Recent major plane crashes

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May 22, 2010 - An Air India Express passenger plane from Dubai crashed on landing at an airport in southern India, killing at least 160 people. Media reports said there were up to six survivors. (Getty Images/Reuters)
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May 12, 2010 - An Afriqiyah Airways A330-200 Airbus crashed in Libya, killing 103 people as it tried to land at Tripoli airport after a flight from South Africa. One Dutch boy survived, Libyan officials said. (Getty Images/Reuters)
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April 10, 2010 - Ninety six people aboard Polish President Lech Kaczynski's official Tupolev Tu-154 plane were killed in crash near Smolensk airport in western Russia. The plane was carrying Kaczynski, his wife Maria and large number of senior officials. (Getty Images/Reuters)
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Jan 25, 2010 - An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashed minutes after taking off from Beirut airport in stormy weather, plunging in ball of fire into sea. All 90 passengers and crew killed. (Getty Images/Reuters)
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July 15, 2009 - Caspian Airlines aircraft, carrying 153 passengers and 16 crew travelling from Tehran to Yerevan in Armenia, crashed near city of Qazvin, killing all aboard. (Getty Images/Reuters)
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June 30, 2009 - A Yemen Airways aircraft carrying 153 people crashed in to the sea off the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros. A Franco-Comoran girl was rescued alive from the sea. Twenty four corpses were pulled from the waters before the search for more bodies was called off.(Getty Images/Reuters)
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June 1, 2009 - An Air France Airbus A330-200 jetliner carrying 228 people crashed over Atlantic. Fifty one bodies and 600 pieces of wreckage were recovered before the search for survivors was called off on June 26. (Getty Images/Reuters)
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Aug 24, 2008 - A Boeing 737-200 belonging to a private Kyrgyz company, Itek-Air, chartered by an Iranian company and bound for Iran, crashed at Bishkek airport. Around 70 people died, including members of a local teenage basketball team. (Getty Images/Reuters)
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Aug 20, 2008 - A Spanair MD-82, flying to Canary Islands with 166 passengers and six crew on board, crashed on takeoff at Madrid airport, killing 154 people.The remaining 18 were seriously injured. (Getty Images/ Reuters)
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Sept 16, 2007 - One Two Go, a budget Thai airliner carrying 123 passengers and several crew, crashed on landing at the resort island of Phuket. At least 85 of the 123 passengers were killed along with five of the seven crew. (Getty Images/Reuters)
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July 17, 2007 - A Brazilian TAM passenger plane crashed into buildings when trying to land in Sao Paulo, killing 199 people aboard and on the ground. (Getty Images/ Reuters)
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May 5, 2007 - All 114 people on board a Kenya Airways Boeing 737 died when the plane crashed in torrential rain after takeoff from Douala in Cameroon, bound for Nairobi. (Getty Images/Reuters)
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Jan 1, 2007 - An Indonesian Boeing 737-400 operated by budget carrier Adam Air disappeared from radar screens during flight from Java to Sulawesi islands. Wreckage located at sea 10 days later. All 102 passengers and crew were killed. (Getty Images/Reuters)