Fatal crashes in Syria 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 Syria
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2015
18 Jan
Syrian Arab Republic
Near Abu adh Dhuhur Air Base
Syrian Air Force
Antonov An-26 (?)
 37
 37 /  0
1975
20 Aug
Syrian Arab Republic
Near Damascus
Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie
Ilyushin IL-62 (OK-DBF)
 128
 126 /  0
1974
9 Aug
Syrian Arab Republic
Diemas
Military - Canadian Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo (115461)
 9
 9 /  0
1967
6 Feb
Syrian Arab Republic
Aleppo
Syrian Arab Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (YK-ACB)
 19
 1 /  0
1965
10 Apr
Syrian Arab Republic
Near Damascus
Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines
Handley Page Dart Herald 207 (JY-ACQ)
 54
 54 /  0
1956
24 Feb
Syrian Arab Republic
Near Aleppo
Syrian Airways
Douglas DC-3 (YK-AAE)
 19
 19 /  0
1953
21 Dec
Syrian Arab Republic
Dah-el-Kadeeb
Syrian Airways
Douglas DC-3 (YK-AAF)
 15
 9 /  0
1952
22 Dec
Syrian Arab Republic
Damascus
Syrian Air
Douglas DC-3 (?)
 0
 9 /  0
1947
19 Jun
Syrian Arab Republic
Al Mayadin
Pan American World Airways
Lockheed 049-46-21 Constellation (NC88845)
 36
 14 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2017
10 Mar
Turkey
Istanbul
Swan Aviation
Sikorsky S-76C (TC-HEZ)
 7
 7 /  0
2016
19 May
Egypt
175 miles off the Egyptian coast
EgyptAir
Airbus A320-232 (SU-GCC)
 66
 66 /  0
2015
31 Oct
Egypt
Near Hasna
Metrojet
Airbus A321-231 (EI-ETJ)
 224
 224 /  0
2014
10 Aug
Iran
Tehran
Sepahan Airlines
HESA Iran-140-100 (EP-GPA)
 48
 39 /  0
2011
9 Jan
Iran
Orumiyeh
Iran Air
Boeing B-727-286 (EP-IRP )
 105
 77 /  0
2009
24 Jul
Iran
Mashad
Aria Airlines
Ilyushin Il-62M (UP-16208)
 153
 16 /  0
2009
15 Jul
Iran
Near Qazvin
Caspian Airlines
Tupolev 154M (EP-CPG)
 168
 168 /  0
2009
20 Feb
Egypt
Luxor
Aerolift
Antonov 12V (S9-SVN)
 5
 5 /  0
2009
15 Feb
Iran
Near Isfahan/Shahin Shahr-Hesa Air Base
HESA
HESA IrAn-140-100 (HESA90-04)
 5
 5 /  0
2008
13 Nov
Iraq
Fallujah
Falcon Aviation Group
Antonov An-12 (S9-SAO)
 7
 7 /  0
2007
30 Nov
Turkey
Near Isparta
Atlasjet Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (TC-AKM)
 57
 57 /  0
2007
22 Aug
Iraq
Near Kirkuk
Military - U.S. Army
UH-60 Blackhawk helilcopter (?)
 14
 14 /  0
2007
6 May
Egypt
Near El-Thamad
Military - French Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (742/CB)
 9
 9 /  0
2007
20 Jan
Iraq
Near Baghdad
Military - US Army
Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk (?)
 12
 12 /  0
2007
9 Jan
Iraq
Near Balad Air Base
Moldovan Aeriantur-M Air Cargo
Antonov 26B-100 (ER-26068)
 35
 34 /  0
2006
27 Nov
Iran
Tehran
Military - Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force
Antonov 74T-200 (15-2255)
 38
 38 /  0
2006
1 Sep
Iran
Mahad
Iran Air Tours
Tupolev Tu-154M (EP-MCF)
 148
 29 /  0
2006
9 Jan
Iran
Near Orumiyeh
Military - Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force
Dassault Falcon 20 (15-2233)
 11
 11 /  0
2006
7 Jan
Iraq
Near Tal Afar
Military - US Army
UH-60L Black Hawk (91-26346)
 12
 12 /  0
2005
6 Dec
Iran
Tehran
Military - Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
Lockheed C-130B Hercules (5-8512)
 94
 94 /  14
2005
21 Apr
Iraq
Near Baghdad
Military - Bulgarian
Mil Mi-8 (?)
 11
 11 /  0
2005
20 Apr
Iran
Tehran
Saha Airline Services
Boeing B-707-3J9C (EP-SHE)
 169
 3 /  0
2005
30 Jan
Iraq
Near Al Taji
Military - Royal Air Force
Lockheed Hercules C.1 (XV179)
 10
 10 /  0
2005
26 Jan
Iraq
Rutbah
Military - U.S. Marines
CH53E Sea Stallion (164536)
 31
 31 /  0
2004
3 Jan
Egypt
Off Sharm el Sheikh
Flash Air
Boeing B-737-3Q8 (SU-ZCF)
 148
 148 /  0
2003
15 Nov
Iraq
Mosul
Military - U.S. Army
UH-60 Black Hawk / UH-60 Black Hawk (? / ?)
 22
 17 /  0
2003
2 Nov
Iraq
Near Hasi
Military - U.S. Army
CH-47 Chinook (?)
 36
 15 /  0
2003
25 Jun
Iran
Near Rudshour
Military - Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
Lockheed C-130 Hercules (?)
 7
 7 /  0
2003
26 May
Turkey
Near Macka
Ukranian-Mediterranean Airlines
Yakovlev 42D (UR-42352)
 75
 75 /  0
2003
8 Jan
Turkey
Diyarbakir
Turkish Airlines (THY)
BAe Avro RJ-100 (TC-THG)
 80
 75 /  0
2002
23 Dec
Iran
Near Isfanan
Aeromist-Kharkiv
Antonov AN-140 (UR-14003)
 44
 44 /  0
2002
12 Feb
Iran
Near Khorramabed
Iran Air Tours
Tupolev TU-154 (EP-MBS)
 117
 117 /  0
2001
17 May
Iran
Near Sari
Faraz Qeshm Airlines
Yakovlev YAK-40 (EP-TQP)
 30
 30 /  0
2001
16 May
Turkey
Malatya
Military - Turkish Air Force
CASA CN-235M-10 (?)
 34
 34 /  0
2000
26 Jul
Jordan
Mafraq
Military - Royal Jordanian Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (348)
 13
 13 /  0
2000
2 Feb
Iran
Tehran
Military - Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
Lockheed C-130 Hercules (?)
 8
 8 /  0
2000
25 Jan
Turkey
Near Ankara
Top Air - Air Taxi
Beechcraft King Air C90 (?)
 4
 4 /  0
1999
29 Dec
Turkey
Near Zonguldak
Ecuato Guineana de Aviacion
Antonov 28 (3C-JJI)
 6
 6 /  0
1999
7 Apr
Turkey
Near Ceyhan
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing 737-4Q8 (TC-JEP)
 6
 6 /  0
1997
13 Mar
Iran
Near Mashhad
Military - Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130HF (?)
 88
 88 /  0
1997
4 Feb
Israel
Northern Israel
Military - Israel Air Force /Military - Israel Air Force
Sikorsky CH53D / Sikorsky CH53D (357 / 903)
 73
 73 /  0
1996
9 Jun
Iran
Rasht
Iran Air
Boeing 727-286 (EP-IRU)
 7
 7 /  0
1995
5 Jan
Iran
Isfahan
Military - Iranian Air Force
Lockheed 1329 Jetstar 8 (1003)
 12
 12 /  0
1994
29 Dec
Turkey
Near Van
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing B-737-4Y0 (TC-JES)
 76
 57 /  0
1994
12 Oct
Iran
Krakas Mountains
Iran Asseman Airlines
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 (EP-PAV)
 66
 66 /  0
1994
14 Apr
Iraq
Northern Iraq
Military - U.S. Army / Military U.S. Army
Sikorsky UH-60 / Sikorsky UH-60 (8726000/8826060)
 26
 26 /  0
1994
17 Mar
Iran
Near Nag
Military - Iranian Air Force
Lockheed Hercules C-130 (5-8521)
 32
 32 /  0
1993
15 Nov
Iran
Near Kerman
Magistralnye Avialinii
Antonov AN-124 (RA-82071)
 17
 17 /  0
1993
8 Feb
Iran
Near Tehran
Iran Air Tours / Military - Iranian Air Force
Tupolev TU-154M / Sukhoi Su-24 (EP-ITD)
 133
 133 /  0
1992
26 Apr
Iran
Saveh
Saha Airline Services
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M (5-8815)
 39
 39 /  0
1991
24 May
Iran
Bakhtaran
Metro Cargo
Ilyushin 76TD (LZ-INK)
 10
 4 /  0
1989
18 Jun
Iran
Zabol
Ariana Afghan Airlines
Antonov AN-26 (YA-BAK)
 39
 6 /  0
1988
14 Dec
Egypt
Near Luxor
GAS Air
Boeing B-707-321C (5N-AYJ)
 8
 8 /  5
1988
3 Jul
Iran
Over the Persian Gulf
Iran Air
Airbus A300B2-203 (EP-IBU)
 290
 290 /  0
1988
31 Mar
Egypt
Cairo
Arax Airlines
Douglas DC-8-55F (5N-ARH)
 4
 4 /  0
1988
2 Jan
Turkey
Izmir
Condor Flugdienst
Boeing B-737-230A (D-ABHD)
 16
 16 /  0
1987
21 Sep
Egypt
Luxor
EgyptAir
Airbus A.300B4-203 (SU-BCA)
 5
 5 /  0
1986
2 Nov
Iran
Near Zahedan
Military - Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130 (?)
 103
 103 /  0
1986
15 Oct
Iran
Shiraz
Iran Air
Boeing 737-286 (EP-IRG)
 80
 3 /  0
1986
10 Jun
Egypt
Near Cairo
EgyptAir
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500 (SU-GAD)
 26
 23 /  0
1984
8 May
Egypt
Elbet Beni Salama
Military - Egyptian Air Force
McDonnel F-4E Phantom II (?)
 2
 2 /  19
1984
2 Jan
Jordan
Amman
Military - Royal Jordanian Air Force
CASA 212-A3 Aviocar 100 (324)
 13
 13 /  0
1983
16 Jan
Turkey
Ankara
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing B-727-2F2 (TC-JBR)
 67
 47 /  0
1982
13 Apr
Turkey
Near Erzurum
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (74-1678)
 27
 27 /  0
1981
29 Sep
Iran
Tehran
Military - Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (5-158-8552)
 60
 60 /  20
1981
22 Sep
Turkey
Near Babaeski
Military - Turkish Air Force
Northrop F-5A (?)
 0
 0 /  40
1981
29 May
Egypt
Cairo
Military - Egyptian Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (SU-BAH)
 17
 17 /  0
1980
12 Nov
Egypt
Near Cairo
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-141A (67-0030)
 13
 13 /  0
1980
24 Apr
Iran
Posht-i-Badam
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed EC-130E Hercules (62-1809)
 7
 5 /  0
1980
14 Mar
Turkey
Near Yenice
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (74-2064)
 18
 18 /  0
1980
21 Jan
Iran
Elburz Mtns.
Iran Air
Boeing B-727-86 (EP-IRD)
 128
 128 /  0
1979
23 Dec
Turkey
Ankara
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 (TC-JAT)
 45
 41 /  0
1979
11 Aug
Egypt
Near Katab
Bahri Aviation
Learjet 35 (N711AF)
 5
 5 /  0
1979
23 Jul
Lebanon
Beirut
Trans Mediterranean Airways
Boeing 707-327C (OD-AFX)
 6
 6 /  0
1978
5 Nov
Egypt
Off Alexandria
Nile Delta Air Services
Douglas DC-3 (SU-AZM)
 18
 18 /  0
1977
2 Dec
Lebanon
Near Al Bayda
Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Tupolev TU-154B (LZ-BTN)
 165
 59 /  0
1977
13 May
Lebanon
Beiruit
LOT Polish Airlines
Antonov An-12BP (SP-LZA)
 9
 9 /  0
1977
10 May
Jordan
Near Jericho
Military - Israel Air Force
Sikorsky CH-53D (helicopter) (360)
 54
 54 /  0
1976
19 Sep
Turkey
Karatepe Mountains
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing B-727-2F2 (TC-JBH)
 154
 154 /  0
1976
2 Aug
Iran
Near Tehran
Korean Airlines
Boeing 707-373 (HL7412)
 5
 5 /  0
1975
25 Nov
Egypt
Near Bir Lahfan
Military - Israel Air Force
Lockheed C-130 Hercules (011)
 20
 20 /  0
1975
30 Sep
Lebanon
Off Beirut
Malev Hungarian Airlines
Tupolev TU-154B (HA-LCI)
 60
 60 /  0
1975
30 Jan
Turkey
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 (TC-JAP)
 42
 42 /  0
1974
10 Oct
Egypt
Cairo
EgyptAir
Tupolev Tu-154 (SU-AXB)
 6
 6 /  0
1974
15 Mar
Iran
Tehran
Sterling Airways
Aerospatiale Caravelle 10B3 (OY-STK)
 96
 15 /  0
1974
28 Feb
Iran
Near Mehrabad
Military - Imperial Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130E Hercules (5-122)
 10
 10 /  0
1974
26 Jan
Turkey
Izmir
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 (TC-JAO)
 73
 66 /  0
1973
30 Jun
Jordan
Amman
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-134A (CCCP-65668)
 85
 2 /  7
1972
5 Dec
Egypt
Beni Sueif
EgyptAir
Boeing 707-336C (SU-AOW)
 6
 6 /  0
1972
21 Jan
Turkey
Near Adana
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Mc Donnell Douglas DC-9-32 (TC-JAC)
 8
 1 /  0
1969
20 Mar
Egypt
Near Aswan
United Arab Airlines
Ilyushin IL-18D (SU-APC)
 105
 100 /  0
1968
19 Oct
Turkey
Near Izmir
Military - Turkish Air Force
Lockheed C-130E Hercules (17949)
 10
 10 /  0
1968
18 Aug
Egypt
Off Port Said
United Arab Airlines
Antonov AN-24V (SU-AOL)
 40
 40 /  0
1968
15 Jan
Egypt
Zifta
United Arab Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (SU-AJG)
 4
 4 /  0
1967
18 Apr
Iran
Zarand
Military - Imperial Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130E Hercules (5-107)
 23
 23 /  0
1967
17 Apr
Iran
Near Mamuniyeh
Military - Imperial Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130B (5-107)
 23
 23 /  0
1967
7 Feb
Egypt
Near Hourghada
Misrair
Antonov AN-24 (?)
 30
 30 /  0
1966
18 Mar
Egypt
Cairo
United Arab Airlines
Antonov AN-24B (SU-AOA)
 30
 30 /  0
1965
7 Jul
Egypt
Cairo
Military - Soviet Air Force
Antonov AN-12 (?)
 31
 30 /  0
1965
20 May
Egypt
Cairo
Pakistan International Airlines
Boeing B-720-040B (AP-AMH)
 127
 121 /  0
1964
3 Feb
Turkey
Near Ankara
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Douglas C-47A (TC-ETI)
 3
 3 /  0
1963
15 Dec
Egypt
Cairo
Misrair
Vickers 634 Viking 1B (SU-AFK)
 6
 6 /  0
1963
15 Dec
Egypt
Cairo
Misrair
Vickers 634 Viking 1B (SU-AFK)
 6
 6 /  0
1963
18 Oct
Egypt
Near Aswan
Military - Soviet Air Force
Antonov AN-12 (?)
 31
 31 /  0
1963
18 Oct
Egypt
Near Aswan
Military - Soviet Air Force
Antonov AN-12 (?)
 31
 31 /  0
1963
12 May
Egypt
Near Ayayda
United Arab Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (SU-AJX)
 34
 34 /  0
1963
12 May
Egypt
Near Ayayda
United Arab Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (SU-AJX)
 34
 34 /  0
1963
15 Mar
Iran
Near Karai
Middle East Airlines
Avro 685 York C1 (OD-ACZ)
 4
 4 /  0
1963
15 Mar
Iran
Near Karai
Middle East Airlines
Avro 685 York C1 (OD-ACZ)
 4
 4 /  0
1963
1 Feb
Turkey
Ankara
Middle East Airlines / Military - Turkish Air ForceC-47
Vickers Viscount 754D / Douglas C-47 (OD-ADE/ CBK-28)
 17
 17 /  87
1963
1 Feb
Turkey
Ankara
Middle East Airlines / Military - Turkish Air ForceC-47
Vickers Viscount 754D / Douglas C-47 (OD-ADE/ CBK-28)
 17
 17 /  87
1962
15 May
Egypt
Near Cairo
United Arab Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (SU-AJM)
 3
 3 /  0
1962
8 Mar
Turkey
Mt. Medetsiz
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fairchild F-27 (TC-KOP)
 11
 11 /  0
1961
21 Dec
Turkey
Ankara
British European Airways
de Havilland Comet 4B (G-ARJM)
 34
 27 /  0
1961
23 Sep
Turkey
Ankara
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100 (TC-TAY)
 29
 28 /  0
1961
12 Jun
Egypt
Cairo
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Lockheed L-188C Electra (PH-LLM)
 36
 20 /  0
1960
19 Jan
Turkey
Ankara
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
Sud Aviation Caravelle 1 (OY-KRB)
 42
 42 /  0
1959
21 Nov
Lebanon
Beirut
Ariana Afghan Airlines
Douglas DC-4 (YA-BAG)
 27
 24 /  0
1959
23 Apr
Turkey
Van
Air Charter
Avro 688 Super Trader (G-AGRH)
 12
 12 /  0
1959
22 Jan
Jordan
Dabouk
Air Jordan
Convair CV-240-2 (JY-ACB)
 15
 10 /  0
1958
29 Sep
Egypt
Over the Mediterranean Sea
Middle East Airlines
Avro 685 York I (OD-ADB)
 5
 5 /  0
1958
7 Mar
Egypt
Menzalah Lake
Misrair
Vickers 628 Viking 1B (SU-AGN)
 26
 8 /  0
1958
19 Feb
Egypt
Cairo
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Douglas DC-6B (PH-DFK)
 21
 1 /  0
1957
3 Oct
Lebanon
Beirut
Lebanese International Airways
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU (OD-ACK)
 27
 27 /  0
1957
20 Apr
Iraq
Jirkouk
Air France
Lockheed Super Constellation (F-BGNE)
 0
 1 /  0
1957
17 Apr
Jordan
Near El Quweira
Military -Royal Air Force
Vickers Valetta C-Mk.1 (VW832)
 24
 24 /  0
1956
28 Oct
Egypt
Over the Mediterranean Sea
Military - Egyptian Air Force
Curtiss C-46 (SU-AAB)
 23
 23 /  0
1956
9 Sep
Jordan
Amman
Jordan International Airlines
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU (JY-ABV)
 57
 1 /  0
1956
20 Feb
Egypt
Near Cairo
Transport Aerien Intercontinentaux (France)
Douglas DC-6B (F-BGOD)
 64
 52 /  0
1954
15 Sep
Egypt
Cairo
Misrair
Vickers 634 Viking (SU-AFO)
 4
 3 /  0
1954
3 Apr
Turkey
Kabassaak
Devlet Hava Yollari
Douglas DC-3 (TC-ARK)
 25
 25 /  0
1954
5 Jan
Turkey
Lapseki
Devlet Hava Yollari
Douglas DC-3 (TC-BAG)
 10
 4 /  0
1953
15 Dec
Egypt
Near Cairo
Misair
VC-Viking (SU-AFK)
 6
 6 /  0
1953
25 Sep
Turkey
Ankara
Devlet Hava Yollari
Douglas DC-3 (TC-EGE)
 21
 5 /  0
1953
3 Aug
Turkey
Off Fethiye Point
Air France
Lockheed L- 749A Constellation (F-BAZS)
 42
 4 /  0
1953
9 Feb
Egypt
Cairo
Military - Egyptian Air Force
Curtiss-Wright C-46 (1001)
 35
 30 /  0
1952
25 Dec
Iran
Tehran
Iran Air
Douglas DC-3 (EP-ACJ)
 29
 27 /  0
1951
23 Dec
Iran
Tehran
Misrair
SNCASE Languedoc (SU-AHH)
 22
 22 /  0
1951
19 Nov
Egypt
Cairo
Devlet Hava Yollari
Douglas DC-3 (TC-ACA)
 5
 5 /  0
1950
1 Dec
Iran
Near Chamaran
Iran Air
Douglas DC-3 (EP-AAJ)
 8
 8 /  0
1950
14 Sep
Iran
Tehran
Iran Air
Douglas DC-3 (EP-AAG)
 8
 8 /  0
1950
31 Aug
Egypt
Near Wadi Natrun
Trans World Airlines
Lockheed 749A Constellation (N6004C)
 55
 55 /  0
1950
25 Mar
Turkey
Ankara
Devlet Hava Yollairi
Douglas DC-3 (TC-BAL)
 15
 15 /  0
1949
15 Jan
Egypt
Ras-el-Tin
Pan African Air Charter
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (ZS-AYB)
 30
 30 /  0
1947
16 Jul
Iran
Az-Zubair
British Overseas Airways
Avro 685 York (G-AGMR)
 6
 6 /  0
1946
4 Dec
Iran
Meshed
Aeroflot
Lisunov Li-2 (?)
 24
 24 /  0
1946
23 Oct
Egypt
Gebel Kalamoun
Socotra
Junkers JU-52/3m (F-BCHD)
 24
 1 /  0
1946
24 Aug
Egypt
Cairo
Misrair
Avro Anson (SU-ADJ)
 9
 6 /  0
WEATHER IN DAMASCUS
Temperature : 19°C
Sunny
Humidity : 88%
Wind : WSW at 15km/h
Detail & forecast
Wed 21st August



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