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24 plane crashes in year 2001

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

Russian Ministry of Interior Ilyushin IL-76TD crash
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Airline : Russian Ministry of Interior
Aircraft : Ilyushin IL-76TD
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Location : Novaya Inya, Russia
People on board : 18
Fatalities : 18
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…
MK Airlines Boeing 747 freighter crash
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Airline : MK Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 747-246F
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Location : Port Harcourt, Nigeria
People on board : 13
Fatalities : 1
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…
Crossair BAe 146-300 crash
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Airline : Crossair
Aircraft : BAe 146-300
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Location : Zurich, Switzerland
People on board : 33
Fatalities : 24
Crossair BAe 146-300 with 33 people onboard crashes in Switzerland
IRS Aero Ilyushin IL-18 crash
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Airline : IRS Aero
Aircraft : Ilyushin IL-18
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Location : Zakharyino, Russia
People on board : 27
Fatalities : 27
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…
American Airlines Airbus A300B4 crash
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Airline : American Airlines
Aircraft : Airbus A300B4-605R
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Location : Belle Harbor, New York, USA
People on board : 260
Fatalities : 260 + 5 on ground
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…
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) MD-87 crash
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Airline : Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
Aircraft : MD-87
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Location : Milan, Italy
People on board : 118
Fatalities : 118 + 4 on ground
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…
Sibir Airlines Tupolev 154M crash
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Airline : Sibir Airlines
Aircraft : Tupolev TU-154M
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Location : Off Sochi, Russia
People on board : 77
Fatalities : 77
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…
American Airlines Boeing 757 crash
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Airline : American Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 757-222
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Location : Shanksville, PA, USA
People on board : 44
Fatalities : 44
American Airlines Boeing 757 with 44 people onboard crashes in Pennsylvania, USA
American Airlines Boeing 767 crash
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Airline : American Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 767-222
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Location : New York, NY, USA
People on board : 65
Fatalities : 65 + 2606 on ground
American Airlines Boeing 767 with 65 people onboard crashes in New York, USA
American Airlines Boeing 767 crash
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Airline : American Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 767-223ER
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Location : New York, NY, USA
People on board : 92
Fatalities : 92 + 2606 on ground
American Airlines Boeing 767 with 92 people onboard crashes in New York, USA
American Airlines Boeing 757 crash
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Airline : American Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 757-223
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Location : Washington, D.C, USA
People on board : 64
Fatalities : 64 + 125 on ground
American Airlines Boeing 757 with 64 people onboard crashes in D.C, USA
Binter Mediterraneo CASA 235-200 crash
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Airline : Binter Mediterraneo
Aircraft : CASA 235-200
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Location : Malaga, Spain
People on board : 44
Fatalities : 4
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…
Air Transat Airbus A330 crash
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Airline : Air Transat
Aircraft : Airbus A330-243
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Location : Lajes, Terciera Isl, Portugal
People on board : 298
Fatalities : 0
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…
Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 crash
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Airline : Saudi Arabian Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 747-368
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Location : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
People on board : 6
Fatalities : 0
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…
Russ Air Transport Ilyushin IL-76 crash
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Airline : Russ Air Transport
Aircraft : Ilyushin IL-76
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Location : Moscow, Russia
People on board : 10
Fatalities : 10
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…
Vladivostok Avia Tupolev 154M crash
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Airline : Vladivostok Avia
Aircraft : Tupolev TU-154M
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Location : Burdanovka, Russia
People on board : 145
Fatalities : 145
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…
Russian Air Force Antonov 12 crash
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Airline : Russian Air Force
Aircraft : Antonov AN-12
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Location : Myakotino, Russia
People on board : 7
Fatalities : 7
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.
Fuerza Aerea Argentina Fokker F-27 400M crash
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Airline : Fuerza Aerea Argentina
Aircraft : Fokker F-27 400M
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Location : Mendoza, Argentina
People on board : 5
Fatalities : 5
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…
Faraz Qeshm Airlines Yakovlev YAK-40 crash
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Airline : Faraz Qeshm Airlines
Aircraft : Yakovlev YAK-40
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Location : Sari, Iran
People on board : 30
Fatalities : 30
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…
Sudan Air Force Antonov 32 crash
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Airline : Sudan Air Force
Aircraft : Antonov AN-32
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Location : Adar Yeil, Sudan
People on board : 30
Fatalities : 14
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.
Merpati Nusantara Airlines Fokker F-27 500F crash
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Airline : Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Aircraft : Fokker F-27 500F
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Location : Juanda, Indonesia
People on board : 3
Fatalities : 3
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…
Caraïbes Air Transport DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 crash
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Airline : Caraïbes Air Transport
Aircraft : DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
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Location : Saint-Barthélémy
People on board : 19
Fatalities : 19 + 1 on ground
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…
Thai Airways International Boeing 737 crash
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Airline : Thai Airways International
Aircraft : Boeing 737-4D7
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Location : Bangkok, Thailand
People on board : 8
Fatalities : 1
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…
Angola Military Antonov 26 crash
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Airline : Angola Military
Aircraft : Antonov AN-26
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Location : Luena, Angola
People on board : 22
Fatalities : 22
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.