Recent deadly crashes

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 26 August, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 26 August, 2010, 12:00am

November 21, 2004: Some 54 people are left dead after a plane crashes shortly after take-off at Baotou , Inner Mongolia

May 25, 2002: A passenger plane heading from Taipei to Hong Kong disintegrates in mid-flight over the sea near Penghu county, Taiwan, killing 225

May 7: A plane from Beijing crashes into Dalian Bay, Liaoning , 20 kilometres from the airport; 112 people are killed

April 15: About 128 people are left dead after a passenger plane crashes into a building in Kimhae, South Kyongsang, near Pusan in South Korea

June 22, 2000: 52 people are killed after a plane from Enshi crashes into a ship on the Han River in a suburb of Wuhan

February 24, 1999: A plane from Chengdu plummets out of control and kills 61 near Wenzhou

February 16, 1998: A plane from Indonesia crashes into a residential building while landing at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport, Taipei, killing 203 people

May 8, 1997: 35 people die after a plane from Chongqing crashes during thunderstorms in Shenzhen