Asmara Airport

Fatal crashes in Eritrea 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 Eritrea
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
1998
17 Jul
Eritrea
Asmara
Ukraine Aviation Transport Company
Ilyushin II-76 (UR-UCI)
 10
 10 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly. --- See all
2016
19 May
Egypt
175 miles off the Egyptian coast
EgyptAir
Airbus A320-232 (SU-GCC)
 66
 66 /  0
2016
2 Feb
Somalia
Near Mogadishu
Daallo Airlines
Airbus A321-111 (SX-BHS)
 72
 1 /  0
2015
31 Oct
Egypt
Near Hasna
Metrojet
Airbus A321-231 (EI-ETJ)
 224
 224 /  0
2014
2 Jul
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Skyward International Aviation
Fokker 50 (5Y-CET)
 4
 4 /  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
14 Feb
Republic of Yemen
Near Saada
Military - Yemeni Arm
Helicopter? (?)
 11
 11 /  2
2009
20 Feb
Egypt
Luxor
Aerolift
Antonov 12V (S9-SVN)
 5
 5 /  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
6 May
Egypt
Near El-Thamad
Military - French Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (742/CB)
 9
 9 /  0
2007
23 Mar
Somalia
Mogadishu
Transaviaexport Airlines
Ilushin Il-76TD (EW-78849 )
 11
 11 /  0
2006
10 Apr
Kenya
Marsabit
Military - Kenya Air Force
Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II (132)
 17
 14 /  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
23 May
Kenya
Mwingi
Blue Bird Aviation
Let 410UVP (5Y-VVD)
 2
 2 /  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
3 Jan
Egypt
Off Sharm el Sheikh
Flash Air
Boeing B-737-3Q8 (SU-ZCF)
 148
 148 /  0
2003
19 Jul
Kenya
Mount Kenya
Ryan Blake Air Charter
Swearingen SA-226T Metro II (ZS-OYI)
 14
 14 /  0
2003
8 Jul
Sudan
Port Sudan
Sudan Airways
Boeing 737-2J8C (ST-AFK)
 117
 117 /  0
2003
24 Jan
Kenya
Busia
African Commuter Services
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I (5Y-EMJ)
 13
 3 /  0
2002
28 Nov
Kenya
Masai Mara Game Reserve
Eagle Aviation
Let 410UVP-E20 (5Y-ONT)
 20
 1 /  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
26 Jul
Jordan
Mafraq
Military - Royal Jordanian Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (348)
 13
 13 /  0
1999
26 Nov
Kenya
Nairobi
DHL Aviation Africa
Cessna 208 Caravan I (5Y-RAN)
 4
 4 /  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
1999
29 May
Kenya
Ol Kiombo
Malindi Air Services
Let 410UVP-E (5Y-LET)
 2
 2 /  0
1998
10 Mar
Kenya
Mombasa
Air Memphis
Boeing 707-336C (SU-PBA)
 6
 6 /  0
1998
12 Feb
Sudan
Near Nasir
Military - Sudan Air Force
Antonov AN-32 (?)
 57
 27 /  0
1996
13 Nov
Kenya
Ngong
Kismayo Airlines
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo (?)
 8
 8 /  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
1994
14 Mar
Kenya
Off Malindi
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (69-6576)
 8
 8 /  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
1992
14 Jul
Republic of Yemen
Near Bir Fadl
Military - Unified Yemen Air Force
Antonov An-12 (?)
 57
 57 /  0
1992
16 Apr
Kenya
Nairobi
Military - Kenyan Air Force
de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo (218)
 46
 46 /  6
1991
27 Dec
Kenya
Masai Mara
Eagle Aviation
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo (5Y-SRV)
 5
 5 /  0
Weather in Asmara

64°F
18°C
Partly cloudy
Humidity : 71%
Wind : NE at 9km/h
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