10 Worst Plane Crashes in the Past 10 Years

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  • Jan. 3 2004: Egypt Flash Air B737
  • Aug. 16, 2005: West Caribbean Airways MD-82
  • Aug. 22, 2006: Pulkovo Airlines
  • July 17, 2007: TAM Airlines Flight 3054
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  • June 1, 2009: Air France A330
  • July 15, 2009: Caspian Airlines Tu-154M
  • June 22, 2010 Air India Express B737
  • June 3, 2012: Dana Air MD-80
  • Feb. 2, 2003: Islamic Revolutionary Guards Co. Il-76MD

Aug. 22, 2006: Pulkovo Airlines

The pilot on Pulkovo Airlines Flight 612 lost control during thunderstorms and the flight crew failed to follow instructions to prevent the plane from stalling. The plane crashed in a field in Ukraine and burned, killing all 160 passengers.

(Photo: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

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