aircraft : DC-9-31
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Location : Reynosa, Mexico
Fatalities : 0:88 + 4
6th October, 2000
Aeromexico DC-9-31 with 88 people onboard crashes in Mexico
The aircraft overran the runway while landing in heavy rain conditions precipitated by Tropical Storm Keith. Visibility was reported to be greater than three miles, and the crew reported that…
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Date : 23rd August, 2000
Airline : Gulf Air
Aircraft : Airbus A320-212
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Location : Manama, Bahrain
Fatalities : 143:143
23rd August, 2000
Gulf Air Airbus A320 with 143 people onboard crashes in Bahrain
The aircraft was conducting a normal approach to runway 12 at Bahrain International Airport with autopilot/flight director disconnected upon visual contact with the runway. Approximately 1 NM…
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Date : 25th July, 2000
Airline : Air France
Aircraft : Concorde
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Location : Paris, France
Fatalities : 109:109 + 5
25th July, 2000
Air France Concorde with 109 people onboard crashes in France
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Date : 17th July, 2000
Airline : Alliance Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 737-2A8
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Location : Patna, India
Fatalities : 51:58 + 5
17th July, 2000
Alliance Airlines Boeing 737 with 58 people onboard crashes in India
The Boeing 737 was on a passenger flight from Calcutta, India, to New Delhi, India, with stops in Patna and Lucknow. The aircraft crashed into government housing while making an approach to…
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Date : 12th July, 2000
Airline : Hapag Lloyd
Aircraft : Airbus A310-304
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Location : Vienna, Austria
Fatalities : 0:150
12th July, 2000
Hapag Lloyd Airbus A310 with 150 people onboard crashes in Austria
Shortly after the aircraft departed Chania, Greece, for a passenger flight to Hanover, Germany, the flight crew realized that the landing gear could not be retracted. The decision was made to…
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Date : 9th July, 2000
Airline : CORAL Colombia
Aircraft : Curtiss C-46A
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Location : Villavicencio, Colombie
Fatalities : 14:20
9th July, 2000
CORAL Colombia Curtiss C-46A with 20 people onboard crashes in Colombie
The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff while attempting to return to the airport due to an engine failure. 14 people were killed, and 6 survived.
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Date : 8th July, 2000
Airline : Aerocaribe
Aircraft : Brit Aerospace J-32
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Location : Villahermosa, Mexico
Fatalities : 19:19
8th July, 2000
Aerocaribe Brit Aerospace J-32 with 19 people onboard crashes in Mexico
The aircraft crashed into terrain shortly after the Captain informed Air Traffic Controllers that he would be diverting off the flight's planned course due to weather buildups ahead. All the…
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Date : 22nd June, 2000
Airline : Wuhan Airlines
Aircraft : Xian Yunshuji Y7-100
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Location : Wuhan, China
Fatalities : 44:44 + 7
22nd June, 2000
Wuhan Airlines Xian Yunshuji Y7-100 with 44 people onboard crashes in China
The plane was on a passenger flight to Wuhan, China. It crashed onto a riverbank after being struck by lightning while on approach to Wuhan Airport. Seven workers installing generators on a…
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Date : 5th June, 2000
Airline : Ghana Air Link
Aircraft : Fokker F-27
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Location : Accra, Ghana
Fatalities : 6:54
5th June, 2000
Ghana Air Link Fokker F-27 with 54 people onboard crashes in Ghana
The Fokker F-27 was on a passenger flight from the northern city of Tamale (Ghana) to Ghana's capital city. Weather at the time of the landing was reported as heavy rain and low visibility.…
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Date : 21st May, 2000
Airline : Executive Airlines
Aircraft : Brit Aerospace J-31
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Location : Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania USA
Fatalities : 19:19
21st May, 2000
Executive Airlines Brit Aerospace J-31 with 19 people onboard crashes in Pennsylvania USA
The aircraft broke off its first ILS approach to runway 4 at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (Pennsylvania, USA) due to low clouds and mist. While circling for the second…
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Date : 1st May, 2000
Airline : DAS Air Cargo
Aircraft : DC-10-30
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Location : Entebbe, Uganda
Fatalities : 0:7
1st May, 2000
DAS Air Cargo DC-10-30 with 7 people onboard crashes in Uganda
The DC10, on a cargo flight from London, England, to Entebbe, Uganda, aquaplaned off runway 35 on landing and ended up in Lake Victoria. The runway was extremely saturated with water due to…
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Date : 19th April, 2000
Airline : Air Philippines
Aircraft : Boeing 737-2H4
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Location : Davao, Philippines
Fatalities : 131:131
19th April, 2000
Air Philippines Boeing 737 with 131 people onboard crashes in Philippines
The plane was on a passenger flight to Davao (Philippines). It had been cleared for approach to runway 23 at Davao. Shortly after the crew reported 7 NM on final, the aircraft crashed into…
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Date : 30th March, 2000
Airline : Sri Lanka Air Force
Aircraft : Antonov AN-26
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Location : Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Fatalities : 40:40
30th March, 2000
Sri Lanka Air Force Antonov 26 with 40 people onboard crashes in Sri Lanka
The aircraft was chartered by the Sri Lanka the Air Force for the purposes of transporting employees. Ten minutes after the crew reported engine trouble, the aircraft crashed. All the 40…
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Date : 25th March, 2000
Airline : Uralex
Aircraft : Antonov AN-32
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Location : Huambo, Angola
Fatalities : 3:33
25th March, 2000
Uralex Antonov 32 with 33 people onboard crashes in Angola
The Antonov, leased from a Ukrainian company for a passenger flight, suffered a brake failure on takeoff as the crew attempted to avoid a hole in the runway. The Antonov lost directional…
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Date : 5th March, 2000
Airline : Southwest Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 737-3T5
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Location : Burbank, California, USA
Fatalities : 0:142
5th March, 2000
Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 with 142 people onboard crashes in California, USA
The plane was on a passenger flight from Las Vegas, NV to Burbank, CA. Arriving in Burbank, the crew was told to expect the visual approach to runway 08. Approximately 10 NM from the field,…
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Date : 27th February, 2000
Airline : Transbrasil
Aircraft : Boeing 737-4Y0
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Location : Porto Alegre, Brazil
Fatalities : 0:111
27th February, 2000
Transbrasil Boeing 737 with 111 people onboard crashes in Brazil
The Boeing 737 was on a passenger flight and arrived at Salgado Filho Int'l Airport, Brazil. A thunderstorm was passing over the airport. The aircraft skidded off rain-soaked runway 29 while…
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Date : 23rd February, 2000
Airline : EgyptAir
Aircraft : Boeing 767-366ER
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Location : Harare, Zimbabwe
Fatalities : 0:94
23rd February, 2000
EgyptAir Boeing 767 with 94 people onboard crashes in Zimbabwe
The Boeing 767 arrived at Harare, Zimbabwe, on a passenger flight from Johannesburg, South Africa during a thunderstorm with heavy rain and high winds. During landing, the aircraft's right…
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Date : 16th February, 2000
Airline : Emery Worldwide
Aircraft : DC-8-71F
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Location : Sacramento, California, USA
Fatalities : 3:3
16th February, 2000
Emery Worldwide DC-8-71F with 3 people onboard crashes in California, USA
The aircraft departed Sacramento's Mather Field, California, on a scheduled cargo flight to Dayton, Ohio. Shortly after takeoff, the crew reported a flight control problem to the air traffic…
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Date : 11th February, 2000
Airline : Air Afrique
Aircraft : Airbus A300B4-203
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Location : Dakar, Senegal
Fatalities : 0:186
11th February, 2000
Air Afrique Airbus A300B4 with 186 people onboard crashes in Senegal
The aircraft was on Dakar airport (Senegal) and ready for a passenger flight. During taxi for takeoff, the aircraft's left landing gear collapsed, allowing the engine to strike the taxiway. A…
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Date : 3rd February, 2000
Airline : Trans Arabian Air Transport
Aircraft : Boeing 707-351C
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Location : Mwanza, Tanzania
Fatalities : 0:5
3rd February, 2000
Trans Arabian Air Transport Boeing 707 with 5 people onboard crashes in Tanzania
The aircraft was departed Khartoum for a flight to Mwanza, Tanzania, where it was supposed to pick up a cargo of 38 tonnes of fish fillet for delivery in Europe. Approaching Mwanza, the crew…
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Date : 2nd February, 2000
Airline : Iran Air
Aircraft : Airbus A300B2-203
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Location : Tehran, Iran
Fatalities : 0:0 + 8
2nd February, 2000
Iran Air Airbus A300B2 with 0 people onboard crashes in Iran
The aircraft was being towed across the Tehran airfield with a TUG when a C-130 on its takeoff roll collided with the Airbus. The TUG driver suffered minor injures, while all 8 crewmembers…
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Date : 31st January, 2000
Airline : Alaska Airlines
Aircraft : MD-83
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Location : Point Magu, California, USA
Fatalities : 88:88
31st January, 2000
Alaska Airlines MD-83 with 88 people onboard crashes in California, USA
The aircraft was on a passenger flight from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to San Francisco, California, when the crew reported that they were encountering problems with the stabilizer trim. At…
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Date : 30th January, 2000
Airline : Kenya Airways
Aircraft : Airbus A310-304
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Location : Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Fatalities : 169:179
30th January, 2000
Kenya Airways Airbus A310 with 179 people onboard crashes in Ivory Coast
The A310 was on a passenger flight, and departed from Abidjan. The aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after takeoff from Abidjan. Numerous eyewitnesses who saw the airplane…