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29 plane crashes in year 2008

List of the 29 airplane accidents that happened in year 2008 :

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Date : 20th December, 2008
Airline : Continental Airlines
Aircraft : Boeing 737-524
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Location : Denver, CO, USA
Fatalities : 0:115
20th December, 2008
Continental Airlines Boeing 737 with 115 people onboard crashes in Colorado, USA
The Boeing 737 operated by Continental Airlines was a scheduled service from Denver, CO, USA, to Houston, TX, USA. 110 passengers and 5 crewmembers were onboard. During take off, the aircraft…
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Date : 27th November, 2008
Airline : Air New Zealand
Aircraft : Airbus A320-232
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Location : off Saint-Cyprien, France
Fatalities : 7:7
27th November, 2008
Air New Zealand Airbus A320 with 7 people onboard crashes in France
An Air New Zealand passenger jet on a test flight with seven crew aboard has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, off Saint-Cyprien (France), killing at least two people. The five other people…
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Date : 13th November, 2008
Airline : Falcon Aviation
Aircraft : Antonov AN-12B
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Location : Fallujah, Iraq
Fatalities : 7:7
13th November, 2008
Falcon Aviation Antonov 12B with 7 people onboard crashes in Iraq
The civilian An-12 cargo plane operated by Falcon Aviation took off from Al Asad Air Base in western Iraq en route to Baghdad, Irak. Six crewmembers and a passenger were onboard. The plane…
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Date : 4th November, 2008
Airline : Mexican Government
Aircraft : Learjet 45
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Location : Mexico City, Mexico
Fatalities : 9:9 + 5
4th November, 2008
Mexican Government Learjet 45 with 9 people onboard crashes in Mexico
The Learjet 45 belonging to the Mexican Government departed San Luis Potosí, Mexico, on a flight to Mexico City, Mexico. Six passengers (including high official from the Mexican government) and…
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Date : 8th October, 2008
Airline : Yeti Airlines
Aircraft : DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
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Location : Lukla, Nepal
Fatalities : 18:19
8th October, 2008
Yeti Airlines DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 with 19 people onboard crashes in Nepal
The DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 belonging to Yeti Airlines took off from Katmandu, Nepal, on a domestic flight to Lukla in Nepal's Everest region. 16 passengers and 3 crewmembers were onboard. The…
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Date : 14th September, 2008
Airline : Aeroflot-Nord
Aircraft : Boeing 737-505
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Location : Perm, Russia
Fatalities : 88:88
14th September, 2008
Aeroflot-Nord Boeing 737 with 88 people onboard crashes in Russia
The Boeing 737 belonging to Aeroflot took off from Moscow, Russia, bound for Perm, Russia, about 800 miles away in the Ural Mountain region. It was carrying 82 passengers, and 6 crew members.…
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Date : 1st September, 2008
Airline : Air Serv International
Aircraft : Beechcraft 1900C
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Location : Bukavu, Congo
Fatalities : 17:17
1st September, 2008
Air Serv International Beechcraft 1900C with 17 people onboard crashes in Congo
The Beechcraft 1900 operating on behalf of Air Serv International departed Kinshasa, Congo, on a humanitarian flight to Goma, Congo. 15 passengers and 2 crewmembers were onboard. En route…
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Date : 30th August, 2008
Airline : Conviasa
Aircraft : Boeing 737-291
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Location : Toacaso, Ecuador
Fatalities : 3:3
30th August, 2008
Conviasa Boeing 737 with 3 people onboard crashes in Ecuador
The Boeing 737-200 owned by Venezuela's state-owned airline Conviasa took off from Caracas's Maiquetia airport, Venezuela, and was bound to Latacunga, Ecuador, 80 kilometers (50 miles) south…
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Date : 24th August, 2008
Airline : Itek Air
Aircraft : Boeing 737-219
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Location : Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Fatalities : 65:90
24th August, 2008
Itek Air Boeing 737 with 90 people onboard crashes in Kyrgyzstan
The Boeing 737-200 was on a passenger flight from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, bound for Tehran, Iran. 83 passengers and 7 crew members were on board. The plane, owned by Itek-Air, a private Kyrgyz…
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Date : 20th August, 2008
Airline : Spanair
Aircraft : MD-82
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Location : Madrid, Spain
Fatalities : 154:172
20th August, 2008
Spanair MD-82 with 172 people onboard crashes in Spain
The McDonnell Douglas MD-82 belonging to the Spanish airline Spannair was on a passenger flight from Madrid, Spain, to Las Palmas, Spain (Canaria). 162 passengers and 10 crewmember were…
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Date : 13th August, 2008
Airline : Fly540
Aircraft : Fokker F-27
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Location : Mogadishu, Somalia
Fatalities : 3:3
13th August, 2008
Fly540 Fokker F-27 with 3 people onboard crashes in Somalia
The Fokker F-27 belonging to Fly540 took off from an airport in Kenya, carrying a cargo of khat to Somalia. Destination was K-50 Airport, located about 50 km southwest of Mogadishu. 3…
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Date : 7th July, 2008
Airline : Kalitta Air
Aircraft : Boeing 747-209F
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Location : Bogota, Colombia
Fatalities : 0:8 + 3
7th July, 2008
Kalitta Air Boeing 747 freighter with 8 people onboard crashes in Colombia
The Boeing 747 freighter took off from Bogota, Colombia, bound to Miami, Florida, USA, with 8 crewmembers onboard. The plane was operated by Michigan-based company Kalitta Airlines as a wet…
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Date : 6th July, 2008
Airline : USA Jet Airlines
Aircraft : DC-9-15F
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Location : Saltillo, Mexico
Fatalities : 1:2
6th July, 2008
USA Jet Airlines DC-9-15F with 2 people onboard crashes in Mexico
The DC-9 freighter belonging to Michigan-based USA Jet Airlines departed Hamilton, Canada en route to Shreveport, USA where it arrived a few hours later. It took off again after a 30 minutes…
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Date : 30th June, 2008
Airline : Ababeel Aviation
Aircraft : Ilyushin IL-76TD
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Location : Khartoum, Sudan
Fatalities : 4:4
30th June, 2008
Ababeel Aviation Ilyushin IL-76TD with 4 people onboard crashes in Sudan
The Ilyushin IL-76, chartered by a private Sudanese company called Ababeel Aviation, was on a cargo flight originating from Khartoum, Sudan. The plane was carrying goods to south Sudan's…
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Date : 10th June, 2008
Airline : Sudan Airways
Aircraft : Airbus A310-324
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Location : Khartoum, Sudan
Fatalities : 30:214
10th June, 2008
Sudan Airways Airbus A310 with 214 people onboard crashes in Sudan
The Airbus A310 belonging to Sudan Airways was on a passenger flight from Amman, Jordan, to Khartoum, Sudan, with an enroute stop at Damascus, Syria. 203 passengers and 11 crewmembers were…
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Date : 30th May, 2008
Airline : TACA International Airlines
Aircraft : Airbus A320-233
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Location : Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Fatalities : 3:124 + 2
30th May, 2008
TACA International Airlines Airbus A320 with 124 people onboard crashes in Honduras
The A320 belonging to Central America's TACA International Airlines was on a regular flight from San Salvador, El Salvador to Miami, USA with an intermediate stop at Tegucigalpa, Honduras.…
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Date : 25th May, 2008
Airline : Kalitta Air
Aircraft : Boeing 747-209F
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Location : Brussels, Belgium
Fatalities : 0:5
25th May, 2008
Kalitta Air Boeing 747 freighter with 5 people onboard crashes in Belgium
The Boeing 747 Cargo belonging to Michigan-based Kalitta Air was on a flight from Bruxels, Belgium, to Gulf state of Bahrain. The plane skidded off the runway at Brussels airport and split in…
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Date : 2nd May, 2008
Airline : Southern Sudan Air Connection
Aircraft : Beechcraft 1900C
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Location : Rumbek, Sudan
Fatalities : 20:20
2nd May, 2008
Southern Sudan Air Connection Beechcraft 1900C with 20 people onboard crashes in Sudan
The Beech 1900, rented from the charter company Southern Sudan Air Connection, departed Wau, Sudan, on a flight to Juba, Sudan, via Rumbek. The airplane was carrying 18 passengers, including…
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Date : 16th April, 2008
Airline : Equatorial Guinea National Guard
Aircraft : Antonov AN-32
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Location : Annobón, Equatorial Guinea
Fatalities : 11:11
16th April, 2008
Equatorial Guinea National Guard Antonov 32 with 11 people onboard crashes in Equatorial Guinea
The Russian-made Antonov 32, belonging to the Equatorial Guinea National Guard, was flying from the city of Bata on the African mainland to the small southern island of Annobon, Equatorial…
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Date : 15th April, 2008
Airline : Hewa Bora Airways
Aircraft : DC-9-51
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Location : Goma, Congo
Fatalities : 3:85 + 37
15th April, 2008
Hewa Bora Airways DC-9-51 with 85 people onboard crashes in Congo
The DC-9 chartered by Hewa Bora Airways was taking off from Goma on a flight to the Congolese capital Kinshasa when it came down in the teeming market district of Birere, a warren of…
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Date : 11th April, 2008
Airline : Kata Air Transport
Aircraft : Antonov AN-32
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Location : Chisinau, Moldova
Fatalities : 8:8
11th April, 2008
Kata Air Transport Antonov 32 with 8 people onboard crashes in Moldova
The Antonov An-32 owned by the Sudanese company Kata Air Transport was on a cargo flight. The plane took off from the Chisinau International Airport, Moldava, bound to Khartoum, Sudan, via…
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Date : 3rd April, 2008
Airline : Blue Wing Airlines
Aircraft : Antonov AN-28
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Location : Benzdorp, Suriname
Fatalities : 19:19
3rd April, 2008
Blue Wing Airlines Antonov 28 with 19 people onboard crashes in Suriname
The Antonov An-28 operated by Surinamese carrier Blue Wing airlines took off from Paramaribo, Suriname, bound to Benzdorp in the east of Suriname, near the border with French Guiana. There…
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Date : 21st February, 2008
Airline : Santa Barbara Airlines
Aircraft : ATR-42-300
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Location : Merida, Venezuela
Fatalities : 46:46
21st February, 2008
Santa Barbara Airlines ATR-42 with 46 people onboard crashes in Venezuela
The ATR 42-300 operated by local airline Santa Barbara took off in good weather from the high-altitude city of Merida, Venezuela, just before dusk bound to the capital of Caracas. It…
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Date : 14th February, 2008
Airline : Belavia
Aircraft : Canadair CRJ-100ER
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Location : Yerevan, Armenia
Fatalities : 0:21
14th February, 2008
Belavia Canadair CRJ-100ER with 21 people onboard crashes in Armenia
The Canadian-built CRJ-100 operated by Belavia was on a passenger flight between Yerevan, Armenian capital, bound to Minsk, Belarus capital, with 18 passengers and three crew members on…
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Date : 1st February, 2008
Airline : Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Aircraft : Boeing 727-259
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Location : Trinidad, Bolivia
Fatalities : 0:159
1st February, 2008
Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB Boeing 727 with 159 people onboard crashes in Bolivia
The Boeing 727 belonging to Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB departed La Paz, Bolivia, on a domestic service to Cobija, Bolivia, with 151 passengers and 8 crewmembers. But fierce storms at the…
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Date : 26th January, 2008
Airline : Dirgantara Air Services
Aircraft : Casa NC-212-200
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Location : Malinau, Indonesia
Fatalities : 3:3
26th January, 2008
Dirgantara Air Services Casa NC-212-200 with 3 people onboard crashes in Indonesia
The CASA 212-200 airplane, operated by an Indonesian private air chartered company Dirgantara Air Service, crashed in Malinau district during a cargo flight from Tarakan to East Kalimantan…
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Date : 23rd January, 2008
Airline : Polish Air Force
Aircraft : Casa C-295M
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Location : Miroslawiec, Poland
Fatalities : 20:20
23rd January, 2008
Polish Air Force Casa C-295M with 20 people onboard crashes in Poland
The CASA C-295M transport plane with 20 people on board had been flying a planned course from Warsaw, Poland, to Krakow, Poland, via the air force's bases at Powidz, Poznan-Krzesiny,…
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Date : 17th January, 2008
Airline : British Airways
Aircraft : Boeing 777-236ER
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Location : London, United Kingdom
Fatalities : 0:152
17th January, 2008
British Airways Boeing 777 with 152 people onboard crashes in United Kingdom
The flight BA38 operated by a Boeing 777 belonging to British Airways took off from Beijing, China, and was due to land at London-Heathrow Airport, uk, with 136 passengers and 16 crewmembers…
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Date : 4th January, 2008
Airline : Transaven
Aircraft : Let 410
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Location : Off Los Roques, Venezuela
Fatalities : 14:14
4th January, 2008
Transaven Let 410 with 14 people onboard crashes in Venezuela
The Let 410 belonging to Transaven took off from Caracas, capital of Venezuela, bound for Los Roques islands, a popular tourist spot 168 kilometers (104 miles) north of the Venezuelan…