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30 plane crashes in year 2002

List of the 30 airplane accidents that happened in year 2002 :

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Date : 23rd December, 2002
Airline : Aeromist Kharkiv
Aircraft : Antonov AN-140
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Location : Baghrabad, Iran
Fatalities : 46:46
23rd December, 2002
Aeromist Kharkiv Antonov 140 with 46 people onboard crashes in Iran
The aircraft departed Sokolniki Airfield in Kharkov for a passenger flight to Isfahan, with an intermediate stop at Trobson (Turkey). While approaching Isfahan, the aircraft impacted the side…
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Date : 21st December, 2002
Airline : Transasia airways
Aircraft : ATR-72-202
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Location : Penghu Islands, Taiwan
Fatalities : 2:2
21st December, 2002
Transasia airways ATR-72 with 2 people onboard crashes in Taiwan
The aircraft departed Taipei for a cargo flight to Macau, near Hong Kong. While cruising at FL160, the aircraft disappeared from radar screens and crashed into the sea. Both crew members were killed.
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Date : 11th November, 2002
Airline : Laoag Airlines
Aircraft : Fokker F-27
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Location : Manila, Philippines
Fatalities : 19:34
11th November, 2002
Laoag Airlines Fokker F-27 with 34 people onboard crashes in Philippines
The aircraft departed runway 31 Manila's domestic airport for a scheduled passenger flight to the northern province of Laoag. Shortly after takeoff, trouble developed with the aircraft's left…
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Date : 6th November, 2002
Airline : Luxair
Aircraft : Fokker F-50
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Location : Niederanven, Luxembourg
Fatalities : 20:22
6th November, 2002
Luxair Fokker F-50 with 22 people onboard crashes in Luxembourg
The aircraft, on a passenger flight from Berlin to Luxembourg-Findel Airport, crashed approximately 6 NM short of runway 24 while attempting to land in fog. 20 out of the 22 occupants were killed.
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Date : 14th September, 2002
Airline : TOTAL Linhas Aéreas
Aircraft : ATR-42-312
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Location : Paranapanema, Brazil
Fatalities : 2:2
14th September, 2002
TOTAL Linhas Aéreas ATR-42 with 2 people onboard crashes in Brazil
The aircraft was on a cargo (mail) flight from São Paulo to Londrina. About 20 minutes after takeoff, the ATR crashed into a field. Both crew members were killed.
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Date : 30th August, 2002
Airline : Rico Linhas Aereas
Aircraft : Embraer 120
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Location : Rio Branco, Brazil
Fatalities : 23:31
30th August, 2002
Rico Linhas Aereas Embraer 120 with 31 people onboard crashes in Brazil
The aircraft, on a passenger flight from Cruzeiro do Sul to Rio Branco, crashed approximately a mile short of the runway at Rio Branco while on approach in poor weather conditions. A windshear…
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Date : 30th August, 2002
Airline : TAM Brazil
Aircraft : Fokker F-100
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Location : Aracatuba, Brazil
Fatalities : 0:28
30th August, 2002
TAM Brazil Fokker F-100 with 28 people onboard crashes in Brazil
The aircraft, on a passenger flight from São Paulo to Campo Grande, crashed in a farm field near the town of Aracatuba, 325 miles northwest of São Paulo. The aircraft reportedly suffered some sort…
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Date : 29th August, 2002
Airline : Vostok Aviakompania
Aircraft : Antonov AN-28
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Location : Ayan, Russia
Fatalities : 16:16
29th August, 2002
Vostok Aviakompania Antonov 28 with 16 people onboard crashes in Russia
The aircraft was on a passenger flight from Khabarovsk to Ayan. It crashed into the sea while on approach to land at Ayan.
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Date : 28th July, 2002
Airline : Pulkovo Aviation Enterprises
Aircraft : Ilyushin IL-86
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Location : Moscow, Russia
Fatalities : 14:16
28th July, 2002
Pulkovo Aviation Enterprises Ilyushin IL-86 with 16 people onboard crashes in Russia
The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport while on a repositioning flight to St. Petersburg. Witnesses reported seeing the aircraft enter a steep climb…
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Date : 26th July, 2002
Airline : Federal Express (Fed Ex)
Aircraft : Boeing 727-232AF
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Location : Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Fatalities : 0:3
26th July, 2002
Federal Express (Fed Ex) Boeing 727 freighter with 3 people onboard crashes in Florida, USA
The aircraft crashed at 5:43am local time while attempting to land at Tallahassee Regional Airport on a cargo flight from Memphis, TN. With the Tallahassee Airport control tower closed due to…
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Date : 10th July, 2002
Airline : Swiss International Air Lines
Aircraft : Saab 2000
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Location : Werneuchen, Germany
Fatalities : 0:20
10th July, 2002
Swiss International Air Lines Saab 2000 with 20 people onboard crashes in Germany
The aircraft, on a passenger flight from Basel to Hamburg, was scheduled to land at 7:30pm. The weather in northern Germany was particularly bad upon the aircraft's arrival, with severe…
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Date : 4th July, 2002
Airline : New Gomair
Aircraft : Boeing 707
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Location : Bangui, Central African Repub
Fatalities : 23:25
4th July, 2002
New Gomair Boeing 707 with 25 people onboard crashes in Central African Repub
The aircraft, on a flight from N'Djamena to Brazzaville, was carrying a combination of passengers and cargo. Shortly after takeoff, the pilot reported that the landing gear would not retract.…
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Date : 1st July, 2002
Airline : Bashkirian Airlines
Aircraft : Tupolev TU-154M
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Location : Ueberlingen, Germany
Fatalities : 69:69
1st July, 2002
Bashkirian Airlines Tupolev 154M with 69 people onboard crashes in Germany
The aircraft, on a passengers flight from Moscow, Russia to Barcelona, collided with a DHL Aviation Boeing 757 near Ueberlingen on the northern shore of Lake Constance, which borders…
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Date : 1st July, 2002
Airline : DHL
Aircraft : Boeing 757-23APF
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Location : Ueberlingen, Germany
Fatalities : 2:2
1st July, 2002
DHL Boeing 757 freighter with 2 people onboard crashes in Germany
The aircraft, on a cargo flight from Bergamo to Brussels, collided with a Bashkirian Airlines Tupolev TU-154 near Ueberlingen on the northern shore of Lake Constance, which borders…
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Date : 17th June, 2002
Airline : Hawkins and Powers Aviation
Aircraft : Hercules C-130A
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Location : Walker, California, USA
Fatalities : 3:3
17th June, 2002
Hawkins and Powers Aviation Hercules C-130A with 3 people onboard crashes in California, USA
The airplane was making a fire retardant drop on a 10,000 acre forest fire near Walker, California, when the wings separated from the fuselage. A videotape of the accident sequence showed the…
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Date : 1st June, 2002
Airline : Airquarius aviation
Aircraft : HS-748-372
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Location : George, South Africa
Fatalities : 3:3
1st June, 2002
Airquarius aviation HS-748-372 with 3 people onboard crashes in South Africa
The aircraft departed Bloemfontein for a cargo flight to George. The weather upon arrival at George was poor, and the crew executed a missed approach on their first landing attempt. The…
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Date : 25th May, 2002
Airline : China airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 747-209B
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Location : off Penghu, Taiwan
Fatalities : 225:225
25th May, 2002
China airlines Boeing 747 with 225 people onboard crashes in Taiwan
The aircraft was on a passenger flight from Taiwan's Chiang Kai Shek Airport to Hong Kong. The flight duration was expected to be 1h20. About 20 minutes after takeoff, while cruising at…
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Date : 7th May, 2002
Airline : China Northern Airlines
Aircraft : MD-82
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Location : Off Dalian (yellow sea), China
Fatalities : 112:112
7th May, 2002
China Northern Airlines MD-82 with 112 people onboard crashes in China
The aircraft was on a passenger flight from Beijing (China) and Dalian (China). The MD-82 was due to land at Dalian Airport at 9:40pm local time. At 9:20, the Captain reported a 'cabin fire'…
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Date : 7th May, 2002
Airline : Egyptair
Aircraft : Boeing 737-566
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Location : Tunis, Tunisia
Fatalities : 14:62
7th May, 2002
Egyptair Boeing 737 with 62 people onboard crashes in Tunisia
The aircraft was on a passenger flight from Cairo (Egypt) to Tunis (Tunisia). It crashed while on approach to Tunis-Carthage Airport runway 11. Shortly before the accident, the Captain…
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Date : 4th May, 2002
Airline : EAS airlines
Aircraft : BAC One Eleven 525FT
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Location : Kanos, Nigeria
Fatalities : 75:79 + 73
4th May, 2002
EAS airlines BAC One Eleven 525FT with 79 people onboard crashes in Nigeria
The aircraft departed runway 05 at Kano's Aminu Kano International Airport for a passenger flight to the southern capital city of Lagos. Shortly after takeoff, the aircraft developed engine…
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Date : 19th April, 2002
Airline : SELVA colombia
Aircraft : Antonov AN-32A
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Location : Popayán, Colombia
Fatalities : 3:8
19th April, 2002
SELVA colombia Antonov 32A with 8 people onboard crashes in Colombia
The aircraft was departing Popayán's Guillermo Leon Valencia Airport when it immediately nosed down and crashed. The aircraft was departing for the return leg of a flight, which had carried 50…
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Date : 15th April, 2002
Airline : Air China
Aircraft : Boeing 767-2J6ER
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Location : Pusan, South Korea
Fatalities : 128:167
15th April, 2002
Air China Boeing 767 with 167 people onboard crashes in South Korea
The aircraft departed Beijing (China) as flight CA129 to Pusan's Kimhae Airport (South Korea) for a passenger flight. While turning onto final approach to Runway 18R at Kimhae, the aircraft…
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Date : 21st February, 2002
Airline : Russian navy
Aircraft : Antonov AN-26
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Location : Lakhta, Russia
Fatalities : 17:20
21st February, 2002
Russian navy Antonov 26 with 20 people onboard crashes in Russia
The aircraft was on a cargo flight. It crashed 1.5 NM (2 kilometers) short of the runway during an emergency landing attempt on Lakhta airport (Russia).
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Date : 12th February, 2002
Airline : Iran Air Tour
Aircraft : Tupolev TU-154M
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Location : Khorramabad, Iran
Fatalities : 118:118
12th February, 2002
Iran Air Tour Tupolev 154M with 118 people onboard crashes in Iran
The aircraft was on a passenger flight from Tehran (Iran) to Khorramabad (Iran). The TU-154 crashed into mountainous terrain in poor weather conditions while on approach to Khorramabad. All…
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Date : 6th February, 2002
Airline : Volare Air Company
Aircraft : Antonov AN-12BP
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Location : Agadir, Morocco
Fatalities : 8:8
6th February, 2002
Volare Air Company Antonov 12BP with 8 people onboard crashes in Morocco
The aircraft crashed shortly after departing Agadir, Morocco, on a cargo flight to Algiers, Algeria. The plane impacted terrain at an altitude of roughly 9,900ft in the rugged Atlas Mountains…
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Date : 28th January, 2002
Airline : TAME
Aircraft : Boeing 727-134
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Location : Cumbal Volcano, Colombia
Fatalities : 92:92
28th January, 2002
TAME Boeing 727 with 92 people onboard crashes in Colombia
TAME flight 120 departed Quito 10:03am on the first leg of its scheduled Quito-Tulcán-Cali (Colombia) flight. Radio contact with the aircraft was lost at 10:23am as it approached Tulcán. The…
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Date : 27th January, 2002
Airline : Angolan Air Force
Aircraft : Antonov AN-12
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Location : Luena, Angola
Fatalities : 30:60
27th January, 2002
Angolan Air Force Antonov 12 with 60 people onboard crashes in Angola
The aircraft was on a passenger flight from Luanda to Luena. It crashed 2 kilometers from the Luena Airport (Angola) while on approach. The plane was chartered by the regional government of…
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Date : 17th January, 2002
Airline : Petroproduccion
Aircraft : Fairchild FH-227E
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Location : El Tigre, Colombia
Fatalities : 26:26
17th January, 2002
Petroproduccion Fairchild FH-227E with 26 people onboard crashes in Colombia
The aircraft departed Quito, Ecuador for a short passenger flight to Lago Agrio. The aircraft disappeared from radar screens and its wreckage was found three days later during an aerial…
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Date : 16th January, 2002
Airline : Garuda Indonesia
Aircraft : Boeing 737-3Q8
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Location : Klaten, Indonesia
Fatalities : 1:60
16th January, 2002
Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737 with 60 people onboard crashes in Indonesia
The aircraft was on a passenger flight from Lombok to Yogyakarta (Indonesia) when the crew was forced to make an emergency landing in the Benjawang Solo River, approximately 14 miles (20…
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Date : 14th January, 2002
Airline : Ibertrans Aérea
Aircraft : Embraer 120RT
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Location : Zaldivar, Spain
Fatalities : 3:3
14th January, 2002
Ibertrans Aérea Embraer 120RT with 3 people onboard crashes in Spain
The aircraft departed Madrid-Barajas Airport for a cargo flight to Bilboa (Spain). Some 35 miles (60 kilometers) from its destination of Bilboa, the aircraft crashed into Santa María Vieja…