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Major plane crashes in the past year

By Faith Karimi, CNN
  • Since January 1, 2009, there have been at least seven deadly crashes
  • Four of them have involved an Airbus

(CNN) -- The plane crash in Pakistan Wednesday was at least the eighth major deadly airline crash since January 2009.


July 28, 2010

A Pakistani plane with 152 people on board crashes on the outskirts of the capital, Islamabad. Number of fatalities unknown so far.


May 22, 2010

An Air India Express plane from Dubai overshoots the runway in southern India's Mangalore, killing at least 158 people.


May 12, 2010

An Afriqiyah Airways flight crashes in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing 103 people.


April 1, 2010

A plane crash kills Polish President Lech Kaczynski and about 100 others in western Russia.


January 25, 2010

An Ethiopian Airlines flight plunges into the Mediterranean Sea, killing 90 people.


July 15, 2009

An Iranian airliner crashes near Qazvin, killing 168 people.


June 30, 2009

A Yemenia Airways flight from Sanaa to Comoros misses the airport and crashes into the Indian Ocean, killing at least 152 people.


June 1, 2009

An Air France flight from Brazil to France crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing at least 220 people.