Antananarivo Airport

Fatal crashes in Madagascar 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 Madagascar
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
1995
18 Jul
Madagascar
Near Antananarivo
Military - Madagascar Air Force
Douglas C-47A (5R-MMG)
 34
 34 /  0
1981
24 Jul
Madagascar
Madagascar
Air Madagascar
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (5R-MGB)
 19
 19 /  0
1967
19 Jul
Madagascar
Tananarive
Air Madagascar
Douglas DC-4-1009 (5R-MAD)
 42
 42 /  0
1963
15 Jul
Madagascar
Farafangana
Air Madagascar
Douglas C-47 (5R-MAJ)
 12
 6 /  0
1963
15 Jul
Madagascar
Farafangana
Air Madagascar
Douglas C-47 (5R-MAJ)
 12
 6 /  0
1953
10 Apr
Madagascar
Miandivazo
Air France
Junkers JU-5/-3m (F-BALE)
 5
 5 /  0
1952
2 Jan
Madagascar
Andapa
Air France
Junkers JU-52/3m (F-BAMQ)
 11
 6 /  0
1950
24 Jan
Madagascar
Near Tamatave
Societe Transatlantique Aerienne
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (F-BFGD)
 14
 14 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly. --- See all
2016
2 Feb
Somalia
Near Mogadishu
Daallo Airlines
Airbus A321-111 (SX-BHS)
 72
 1 /  0
2014
31 Aug
United Republic of Tanzania
Mwanza
Safari Express Cargo
Fokker F-27 MK 500 (5Y-SXP)
 3
 3 /  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
2009
12 Nov
Rwanda
Kigali
Rwandair
Canadair CRJ-100ER (5Y-JLD)
 15
 1 /  0
2008
8 Nov
United Republic of Tanzania
Between Kibo & Mawenzi Peaks of Mt. Kilimanjaroi
East African Air Charters
Cessna 206 (5Y-AOO)
 5
 4 /  0
2008
13 Aug
Somalia
K-50 Airport
Fly 540
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500 (5Y-BVF)
 3
 3 /  0
2007
16 Jun
Malawi
Vungano Hills
Nyika Safaris
Cessna 206 (?)
 6
 6 /  0
2007
23 Mar
Somalia
Mogadishu
Transaviaexport Airlines
Ilushin Il-76TD (EW-78849 )
 11
 11 /  0
2007
5 Jan
United Republic of Tanzania
Matabwe
DJB Air Charter
Piper PA-31-310 (5H-MUX)
 10
 1 /  0
2006
16 Dec
United Republic of Tanzania
Mbeya
Air Charter - Tanzanian Air Services
Cessna 310R (5H-TZA )
 6
 3 /  0
2006
30 Jun
Mozambique
Vilanculos
Naturelink
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (ZS-POG)
 3
 1 /  0
2006
10 Apr
Kenya
Marsabit
Military - Kenya Air Force
Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II (132)
 17
 14 /  0
2005
23 Mar
United Republic of Tanzania
Off Mwanza
Air Transport
Ilyushin IL-76TD (ER-IBR)
 8
 8 /  0
2004
23 May
Kenya
Mwingi
Blue Bird Aviation
Let 410UVP (5Y-VVD)
 2
 2 /  0
2003
19 Jul
Kenya
Mount Kenya
Ryan Blake Air Charter
Swearingen SA-226T Metro II (ZS-OYI)
 14
 14 /  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
1999
26 Nov
Kenya
Nairobi
DHL Aviation Africa
Cessna 208 Caravan I (5Y-RAN)
 4
 4 /  0
1999
1 Sep
United Republic of Tanzania
Mount Meru
Northern Air (Tanzania)
Cessna 404 Titan II (5HNAT)
 12
 12 /  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
1996
13 Nov
Kenya
Ngong
Kismayo Airlines
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo (?)
 8
 8 /  0
1994
6 Apr
Rwanda
Kigali
Rwanda Government
Dassault Falcon 50 (9XR-NN)
 12
 12 /  0
1994
14 Mar
Kenya
Off Malindi
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (69-6576)
 8
 8 /  0
1992
9 Oct
Somalia
Mogadiscio
Kiev Production Association
Antonov 32 (CCCP-48088)
 13
 1 /  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
1991
25 Nov
Mozambique
Sena
STASA
Douglas C-47B-DK (C9-STD)
 3
 1 /  0
1990
4 Dec
Kenya
Nairobi
Sudania Air Cargo
Boeing B-707-320F (ST-SAC)
 10
 10 /  0
1989
28 Jun
Somalia
Near Borana
Somali Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600RF (6O-SAZ)
 30
 30 /  0
1988
18 Jun
Mozambique
Central Mozambique
Military - Mozambique Air Force
Mil Mi-8 (helicopter) (?)
 25
 21 /  0
1987
3 Dec
Rwanda
Near Kishwati
Cooper Skybird Air Charters
Cessna 404 Titan (5Y-EJS)
 14
 14 /  0
1987
28 Nov
Mauritius
Off Mauritius
South African Airways
Boeing B-747-244B Combi (ZS-SAS)
 159
 159 /  0
1987
6 Nov
Malawi
Ulongue
Air Malawi
Shorts SC-7 Skyvan 3-100 (7Q-YMB)
 10
 10 /  0
1986
10 Jul
Mozambique
Maputo
Military - Zimbabwe Air Force
Douglas C-47A (7312)
 17
 17 /  0
1986
30 Mar
Mozambique
Near Pemba
Military - Mozambique Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (042)
 54
 49 /  0
1985
15 May
Mozambique
Vilanculos
Empresa Nacional de Transp. Trabalho Aereo
Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander (C9-AMV)
 5
 5 /  0
1984
8 Aug
Kenya
Machakos
Pioneer Airlines
Cessna 402A (5Y-AMS)
 9
 9 /  0
1981
20 Jul
Somalia
Mogadishu
Somali Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600RF (6O-SAY)
 50
 50 /  0
1980
5 Dec
United Republic of Tanzania
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania Aviation
Piper PA-42 Cheyenne (5H-TAL)
 10
 10 /  0
1978
24 Jul
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Amphibians
Britten Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2 (5Y-CMC)
 11
 5 /  0
1976
4 Oct
Kenya
Nairobi
Emirates Air Transport
Douglas DC-7CF (TZ-ARC)
 4
 4 /  0
1974
20 Nov
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Lufthansa
Boeing B-747-130 (D-ABYB)
 157
 59 /  0
1970
6 May
Somalia
Mogadishu
Somali Airlines
Vickers 785D Viscount (6O-AAJ)
 30
 5 /  0
1965
2 Nov
Somalia
Obock
Military - French Air Force
Douglas C-47A (316410)
 30
 30 /  0
1964
12 Apr
Somalia
Hargeisa
Aden Airways
Douglas DC-3 (VR-AAM)
 15
 15 /  0
1962
17 May
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130A Hercules (56-0546)
 13
 13 /  0
1955
18 May
Kenya
Mt. Kilimanjaro
East African Airways
Douglas DC-3 (VP-KKH)
 20
 20 /  0
1953
29 Mar
Malawi
Mtara
Central African Airways
Vickers 616 Viking 1B (VP-YEY)
 13
 13 /  0
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