On January 17, 2019 at 15:59 minutes local time, Sky Service Chopper Eurocopter EC-130T2 crashed in Almaty, Kazakhstan on the grounds of a sanatorium. The pilot Valentin Shitov survived the impact but did not make it to the hospital. The ferry flight took off from Boralday but did not arrive at its destination Big Almaty Lake.
A small plane crashed in Ile district of the Almaty region of Kazakhstan, on October 3rd.
The An-28 plane was heading from Almaty to Shymkent, Kazakhstan, when it went down.
There were five people aboard at the time, including two doctors and three crew members; all of them were killed in the crash.
The cause of crash is being investigated.
Air Astana flight KC-857 had to return and make an emergency landing in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on April 25th.
The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Aktau, Kazakhstan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue.
The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.
The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.
Air Astana flight KC-672 made an emergency landing in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on March 7th.
The Boeing 757-200 plane was flying from Astana, Kazakhstan, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines due to a technical problem.
The plane continued for a safe landing. All 69 passengers and 8 crew members remained unharmed.
Air Astana flight KC-881 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Aktobe, Kazakhstan, on March 5th.
The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Almaty to Uralsk, Kazakhstan, was diverted after the crew reported a bleed air problem.
The plane landed safely. There were 71 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.