Ethiopian Boeing 737-8 MAX Crash in Bishoftu Ethiopia

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX Flight ET-302 had just taken off from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia en route to Nairobi Kenya when radar contact was lost, and the plane crashed. 149 passengers and 8 crew were lost. The impact occurred near Bishoftu, Ethiopia 17 m SSE of Addis Ababa. Ethiopian Airlines announced that no survivors were found. People from 33 different countries were aboard.
On Mar 10th 2019 Ethiopian Airlines reported that the crew reported difficulties and requested a return to Addis Ababa.

BBC Africa reported aboard were 32 Kenyan, 18 Canadian, 9 Ethiopian,8 Chinese, 8 Italian, 8 American,7 French, 7 British, 6 Egyptian, 5 Dutch, 4 UN passports, 4 Indian, 3 Russian, 2 Moroccan, 2 Israeli, 1 Belgian, 1 Ugandan, 1 Yemeni, 1 Sudanese, 1 Togolese, 1 Mozambican, 1 Norwegian

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The Cessna 172 plane was carrying an instructor pilot and his student when it went down and caught fire.

Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. They were identified as Sydney Miti, 31, of Waltham, and Julian Lattermann, 18, of Dover.

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An Atlas Air plane crashed into Trinity Bay near Houston, Texas, on February 23rd.

The Boeing 767-300 freighter plane, operating as an Amazon Air flight, was heading from Miami, Florida, to Houston, Texas, when it went down.

There were three crew members aboard at the time. One dead body was recovered near the crash site while the other crew members remain missing.

Small Plane Crashes into Home in Florida; 1 Dead, 2 Injured

A small plane crashed into a home near the Winter Haven Regional Airport, Florida, on February 23rd.

The incident happened when instructor pilot James Wagner, 64, and student pilot Timothy Sheehy, 33, were performing simulated engine failure training.

Wagner was killed in the crash while Sheehy survived with minor injuries.

Authorities said one occupant of the house, 17-year-old Carmele Ngalamulume, was injured. All other occupants, including two people inside the house and three children playing in the front yard, remained unhurt.

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The incident happened when the plane was transporting at least three people from San Luis Obispo to Whiteman Airport in Pacoima.

Rescue teams found one dead body near the wreckage while other two occupants of the plane remain missing.

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The accident happened when the Surya Kiran aircraft were rehearsing for the ‘Aero India 2019’ air show at the Yelahanka airbase.

One pilot was killed in the crash. Two others were injured and were taken to a hospital.

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The incident happened when the Bell 407 helicopter was heading from Grove City to Pomeroy, Ohio, to pick up a patient.

There were three people aboard at the time, including the pilot, Jennifer L. Topper, 34, of Sunbury, Ohio, and nurses, Rachel L. Cunningham, 33, of Galloway, Ohio, and Bradley J. Haynes, 48, of London, Ohio. All of them were killed in the crash.

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Authorities said the Boeing 707 cargo plane overshot the runway, hit a wall and caught fire.

There were sixteen people aboard at the time; fifteen of them were killed in the crash, while one person survived.

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The incident happened when the officials, including Al-Qadarif governor Mirghani Saleh and members of the security committee, were on a security inspection flight.

Seven people were killed in the crash. The deceased include governor Mirghani Saleh and six other officials.

Several others were injured and were taken to a hospital.

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Authorities said the incident happened when the planes were involved in an aerial refueling as part of a routine training.

At least one Marine was killed in the crash while another was rescued. Five others remain missing.

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Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. One of the teachers inside the building suffered minor injuries.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

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The incident happened when Aeroflot flight SU-2112 was taking off for Athens, Greece.

It is believed that the deceased was a 25 year- old man flying from Spain to Armenia. He had a connecting flight in Moscow where he somehow entered the runway instead of boarding the next plane.

An investigation into the incident is underway.

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The Bismarck Air Medical plane was transporting three people when it went down.

All three occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The deceased include a CHI St. Alexius Health registered nurse, and a Bismarck Air Medical pilot and paramedic.

The NTSB are the FAA are investigating.