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Fatal crashes in Turkey and airlines blacklist

This information page lists the most recent fatal airline accidents in the subregion. Accidents with no fatalities are not listed. You will also find below an updated list of airlines subject to flight restrictions in certain countries.

Crashes in Turkey
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2017
10 Mar
Turkey
Istanbul
Swan Aviation
Sikorsky S-76C (TC-HEZ)
 7
 7 /  0
2007
30 Nov
Turkey
Near Isparta
Atlasjet Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (TC-AKM)
 57
 57 /  0
2003
26 May
Turkey
Near Macka
Ukranian-Mediterranean Airlines
Yakovlev 42D (UR-42352)
 75
 75 /  0
2003
8 Jan
Turkey
Diyarbakir
Turkish Airlines (THY)
BAe Avro RJ-100 (TC-THG)
 80
 75 /  0
2001
16 May
Turkey
Malatya
Military - Turkish Air Force
CASA CN-235M-10 (?)
 34
 34 /  0
2000
25 Jan
Turkey
Near Ankara
Top Air - Air Taxi
Beechcraft King Air C90 (?)
 4
 4 /  0
1999
29 Dec
Turkey
Near Zonguldak
Ecuato Guineana de Aviacion
Antonov 28 (3C-JJI)
 6
 6 /  0
1999
7 Apr
Turkey
Near Ceyhan
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing 737-4Q8 (TC-JEP)
 6
 6 /  0
1994
29 Dec
Turkey
Near Van
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing B-737-4Y0 (TC-JES)
 76
 57 /  0
1988
2 Jan
Turkey
Izmir
Condor Flugdienst
Boeing B-737-230A (D-ABHD)
 16
 16 /  0
1983
16 Jan
Turkey
Ankara
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing B-727-2F2 (TC-JBR)
 67
 47 /  0
1982
13 Apr
Turkey
Near Erzurum
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (74-1678)
 27
 27 /  0
1981
22 Sep
Turkey
Near Babaeski
Military - Turkish Air Force
Northrop F-5A (?)
 0
 0 /  40
1980
14 Mar
Turkey
Near Yenice
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (74-2064)
 18
 18 /  0
1979
23 Dec
Turkey
Ankara
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 (TC-JAT)
 45
 41 /  0
1976
19 Sep
Turkey
Karatepe Mountains
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing B-727-2F2 (TC-JBH)
 154
 154 /  0
1975
30 Jan
Turkey
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 (TC-JAP)
 42
 42 /  0
1974
26 Jan
Turkey
Izmir
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 (TC-JAO)
 73
 66 /  0
1972
21 Jan
Turkey
Near Adana
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Mc Donnell Douglas DC-9-32 (TC-JAC)
 8
 1 /  0
1968
19 Oct
Turkey
Near Izmir
Military - Turkish Air Force
Lockheed C-130E Hercules (17949)
 10
 10 /  0
1964
3 Feb
Turkey
Near Ankara
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Douglas C-47A (TC-ETI)
 3
 3 /  0
1963
1 Feb
Turkey
Ankara
Middle East Airlines / Military - Turkish Air ForceC-47
Vickers Viscount 754D / Douglas C-47 (OD-ADE/ CBK-28)
 17
 17 /  87
1963
1 Feb
Turkey
Ankara
Middle East Airlines / Military - Turkish Air ForceC-47
Vickers Viscount 754D / Douglas C-47 (OD-ADE/ CBK-28)
 17
 17 /  87
1962
8 Mar
Turkey
Mt. Medetsiz
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fairchild F-27 (TC-KOP)
 11
 11 /  0
1961
21 Dec
Turkey
Ankara
British European Airways
de Havilland Comet 4B (G-ARJM)
 34
 27 /  0
1961
23 Sep
Turkey
Ankara
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100 (TC-TAY)
 29
 28 /  0
1960
19 Jan
Turkey
Ankara
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
Sud Aviation Caravelle 1 (OY-KRB)
 42
 42 /  0
1959
23 Apr
Turkey
Van
Air Charter
Avro 688 Super Trader (G-AGRH)
 12
 12 /  0
1954
3 Apr
Turkey
Kabassaak
Devlet Hava Yollari
Douglas DC-3 (TC-ARK)
 25
 25 /  0
1954
5 Jan
Turkey
Lapseki
Devlet Hava Yollari
Douglas DC-3 (TC-BAG)
 10
 4 /  0
1953
25 Sep
Turkey
Ankara
Devlet Hava Yollari
Douglas DC-3 (TC-EGE)
 21
 5 /  0
1953
3 Aug
Turkey
Off Fethiye Point
Air France
Lockheed L- 749A Constellation (F-BAZS)
 42
 4 /  0
1950
25 Mar
Turkey
Ankara
Devlet Hava Yollairi
Douglas DC-3 (TC-BAL)
 15
 15 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly. --- See all
2015
18 Jan
Syrian Arab Republic
Near Abu adh Dhuhur Air Base
Syrian Air Force
Antonov An-26 (?)
 37
 37 /  0
2014
10 Aug
Iran
Tehran
Sepahan Airlines
HESA Iran-140-100 (EP-GPA)
 48
 39 /  0
2014
17 Jul
Ukraine
Hrabove
Malaysia Airlines
Boeing 777-2H6ER (9M-MRD)
 298
 298 /  0
2014
14 Jun
Ukraine
Lugansk
Military - Ukraine Air Force
Ilyushin 76MD (76777)
 49
 49 /  0
2014
20 Jan
Romania
Near Petreasa Romania
Scoala Superioara de Aviatie Civla
Britten Norman BN-2A-27 Islander (YR-BNP)
 7
 2 /  0
2013
5 Dec
Brazil
Near Cachimbo
Heringer Taxi Aero
Britten Norman BN-2A-3 Islander (PT-WMY)
 5
 5 /  0
2013
12 Mar
Brazil
Almer
Fretzx Taxi Aereo
Embraer EMB 820C Navajo (Piper 31) (PT-VAQ )
 10
 10 /  0
2013
13 Feb
Ukraine
Donetsk
South Airlines
Antonov AN-24RV (UR-WRA )
 45
 5 /  0
2011
2 Aug
Brazil
Near Bom Jardim da Serra
Military - Brazilianl Air Force
Cessna 208B C-98A Grand Caravan (FAB2735 )
 8
 8 /  0
2011
13 Jul
Brazil
Recife
NOAR Linhas Aéreas
Let L-401UVP-20 (PR-NOB)
 16
 16 /  0
2011
21 Apr
Brazil
Manaus
AmazonavesAir Taxi
Embraer/Piper EMB-810C Seneca (PT-EFS)
 7
 7 /  0
2011
9 Jan
Iran
Orumiyeh
Iran Air
Boeing B-727-286 (EP-IRP )
 105
 77 /  0
2010
5 Jul
Romania
Tuzla
Military - Romainian Air Force
Antonov AN-2 (?)
 14
 12 /  0
2010
25 Jan
Brazil
Near Senador Jose Porfírio
Piquiatuba Taxi Aereo
Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante (PT-TAF)
 10
 2 /  0
2009
24 Jul
Iran
Mashad
Aria Airlines
Ilyushin Il-62M (UP-16208)
 153
 16 /  0
2009
15 Jul
Iran
Near Qazvin
Caspian Airlines
Tupolev 154M (EP-CPG)
 168
 168 /  0
2009
1 Jun
Brazil
Atlantic Ocean
Air France
Airbus A330-203 (F-GZCP)
 228
 228 /  0
2009
15 Feb
Iran
Near Isfahan/Shahin Shahr-Hesa Air Base
HESA
HESA IrAn-140-100 (HESA90-04)
 5
 5 /  0
2009
7 Feb
Brazil
Manacapuru
Aerotaxi Manaus
Bandeirante EMB-110P1 (PT-SEA)
 28
 24 /  0
2008
13 Nov
Iraq
Fallujah
Falcon Aviation Group
Antonov An-12 (S9-SAO)
 7
 7 /  0
2007
9 Dec
Ukraine
Kiev
Fun Air
Beechcraft King Air C90B (D-IBDH)
 5
 5 /  0
2007
4 Nov
Brazil
Sao Paulo
Reali Taxi Aereo
Learjet 35A (PT-OVC)
 2
 2 /  6
2007
22 Aug
Brazil
Near Curitiba
Two Taxi Aero
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirant (PT-SDB)
 2
 2 /  0
2007
22 Aug
Iraq
Near Kirkuk
Military - U.S. Army
UH-60 Blackhawk helilcopter (?)
 14
 14 /  0
2007
17 Jul
Brazil
Sao Paulo
TAM (Brazil)
Airbus A-320-233 (PR-MBK)
 187
 187 /  12
2007
14 Mar
Brazil
Fazenda Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
Bahia Taxi Aéreo Bahia Taxi Aéreo Bahia Taxi Aéreo
Rockwell 500S Shrike Commander (PP-SEC)
 4
 4 /  0
2007
20 Jan
Iraq
Near Baghdad
Military - US Army
Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk (?)
 12
 12 /  0
2007
9 Jan
Iraq
Near Balad Air Base
Moldovan Aeriantur-M Air Cargo
Antonov 26B-100 (ER-26068)
 35
 34 /  0
2006
27 Nov
Iran
Tehran
Military - Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force
Antonov 74T-200 (15-2255)
 38
 38 /  0
2006
29 Sep
Brazil
Near Sao Felix do Araguaia
Gol Airlines / Private
Boeing B-737-8EH /EMB-135JB (PR-GTD / N600XL)
 161
 154 /  0
2006
1 Sep
Iran
Mahad
Iran Air Tours
Tupolev Tu-154M (EP-MCF)
 148
 29 /  0
2006
22 Aug
Ukraine
Near Donetsk
Pulkovo Airlines
Tupolev Tu-154M (RA-85185)
 170
 170 /  0
2006
31 Mar
Brazil
Rio Bonito
Team Air
Let L410UVP-E20 (PT-FSE)
 19
 19 /  0
2006
9 Jan
Iran
Near Orumiyeh
Military - Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force
Dassault Falcon 20 (15-2233)
 11
 11 /  0
2006
7 Jan
Iraq
Near Tal Afar
Military - US Army
UH-60L Black Hawk (91-26346)
 12
 12 /  0
2006
2 Jan
Ukraine
Near Karkov
Evolga
British Aerospace BAe-125-700A (P4-AOD)
 3
 3 /  0
2005
6 Dec
Iran
Tehran
Military - Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
Lockheed C-130B Hercules (5-8512)
 94
 94 /  14
2005
15 Sep
Brazil
Alto da Boa Vista
Viaçao Cometa
Cessna 525 CitationJet I (PT-WLX)
 2
 2 /  0
2005
14 Aug
Greece
Near Grammatikos
Helios Airways
Boeing 737-31S (5B-DBY)
 121
 121 /  0
2005
21 Apr
Iraq
Near Baghdad
Military - Bulgarian
Mil Mi-8 (?)
 11
 11 /  0
2005
20 Apr
Iran
Tehran
Saha Airline Services
Boeing B-707-3J9C (EP-SHE)
 169
 3 /  0
2005
30 Jan
Iraq
Near Al Taji
Military - Royal Air Force
Lockheed Hercules C.1 (XV179)
 10
 10 /  0
2005
26 Jan
Iraq
Rutbah
Military - U.S. Marines
CH53E Sea Stallion (164536)
 31
 31 /  0
2004
11 Dec
Brazil
Uberaba
NHR Táxi-Aéreo
Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante (PT-WAK)
 2
 2 /  1
2004
11 Sep
Greece
Off Mount Athos
Military - Greek Army
CH-47D Chinook (?)
 17
 17 /  0
2004
22 Jul
Brazil
Off Macaé
BHS - Brazilian Helicopter Service Air Taxi
Sikorsky S 76 (PP-MYM)
 11
 6 /  0
2004
11 Jun
Brazil
Belo Horizonte
Air taxi - Aero Air Taxi
EMB 820C Navajo (PT-EHH)
 4
 4 /  0
2004
14 May
Brazil
Near Manaus
Rico Linhas Aereas
Embraer 120ER Brasilia (PT-WRO)
 33
 33 /  0
2003
15 Nov
Iraq
Mosul
Military - U.S. Army
UH-60 Black Hawk / UH-60 Black Hawk (? / ?)
 22
 17 /  0
2003
2 Nov
Iraq
Near Hasi
Military - U.S. Army
CH-47 Chinook (?)
 36
 15 /  0
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