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24 plane crashes in year 2001

List of the 24 airplane accidents that happened in year 2001 :

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Date : 1st December, 2001
Airline : Russian Ministry of Interior
Aircraft : Ilyushin IL-76TD
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Location : Novaya Inya, Russia
Fatalities : 18:18
1st December, 2001
Russian Ministry of Interior Ilyushin IL-76TD with 18 people onboard crashes in Russia
The aircraft's crew reported an in-flight fire at FL290 (29000 ft – 9000 meters), and declared intentions to perform an emergency landing. The aircraft broke up and caught fire during the…
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Date : 27th November, 2001
Airline : MK Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 747-246F
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Location : Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Fatalities : 1:13
27th November, 2001
MK Airlines Boeing 747 freighter with 13 people onboard crashes in Nigeria
The aircraft was on a cargo flight from Luxembourg to Port Harcourt. It crashed approximately 700 meters short of runway while attempting to land at Port Harcourt's Omagwa Airport. A…
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Date : 24th November, 2001
Airline : Crossair
Aircraft : Avro RJ100
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Location : Zurich, Switzerland
Fatalities : 24:33
24th November, 2001
Crossair Avro RJ100 with 33 people onboard crashes in Switzerland
On 24 November 2001 at 20:01 UTC the aircraft AVRO 146 RJ 100, registered as HB-IXM of the Crossair airline company took off in darkness from runway 26L at Berlin-Tegel airport as scheduled…
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Date : 19th November, 2001
Airline : IRS Aero
Aircraft : Ilyushin IL-18
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Location : Zakharyino, Russia
Fatalities : 27:27
19th November, 2001
IRS Aero Ilyushin IL-18 with 27 people onboard crashes in Russia
The aircraft was on a passenger flight from Khatanga to Moscow's Domodedovo Airport. The plane also carried 180 kilograms of cargo belonging to the company IRS Aero. The plane suddenly…
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Date : 12th November, 2001
Airline : American Airlines
Aircraft : Airbus A300B4-605R
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Location : Belle Harbor, New York, USA
Fatalities : 260:260 + 5
12th November, 2001
American Airlines Airbus A300B4 with 260 people onboard crashes in New York, USA
On November 12, 2001, about 09:16:15 eastern standard time, American Airlines flight 587, an A300-605R, N14053, crashed into a residential area of Belle Harbor, New York, shortly after takeoff…
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Date : 8th October, 2001
Airline : Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
Aircraft : MD-87
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Location : Milan, Italy
Fatalities : 118:118 + 4
8th October, 2001
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) MD-87 with 118 people onboard crashes in Italy
The Scandinavian MD-87 was on a passenger flight from Milan (Italy) to Copenhagen (Denmark). It was cleared to taxi to Runway 36R (Linate Airport, Milan) for departure. At approximately the…
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Date : 4th October, 2001
Airline : Sibir Airlines
Aircraft : Tupolev TU-154M
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Location : Off Sochi, Russia
Fatalities : 77:77
4th October, 2001
Sibir Airlines Tupolev 154M with 77 people onboard crashes in Russia
The aircraft exploded over the Black Sea while on a passenger flight from Tel Aviv, Israel to Novosibirsk, Russia via Bugas, Bulgaria. The pilot of a nearby aircraft reported seeing the…
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Date : 11th September, 2001
Airline : United Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 757-222
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Location : Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA
Fatalities : 45:45
11th September, 2001
United Airlines Boeing 757 with 45 people onboard crashes in Pennsylvania, USA
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Date : 11th September, 2001
Airline : American Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 757-223
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Location : Washington, D.C, USA
Fatalities : 64:64
11th September, 2001
American Airlines Boeing 757 with 64 people onboard crashes in D.C, USA
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Date : 11th September, 2001
Airline : United Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 767-222
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Location : Manhattan, New York, USA
Fatalities : 65:65
11th September, 2001
United Airlines Boeing 767 with 65 people onboard crashes in New York, USA
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Date : 11th September, 2001
Airline : American Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 767-223ER
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Location : Manhattan, New York, USA
Fatalities : 92:92
11th September, 2001
American Airlines Boeing 767 with 92 people onboard crashes in New York, USA
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Date : 29th August, 2001
Airline : Binter Mediterraneo
Aircraft : CASA 235-200
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Location : Malaga, Spain
Fatalities : 4:44
29th August, 2001
Binter Mediterraneo CASA 235-200 with 44 people onboard crashes in Spain
The aircraft crash-landed on a road, some 200 meters short of the runway at Ruiz Picasso International Airport at Málaga, Spain. The crew reported to Málaga Air Traffic Control while on final…
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Date : 24th August, 2001
Airline : Air Transat
Aircraft : Airbus A330-243
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Location : Lajes, Terciera Isl, Portugal
Fatalities : 0:298
24th August, 2001
Air Transat Airbus A330 with 298 people onboard crashes in Terciera Isl, Portugal
The aircraft was on a passenger flight from Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Lisbon, Portugal when a problem developed with the fuel system approximately 300 NM (540 km) northeast of Terciera…
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Date : 23rd August, 2001
Airline : Saudi Arabian Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 747-368
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Location : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fatalities : 0:6
23rd August, 2001
Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 with 6 people onboard crashes in Malaysia
The Boeing 747 was being taxied on Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) airport from a hangar toward a departure gate to board 319 passengers for Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), when the crew lost directional…
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Date : 14th July, 2001
Airline : Russ Air Transport
Aircraft : Ilyushin IL-76
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Location : Moscow, Russia
Fatalities : 10:10
14th July, 2001
Russ Air Transport Ilyushin IL-76 with 10 people onboard crashes in Russia
The aircraft was being used to fly construction materials from a military airfield just outside Moscow to Norilsk. After take-off, the aircraft reached an altitude of about 150 feet when it…
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Date : 3rd July, 2001
Airline : Vladivostok Avia
Aircraft : Tupolev TU-154M
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Location : Burdanovka, Russia
Fatalities : 145:145
3rd July, 2001
Vladivostok Avia Tupolev 154M with 145 people onboard crashes in Russia
The aircraft was operating on a passenger flight from Yekaterinburg to Vladivostok with an intermediate stop at Irkutsk. Two approaches to the airport were aborted. During the last approach to…
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Date : 22nd May, 2001
Airline : Russian Air Force
Aircraft : Antonov AN-12
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Location : Myakotino, Russia
Fatalities : 7:7
22nd May, 2001
Russian Air Force Antonov 12 with 7 people onboard crashes in Russia
The aircraft was performing a military flight in Russia. It crashed into a swamp killing all the seven people onboard.
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Date : 17th May, 2001
Airline : Fuerza Aerea Argentina
Aircraft : Fokker F-27 400M
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Location : Mendoza, Argentina
Fatalities : 5:5
17th May, 2001
Fuerza Aerea Argentina Fokker F-27 400M with 5 people onboard crashes in Argentina
The plane was on a military flight. Immediately after takeoff, the aircraft made a descending right turn and crashed in a field, 300 meters past the runway. Unconfirmed reports say the no.2…
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Date : 17th May, 2001
Airline : Faraz Qeshm Airlines
Aircraft : Yakovlev YAK-40
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Location : Sari, Iran
Fatalities : 30:30
17th May, 2001
Faraz Qeshm Airlines Yakovlev YAK-40 with 30 people onboard crashes in Iran
The Yak-40 departed Tehran (Iran) for a passenger flight to Gorgan where a new airport was to be opened. The aircraft carried Iranian Transport Minister, two deputy ministers, and seven…
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Date : 4th April, 2001
Airline : Sudan Air Force
Aircraft : Antonov AN-32
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Location : Adar Yeil, Sudan
Fatalities : 14:30
4th April, 2001
Sudan Air Force Antonov 32 with 30 people onboard crashes in Sudan
The plane was on a military flight. It crashed during a sandstorm. Among the dead were Sudan's Deputy Defense Minister and 13 high-ranking military officers. 16 people onboard survived.
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Date : 26th March, 2001
Airline : Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Aircraft : Fokker F-27 500F
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Location : Juanda, Indonesia
Fatalities : 3:3
26th March, 2001
Merpati Nusantara Airlines Fokker F-27 500F with 3 people onboard crashes in Indonesia
The aircraft was on a local training flight when, while on approach for its eighth touch and go landing, it was seen to bank sharply left and crash. There was one instructor and two student…
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Date : 24th March, 2001
Airline : Caraïbes Air Transport
Aircraft : DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
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Location : Saint-Barthélémy
Fatalities : 19:19 + 1
24th March, 2001
Caraïbes Air Transport DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 with 19 people onboard crashes in Saint-Barthélémy
The Twin Otter plane was on a 10-minute inter island flight between St. Maarten, Dutch/French Antilles, and Saint-Barthélémy, French Antilles, and approached Saint-Barthélémy from the West for a…
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Date : 3rd March, 2001
Airline : Thai Airways International
Aircraft : Boeing 737-4D7
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Location : Bangkok, Thailand
Fatalities : 1:8
3rd March, 2001
Thai Airways International Boeing 737 with 8 people onboard crashes in Thailand
The plane was scheduled for a passenger flight from Bangkok's Don Muang International Airport to the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. Approximately 27 minutes before its scheduled departure…
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Date : 1st February, 2001
Airline : Angola Military
Aircraft : Antonov AN-26
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Location : Luena, Angola
Fatalities : 22:22
1st February, 2001
Angola Military Antonov 26 with 22 people onboard crashes in Angola
UNITA rebels claim to have downed the aircraft as it approached Luena on a military flight. All the 22 people onboard were killed.