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Fatal crashes in Ecuador 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 Ecuador
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2016
15 Mar
Ecuador
Fatima Pastaza
Military - Ecuador Army
IAI Attava 201  (E-206)
 22
 22 /  0
2008
30 Aug
Ecuador
Near Toacaso
Conviasa
Boeing B-737-291 (YV-102T)
 3
 3 /  0
2006
24 Mar
Ecuador
Cuenca
ATESA
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (HC-BXD)
 14
 5 /  0
2002
17 Jan
Ecuador
Near La Bonita
Petroproducción
Fairchild FH-227E (HC-AYM)
 26
 26 /  0
1998
29 Aug
Ecuador
Quito
Cubana de Aviacion
Tupolev TU-154M (CU-T1264)
 91
 70 /  10
1996
22 Oct
Ecuador
Manta
Million Air
Boeing B-707-323C (N751MA)
 4
 4 /  30
1995
3 May
Ecuador
Quito
American Jet
Grumman Gulfstream II (N409MA)
 7
 7 /  0
1994
6 Apr
Ecuador
Ambato
TAME
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (FAE450)
 17
 17 /  0
1991
14 Feb
Ecuador
Near Taisha
Military - Ecuadorean Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (FAE447)
 22
 22 /  0
1988
12 Sep
Ecuador
Lago Agrio
TAME Ecuador
Lockheed L-188A Electra (HC-AZY)
 7
 7 /  0
1988
3 Jun
Ecuador
Near Quito
North American Sabreliner 40
Military - Ecudorian Air Force (FAE-068)
 11
 11 /  0
1988
6 Mar
Ecuador
Quito
Military - Ecuadorian Air Force
Rockwell Sabreliner 40 (FAE-068)
 11
 11 /  0
1984
18 Sep
Ecuador
Quito
AECA Cargo
McDonnell Douglas DC-8F-55 (HC-BKN)
 4
 4 /  49
1983
11 Jul
Ecuador
Near Cuenca
TAME
Boeing B-737-2V2 (HC-BIG)
 119
 119 /  0
1983
29 Apr
Ecuador
Guayaquil
SAN Ecuador
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VIR (HC-BAT)
 100
 8 /  0
1982
1 Sep
Ecuador
Near Valladolid
Aerolineas Condor
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou (HC-BHZ)
 44
 44 /  0
1981
24 May
Ecuador
Near Guachala
Military - Ecuadorean Air Force
Beech Super King Air 200/DHC6-Twin Otter (FAE-723/FAE-457)
 27
 27 /  0
1981
22 May
Ecuador
Near Zumba
TAME
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (HC-BAX)
 18
 18 /  0
1979
23 Apr
Ecuador
Near Cuenca
SAETA
Vickers Viscount 785D (HC-AVP)
 57
 57 /  0
1977
29 Dec
Ecuador
Cuenca
Servicios Aereos Nacionales
Vickers Viscount 764 D (HC-BEM)
 24
 24 /  0
1977
4 Sep
Ecuador
Near Cuenca
Servicios Aereos Nacionales Airways
Vickers Viscount 764D (HC-BCL)
 33
 33 /  0
1976
15 Aug
Ecuador
Andes Mountains
SAETA
Vickers Viscount 785D (HC-ARS)
 59
 59 /  0
1976
20 Jan
Ecuador
Near Loja
TAME
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-246 (FAE-683)
 42
 34 /  0
1974
2 May
Ecuador
Banos
Aero Taxis Equatorianos
Douglas C-47 (HC-AUC)
 24
 22 /  0
1971
17 Feb
Ecuador
Mt. Cunatineuta
TAM (Transportes Aereos Militares)
Curtiss C-46 (TAM-60)
 12
 12 /  0
1969
6 Sep
Ecuador
Quito
TAME Ecuador
Douglas DC-3 (?)
 16
 1 /  0
1969
25 Aug
Ecuador
Sucre
TAO
Douglas C-47B (HC-ALK)
 1
 1 /  0
1965
16 Sep
Ecuador
Near Pastaza
TAO
Transportes Aéreos Orientales (HC-AFQ)
 11
 9 /  0
1960
7 Nov
Ecuador
Near Quito
AREA
Fairchild F-27A (HC-ADV)
 37
 37 /  0
1960
11 Jul
Ecuador
Near Quito
Military - U.S. Misson
Douglas C-47B-DK (45-1109A)
 18
 18 /  0
1958
7 Apr
Ecuador
Mt. Illiniza
AREA
Douglas DC-3 (HC-ACL)
 32
 32 /  0
1958
2 Apr
Ecuador
Quito
Transportes Aereos Orientales
Junkers JU-52/3m (HC-SND)
 14
 3 /  0
1950
2 May
Ecuador
Chimborazo
AVIANCA
Douglas C-47DL (HK-120)
 15
 15 /  0
1949
6 Aug
Ecuador
Salasaca
Shell Co of Ecuador
Bristol 170 Freighter 21 (HC-SBU)
 34
 34 /  0
1946
17 Jul
Ecuador
Cuenca
ANDESA
Curtiss C-46D-10-CU (HC-SCA)
 30
 30 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.--- See all
2019
9 Mar
Colombia
Vereda La Bendicion
Laser Aereo Colombia
Douglas DC-3 (HK-2494)
 14
 14 /  0
2017
31 Dec
Costa Rica
Punta Islita
Naure Air
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (TI-BEI)
 12
 12 /  0
2016
20 Dec
Colombia
Puerto Carreno
Aerosucre Colombia
Boeing 727-2JOF (HK-4544)
 6
 5 /  0
2016
28 Nov
Colombia
Near La Union
LAMIA Bolivia
Avro RJ-85 (CP-2933)
 77
 71 /  0
2015
31 Jul
Colombia
Near Agustin Codazzi
Military - Colombia Air Force
CASA CN-235-100 (FAC1261)
 11
 11 /  0
2014
24 Dec
Colombia
Near Piedecuesta
Alas de Columbia
Cessna T207A Turbo Stationair 8 (HK-4892)
 7
 7 /  0
2014
3 Dec
Colombia
Near Mariquita
Nacional de Aviación
Piper PA-31 350 Navajo Chieftain (HK-4464 )
 10
 10 /  0
2014
6 Sep
Colombia
Near Puerto Santander
Laser
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo (HK-4755)
 10
 10 /  0
2014
8 May
Colombia
Near San Vicente del Caguan
Alisansa Colombia
Douglas DC-3C (HK-4700)
 6
 6 /  0
2013
5 Dec
Brazil
Near Cachimbo
Heringer Taxi Aero
Britten Norman BN-2A-3 Islander (PT-WMY)
 5
 5 /  0
2013
12 Mar
Brazil
Almer
Fretzx Taxi Aereo
Embraer EMB 820C Navajo (Piper 31) (PT-VAQ )
 10
 10 /  0
2013
6 Mar
Peru
La Libertad
Aero Transporte S.A. - ATSA
Beechcraft B200 King Air (OB-1992-P)
 9
 9 /  0
2012
6 Jun
Peru
Hualla Hualla
HeliCusco
Sikorsly S-58ET (OB-1840-P)
 14
 14 /  0
2012
30 Apr
Colombia
Sabanagrande
Military -Fuerza Aerea Colombiana
Bell 212 (FAC 4020 )
 13
 13 /  0
2011
2 Aug
Brazil
Near Bom Jardim da Serra
Military - Brazilianl Air Force
Cessna 208B C-98A Grand Caravan (FAB2735 )
 8
 8 /  0
2011
13 Jul
Brazil
Recife
NOAR Linhas Aéreas
Let L-401UVP-20 (PR-NOB)
 16
 16 /  0
2011
21 Apr
Brazil
Manaus
AmazonavesAir Taxi
Embraer/Piper EMB-810C Seneca (PT-EFS)
 7
 7 /  0
2010
16 Aug
Colombia
San Andreas Island
AIRES Colombia
Boeing B-737-73V (HK-4882 )
 131
 2 /  0
2010
25 Feb
Peru
Near El Mirador
Nazca Airlines
Cessna U206F (OB-1117)
 7
 7 /  0
2010
25 Jan
Brazil
Near Senador Jose Porfírio
Piquiatuba Taxi Aereo
Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante (PT-TAF)
 10
 2 /  0
2009
1 Jun
Brazil
Atlantic Ocean
Air France
Airbus A330-203 (F-GZCP)
 228
 228 /  0
2009
7 Feb
Brazil
Manacapuru
Aerotaxi Manaus
Bandeirante EMB-110P1 (PT-SEA)
 28
 24 /  0
2008
7 Jul
Colombia
Near Bogota
Centurian Air Cargo
Boeing B-747-209BSF (N714CK)
 8
 0 /  3
2008
29 May
Panama
Panama City
Military - Servicio Aereo Nacional
Bell UN-1N Huey (SAN-100)
 12
 11 /  0
2007
4 Nov
Brazil
Sao Paulo
Reali Taxi Aereo
Learjet 35A (PT-OVC)
 2
 2 /  6
2007
8 Oct
Colombia
Near Cubarral
Nacional de Aviacion
Let 410 UVP-E10A (HK-4055)
 18
 18 /  0
2007
22 Aug
Brazil
Near Curitiba
Two Taxi Aero
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirant (PT-SDB)
 2
 2 /  0
2007
17 Jul
Brazil
Sao Paulo
TAM (Brazil)
Airbus A-320-233 (PR-MBK)
 187
 187 /  12
2007
24 May
Peru
Near Pampa Hermosa
Military - Peruvian Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (FAP-303)
 20
 13 /  0
2007
14 Mar
Brazil
Fazenda Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
Bahia Taxi Aéreo Bahia Taxi Aéreo Bahia Taxi Aéreo
Rockwell 500S Shrike Commander (PP-SEC)
 4
 4 /  0
2006
18 Nov
Colombia
Near Leticia
Aerosucre Colombia
Boeing 727-23F (HK-3667X)
 5
 5 /  0
2006
29 Sep
Brazil
Near Sao Felix do Araguaia
Gol Airlines / Private
Boeing B-737-8EH /EMB-135JB (PR-GTD / N600XL)
 161
 154 /  0
2006
31 Mar
Brazil
Rio Bonito
Team Air
Let L410UVP-E20 (PT-FSE)
 19
 19 /  0
2005
15 Sep
Brazil
Alto da Boa Vista
Viaçao Cometa
Cessna 525 CitationJet I (PT-WLX)
 2
 2 /  0
2005
23 Aug
Peru
Near Pucallpa
TANS Peru
Boeing B-737-244 (OB-1809)
 98
 40 /  0
2005
28 Apr
Peru
Pisco
Military - Fuerza Del Peru
Let 410UVP (EP-830)
 13
 13 /  0
2005
26 Mar
Colombia
El Embrujo
West Caribbean Airways
Let-410UVP-E (HK-4146)
 14
 8 /  0
2005
13 Jan
Colombia
Manguipayan
Military - Colombian government
Black Hawk helicopter (?)
 20
 20 /  0
2004
11 Dec
Brazil
Uberaba
NHR Táxi-Aéreo
Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante (PT-WAK)
 2
 2 /  1
2004
7 Dec
Colombia
Near La Macarena
SAVIARE S.A. - Air Taxi
Cessna TU206G (HK-2882)
 6
 6 /  0
2004
15 Oct
Colombia
Near Medellin
Aerovanguardia
Douglas DC-3C (HK-1503)
 3
 3 /  0
2004
22 Jul
Brazil
Off Macaé
BHS - Brazilian Helicopter Service Air Taxi
Sikorsky S 76 (PP-MYM)
 11
 6 /  0
2004
2 Jul
Panama
Panama City
Air Trek
IAI 1124 Westwind (N280AT)
 6
 6 /  1
2004
11 Jun
Brazil
Belo Horizonte
Air taxi - Aero Air Taxi
EMB 820C Navajo (PT-EHH)
 4
 4 /  0
2004
14 May
Brazil
Near Manaus
Rico Linhas Aereas
Embraer 120ER Brasilia (PT-WRO)
 33
 33 /  0
2004
5 May
Colombia
Carepa
Aerotransportes Petroleros
Swearingen SA227AC Metro III (HK-4275)
 7
 3 /  0
2003
18 Dec
Colombia
Mitu
Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas
Douglas DC-9-15F (HK-4246X)
 3
 3 /  0
2003
3 Oct
Brazil
Sao Gabriel de Cachoeria
Air taxi - Rumo Notre Air Taxi
EMB 721C Sertanejo (PT-EBK)
 4
 4 /  0
2003
5 Jul
Brazil
Macaé
BHS - Brazilian Helicopter Services
Sikorsky S 76 A (PT-YVM)
 5
 5 /  0
2003
1 Jul
Brazil
Belem
Heringer Air Taxi
Mitsubishi MU 2B 35 (PT-LFX)
 4
 4 /  0
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