Wednesday, October 31, 2012

U.S. Aircraft Accidents Involving Passenger Fatalities since 1982



Passengers
Date
Airline
Aircraft
Site
Fatalities1
Survivors

January 13, 1982
Air Florida
Boeing 737
Washington, DC
70
4
January 23, 1982
World Airways
McDonnell Douglas DC10
Boston, MA
2
198
July 9, 1982
Pan American World Airways
Boeing 727
New Orleans, LA
137
0
November 8, 1982
Pan American World Airways
Boeing 747
Honolulu, HI
1
274
January 9, 1983
Republic Airlines
Convair 58011A
Brainerd, MN
1
29
October 11, 1983
Air Illinois
Hawker Siddeley HS748
Pinckneyville, IL
7
0
January 1, 1985
Eastern Air Lines
Boeing 727
La Paz, Bolivia
21
0
January 21, 1985
Galaxy Airlines
Lockheed 188C
Reno, NV
64
1
August 2, 1985
Delta Air Lines
Lockheed L1011
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
126
26
September 6, 1985
Midwest Express Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC9
Milwaukee, WI
27
0
December 12, 1985
Arrow Airways
McDonnell Douglas DC8
Gander, Newfoundland
248
0
February 4, 1986
Trans World Airlines
Boeing 727
Near Athens, Greece
4
110
February 14, 1987
Ports Of Call
Boeing 707
Durango, Mexico
1
125
August 16, 1987
Northwest Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC9
Romulus, MI
148
1
November 15, 1987
Continental Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC9
Denver, CO
25
52
December 7, 1987
Pacific Southwest Airlines
British Aerospace BAe 146
San Luis Obispo, CA
38
0
August 31, 1988
Delta Air Lines
Boeing 727
Dallas/Ft Worth, TX
12
89
December 21, 1988
Pan American World Airways
Boeing 747
Lockerbie, Scotland
2431
0
February 8, 1989
Independent Air
Boeing 707
Santamaria, Azores
137
0
February 24, 1989
United Airlines
Boeing 747
Honolulu, HI
9
328
July 19, 1989
United Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC10
Sioux City, IA
110
175
September 20, 1989
USAir
Boeing 737
Flushing, NY
2
55
December 27, 1989
Eastern Air Lines
Boeing 727
Miami, FL
1
46
October 3, 1990
Eastern Air Lines
McDonnell Douglas DC9
Cape Canaveral, FL
1
90
December 3, 1990
Northwest Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC9
Romulus, MI
7
33
February 1, 1991
USAir
Boeing 737
Los Angeles, CA
20
63
March 3, 1991
United Airlines
Boeing 737
Colorado Springs, CO
20
0
March 22, 1992
USAir
Fokker 28
Flushing, NY
25
22
July 2, 1994
USAir
McDonnell Douglas DC9
Charlotte, NC
37
20
September 8, 1994
USAir
Boeing 737
Aliquippa, PA
127
0
October 31, 1994
American Eagle
ATR 72
Roselawn, IN
64
0
December 20, 1995
American Airlines
Boeing 757
Cali, Colombia
152
4
May 11, 1996
ValuJet Airlines
McDonnell Douglas DC-9
Miami, FL
105
0
July 7, 1996
Delta Air Lines
McDonnell Douglas MD-88
Pensacola, FL
2
140
July 17, 1996
Trans World Airlines
Boeing 747
Moriches, NY
212
0
August 2, 1997
Continental Airlines
Boeing 757
Lima, Peru
1
141
December 28, 1997
United Airlines
Boeing 747
Pacific Ocean
1
373
June 1, 1999
American Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD-80
Little Rock, AR
10
129
January 31, 2000
Alaska Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
Off California coast
88
0
September 11, 2001
American Airlines
Boeing 767
Terrorist attack, New York City, NY
811
0
September 11, 2001
United Airlines
Boeing 767
Terrorist attack, New York City, NY
561
0
September 11, 2001
United Airlines
Boeing 757
Terrorist attack, Shanksville, PA
37
0
September 11, 2001
American Airlines
Boeing 757
Terrorist attack, Arlington, VA
581
0
December 11, 2001
American Airlines
Airbus A300
Belle Harbor, NY
2511
0
January 8, 2003
US Airways Express
Beechcraft 1900
Charlotte, NC
19
0
October 19, 2004
Corporate Airlines
British Aerospace Jetstream 32
Kirksville, MO
11
2
December 19, 2005
Chalks Ocean Airways
Grumman G-73T
Miami, FL
18
0
August 27, 2006
Comair
Bombardier CRJ-100
Lexington, KY
47
0
1. Does not include deaths on ground.
Source: National Transportation Safety Board, U.S. Department of Transportation.