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Fatal crashes in Thailand 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 Thailand
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2009
4 Aug
Thailand
Koh Samui
Bangkok Airlines
ATR-72-212A (HS-PGL)
 72
 1 /  0
2008
6 Aug
Thailand
Sunat Tanon
Military - Royal Thai Air Force
Bell Huey UH-1H (?)
 10
 10 /  0
2008
20 Jun
Thailand
Bannang Sata
Military - Thai Army
Bell UH-1N (?)
 10
 10 /  0
2007
16 Sep
Thailand
Phuket
One-Two-Go Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 (HS-OMG)
 130
 90 /  0
2001
3 Mar
Thailand
Bangkok
Thai Airways
Boeing B-737-4D7 (HS-TDC)
 5
 1 /  0
1998
11 Dec
Thailand
Near Surat Thani
Thai Airways
Airbus A-310-204 (HS-TIA)
 146
 102 /  0
1997
21 Jul
Thailand
Near Ranong
Singapore Airlines
Learjet 31 (9V-ATD)
 2
 2 /  0
1991
26 May
Thailand
Near Ban Nong Rong
Lauda Air
Boeing B-767-3Z9ER (OE-LAV)
 223
 223 /  0
1990
21 Nov
Thailand
Koh Samui
Bangkok Airways
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-103 (OB-1358)
 38
 38 /  0
1988
9 Sep
Thailand
Bangkok
Hang Khong (Vietnam)
Tupolev TU-134A (VN-A102)
 90
 76 /  0
1987
29 Nov
Thailand
Over the Andaman Sea
Korean Airlines
Boeing B-707-3B5C (HL-7406)
 115
 115 /  0
1987
31 Aug
Thailand
Off Ko Phuket
Thai Airways
Boeing B-737-2P5 (HS-TBC)
 83
 83 /  0
1985
15 Apr
Thailand
Near Phuket
Thai Airways
Boeing B-737-200 (HS-TBB)
 11
 11 /  0
1983
5 May
Thailand
Near Ban Ta Khli
Military - Royal Thai Air Force
Fairchild C-123K (L4K-12/18)
 30
 30 /  0
1982
30 Apr
Thailand
Gulf of Thailand
Okanagan Helicopters
Sikorsky S-76 (C-GIMF)
 13
 13 /  0
1980
27 Apr
Thailand
Don Muang
Thai Airways
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-2 (HS-THB)
 53
 44 /  0
1976
25 Dec
Thailand
Near Bangkok
EgyptAir
Boeing B-707-366C (SU-AXA)
 53
 53 /  19
1975
13 May
Thailand
Near Sakon Nakhon
Military - U.S. Air Force
Sikorsky CH-53C (helicopter) (68-10933)
 23
 23 /  0
1969
6 Sep
Thailand
Korat Air Base
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed EC121R (67-21495)
 16
 4 /  4
1969
25 Apr
Thailand
Near Nakhon Ratchasima
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed EC121R (67-21493)
 18
 18 /  0
1969
6 Jan
Thailand
Mt. Tawu
China Air Lines
Douglas DC-3 (?)
 24
 24 /  0
1967
25 Dec
Thailand
Chiang Mai
Thai Airways
Douglas DC-3 (HS-TDH)
 31
 4 /  0
1964
4 Sep
Thailand
Near Vaong Nong
Military - Royal Thai Air Force
Douglas C-47 (?)
 34
 28 /  0
1962
19 Jul
Thailand
Near Bangkok
United Arab Airlines
de Havilland Comet 4C (SU-AMW)
 26
 26 /  0
1956
31 Mar
Thailand
Korat
Military - Royal Thai Air Force
Douglas C-47A (L2-14/96)
 19
 19 /  0
1951
13 Jan
Thailand
Mt. Bukit
Air Carriers
Douglas DC-3 (VR-HEP)
 10
 10 /  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
2016
22 Jul
Bangladesh
Bay of Bengal
Indian Air Force
Antonov 32 (K2743)
 29
 29 /  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
10 Oct
Malaysia
Kudat
MASwings
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 310 (9M-MDM)
 16
 2 /  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
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
26 Jun
Indonesia
Near Salak Mountain
Military - Indonesian Air Force
CASA NC-212 (A-2106)
 18
 18 /  0
2008
26 Jan
Indonesia
Near Malinau
Dirgantara Air Service
CASA NC-212-200 (PK-VSE )
 3
 3 /  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
2003
27 Mar
Indonesia
Mulia
PT Air Regional
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (PK-WAY)
 16
 4 /  0
2002
7 Nov
Indonesia
Tarakan
Dirgantara Air Services
Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 (PK-VIZ)
 10
 7 /  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
16 Jan
Indonesia
Near Solo
Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Boeing B-737-3Q8 (PK-GWA)
 62
 1 /  0
2001
15 Jun
Indonesia
Jayapura
Manunggal Air
Transall C-160NG (PK-VTP)
 19
 1 /  0
2001
7 Apr
Viet Nam
Thanh Tranh Village
SFC Vietnam - Charter - Full Account
Mil Mi-18 Helicopter (VN-8415)
 16
 16 /  0
2001
26 Mar
Indonesia
Jadura
Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500F (PK-MFL)
 3
 3 /  0
2001
8 Jan
Indonesia
Near Silimo
Military - Tentara Nasional Indonesia Navy
CASA 212-MP Aviocar 200 (U-614)
 9
 9 /  0
2000
19 Oct
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Near Sam Neua
Lao Aviation
Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II (RDPL-34130)
 17
 8 /  0
1999
2 Jul
Myanmar
Sittwe
Myanmar Airways
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 (XY-AEO)
 8
 8 /  0
1999
24 May
Malaysia
Kuching
Military - Malaysian Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A (M21-05)
 5
 5 /  0
1998
24 Aug
Myanmar
Manibagi
Myanmar Airways
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 (XY-AEN)
 44
 44 /  0
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