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10 worst accidents in international waters
Last updated: 17 January 2022

List of the 10 worst aviation occurrences (including criminal occurrences), excluding ground fatalities, including collision fatalities.

fat. date type registration operator location pic cat
329 23-JUN-1985Boeing 747-237B VT-EFO Air-India Atlantic Ocean C1
269 01-SEP-1983Boeing 747-230B HL7442 KAL Pacific Ocean C1
239 08-MAR-2014Boeing 777-2H6ER 9M-MRO Malaysia Airlines Indian Ocean A1
228 01-JUN-2009Airbus A330-203 F-GZCP Air France Atlantic Ocean A1
225 25-MAY-2002Boeing 747-209B B-18255 China Airlines Pacific Ocean A1
217 31-OCT-1999Boeing 767-366ER SU-GAP EgyptAir Atlantic Ocean C1
189 06-FEB-1996Boeing 757-225 TC-GEN Birgenair, op.for Alas Nacionales Atlantic Ocean A1
159 28-NOV-1987Boeing 747-244B ZS-SAS South African Airways Indian Ocean A1
115 29-NOV-1987Boeing 707-3B5C HL7406 Korean Air Indian Ocean C1
107 16-MAR-1962Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellatio N6921C Flying Tiger Line Pacific Ocean   A1