Is 2014 the year of aviation disasters?

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2014: YEAR OF AVIATION DISASTERS? Rajesh Soundararajan @rajeshsound ________________ Air Algérie Flight 5017 Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 TransAsia Airways Flight 222 Skyward International Aviation Fokker 50 Olsberg mid-air collision Ukrainian Air Force Ilyushin Il-76 Lao People's Liberation Army Air Force AN-74 Haughey Air AgustaWestland AW139 crash Malaysia Airlines MH370 HS748 Air Services Ethiopian Airlines Flight 702 Algeria Lockheed C-130 Hercules Nepal Airlines Flight 183 Romania Britten-Norman Islander 2014: YEAR OF AVIATION DISASTERS? Rajesh Soundararajan @rajeshsound

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  • 2014: YEAR OF AVIATION DISASTERS? Rajesh Soundararajan @rajeshsound
  • Air Algrie Flight 5017 Date 24 July 2014 Summary Apparently crashed, wreckage detected[1][2] Site near Tilemsi, Gao, Mali[2] Passengers 110[3] Crew 6 Injuries (non-fatal) Unknown Fatalities Unknown Survivors Unknown Aircraft type McDonnell Douglas MD-83 Operator Swiftair Registration EC-LTV Flight origin Ouagadougou Airport, Burkina Faso Destination Houari Boumediene Airport, Algiers
  • TransAsia Airways Flight 222 Date 23 July 2014 Summary Failed go-around; occurred during severe storm Site Near Xixi village, Huxi, Penghu, Republic of China (Taiwan) Passengers 54[1] Crew 4 Injuries (non-fatal) 15 (5 on ground)[2] Fatalities 48[3] Survivors 10[3] Aircraft type ATR 72-500 Operator TransAsia Airways Registration B-22810 Flight origin Kaohsiung International Airport Destination Magong Airport
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Date 17 July 2014 Summary Shot down, most likely by a Buk surface-to-air missile[1][2][3][4] (still under investigation)[5] Site Near Hrabove, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine Passengers 283 Crew 15 Fatalities 298 Survivors 0 Aircraft type Boeing 777-200ER Operator Malaysia Airlines Registration 9M-MRD Flight origin Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Destination Kuala Lumpur International Airport
  • Skyward International Aviation Fokker 50 Date July 2, 2014 Summary Crash during climb Site Utawala, Embakasi, Kenya Passengers 0 Crew 4 Injuries (non-fatal) 0 Fatalities 4 (all) Survivors 0 Aircraft type Fokker 50 Operator Skyward International Aviation Registration 5Y-CET Flight origin Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Destination Mogadishu International Airport
  • Olsberg mid-air collision Date 23 June 2014 Summary Mid-air collision Site Olsberg, North Rhine- Westphalia, Germany Total fatalities 2 Total survivors 1 First aircraft A Luftwaffe Eurofighter Typhoon. Type Eurofighter Typhoon Operator Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 31 "Boelcke", Luftwaffe Flight origin Nrvenich Air Base, Germany Destination Nrvenich Air Base Crew 1 Survivors 1 Second aircraft D-CGFI, the Learjet that crashed. Type Learjet 35A Operator GFD Gesellschaft Fur Flugzieldarstellung Registration D-CGFI Flight origin Hohn Air Base, Germany Destination Hohn Air Base Crew 2 Fatalities 2
  • Ukrainian Air Force Ilyushin Il-76 Date 14 June 2014 Summary Shoot-down Site Near Luhansk International Airport, Luhansk, Ukraine Passengers 40 Crew 9 Fatalities 49 (all) Aircraft type Ilyushin Il-76MD Operator Ukrainian Air Force Registration 76777[1] Destination Luhansk International Airport
  • Lao People's Liberation Army Air Force AN-74 74_crash Date 17 May 2014 Summary Under Investigation [1] Site Baan Nadi, Xiangkhouang Province Fatalities 16 Survivors 1 Aircraft type Antonov 74TK- 300 Operator Lao People's Liberation Army Air Force Registration RDPL-34020 Flight origin Wattay International Airport, Vientiane Destination Xieng Khouang Airport, Phonsavan
  • Haughey Air AgustaWestl and AW139 crash Date 13 March 2014 Summary Under investigation Site Gillingham, Norfolk, United Kingdom Passengers 2 Crew 2 Fatalities 4 (all) Aircraft type AgustaWestland AW139 Operator Haughey Air Registration G-LBAL Flight origin Gillingham, Norfolk Stopover Coventry Airport Destination Rostrevor, County Down, United Kingdom
  • Malaysia Airlines MH370 Date 8 March 2014 Summary Missing Site Unknown Passengers 227 Crew 12 Aircraft type Boeing 777- 200ER Operator Malaysia Airlines Registration 9M-MRO Flight origin Kuala Lumpur International Airport Destination Beijing Capital International Airport
  • HS748 Air Services Date 17 February 2014 Summary Crash-landed Site Bentiu, South Sudan Crew 4 Fatalities 1 Survivors 3 Aircraft type Hawker Siddeley HS 748 Operator 748 Air Services Registration 5Y-HAJ Flight origin Juba International Airport, Juba Destination Bentiu Airport, Bentiu
  • Ethiopian Airlines Flight 702 Date 17 February 2014 Summary Hijacked by co- pilot Site Hijacked over Sudan, forced to land at Geneva Passengers 193[1] Crew 9 Injuries (non-fatal) 0 Fatalities 0 Survivors 202 (all)[2] Aircraft type Boeing 767- 3BGER Operator Ethiopian Airlines Registration ET-AMF[3] Flight origin Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Ethiopia Stopover Leonardo da VinciFiumicino Airport, Italy Destination Malpensa Airport, Italy
  • Algeria Lockheed C- 130 Hercules Date 11 February 2014 Summary Under investigation Site Near An Kercha, Oum El Bouaghi Province, Algeria Passengers 74 Crew 4 Injuries (non-fatal) 1 Fatalities 77 Survivors 1 Aircraft type Lockheed C-130 Hercules Operator Algerian Air Force Registration 7T-WHM Flight origin Tamanrasset, Algeria Stopover Ouargla, Algeria Destination Constantine, Algeria
  • Nepal Airlines Flight 183 Date 16 February 2014 Summary Under investigation Site Dhikura, Arghakhanchi District, Nepal Passengers 15 Crew 3 Fatalities 18 (all) Survivors 0 Aircraft type de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Operator Nepal Airlines Registration 9N-ABB Flight origin Pokhara Airport, Nepal Destination Jumla Airport, Nepal
  • Romania Britten- Norman Islander Date 20 January 2014 (2 014-01-20) Summary Under investigation Site Petreasa, Horea, Alba County, Romania Passengers 3 Crew 2 Injuries (non-fatal) 3 Fatalities 2 Survivors 3 Aircraft type Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander Registration YR-BNP Flight origin Bucharest, Romania Destination Oradea, Bihor County
  • 2014: YEAR OF AVIATION DISASTERS? Rajesh Soundararajan @rajeshsound