Worst Airline Disasters in History by Airlines Involved

Can you name the fifteen worst airline accidents in aviation history?
Discounting acts of sabotage and terrorism, so 9/11 does not count
Deaths on the ground are excluded
Once the airline is typed in, the flight number will also be displayed
As of January 2017, according to wikipedia.org
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Last updated: January 14, 2017
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Rank
Date
Location
Deaths/Souls Onboard
Aircraft(s) Involved
Airline(s) Involved
Notes
1
March 27, 1977
Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
248/248
Boeing 747-206B
KLM Flight 4805
Involved in a collision with aircraft below. 583 total deaths.
 
 
 
335/396
Boeing 747-121
Pan-Am Flight 1736
 
2
August 12, 1985
Ueno, Japan
520/524
Boeing 747SR-146
Japan Airlines Flight 123
 
3
November 12, 1996
Charkhi Dadri, Haryana, India
312/312
Boeing 747-168B
Saudi Arabian Flight 763
Involved in a midair collision with aircraft below. 349 total deaths.
 
 
 
37/37
Illyushin Il-76TD
Kazakhstan Airlines Flight 1907
 
4
March 3, 1974
Fontaine-Chaalis, France
346/346
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
Turkish Airlines Flight 981
 
5
August 19, 1980
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
301/301
Lockheed L-1011-200 Tristar
Saudia Flight 163
 
6
July 17, 2014
Near Hrabove, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine
298/298
Boeing 777-200ER
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
Accidental airliner shootdown by pro-Russian rebels.
7
July 3, 1988
Strait of Hormuz, Persian Gulf
290/290
Airbus A300B2-203
Iran Air Flight 655
Accidental airliner shootdown by US Marines.
8
May 25, 1979
Des Planes, Illinois, United States
273/273
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
American Airlines Flight 191
 
9
September 1, 1983
Near Moneron Island, west of Sakhalin Island, Soviet Union
269/269
Boeing 747-230B
Korean Air Flight 007
Accidental airliner shootdown by Soviet military
10
November 12, 2001
Queens, New York, United States
260/260
Airbus A300B4-605R
American Airlines Flight 587
 
11
April 26, 1994
Nagoya, Japan
264/271
Airbus A300B4-622R
China Airlines Flight 140
 
12
July 11, 1991
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
261/261
Douglas DC-8-61
Nigeria Airways Flight 2120
Charter flight operated by Nationair
13
November 28, 1979
Mount Erebus, Antarctica
257/257
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Air New Zealand Flight 901
 
14
December 12, 1985
Gander, Newfoundland, Canada
256/256
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
Arrow Air Flight 1285
 
15
March 8, 2014
Southern Indian Ocean (Presumed)
239/239
Boeing 777-200ER
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
Ongoing search effort, vanished during flight
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Level 58
Nov 6, 2017
I'm not sure how if all 3 of those "accidental" airliners shot down were done accidentally. They may have made an accidental mis-identification, but the firing upon them was intentional.