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Major plane crashes in the past 20 months

By Faith Karimi, CNN

(CNN) -- The plane crash in China Tuesday was at least the ninth major deadly airline crash since January 2009.


August 24, 2010

A Henan Airlines passenger plane overshot the runway and caught fire in northeast China with more than 90 passengers aboard. At least 47 people have been rescued so far.


July 28, 2010

An Airblue plane crashes on the outskirts of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, killing 152 people.


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 falls into the Atlantic Ocean, killing at least 220 people.