Amman Airport

Fatal crashes in Jordan 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 Jordan
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2000
26 Jul
Jordan
Mafraq
Military - Royal Jordanian Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (348)
 13
 13 /  0
1984
2 Jan
Jordan
Amman
Military - Royal Jordanian Air Force
CASA 212-A3 Aviocar 100 (324)
 13
 13 /  0
1977
10 May
Jordan
Near Jericho
Military - Israel Air Force
Sikorsky CH-53D (helicopter) (360)
 54
 54 /  0
1973
30 Jun
Jordan
Amman
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-134A (CCCP-65668)
 85
 2 /  7
1959
22 Jan
Jordan
Dabouk
Air Jordan
Convair CV-240-2 (JY-ACB)
 15
 10 /  0
1957
17 Apr
Jordan
Near El Quweira
Military -Royal Air Force
Vickers Valetta C-Mk.1 (VW832)
 24
 24 /  0
1956
9 Sep
Jordan
Amman
Jordan International Airlines
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU (JY-ABV)
 57
 1 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2020
5 Feb
Turkey
Istanbul
Pegasus Airlines
Boeing 737-86J (TC-IZK)
 177
 3 /  0
2018
6 Mar
Syria
Latakia
Military - Russian Air Force
Antonov An-26 (RF-92955/52)
 39
 39 /  0
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
2015
18 Jan
Syrian Arab Republic
Near Abu adh Dhuhur Air Base
Syrian Air Force
Antonov An-26 (?)
 37
 37 /  0
2009
20 Feb
Egypt
Luxor
Aerolift
Antonov 12V (S9-SVN)
 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
7 Jan
Iraq
Near Tal Afar
Military - US Army
UH-60L Black Hawk (91-26346)
 12
 12 /  0
2005
21 Apr
Iraq
Near Baghdad
Military - Bulgarian
Mil Mi-8 (?)
 11
 11 /  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
11 Dec
Saudi Arabia
Near Jeddah
Airline Transport
Ilyushin II-76TD (ER-IBW)
 7
 1 /  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
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
2001
16 May
Turkey
Malatya
Military - Turkish Air Force
CASA CN-235M-10 (?)
 34
 34 /  0
2001
15 Mar
Saudi Arabia
Medina
Vnukovo Airlines
Tupolev 154M (RA-85619)
 174
 3 /  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
2 Oct
Saudi Arabia
Dhahran
Aramco Associated Company
Bell 214ST helicopter (N704H)
 20
 12 /  0
1999
7 Apr
Turkey
Near Ceyhan
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing 737-4Q8 (TC-JEP)
 6
 6 /  0
1997
4 Feb
Israel
Northern Israel
Military - Israel Air Force /Military - Israel Air Force
Sikorsky CH53D / Sikorsky CH53D (357 / 903)
 73
 73 /  0
1994
29 Dec
Turkey
Near Van
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing B-737-4Y0 (TC-JES)
 76
 57 /  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
1991
11 Jul
Saudi Arabia
Jeddah
Nationair (chartered by Nigeria Airways)
McDonnell Douglas DC-8 Super 61 (C-GMXQ)
 261
 261 /  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
1988
14 Dec
Egypt
Near Luxor
GAS Air
Boeing B-707-321C (5N-AYJ)
 8
 8 /  5
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
25 Dec
Saudi Arabia
Arar
Iraqi Airways
Boeing B-737-270C (YI-AGJ)
 106
 63 /  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
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
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
15 Sep
Saudi Arabia
Near Medina
Military - Royal Saudi Air Force
Lockheed C-130E (453)
 89
 89 /  0
1980
19 Aug
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Lockheed 1011-200 TriStar (HZ-AHK)
 301
 301 /  0
1980
14 Mar
Turkey
Near Yenice
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (74-2064)
 18
 18 /  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
1976
19 Sep
Turkey
Karatepe Mountains
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Boeing B-727-2F2 (TC-JBH)
 154
 154 /  0
1976
1 Jan
Saudi Arabia
Near Al Qaysumah
Middle East Airlines
Boeing B-720B-023B (OD-AFT)
 82
 82 /  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
20 Aug
Syrian Arab Republic
Near Damascus
Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie
Ilyushin IL-62 (OK-DBF)
 128
 126 /  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
9 Aug
Syrian Arab Republic
Diemas
Military - Canadian Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo (115461)
 9
 9 /  0
1974
26 Jan
Turkey
Izmir
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 (TC-JAO)
 73
 66 /  0
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
8 Jul
Saudi Arabia
Near Dhahran
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Convair CV-340-68B (HZ-AAZ)
 11
 11 /  0
1968
15 Jan
Egypt
Zifta
United Arab Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (SU-AJG)
 4
 4 /  0
1967
24 Jun
Saudi Arabia
Khamis Mushait
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (HZ-AAM)
 17
 16 /  0
1967
11 Jun
Saudi Arabia
Jedda
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (HZ-AAJ)
 18
 17 /  0
1967
7 Feb
Egypt
Near Hourghada
Misrair
Antonov AN-24 (?)
 30
 30 /  0
1967
6 Feb
Syrian Arab Republic
Aleppo
Syrian Arab Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (YK-ACB)
 19
 1 /  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
1965
10 Apr
Syrian Arab Republic
Near Damascus
Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines
Handley Page Dart Herald 207 (JY-ACQ)
 54
 54 /  0
1964
13 Jun
Saudi Arabia
Jeddah
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Douglas C-47A (HZ-AAN)
 2
 2 /  0
1964
17 Apr
Saudi Arabia
Dhahran
Middle East Airlines
Sud Aviation Caravelle 3 (OD-AEM)
 49
 49 /  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
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
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
1956
30 Dec
Saudi Arabia
Dhahran
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation (54-0165)
 41
 15 /  0
1956
28 Oct
Egypt
Over the Mediterranean Sea
Military - Egyptian Air Force
Curtiss C-46 (SU-AAB)
 23
 23 /  0
1956
24 Feb
Syrian Arab Republic
Near Aleppo
Syrian Airways
Douglas DC-3 (YK-AAE)
 19
 19 /  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
21 Dec
Syrian Arab Republic
Dah-el-Kadeeb
Syrian Airways
Douglas DC-3 (YK-AAF)
 15
 9 /  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
22 Dec
Syrian Arab Republic
Damascus
Syrian Air
Douglas DC-3 (?)
 0
 9 /  0
1951
19 Nov
Egypt
Cairo
Devlet Hava Yollari
Douglas DC-3 (TC-ACA)
 5
 5 /  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
19 Jun
Syrian Arab Republic
Al Mayadin
Pan American World Airways
Lockheed 049-46-21 Constellation (NC88845)
 36
 14 /  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
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