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Fatal crashes in Malaysia 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 Malaysia
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2013
10 Oct
Malaysia
Kudat
MASwings
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 310 (9M-MDM)
 16
 2 /  0
1999
24 May
Malaysia
Kuching
Military - Malaysian Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A (M21-05)
 5
 5 /  0
1997
6 Sep
Malaysia
Near Miri
Borneo Airways
Dornier 228-212 (9M-MIA)
 10
 10 /  0
1995
29 Nov
Malaysia
Off Labuan
Sabah Air
Bell 412 (helicopter) (9M-AYW)
 10
 10 /  0
1995
15 Sep
Malaysia
Tawau
Malaysia Airlines
Fokker 50 (9M-MGH)
 53
 34 /  0
1993
30 Jul
Malaysia
Serawak
Hornbill Airways
Shorts SC-7 Skyvan 3-100 (9M-AXM)
 17
 1 /  0
1991
3 Sep
Malaysia
Long Seridan
Airtech Rajawaldi Udara
Shorts SC-7 Skyvan 3-100 (9M-AZB)
 20
 14 /  0
1989
19 Feb
Malaysia
Near Kuala Lumpur
Flying Tiger Line
Boeing 747-249F (N807FT)
 4
 4 /  0
1977
4 Dec
Malaysia
Straits of Johore
Malaysia Airlines
Boeing B-737-2H6 (9M-MBD)
 100
 100 /  0
1977
27 Sep
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Japan Air Lines
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-62H (JA-8051)
 79
 34 /  0
1976
6 Jun
Malaysia
Off Kota Kinabalu
Sabah Air
GAF Nomad N-22B (9M-ATZ)
 12
 12 /  0
1955
11 Apr
Malaysia
Off Great Natuna Island
Air India
Lockheed 749A Constellation (VT-DEP)
 19
 19 /  0
1952
9 May
Malaysia
Ipoh
Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (PK-DPA)
 17
 17 /  0
1950
25 Aug
Malaysia
Kampong Jenera
Military - Royal Air Force
Douglas C-47B (KN630)
 12
 12 /  0
1946
6 Oct
Malaysia
Off Penang
Military -Royal Air Force
Avro 685 York 1 (MW125)
 21
 21 /  0
1946
29 Jun
Malaysia
Off Malaya
Military - Royal Air Force
Douglas C-47B (KJ918)
 18
 18 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly. --- See all
2017
7 Jun
Myanmar
Off Dawei
Myanmar Air Force
Shaanxi Y-8F-200W (5820)
 122
 122 /  0
2016
18 Dec
Indonesia
Near Wamena
Indonesian Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (A-1134)
 13
 13 /  0
2016
3 Dec
Indonesia
Near Tanjung Pinanga
Indonesian Police
M28 Skytruck (P-4201)
 13
 13 /  0
2015
31 Oct
Indonesia
Near Ilaga
Trigana Air Service
de Havilland DCH-4T Caribou (PK-SWW)
 4
 4 /  0
2015
2 Oct
Indonesia
Near Masamba
Avistar Mandari 
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter  (PK-BRM)
 10
 10 /  0
2015
12 Aug
Indonesia
Ninia
Komala Air
Pacific Aerospace (PK-KIG)
 6
 1 /  0
2015
30 Jun
Indonesia
Medan
Military - Indonesian Air Force
Lockheed C130-B Hercules (A-1310)
 122
 122 /  19
2014
28 Dec
Indonesia
Java Sea
AirAsia
Airbus A-320-216 (PK-AXC)
 162
 162 /  0
2014
17 May
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Xiang Khouang province
Laos Air Force
Antonov 74TK-300 (RDPL-34020 )
 17
 16 /  0
2013
9 Nov
Indonesia
Pujungan
Military - Indonesian Army
Mil- Mi-17B-5 (?)
 21
 13 /  0
2013
16 Oct
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Near Pakse
Lao Airlines
ATR-72-50 (RDPL-34233 )
 49
 49 /  0
2013
13 Apr
Indonesia
Denpasar
Lion Air
Boeing B-737-8GP (PK-LKS)
 108
 0 /  0
2012
25 Dec
Myanmar
Heho
Air Bagan
Fokker 100 (XY-AGC)
 71
 2 /  1
2012
21 Jun
Indonesia
Jakarta
Military - Indonesian Air Force
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M (A-2708)
 7
 7 /  4
2012
9 May
Indonesia
Near Cidahu
Sukhoi
Sukhoi Superjet 100-95 (RA-97004)
 45
 45 /  0
2011
24 Nov
Indonesia
Near Sugapa
Susi Air
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (PK-VVG)
 2
 1 /  0
2011
29 Sep
Indonesia
Near Bohorok
Nusantara Buana Air
CASA NC-212 Aviocar 200 (PK-TLF)
 18
 18 /  0
2011
7 May
Indonesia
Off Kaimana
Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Xian MA-60 (PK-MZK )
 27
 27 /  0
2010
27 Oct
Indonesia
Near Wami
Indonesian Police
PZL Mielec M28-05PI Skytruck (P-4202)
 5
 5 /  0
2010
21 Apr
Philippines
Pampanga
Interisland Airlines
Antonov An-12BP (UP-AN216)
 6
 3 /  0
2010
28 Jan
Philippines
Cotabato City
Military - Philippine Air Force
GAF N22B Nomad (18)
 8
 8 /  1
2009
17 Oct
Philippines
Manila
Victoria Air
Douglas DC-3C (RPC550 )
 4
 4 /  0
2009
4 Aug
Thailand
Koh Samui
Bangkok Airlines
ATR-72-212A (HS-PGL)
 72
 1 /  0
2009
2 Aug
Indonesia
Ampisibil Village
Merpati Nusantara Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (PK-NVC)
 16
 16 /  0
2009
29 Jun
Indonesia
Near Wamena
Aviastar Mandiri
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (PK-BRO)
 3
 3 /  0
2009
20 May
Indonesia
Near Madiun
Military - Indonesian Air Force
Lockheed C-130 Hercules (A-1325)
 112
 98 /  2
2009
17 Apr
Indonesia
Mount Gergaji
Mimika Air
Pilatus PC-6 (PK-LTJ)
 11
 11 /  0
2009
9 Apr
Indonesia
Near Wamena
Aviastar Mandiri
British Aerospace BAe-146-300 (PK-BRD)
 6
 6 /  0
2009
6 Apr
Indonesia
Bandung
Military - Indonesian Air Force
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M (A-2703)
 24
 24 /  0
2008
6 Aug
Thailand
Sunat Tanon
Military - Royal Thai Air Force
Bell Huey UH-1H (?)
 10
 10 /  0
2008
26 Jun
Indonesia
Near Salak Mountain
Military - Indonesian Air Force
CASA NC-212 (A-2106)
 18
 18 /  0
2008
20 Jun
Thailand
Bannang Sata
Military - Thai Army
Bell UH-1N (?)
 10
 10 /  0
2008
26 Jan
Indonesia
Near Malinau
Dirgantara Air Service
CASA NC-212-200 (PK-VSE )
 3
 3 /  0
2007
16 Sep
Thailand
Phuket
One-Two-Go Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 (HS-OMG)
 130
 90 /  0
2007
25 Jun
Cambodia
Near Sihanoukville
PMT Air
Antonov AN-24V (XU-U4A)
 22
 22 /  0
2007
7 Mar
Indonesia
Yogyakarta
Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Boeing B-737-497 (PK-GZC)
 140
 22 /  0
2007
1 Jan
Indonesia
Off Parepare
Adam Air
Boeing B-737-4Q8 (PK-KKW)
 102
 102 /  0
2006
17 Nov
Indonesia
Puncak Jaya
Trigana Air Service
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (PK-YPY)
 12
 12 /  0
2005
5 Sep
Indonesia
Medan
Mandala Airlines
Boeing 737-230 (PK-RIM)
 117
 99 /  44
2005
12 Apr
Indonesia
Enarotali
GT Air
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100 (PK-LTZ)
 18
 18 /  0
2005
22 Feb
Indonesia
Off Sarmi
Indonesian National Police
CASA 212 Aviocar (P-2032 P-2032)
 18
 15 /  0
2004
30 Nov
Indonesia
Solo
Lion Air
McDonnell-Douglas MD-82 (PK-LMN)
 154
 26 /  0
2004
16 Oct
Philippines
Coron Island
Pacific Air
Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander (RP-C1325)
 2
 2 /  0
2003
27 Mar
Indonesia
Mulia
PT Air Regional
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (PK-WAY)
 16
 4 /  0
2002
11 Nov
Philippines
Manila
Laoag International Airlines
Fokker F27 Friendship 100 (RP-C6888)
 34
 19 /  0
2002
7 Nov
Indonesia
Tarakan
Dirgantara Air Services
Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 (PK-VIZ)
 10
 7 /  0
2002
15 Aug
Sri Lanka
Kadjuduwa Watta
Military - Sri Lanka Air Force
Yunshuji Y-8D (CR-873)
 5
 5 /  0
2002
16 Jul
Indonesia
Near Long Barai
Sabang Merauke Raya Air Charter
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander (PK-TAR)
 10
 10 /  0
2002
25 May
Indonesia
Near Nabire
Trigana Air Service
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (PK-YPZ)
 6
 6 /  0
2002
22 Feb
Philippines
Off Dumaguete
Military - U.S. Army
MH-47 Chinook helicopter (92-0471)
 10
 10 /  0
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