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Fatal crashes in Pakistan 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 Pakistan
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2020
22 May
Pakistan
Karachi
Pakistan International Airline
Airbus A320-214 (AP-BLD)
 99
 97 /  0
2016
7 Dec
Pakistan
Near Havlien
Pakistan International Airlines
ATR-42-500 (AP-BHO)
 48
 48 /  0
2012
20 Apr
Pakistan
Islamabad
Bhoja Airlines
Boeing 737-236 (AP-BKC )
 127
 127 /  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
28 Jul
Pakistan
Islamabad
Airblue
Airbus A321-231 (AP-BJB)
 152
 152 /  0
2009
3 Jul
Pakistan
Near
Military - Pakistan Army
Mil Mi-17 (?)
 26
 26 /  0
2006
10 Jul
Pakistan
Multan
Pakistan International Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (AP-BAL)
 45
 45 /  0
2005
3 Feb
Pakistan
Near Peshawar
Kam Air
Boeing B-737-200 (EX-037)
 104
 104 /  0
2003
20 Feb
Pakistan
Near Kohat
Military - Pakistan Air Force
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (10254)
 17
 17 /  0
2002
9 Jan
Pakistan
Shamsi AFB
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed Hercules KC-130R (160021)
 7
 7 /  0
1998
10 Sep
Pakistan
Islamabad
Military - Pakistan Air Force
Lockheed C-130B Hercules (24143)
 5
 5 /  0
1998
13 Jan
Pakistan
Tor Kach
Military - Ariana Afghan Airlines
Antonov AN-12BP (YA-DAB)
 51
 51 /  0
1989
25 Aug
Pakistan
Near Gilgit
Pakistan International Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (AP-BBF)
 54
 54 /  0
1988
19 Sep
Pakistan
Near Miram
Military - Afghan Republican Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (?)
 34
 34 /  0
1988
17 Aug
Pakistan
Bahawalpur
Military - Pakistan Air Force
Lockheed C-130B Hercules (23494)
 30
 30 /  0
1987
30 Mar
Pakistan
Near Parachinar
Military - Afghan Republican Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (?)
 40
 40 /  0
1986
23 Oct
Pakistan
Near Peshawar
Pakistan International Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 (AP-AUX)
 54
 13 /  0
1986
5 Sep
Pakistan
Karachi
Pan American World Airways
Boeing B-747-121 (N656PA)
 384
 16 /  1
1984
5 Aug
Pakistan
Nawabshah
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-12BP (CCCP-10232)
 24
 24 /  0
1972
8 Dec
Pakistan
Near Rawalpindi
Pakistan International Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400 (AP-AUS)
 26
 26 /  0
1970
31 Dec
Pakistan
Near Shemshernagar
Pakistan International Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (AP-AUV)
 35
 7 /  0
1970
19 Dec
Pakistan
Panarah
Military - Russian Air Force
Antonov AN-22 (CCCP-09305)
 17
 17 /  0
1970
6 Aug
Pakistan
Islamabad
Pakistan International Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (AP-ALM)
 30
 30 /  0
1969
21 Apr
Pakistan
Khulna
Indian Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100 (VT-DOJ)
 44
 44 /  0
1968
30 Apr
Pakistan
Near Chaklala
Military - Pakistan Air Force
Lockheed Martin L-100-10 (64145)
 22
 22 /  0
1967
8 Mar
Pakistan
Karachi
Compagnie Air Transport
AT L98 Carvair (F-BMHU)
 6
 4 /  7
1966
15 Jul
Pakistan
Pakistan
Military - Pakistan Air Force
Lockheed C-130B Hercules (24142)
 10
 10 /  0
1965
8 Oct
Pakistan
Near Patian
Pakistan International Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (AP-ATT)
 4
 4 /  0
1965
26 Mar
Pakistan
Lowery Pass
Pakistan International Airlines
Douglas C-47 (AP-AAH)
 26
 22 /  0
1962
15 Jul
Pakistan
Near Lahore
Indian Airlines
Douglas C-47A (VT-AUS)
 3
 1 /  0
1959
14 Aug
Pakistan
Karachi
Pakistan International Airlines
Vickers 815 Viscount (AP-AJE)
 3
 2 /  0
1957
1 Jul
Pakistan
Bay of Bengal
Pakistan International Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (AP-AJS)
 24
 24 /  0
1956
25 Feb
Pakistan
Jalkot
Pakistan International Airlines
Douglas C-47B (AP-ACZ)
 3
 3 /  0
1953
3 Mar
Pakistan
Karachi
Canadian Pacific Air Lines
de Havilland DH106 Comet 1A (CF-CUN)
 11
 11 /  0
1952
26 Aug
Pakistan
Near Khewra
Military - Pakistan Air Force
Bristol 170 Freighter (G783)
 18
 18 /  0
1949
30 Dec
Pakistan
Comilla
Bharat Airways
Douglas C-54A-DO (VT-CYK)
 7
 7 /  0
1949
12 Dec
Pakistan
Jungshahi
Pakair
Douglas DC-3 (AP-ADI)
 26
 26 /  0
1948
26 Nov
Pakistan
Vehari
Pakistan Airways
Douglas DC-3 (AP-ACE)
 21
 21 /  0
1948
1 Aug
Pakistan
Karachi
Onzeair
Avro 691 Lancastrian (flying boat) (AP-ACM)
 4
 4 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.--- See all
2020
8 Jan
Iran
Near Shahriah
Ukraine International Airlines
Boeing 737-8KV WL (UR-PSR )
 176
 176 /  0
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
2019
14 Jan
Iran
Karaj
Saha Air
Boeing 707-3J9C (EP-CPP)
 16
 15 /  0
2018
12 Mar
Nepal
Kathmandu
US-Bangla Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 (S2-AGU )
 71
 51 /  0
2018
18 Feb
Iran
Kohangan village
Iran Aseman Airlines
ATR 72-212 (EP-ATS)
 66
 66 /  0
2017
27 May
Nepal
Tenzing
Summit Air
Let L-410UVP-E20 (9N-AKY)
 3
 2 /  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
22 Dec
India
Delhi
Border Security Force
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air (VT-BSA )
 10
 10 /  0
2015
2 Oct
Afghanistan
Jalalabad
Military - U.S. Army
Lockheed C-130J Hercules (?)
 11
 11 /  2
2014
10 Aug
Iran
Tehran
Sepahan Airlines
HESA Iran-140-100 (EP-GPA)
 48
 39 /  0
2014
16 Feb
Nepal
Sandhikhark
Nepal Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (9N-ABB )
 18
 18 /  0
2013
25 Jun
India
Gaurikund
Indian Air Force
MI 172 V5 helicopter (?)
 20
 20 /  0
2013
29 Apr
Afghanistan
Bagram Air Base
National Air Cargo
Boeing B-747-428BCF (N949CA)
 7
 7 /  0
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
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
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
2011
9 Jan
Iran
Orumiyeh
Iran Air
Boeing B-727-286 (EP-IRP )
 105
 77 /  0
2010
15 Dec
Nepal
Palunge Hill
Tara Air
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (9N-AFX)
 22
 22 /  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
Nepal
Bastipur
Agni Air 
Dornier 228-101 (9NAHE)
 14
 14 /  0
2010
22 May
India
Mangalore
Air India Express
Boeing 737-8HG (VT-AXV)
 166
 159 /  0
2010
17 May
Afghanistan
Salang pass
Pamir Airlines
Antonv An-24B (YA-PIS)
 44
 44 /  0
2009
24 Jul
Iran
Mashad
Aria Airlines
Ilyushin Il-62M (UP-16208)
 153
 16 /  0
2009
19 Jul
Afghanistan
Kandahar Airport
Vertical-T Air
Mil Mi-8 (?)
 21
 16 /  0
2009
15 Jul
Iran
Near Qazvin
Caspian Airlines
Tupolev 154M (EP-CPG)
 168
 168 /  0
2009
8 Jun
India
State of Arunachal Pradesh
Military - Indian Air Force
Antonov An-32 (?)
 13
 13 /  0
2009
15 Feb
Iran
Near Isfahan/Shahin Shahr-Hesa Air Base
HESA
HESA IrAn-140-100 (HESA90-04)
 5
 5 /  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
3 Mar
Nepal
Near Bethani
United Nations Mission
Mi-17 (?)
 10
 10 /  0
2006
27 Nov
Iran
Tehran
Military - Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force
Antonov 74T-200 (15-2255)
 38
 38 /  0
2006
2 Sep
Afghanistan
Near Kandahar
Military - Royal Air Force
British Aerospace Nimrod MR-2 (XV-230)
 14
 14 /  0
2006
1 Sep
Iran
Mahad
Iran Air Tours
Tupolev Tu-154M (EP-MCF)
 148
 29 /  0
2006
27 Jul
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
Afghan Army
Mil Mi-8 (?)
 16
 16 /  0
2006
21 Jun
Nepal
Jumla
Yeti Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (9N-AEQ)
 9
 9 /  0
2006
24 Apr
Afghanistan
Lashkar Gah
U.S. Government (leased)
Antonov AN-32B (ZS-PDV)
 16
 2 /  3
2006
9 Jan
Iran
Near Orumiyeh
Military - Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force
Dassault Falcon 20 (15-2233)
 11
 11 /  0
2005
6 Dec
Iran
Tehran
Military - Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
Lockheed C-130B Hercules (5-8512)
 94
 94 /  14
2005
20 Apr
Iran
Tehran
Saha Airline Services
Boeing B-707-3J9C (EP-SHE)
 169
 3 /  0
2004
27 Nov
Afghanistan
Near Bagram
Presidental Airways Inc. - Air Taxi
CASA 212-CC (N960BW)
 6
 6 /  0
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