10 Maiores acidentes aéreos de 2014

10 Largest Air Accidents of 2014
Many small aircrafts falls around the world, but these were are the most deadliest air accident of 2014.
This year 923 people died in 19 air crashes.

1. Flight Algeria Lockheed C-130 - Algerian Air Force

Date: February 11, 2014
Cause: Fall
Passengers: 74
Crew: 4
Kills: 77
Survivors: 1
The flight Algeria Lockheed C-130 Hercules, 7T-WHM prefix, was a military flight transport of the armed forces in Algeria, Africa, which fell on 11 February 2014. The Hercules C-130, manufactured by US company Lockheed carrying relatives and members of the Algerian Army and was a scheduled flight with a route from Tamanrasset to Constantine, Algeria. The C-130 Hercules carrying 74 passengers and 4 crew members on board. The fall resulted in the death of 77 people and only one survivor.


2. Nepal Airlines Flight 183

Date: 16 February 2014
Summary: Controlled flight into terrain
Site: Dhikura, Arghakhanchi District, Nepal
Passengers: 15
Crew: 3
Fatalities: 18 (all)
Nepal Airlines Flight 183 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight operated by a de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter that crashed in the jungles near Dhikura VDC about 40 nautical miles (74 kilometres) south-west of Pokhara, Nepal, on 16 February 2014. Burning wreckage was reported sighted from a surveillance helicopter and it was concluded that the aircraft had crashed into a hill.

3. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Date: 8 March 2014
Summary: Missing
Site: Unknown
Passengers: 227
Crew: 12
Missing: 239 (all)
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370/MAS370) was a scheduled international passenger flight that disappeared on Saturday, 8 March 2014, while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, to Beijing Capital International Airport, China. Flight 370 last made voice contact with air traffic control at 01:19 MYT (17:19 UTC, 7 March) when it was over the South China Sea, less than an hour after takeoff, and the aircraft disappeared from air traffic controllers' radar screens at 01:21 MYT (17:21 UTC). Malaysian military radar continued to track Flight 370 as it deviated from its planned flight path and crossed the Malay Peninsula; Flight 370 left the range of Malaysian military radar at 02:15 MYT while over the Andaman Sea, 200 nautical miles (370 km; 230 mi) northwest of Penang in northwestern Malaysia. Neither the crew nor the aircraft's communication systems relayed a distress signal, indications of bad weather, or technical problems before the aircraft vanished. The aircraft, a Boeing 777-200ER, was carrying 12 Malaysian crew members and 227 passengers from 15 nations.

4. Ilyushin Il-76MD - Ukrainian Air Force

Date: 14 June 2014
Summary: Shot-down
Site: Near Luhansk International Airport, Luhansk, Ukraine
Passengers: 40
Crew: 9
Fatalities: 49
On 14 June 2014, an Ilyushin Il-76MD of the Ukrainian Air Force was shot down by forces of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic during the Ukrainian anti-insurgent operation against the unrecognized Lugansk People's Republic and the Donetsk People's Republic, in its eastern Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts. The aircraft was on approach to land at Luhansk International Airport, and was carrying troops and equipment from an undisclosed location. All 49 people on board died.
The aircraft was carrying military equipment and 40 troops, as well as a crew of nine. It was coming in to land at Luhansk International Airport, Luhansk when it came under heavy anti-aircraft fire. According to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence, a heavy machine gun had been used to fire upon the aircraft. According to the Ukrainian Prosecutor's Office, the aircraft was brought down by MANPADS equipment. It subsequently crashed at 00:51 local time (21:51 on 13 June, UTC); all 49 people on board died. The Ukrainian Ministry of Defence blamed "terrorists" for the loss of the aircraft and troops. The aircraft was reported to have been carrying 40 paratroopers of the 25th Separate Dnipropetrovsk Airborne Brigade in addition to its crew.

5. Antonov An-74 - Lao People's Liberation Army Air Force

Date: May 17, 2014
Cause: Fall
Passengers: 11
Crew: 6
Kills: 16
Survivors: 1
The Flight Antonov An-74 of the Lao People's Army was a military flight passengers departed on May 17, 2014, the Vientiane International Airport, the capital of Laos bound for Xiang Kuang Airport, north of the country and ended up falling to few miles from the end of the trip. On the flight were several representatives of the Lao State followed for military actions in the province of Xiang Kuang. Only one person survived the crash.
The Antonov An-74TK-300 Air Force Laos carrying 11 passengers, including several political authorities and the country's military, as the Deputy Prime Minister of Laos, Douangchae Phichit, Minister of Public Security, Thongban Saengaphon, Mayor Vientiane, Soukan Mahalat, and the head of the Propaganda department of the Communist Party of Laos, Chuang Sombounkhan, 2, and 6 crew members of the Air Force of Laos.

6. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Date: 17 July 2014
Summary: Airliner shootdown
Site: Near Hrabove, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine
Passengers: 283
Crew: 15
Fatalities: 298 (all) Air accident with more deaths in the year.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17/MAS17) was a scheduled international passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that crashed on 17 July 2014, having been shot down, killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board. The Boeing 777-200ER airliner lost contact about 50 km (31 mi) from the Ukraine–Russia border and crashed near Torez in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, 40 km (25 mi) from the border, over territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists. The crash occurred during the Battle in Shakhtarsk Raion, part of the ongoing war in Donbass, in an area controlled by the Donbass People's Militia. According to American and German intelligence sources, the plane was shot down by pro-Russian separatists using a Buk surface-to-air missile fired from the territory which they controlled. The Russian government blamed the Ukrainian government. The Dutch Safety Board is currently leading an investigation into the incident and issued a preliminary report on 9 September 2014; a final accident report is expected in August 2015.

Evidence from open sources indicated that separatists in Ukraine were in control of a Buk missile launcher on 17 July and transported it from Donetsk to Snizhne. This is based on tracing the path of the missile, analysis of shrapnel patterns in the wreckage, voice print analysis of separatists' conversations in which they claimed credit for the strike, and that photos and other data from social media sites all indicated that Russian-backed separatists had fired the missile.

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Pro-Russian Rebels Hold Black Box Flight Recorders, they are willing to hand the black boxes over to international investigators.

7. TransAsia Airways Flight 222

Date: 23 July 2014
Summary: Crashed into buildings during approach to land; under Investigation
Site: Near Xixi village, Huxi, Penghu, Taiwan
Passengers: 54
Crew: 4
Injuries (non-fatal): 10 + 5 on the ground
Fatalities: 48
Survivors: 10
TransAsia Airways Flight 222 (GE 222/TNA 222) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight that crashed into buildings during approach to land in bad weather at Magong Airport, Penghu Island, Taiwan, on 23 July 2014. The ATR 72-500 operating the flight was travelling from Kaohsiung International Airport with 54 passengers and four crew members on board; only 10 survived. The exact circumstances of the accident are under investigation, being led by the Taiwanese Aviation Safety Council.
Flight 222 was scheduled to depart from Kaohsiung at 16:00 Taiwan time (08:00 UTC), but it was weather-delayed and took off at 17:43.
At 18:11, having neared Magong Airport, and owing to the weather, the flight crew requested to enter a hold. They were cleared for the approach about forty minutes later. While on a VOR (non-precision) approach to runway 20, the aircraft began to deviate left of the runway centreline and to lose altitude. At 19:06, the flight crew expressed their intention to go around, but the aircraft crashed into two homes in the township of Huxi a short nine seconds later. A fire erupted, and, on the ground, five were injured.

8. Air Algérie Flight 5017

Date: 24 July 2014
Summary: Crashed off course; under investigation
Site: Southeast of Gossi, Mali
Passengers: 110
Crew: 6
Fatalities: 116 (all)
Air Algérie Flight 5017 (AH5017/DAH5017) was a scheduled international passenger flight from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, to Algiers, Algeria, which crashed in Mali, near Gossi, on 24 July 2014. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 with 110 passengers and 6 crew on board, operated by Swiftair for Air Algérie, disappeared from radar about fifty minutes after take-off. There were no survivors.
Note: The cause of the crash is not yet known; Malian authorities are conducting an investigation with the assistance of France's Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation Civile.

9. Sepahan Airlines Flight 5915

Date: 10 August 2014
Summary: Crashed shortly after takeoff due to reported engine failure for unknown reasons
Site: Near Azadi Stadium, Tehran
Passengers: 40
Crew: 8
Injuries (non-fatal): 9 (7 major) (10, initially)
Fatalities: 39 (38, initially)
Survivors: 9 (10, initially)
Sepahan Airlines Flight 5915 (SPN 5915) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Tehran to Tabas, Iran. On 10 August 2014, the HESA IrAn-140 aircraft serving the flight crashed shortly after takeoff from Mehrabad International Airport, falling into a residential area near the Azadi Stadium. Of the 40 passengers and eight crew on board, 39 people died.
The aircraft crashed into a residential block on Mina Glass Boulevard in western Tehran at 09:18 local time (04:48 UTC). The crash resulted in a fire erupting.

10. Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501

Date: 28 December 2014
Summary: Crashed into sea
Passengers: 155
Crew: 7
Fatalities: 162 (all, presumed)
Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 (QZ 8501/AWQ 8501) was a scheduled international passenger flight, operated by AirAsia Group affiliate Indonesia AirAsia, from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. On 28 December 2014, the aircraft operating the route, an Airbus A320-216 with 155 passengers and 7 crew on board, crashed into the Java Sea between the islands of Belitung and Borneo.
It was also Malaysia-based AirAsia Group's first-ever fatal accident and the third in 2014 involving a Malaysian air carrier or its affiliates, after the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flights 370 and 17 earlier that year.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Aviation_accidents_and_incidents_in_2014

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