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Top 10 Deadliest World Aviation Crashes

 

Rank Date Location Country Operator Fatalities
1 Mar. 27, 1977 Tenerife Spain Pan Am, KLM 583
2 Aug. 12, 1985 Mt. Osutaka Japan JAL 520
3 Mar. 3, 1974 Ermenonville France Turkish Airlines 346
4 Jun. 23, 1985 Atlantic Ocean   Air India 329
5 Nov. 12, 1996 New Delhi India Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kazakhstan Airlines 312
6 Aug. 19, 1980 Riyahd Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian Airlines 301
7 Jul. 17, 2014 Shakhtarsk Ukraine Malaysia Airlines 298
8 Jul. 3, 1988 Persian Gulf Iran Iran Air 290
9 Feb. 19, 2003 Kerman Iran Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force 275
10 25-May-79 Chicago U.S. American Airlines 273

Source: Aircraft Crashes Record Office, Geneva(http://baaa-acro.com/statistics/worst-crashes).

 
Top 10 Deadliest World Aviation Crashes

 

Rank Date Location Country Operator Fatalities
1 Mar. 27, 1977 Tenerife Spain Pan Am, KLM 583
2 Aug. 12, 1985 Yokota AFB Japan JAL 520
3 Nov. 12, 1996 New Delhi India Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kazakhstan Airlines 349
4 Mar. 3, 1974 Ermenonville France Turkish Airlines 346
5 Jun. 23, 1985 Atlantic Ocean   Air India 329
6 Aug. 19, 1980 Jedda Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian Airlines 301
7 Jul. 17, 2014 Grabovo Ukraine Malaysia Airlines 298
8 Jul. 3, 1988 Persian Gulf   Iran Air 290
9 Feb. 19, 2003 Kerman Iran Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force 275
10 May 25, 1979 Chicago U.S. American Airlines 273

Source: © Bureau of Aircraft Accident Archives (http://baaa-acro.com/statistics/worst-crashes).