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Fatal crashes in India 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 India
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2019
30 Jul
India
Rawalpindi
Military - Pakistan Army
Beechcraft B300 King Air (766)
 5
 5 /  14
2019
3 Jun
India
Near Lipo
Military - Indian Air Force
Antonov An-32 (K2752)
 13
 13 /  0
2015
22 Dec
India
Delhi
Border Security Force
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air (VT-BSA )
 10
 10 /  0
2013
25 Jun
India
Gaurikund
Indian Air Force
MI 172 V5 helicopter (?)
 20
 20 /  0
2011
25 May
India
Faridabad City
Air Charter Services Pvt. Ltd.
Pilatus PC-12/45 (VT-ACF)
 7
 7 /  3
2011
19 Apr
India
Tawang
Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd.
Mil Mi-172 (VT-PHF)
 23
 18 /  0
2010
22 May
India
Mangalore
Air India Express
Boeing 737-8HG (VT-AXV)
 166
 159 /  0
2009
8 Jun
India
State of Arunachal Pradesh
Military - Indian Air Force
Antonov An-32 (?)
 13
 13 /  0
2002
1 Oct
India
Vasco
Military - Indian Navy
Ilyushin IL-38 / Ilyushin IL-38 (IN302 / IN304)
 12
 12 /  5
2000
17 Jul
India
Patna
Indian Airlines/Alliance Airlines
Boeing B-737-2A8 Advanced (VT-EGD)
 58
 55 /  5
1999
7 Mar
India
New Delhi
Military - Indian Air Force
Antonov AN-32 Transport (K2673)
 19
 19 /  3
1998
30 Jul
India
Kochi
Alliance Airlines
Dornier 228-201 (VT-EJW)
 6
 6 /  2
1997
3 Jul
India
Madh Island
Elbee Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (VT-SSA)
 2
 2 /  0
1996
24 Dec
India
Near Nellore
Military - Indian Air Force
Hindustan Aeronautics 748-2 (H1032)
 22
 22 /  0
1996
12 Nov
India
Near Charkhi Dadri
Saudi Arabian Airlines / Kazakhstan Airlines
Boeing B-747-168B / Ilyushin IL-76TD (HZ-AIH/UN-76435)
 349
 349 /  0
1996
11 Jul
India
Near Kanda
Archana Airlines
Let 410 (VT-ETC)
 9
 9 /  0
1994
8 Mar
India
New Delhi
Sahara
Boeing 737-2R4C (VT-SIA)
 4
 4 /  0
1993
26 Apr
India
Aurangabad
Indian Airlines
Boeing B-737-2A8 (VT-ECQ)
 118
 56 /  0
1992
11 Nov
India
Off Bombay
Military - Indian Air Force
Mil Mi-8 (helicopter) (?)
 20
 20 /  0
1991
16 Aug
India
Imphal
Indian Airlines
Boeing B-737-2A8 (VT-EFL)
 69
 69 /  0
1991
25 Mar
India
Near Bangalore
Military - Indian Air Force
Hindustan Aeronautics 748-2 (?)
 28
 28 /  0
1990
1 Mar
India
Near Meerut
Military - Indian Air Force
MiG-23 (?)
 1
 0 /  50
1990
14 Feb
India
Near Bangalore
Indian Airlines
Airbus A320-231 (VT-EPN)
 146
 92 /  0
1989
23 Sep
India
Ujani Dam
Vayudoot
Dornier Do-288-201 (VT-EJF)
 11
 11 /  0
1988
19 Oct
India
Gauhati
Vayudoot
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100 (VT-DMC)
 34
 34 /  0
1988
19 Oct
India
Near Ahmedabad
Indian Airlines
Boeing B-737-2A8 (VT-EAH)
 129
 124 /  0
1986
22 Mar
India
Jammuin
Military - Indian Air Force
Antonov An-32 (?)
 17
 17 /  0
1982
22 Jun
India
Bombay
Air India
Boeing B-707-437 (VT-DJJ)
 111
 17 /  0
1982
7 Feb
India
Near Srinagar
Military - Indian Air Force
Fairchild C-119G (?)
 23
 23 /  0
1980
22 Feb
India
Near Agra
Military - Indian Air Force
Fairchild C-119G (?)
 47
 46 /  1
1979
4 Aug
India
Near Panvel
Indian Airlines
Hindustan Aeronautics 748 2-224 (VT-DXJ)
 45
 45 /  0
1979
7 Jun
India
Near Leh
Military - Indian Air Force
Hindustan Aeronautics 748-2M (H2178)
 27
 27 /  0
1978
17 Dec
India
Hyderabad
Indian Airlines
Boeing B-737-2A8 (VT-EAL)
 132
 1 /  3
1978
19 Nov
India
Near Leh
Military - Indian Air Force
Antonov An-12 (?)
 77
 77 /  1
1978
1 Jan
India
Off Bandra
Air India
Boeing B-747-237B (VT-EBD)
 213
 213 /  0
1976
13 Oct
India
Near Bombay
Indian Airlines
Sud-Aviation Caravelle VI-N (VT-DWN)
 95
 95 /  0
1973
31 May
India
Near New Delhi
Indian Airlines
Boeing B-737-2A8 (VT-EAM)
 65
 48 /  0
1973
15 Mar
India
Hyderabad
Indian Airlines
HAL-748-224 (VT-EAU)
 3
 3 /  0
1972
12 Aug
India
Near Delhi
Indian Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100 (VT-DME)
 18
 18 /  0
1972
14 Jun
India
Near New Delhi
Japan Air Lines
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-53 (JA8012)
 87
 82 /  4
1971
9 Dec
India
Chinnamanur
Indian Airlines
HAL-748-224 Srs.2 (VT-DXG)
 31
 21 /  0
1971
26 Mar
India
Gauhati
Jamair
Douglas DC-3 (VT-ATT)
 15
 15 /  0
1970
5 Dec
India
Delhi
Jamair
Douglas DC-3 (VT-CZC)
 16
 5 /  0
1970
29 Aug
India
Near Silchar
Indian Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400 (VT-DWT)
 39
 39 /  0
1970
25 Jan
India
Near Delhi
Royal Nepal Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (9N-AAR)
 23
 1 /  0
1969
29 Jun
India
Agra
Military - Indian Air Force
Fairchild C-119 (?)
 14
 14 /  0
1968
12 Jun
India
Calcutta
Pan American World Airways
Boeing B-707-321C (N798PA)
 63
 6 /  0
1968
28 May
India
Near Bombay
Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Convair CV-990-30A-5 (PK-GJA)
 29
 29 /  1
1968
7 Feb
India
Rohtang Pass
Military - Indian Air Force
Antonov AN-12BP (BL534)
 98
 98 /  0
1966
4 Sep
India
Mumbai
Indian Airlines
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle (VT-DSB)
 4
 4 /  0
1966
15 Feb
India
Delhi
Indian Airlines
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VIN (VT-DPP)
 80
 2 /  0
1966
7 Feb
India
Srinagar
Indian Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (PH-SAB)
 37
 37 /  0
1965
17 Oct
India
Mohanbari
Kalinga Airlines
Douglas C-47A (VT-AUQ)
 8
 8 /  0
1964
4 Mar
India
Barrackpore
Military - Indian Air Force
Fairchild C-119 (?)
 22
 22 /  0
1964
18 Feb
India
Banihal Pass
Military - Indian Air Force
Ilyushin IL-14 (?)
 13
 13 /  0
1963
11 Sep
India
Near Patti
Indian Airlines
Vickers Viscount 768D (VT-DIO)
 18
 18 /  0
1963
11 Sep
India
Near Patti
Indian Airlines
Vickers Viscount 768D (VT-DIO)
 18
 18 /  0
1963
27 Jul
India
Off Bandra
United Arab Airlines
de Havilland Comet 4C (SU-ALD)
 63
 63 /  0
1963
27 Jul
India
Off Bandra
United Arab Airlines
de Havilland Comet 4C (SU-ALD)
 63
 63 /  0
1963
3 Jun
India
Pathankot
Indian Airlines
Douglas C-47 (VT-AUL)
 29
 29 /  0
1963
3 Jun
India
Pathankot
Indian Airlines
Douglas C-47 (VT-AUL)
 29
 29 /  0
1962
21 Sep
India
Sela Pass
Kalinga Airlines
Douglas C-47A (VT-DGX)
 8
 8 /  0
1962
16 Jul
India
Near Loheshyphn
Kalinga Airlines
Douglas C-47 (VT-DFZ)
 9
 9 /  0
1962
7 Jul
India
Near Junnar
Alitalia
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-43 (I-DIWD)
 94
 94 /  0
1960
3 Jan
India
Taksing
Indian Airlines
Douglas C-47A (VT-CGG)
 9
 9 /  0
1959
3 Aug
India
Sagone
Kalinga Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (VT-DGP)
 6
 6 /  0
1959
29 Mar
India
Near Silchar
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (VT-CGI)
 24
 24 /  0
1959
12 Mar
India
Tobu
Indian Airlines
Douglas C-47A (VT-CYH)
 7
 5 /  0
1958
25 Jun
India
Mohanbari
Indian Airlines
Douglas C-47A (VT-COJ)
 7
 5 /  0
1958
25 May
India
Gurgaon
Dan-Air Services
Avro 685 York C-1 (G-AMUV)
 5
 4 /  0
1958
15 May
India
New Delhi
Pakistan International Airlines
Convair CV-240-7 (AP-AEH)
 38
 21 /  2
1957
20 Aug
India
Assam
Indamer
Douglas DC-3 (VT-ARH)
 8
 8 /  0
1957
13 May
India
New Delhi
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (VT-CFB)
 2
 2 /  3
1957
5 May
India
Santoshpur
Indian Airlines
Douglas C-47A (VT-AUV)
 3
 1 /  0
1956
19 Oct
India
Agartala
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (VT-DGK)
 3
 3 /  0
1956
31 Mar
India
Indapur
National Air Operators
Douglas C-47A (VT-DCM)
 3
 3 /  0
1956
21 Mar
India
Tezpur
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (VT-CGN)
 21
 2 /  0
1955
2 Feb
India
Nagpur
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (VT-CVB)
 10
 10 /  0
1954
30 Apr
India
Near Calcutta
Darbhanga Aviation
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (VT-DEM)
 11
 5 /  0
1954
25 Feb
India
New Delhi
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (VT-ATU)
 3
 3 /  0
1953
12 Dec
India
Nagpur
Indian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (VT-CHF)
 14
 13 /  0
1953
9 May
India
New Delhi
Air India
Douglas DC-3 (VT-AUD)
 18
 18 /  0
1953
2 May
India
Near Jalalogori
British Overseas Airways
de Havilland DH106 Comet 1 (G-ALYV)
 43
 43 /  0
1953
14 Apr
India
Near Guwahati
Airways
Douglas C-47A (VT-AUJ)
 3
 3 /  0
1953
14 Mar
India
Kalasahar
Orient Airways
Convair CV-240-7 (AP-AEG)
 16
 16 /  0
1952
30 Apr
India
Delhi
Deccan Airways
Douglas DC-3 (VT-AUN)
 9
 9 /  0
1952
10 Apr
India
Agartala
Kalinga Airlines
Douglas C-47A (VT-DFN)
 4
 4 /  0
1952
19 Feb
India
Nagpur
Deccan Airways
Douglas DC-3 (VT-AXE)
 16
 3 /  0
1951
31 Dec
India
Calcutta
Kalinga Airlines
Douglas C-47A (VT-COA)
 3
 3 /  0
1951
21 Nov
India
Calcutta
Deccan Airways
Douglas DC-3 (VT-AUO)
 17
 16 /  0
1951
15 Sep
India
Bangalore
Air India
Douglas C-47A-30-DK Dakota III (VT-CCA)
 28
 22 /  0
1951
12 Jul
India
Near Tezpur
Indamer
Douglas C-47B (VT-CHT)
 3
 3 /  0
1950
13 Dec
India
Katagiri
Air India
Douglas DC-3 (VT-CFK)
 21
 21 /  0
1950
17 Jul
India
Near Pathankot
Indian National Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (VT-ATS)
 22
 22 /  0
1950
5 Apr
India
Hatiara
Deccan Airways
Douglas C-47A (VT-CJD)
 3
 3 /  0
1949
16 Nov
India
Calcutta
Royal Indian Air Force
Tempest (?)
 2
 1 /  14
1949
13 Jul
India
Jamnagar
Indian Air Force
Hawker Hunter (?)
 0
 0 /  14
1949
12 Jul
India
Near Bombay
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Lockheed L-749-79-33 Constellation (PH-TDF)
 45
 45 /  0
1949
16 Jan
India
Near Srinagar
Dalmia Jain Airways
Douglas DC-3 (VT-CDZ)
 13
 13 /  0
1947
27 Dec
India
Korangi Creek
Air India
Douglas DC-3 (C-47) (VT-AUG)
 23
 23 /  0
1947
31 Oct
India
Near Srinagar
Military - Royal Indian Air Force
Douglas C-47B (M1965)
 25
 25 /  0
1946
17 Oct
India
Near Chitral
Military - Royal Air Force
Douglas C-47B (KN236)
 11
 11 /  0
1946
30 Apr
India
Pindi-Khut
Military - Royal Air Force
Douglas C-47A (FZ559)
 12
 12 /  0
1945
11 Nov
India
Himalayas
Military - U.S. Army
Douglas C-54 (?)
 44
 44 /  0
1945
3 Nov
India
Near Chuka
Military - U.S. Army Air Forces
Douglas C-54G (45528A)
 44
 44 /  0
1945
23 Oct
India
Near Chiringa
Military - Royal Air Force
Douglas C-47B (KJ957)
 14
 14 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly. --- See all
2018
12 Mar
Nepal
Kathmandu
US-Bangla Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 (S2-AGU )
 71
 51 /  0
2017
7 Jun
Myanmar
Off Dawei
Myanmar Air Force
Shaanxi Y-8F-200W (5820)
 122
 122 /  0
2017
27 May
Nepal
Tenzing
Summit Air
Let L-410UVP-E20 (9N-AKY)
 3
 2 /  0
2016
7 Dec
Pakistan
Near Havlien
Pakistan International Airlines
ATR-42-500 (AP-BHO)
 48
 48 /  0
2016
22 Jul
Bangladesh
Bay of Bengal
Indian Air Force
Antonov 32 (K2743)
 29
 29 /  0
2016
26 Feb
Nepal
250 miles northwest of Kathmandu
Kasthamandap Airlines
PAC 750XL (9N-AJB)
 11
 2 /  0
2016
24 Feb
Nepal
Dana
Tara Air
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 (9N-AHH)
 23
 23 /  0
2015
2 Oct
Afghanistan
Jalalabad
Military - U.S. Army
Lockheed C-130J Hercules (?)
 11
 11 /  2
2014
16 Feb
Nepal
Sandhikhark
Nepal Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (9N-ABB )
 18
 18 /  0
2013
29 Apr
Afghanistan
Bagram Air Base
National Air Cargo
Boeing B-747-428BCF (N949CA)
 7
 7 /  0
2012
25 Dec
Myanmar
Heho
Air Bagan
Fokker 100 (XY-AGC)
 71
 2 /  1
2012
28 Sep
Nepal
Kathmandu
Sita Air
Dornier 228-202 (9N-AHA)
 19
 19 /  0
2012
14 May
Nepal
Jomsom
Agni Air
Dornier 228-212 (9N-AIG)
 21
 15 /  0
2012
20 Apr
Pakistan
Islamabad
Bhoja Airlines
Boeing 737-236 (AP-BKC )
 127
 127 /  0
2012
16 Mar
Afghanistan
Kabul
Military - Turkish Army (NATO)
Sikorsky S-70A-28 (10981)
 12
 12 /  4
2011
25 Sep
Nepal
Near Kathmandu
Buddha Air
Beechcraft 1900D (9N-AEK)
 19
 19 /  0
2011
6 Aug
Afghanistan
Tangi Valley
Military - U.S. Army
Boeing CH-47 Chinook (?)
 38
 38 /  0
2011
6 Jul
Afghanistan
Near Bagram Air Base
Silk Way Airlines
Ilyushin76TD (4K-AZ55)
 9
 9 /  0
2010
15 Dec
Nepal
Palunge Hill
Tara Air
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (9N-AFX)
 22
 22 /  0
2010
27 Nov
Pakistan
Karachi
Sun Way
Ilyushin Il-76TD (4L-GNI)
 8
 8 /  4
2010
5 Nov
Pakistan
Near Karachi
JS Air
Beechcraft 1900C-1 (AP-BJD)
 21
 21 /  0
2010
12 Oct
Afghanistan
Near Kabul
National Air Cargo
Lockheed L-100 Hercules (5X-TUC)
 8
 8 /  0
2010
6 Oct
Tajikistan
Rasht Valley
Military - Tajik National Guard
Mi-8 (?)
 28
 28 /  0
2010
21 Sep
Afghanistan
Chopan district
International Security Assistance Force
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk (93-26517)
 13
 10 /  0
2010
24 Aug
China
Yichun
Henan Airlines
Embraer ERJ-190-100LR (B-3130)
 96
 44 /  0
2010
24 Aug
Nepal
Bastipur
Agni Air 
Dornier 228-101 (9NAHE)
 14
 14 /  0
2010
28 Jul
Pakistan
Islamabad
Airblue
Airbus A321-231 (AP-BJB)
 152
 152 /  0
2010
17 May
Afghanistan
Salang pass
Pamir Airlines
Antonv An-24B (YA-PIS)
 44
 44 /  0
2009
28 Nov
China
Shanghai
Avient Aviation
McDonnell Douglas MD-11F (Z-BAV)
 7
 3 /  0
2009
4 Aug
Thailand
Koh Samui
Bangkok Airlines
ATR-72-212A (HS-PGL)
 72
 1 /  0
2009
19 Jul
Afghanistan
Kandahar Airport
Vertical-T Air
Mil Mi-8 (?)
 21
 16 /  0
2009
3 Jul
Pakistan
Near
Military - Pakistan Army
Mil Mi-17 (?)
 26
 26 /  0
2009
15 Jan
Afghanistan
Adraskan district
Afghan Army
Mil Mi-17 (?)
 13
 13 /  0
2008
8 Oct
Nepal
Lukla
Yeti Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (9N-AFE )
 19
 18 /  0
2008
6 Aug
Thailand
Sunat Tanon
Military - Royal Thai Air Force
Bell Huey UH-1H (?)
 10
 10 /  0
2008
20 Jun
Thailand
Bannang Sata
Military - Thai Army
Bell UH-1N (?)
 10
 10 /  0
2008
3 Mar
Nepal
Near Bethani
United Nations Mission
Mi-17 (?)
 10
 10 /  0
2007
16 Sep
Thailand
Phuket
One-Two-Go Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 (HS-OMG)
 130
 90 /  0
2006
2 Sep
Afghanistan
Near Kandahar
Military - Royal Air Force
British Aerospace Nimrod MR-2 (XV-230)
 14
 14 /  0
2006
27 Jul
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
Afghan Army
Mil Mi-8 (?)
 16
 16 /  0
2006
10 Jul
Pakistan
Multan
Pakistan International Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (AP-BAL)
 45
 45 /  0
2006
21 Jun
Nepal
Jumla
Yeti Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (9N-AEQ)
 9
 9 /  0
2006
3 Jun
China
Yaocun
Military - Chinese Air Force
KJ-2000 (?)
 40
 40 /  0
2006
24 Apr
Afghanistan
Lashkar Gah
U.S. Government (leased)
Antonov AN-32B (ZS-PDV)
 16
 2 /  3
2005
3 Feb
Pakistan
Near Peshawar
Kam Air
Boeing B-737-200 (EX-037)
 104
 104 /  0
2004
27 Nov
Afghanistan
Near Bagram
Presidental Airways Inc. - Air Taxi
CASA 212-CC (N960BW)
 6
 6 /  0
2004
21 Nov
China
Baotou
China Eastern Airlines
Bombardier CRJ200 (B-3072)
 53
 53 /  0
2004
25 May
Nepal
Near Lukla
Yeti Airlines
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (9N-AFD)
 3
 3 /  0
2004
18 May
China
Urumqi
AZAL Cargo Company
Ilyushin II-76TD (4K-AZ27)
 7
 7 /  0
2003
20 Feb
Pakistan
Near Kohat
Military - Pakistan Air Force
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (10254)
 17
 17 /  0
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