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Commercial Aviation Crash Sites 1961-1970

Commercial Aviation Crash Sites 1961-1970

With this Google Earth KML file, you can zoom in on the crash sites of commercial aviation between 1961 and 1970. Of which approximately 9% occurred in pairs within days or months of each other at the same general locations.
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Air India Flight 101

Air India Flight 101

Air India Flight 101 was a scheduled Air India passenger flight that crashed into Mont Blanc in France on the morning of 24 January 1966
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Air Inter Flight 148 Crash Site

Air Inter Flight 148 Crash Site

Air Inter Flight 148 was a scheduled airline flight on 20 January 1992 that crashed in the Vosges Mountains, near Mont Sainte-Odile, while circling to land at Strasbourg Airport. 87 of the 96 onboard were killed.
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Stockport Air Disaster

Stockport Air Disaster

Stockport Air Disaster was the crash of a Canadair C-4 Argonaut aircraft owned by British Midland Airways, registration G-ALHG, near the centre of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England on Sunday 4 June 1967. 72 of the 84 aboard were killed in the accident. Of the 12 survivors, all were seriously injured. It currently stands as the fourth worst disaster in British aviation history.
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2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash

2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash

The 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash occurred on 10 April 2010, when a Tupolev Tu-154M aircraft of the Polish Air Force crashed near the city of Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board. These included the Polish president Lech Kaczyński and his wife, the chief of the Polish General Staff and other senior Polish military officers, the president of the National Bank of Poland, Pol...
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Gulstream Collides with Fuel Truck at Boeing Field

Gulstream Collides with Fuel Truck at Boeing Field

On April 8, 2010, about 1845 Pacific daylight time, a Grumman American Avn. Corp. G-1159, N706TJ, collided with a fuel truck while taxiing to the active runway at Boeing Field/King County International Airport (BFI), Seattle, Washington. Jetstar Air, Inc., operated the airplane under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. The airline transport rated pilots, a cabin atte...
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Crashsite of a Boeing B-29A Superfortress

Crashsite of a Boeing B-29A Superfortress

Serial: 44-62276
Operator: USAF (formerly, USAAF) 15th US Air Force, 301st Bombardment Group
Accident Date: 17 January 1949
Accident Site: Succoth Glen

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This particular B-29A was attached to the 301st Bombardment Group of the USAF (United States Air Forces). The aircraft had been involved in the post-war Berlin airlift....
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Crashsite of a Vickers VC1 Viking near to Blairpark, North Ayrshire

Crashsite of a Vickers VC1 Viking near to Blairpark, North Ayrshire

Registration: G-AIVE
Operator: British European Airways (BEA)
Accident Date: 21 April 1948
Accident Site: Irish Law

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This aircraft had started its journey from London Northolt airport (c.6 miles from the present Heathrow) and was about to make its final approach to its destination airport—the former Glasgow Renfrew aerodrome. <...
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Air Canada Flight 143 - The Gimli glider

Air Canada Flight 143 - The Gimli glider

The Gimli Glider is the nickname of an Air Canada aircraft which was involved in a notable aviation incident. On 23 July 1983, Air Canada Flight 143, a Boeing 767-200 jet, ran completely out of fuel at 41,000 feet (12,500 m) altitude, about halfway through its flight from Montreal to Edmonton via Ottawa. The crew was able to glide the aircraft safely to an emergency landing at Gimli Industrial ...
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Aviation accident - TAP Portugal Flight 425

Aviation accident - TAP Portugal Flight 425

TAP Air Portugal Flight 425, tail number CS-TBR, was a Boeing 727 aircraft named Sacadura Cabral en route from Brussels, Belgium to Funchal Airport, Portugal, with an intermediate scheduled stop in Lisbon, Portugal on November 19, 1977.

Shortly before 9:48pm on that Saturday evening, after 13 hours and 15 minutes of service time, the tired crew of the 727 was trying to land the a...
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American Airlines Flight 587 Crash Site

American Airlines Flight 587 Crash Site

Use the timeline to see the demolished houses....
American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300, crashed into the Belle Harbor neighborhood of Queens; a borough of New York City in New York, United States, shortly after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport on November 12, 2001. This is the second deadliest U.S. aviation accident to date, after American Airlines Flight 191.
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Aaliyah Aircrash Site

Aaliyah Aircrash Site

On August 25, 2001, at 6:45 pm (EST), Aaliyah and various members of her record company boarded a twin engine Cessna 402B (N8097W) at Marsh Harbour, Abaco Island, Bahamas, to travel to an airport in Opa-locka, Florida near Miami, after they finished filming the music video to "Rock the Boat". The crew had a flight scheduled the following day, but Aaliyah and her entourage were eager t...
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American Airlines Flight 965 crash site

American Airlines Flight 965 crash site

American Airlines Flight 965, a Boeing 757 registered N651AA, was a scheduled flight from Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida to Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport in Cali, Colombia, which crashed into a mountain in Buga, Colombia on December 20, 1995, killing 151 passengers and 8 crew members. The crash was the first U.S.-owned 757 accident and the highest death toll of any...
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Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 - Surviving by eating the dead

Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 - Surviving by eating the dead

Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, also known less formally as the Andes flight disaster, was a chartered airline flight carrying 45 rugby team members and associates that crashed in the Andes on Friday the 13th of October, 1972. The last of the 16 remaining survivors were rescued by December 23, 1972. More than a quarter of the passengers died in the crash and several survivors of the initial imp...
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Iran Air Flight 655 shot down site

Iran Air Flight 655 shot down site

Iran Air Flight 655, also known as IR655, was a civilian airliner shot down by US missiles on Sunday July 3, 1988, over the Strait of Hormuz, toward the end of the Iran–Iraq War.

The aircraft, an Airbus A300B2 operated by Iran Air as IR655, was flying from Bandar Abbas, Iran, to Dubai, UAE, when it was destroyed by the U.S. Navy's guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes, killing all...
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LAPA Flight 3142 crash site

LAPA Flight 3142 crash site

LAPA Flight 3142 was a flight from Buenos Aires to Córdoba, Argentina operated by the Argentinian airline LAPA. The plane crashed at the Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires on August 31, 1999 at 20:54 local time, shortly after take-off. The crash resulted in 65 fatalities, 17 people severely injured, and several people with minor injuries, making it one of the deadliest accidents in the hi...
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Scandinavian Airlines Flight 751 crash site

Scandinavian Airlines Flight 751 crash site

Scandinavian Airlines Flight 751, a McDonnell Douglas MD-81, took off from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Sweden, in the early morning of December 27, 1991. The airliner was piloted by Danish captain Stefan G. Rasmussen and Swedish first officer Ulf Cedermark. It was headed to Warsaw, Poland through Copenhagen, Denmark.

After 25 seconds of flight, noise and vibrations from the engine...
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Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870 crash site

Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870 crash site

Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870, also known in the Italian media as the Ustica Massacre ("Strage di Ustica"), was an Italian flight that suffered an in-flight explosion while in route from Bologna, Italy to Palermo, Italy. It was a regularly scheduled flight from Guglielmo Marconi Airport in Bologna, Italy to Palermo International Airport in Palermo, Italy. The flight departed 2 hours late at 8.08 ...
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Partnair Flight 394 crash site

Partnair Flight 394 crash site

Partnair Flight 394 was a chartered flight which crashed on 8 September 1989 off the coast of Denmark 18 km north of Hirtshals. All 50 passengers and 5 crew members on board the aircraft perished, making it the deadliest civilian aviation accident involving an all-Norwegian airline company. It was also the highest death toll of any aviation accident involving a Convair 580. It was caused by fra...
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Dan-Air Flight 1008 crash site

Dan-Air Flight 1008 crash site

Dan-Air Flight 1008 was a Boeing 727-46 (registration G-BDAN) that crashed on the 25 April 1980 while on approach to Tenerife North Airport, Canary Islands, Spain, at the end of a charter flight from Manchester. The aircraft flew into high terrain when it turned the wrong way in a holding pattern. The aircraft was destroyed and all 146 occupants killed. Dan-Air Flight 1008 marked the greatest l...
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Air Canada Flight 621 crash site

Air Canada Flight 621 crash site

The deadliest accident at Toronto Pearson International Airport took place on July 5, 1970, when Air Canada Flight 621, a Douglas DC-8 registered CF-TIW, was flying on a Montreal-Toronto-Los Angeles route.

Captain Peter Hamilton and First Officer Donald Rowland[1] had flown on various flights together before, and had an ongoing discussion on when to arm the spoilers. They both ag...
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Arrow Air Flight 1285 crash site

Arrow Air Flight 1285 crash site

Arrow Air Flight 1285 was a McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF jetliner, registered N950JW, which operated as an international charter flight carrying U.S. troops from Cairo to their home base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, via Cologne, Germany and Gander, Newfoundland. On the morning of December 12, 1985, shortly after takeoff from Gander en route to Fort Campbell, the aircraft stalled, crashed and burn...
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Flash Airlines Flight 604 crash site and memorial

Flash Airlines Flight 604 crash site and memorial

Flash Airlines Flight 604 was a charter flight operated by Egyptian charter company Flash Airlines. On 3 January 2004, the Boeing 737-300 crashed into the Red Sea shortly after takeoff from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport, killing all 142 passengers, many of them French tourists, and all 6 crew members. The findings of the crash investigation are controversial, with accident investigators...
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Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21 crash site

Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21 crash site

Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21 was a domestic scheduled flight from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada via Prince George, Fort St. John, Fort Nelson and Watson Lake on Thursday, July 8, 1965. The Douglas DC-6 plane crashed near 100 Mile House, British Columbia, taking the lives of all 52 aboard. An inquest determined that the explosion was the result of a bom...
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1959 Turkish Airlines Gatwick crash site

1959 Turkish Airlines Gatwick crash site

The 1959 Turkish Airlines Gatwick crash was an air disaster that occurred on 17 February 1959, near London Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW, ICAO: EGKK). A Turkish Airlines Vickers Viscount Type 793 with registration TC-SEV on an international charter flight from Esenboğa International Airport (IATA: ESB, ICAO: LTAC) in Ankara, Turkey, to London Heathrow Airport (IATA: LHR, ICAO: EGLL), United K...
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