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Fatal crashes in Yemen 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 Yemen
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2010
14 Feb
Republic of Yemen
Near Saada
Military - Yemeni Arm
Helicopter? (?)
 11
 11 /  2
1992
14 Jul
Republic of Yemen
Near Bir Fadl
Military - Unified Yemen Air Force
Antonov An-12 (?)
 57
 57 /  0
1985
15 Aug
Republic of Yemen
Aden
Alyemda Airlines
Boeing 707-336C (7O-ACO)
 73
 3 /  0
1982
9 May
Republic of Yemen
Off Aden
Alyemda
de Havilland Canada DHC-7-103 (7O-ACK)
 49
 47 /  0
1977
1 Mar
Republic of Yemen
Off Aden
Alyemda
Douglas DC-3 (7O-ABF)
 21
 20 /  0
1972
19 Mar
Republic of Yemen
Shamsam Mountains
Egyptair
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 (YU-AHR)
 22
 22 /  0
1966
22 Nov
Republic of Yemen
Near Aden
Aden Airways
Douglas DC-3 (VR-AAN)
 30
 30 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.--- See all
2021
2 Mar
Sudan
Pieri
South Sudan Supreme Airlines 
Let L-410UVP-E (HK-4274 )
 10
 10 /  0
2020
2 Jan
Sudan
Geneina
Sudanese Air Force
Antonov An12-A (?)
 18
 18 /  0
2019
10 Mar
Ethiopia
Bishoftu
Ethiopian Airlines
Boeing 737 Max 8 (ET-AVJ)
 157
 157 /  0
2016
5 Aug
United Arab Emirates
Dubai
Emirates
Boeing 777-31H (A6-EMW)
 300
 0 /  1
2016
2 Feb
Somalia
Near Mogadishu
Daallo Airlines
Airbus A321-111 (SX-BHS)
 72
 1 /  0
2013
9 Aug
Somalia
Mogadishu
Military - Ethiopian Air Force
Antonov An-12 (?)
 6
 4 /  0
2012
7 Oct
Sudan
Near Omdurman
Military - Sudanese Air Force
Antonov An-12BP (ST-ASA)
 22
 15 /  0
2012
19 Aug
Sudan
Talodi
Alfa Airlines
Antonov An-26-100 (ST-ARL)
 32
 32 /  0
2010
3 Sep
United Arab Emirates
Dubai
United Parcel Service- UPS
Boeing B747-44AF (N571UP)
 2
 2 /  0
2009
21 Oct
United Arab Emirates
Sharjah
Azzi
Boeing 707-330C (ST-AKW)
 6
 6 /  0
2008
3 Sep
United Arab Emirates
Off Dubai
Aerogulf
Bell 212 (A6-AVL)
 7
 7 /  0
2008
13 Aug
Somalia
K-50 Airport
Fly 540
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500 (5Y-BVF)
 3
 3 /  0
2008
30 Jun
Sudan
Near Khartoum
Ababeel Aviaition
Ilysushin Il-76TD (ST-WTB)
 4
 4 /  0
2008
27 Jun
Sudan
Near Malakal
Juba Air Cargo
Antonov 12BK (ST-ARN)
 8
 7 /  0
2008
10 Jun
Sudan
Khartoum
Sudan Airways
Airbus A-310-324 (ST-ATN)
 214
 32 /  0
2008
2 May
Sudan
Near Rumbek
Southern Sudan Air Connection
Beechcraft 1900C (5Y-FLX)
 24
 24 /  0
2007
8 Nov
Sudan
Khartoum
Juba Air Cargo
Antonov 12 (ST-JUA)
 4
 0 /  2
2007
23 Jul
Ethiopia
Near Shinile
Djibouti Airlines
Antonov AN-26V (EX-030)
 9
 1 /  0
2007
23 Mar
Somalia
Mogadishu
Transaviaexport Airlines
Ilushin Il-76TD (EW-78849 )
 11
 11 /  0
2005
2 Jun
Sudan
Khartoom
Marsland Aviation
Antonov AN-24B (ST-WAL)
 42
 7 /  0
2005
3 Feb
Sudan
Near Khartoum
Air West
Ilyushin 76TD (ST-EWB)
 7
 7 /  0
2004
11 Dec
Saudi Arabia
Near Jeddah
Airline Transport
Ilyushin II-76TD (ER-IBW)
 7
 1 /  0
2004
5 Oct
Sudan
Kaduqli
Sarit Airlines
Antonov AN-12 (ST-SAF)
 4
 4 /  0
2004
11 May
Sudan
Dalang
El Magal Aviation
Antonov AN-12 (ST-SIG)
 7
 7 /  0
2004
6 May
Sudan
Jiech
Charter - Air Cush
Let 410UVP (9XR-DC)
 10
 6 /  0
2004
10 Feb
United Arab Emirates
Sharjah
Kish Airlines
Fokker F-50 (EP-LCA)
 46
 43 /  0
2003
8 Jul
Sudan
Port Sudan
Sudan Airways
Boeing 737-2J8C (ST-AFK)
 117
 117 /  0
2002
17 Mar
Djibouti
Off Djibouti
Djibouti Airlines
Let 410UVP-E (J2-KBC)
 4
 4 /  0
2001
4 Apr
Sudan
Adar Yeil
Military - Sudan Air Force
Antonov AN-24 (?)
 30
 14 /  0
2001
15 Mar
Saudi Arabia
Medina
Vnukovo Airlines
Tupolev 154M (RA-85619)
 174
 3 /  0
2000
23 Aug
Bahrain
Off Manama
Gulf Air
Airbus A320-212 (A4O-EK)
 143
 143 /  0
1999
2 Oct
Saudi Arabia
Dhahran
Aramco Associated Company
Bell 214ST helicopter (N704H)
 20
 12 /  0
1999
3 Jun
Sudan
Near Khartoum
Military - Sudan Air Force
Antonov 32 (?)
 50
 50 /  0
1998
17 Jul
Eritrea
Asmara
Ukraine Aviation Transport Company
Ilyushin II-76 (UR-UCI)
 10
 10 /  0
1998
13 Jul
United Arab Emirates
Off Rasal
ATI Aircompany
Ilyushin 76MD (UR-76424)
 8
 8 /  0
1998
12 Feb
Sudan
Near Nasir
Military - Sudan Air Force
Antonov AN-32 (?)
 57
 27 /  0
1997
15 Dec
United Arab Emirates
Sharjah
Tajikistan Airlines
Tupolev TU-154 (EY-85281)
 86
 85 /  0
1996
3 May
Sudan
Near Haj Yousif
Federal Airlines
Antonov AN-24 (ST-FAG)
 53
 53 /  0
1996
26 Feb
Sudan
Near Jabal Awliya
Military - Sudanese Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (?)
 91
 91 /  0
1993
7 Jun
Sudan
Near Ariab
Sasco Air Lines
Cessna 404 Titan (ST-AID)
 11
 11 /  0
1992
9 Oct
Somalia
Mogadiscio
Kiev Production Association
Antonov 32 (CCCP-48088)
 13
 1 /  0
1991
17 Sep
Djibouti
Djibouti City
Ethiopian Airlines
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules (ET-AJL)
 4
 4 /  0
1991
11 Jul
Saudi Arabia
Jeddah
Nationair (chartered by Nigeria Airways)
McDonnell Douglas DC-8 Super 61 (C-GMXQ)
 261
 261 /  0
1991
5 May
Sudan
Near Awell
Nile Safaris Aviation
Cessna 404 Titan II (ST-AHX)
 8
 8 /  0
1991
21 Mar
Saudi Arabia
Ras-al-Mishab
Military - Royal Saudi Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (469)
 98
 98 /  0
1991
31 Jan
Saudi Arabia
Near Ras Al Khafji
Lockheed AC-130H Hercules
Military - U.S. Air Force (69-6567)
 13
 13 /  0
1989
26 Sep
Sudan
Nyala
Nile Safaris Aviation
Cessna 404 Titan II (ST-AIW)
 6
 6 /  0
1989
7 Aug
Ethiopia
Near Gambela
RRC Air Service
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (ET-AIL)
 16
 16 /  0
1989
28 Jun
Somalia
Near Borana
Somali Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600RF (6O-SAZ)
 30
 30 /  0
1988
15 Sep
Ethiopia
Bahar Dar
Ethiopian Airlines
Boeing B-737-230 (ET-AJA)
 104
 35 /  0
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