Top 10 Air Travel Companies with Most Plane Crashes in 2014
Death is mandatory, but when it occurs all of a sudden it really becomes a historical incident. Such an incident is unforgettable for the people for years and years. Usually the people who lose their lives in street accidents and plane crashes are remembered in the history. Since the time the planes came into being, the crashes were accompanied. History is full with plane crashes which took place due to one reason or another. Below we have mentioned the top 10 air travel companies with most plane crashes in 2014.
10. China Airlines
China Airlines is famous all over China for its affordable and amazing services. But this airline is also known to have faced many plane crashes. During 2014, over six incidents have occurred with its planes. Another incident of the history is 2002’s accident that took place during the voyage Taiwan-Hong Kong and killed over 250 passengers.
9. Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways isn’t considered to be a safe airline company for international flights. Two severe accidents have occurred during last ten years, and one minor yet life-killing accident took place during 2014. In 2000, one of Kenya Airways’ planes worn-out into the Atlantic Ocean, and killed over 150 people. In the same way, another accident of 2007 took the lives of 114 passengers.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has so far experienced countless air crashes, making it an unsafe airline company. Five of its major crashes have killed over 500 people. The most severe accident was when one of its flights crashed into a mountain because of poor visibility, and killed 167 people.
7. Garuda Airlines
A few years back, Garuda Airlines was banned because of some serious accidents occurring during its flights. It has experienced seven major accidents so far and killed more than 600 individuals. Alone in 1997, one of its planes crashed into a mountain and killed about 234 passengers.
It had been one of the best and reputable airline companies in the world. But Avianca’s repute was seriously damaged because of the chain of accidents occurred, the major of them wad the Madrid accident that killed more than 200 passengers.
5. Thai Airways
Thai Airways was well known all over the world. Unluckily, during 1980 and 1990 it had to experience several accidents that damaged its repute. A major accident was of 1992 when a flight from Kathmandu killed over 120 individuals at the spot.
Egyptair’s number of air crashes is over 5. This is one of the most dangerous airlines in the world since 1970. A series of accidents and mishaps occurred that killed over 400 people, making it an non-trustable airline company.
3. Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airlines has a history rich with air accidents. More than six of its international flights got crashed and killed over 130 people because of hijackings and explosions.
2. Cubana Airlines
Cubana Airlines has seen over eight major crashes, and 404 casualties were reported. This led the authorities focus on replacing the aircrafts with the better ones.
1. Iran Air
Iran Air suffered with 10 air crashes. During the past five years, this airline has seen no major success just because its repute has been damaged seriously. In 1988, a severe air crash took the lives of more than 300 people.