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British Airways Flight 38 crash site

British Airways Flight 38 crash site

British Airways Flight 38 (call sign Speedbird 38) was a scheduled flight from Beijing Capital International Airport which crash landed just short of the runway at its destination, Heathrow Airport, London, on 17 January 2008 after an 8,100 kilometres (4,400 nmi; 5,000 mi) flight. There were no fatalities, but thirteen people sustained injuries. It was the first accident that resulted in a Boei...
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Kegworth air disaster

Kegworth air disaster

The Kegworth Air Disaster occurred on 8 January 1989, when British Midland Flight 92, a Boeing 737-400, crashed onto the embankment of the M1 motorway near Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. The aircraft was attempting to conduct an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport. 47 people died and 74 people, including seven members of the flight crew, sustained serious injuries.
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Caspian Airlines Flight 7908 crash site

Caspian Airlines Flight 7908 crash site

Caspian Airlines Flight 7908 was a scheduled commercial flight from Tehran, Iran, to Yerevan, Armenia, that crashed near the village of Jannatabad, outside the city of Qazvin in north-western Iran, on 15 July 2009. All 153 passengers and 15 crew on board have been reported as dead. This accident marks the 57th loss of a Tupolev Tu-154, and the 5th loss of this type in Iran.

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Yemenia Flight 626 crash site

Yemenia Flight 626 crash site

Yemenia Flight 626 was a scheduled commercial flight operated by Yemenia en route from Sana'a, Yemen, to Moroni, Comoros that crashed on 30 June 2009 at around 1:50 a.m. local time (22:50 on 29 June, UTC) with 153 aboard. One survivor, a girl, was found.

Most of the passengers originated from Paris, who boarded Yemenia Flight 749, operated using an Airbus A330-200, with a stopove...
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Air France Flight 447 crash site

Air France Flight 447 crash site

Air France Flight 447 was a scheduled commercial flight from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Paris, that on 1 June 2009 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, killing all 216 passengers and 12 crew members.

The aircraft, an Air France Airbus A330-200 registered as F-GZCP, took off on 31 May 2009 at 19:03 local time (22:03 UTC). The last contact with the crew was a routine message to Brazili...
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Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down site

Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down site

Korean Air Lines Flight 007 (KAL 007, KE 007) was a Korean Air Lines civilian airliner that was shot down by Soviet jet interceptors on September 1, 1983 over the Sea of Japan, just west of Sakhalin island over prohibited Soviet airspace. All 269 passengers and crew aboard were killed, including Lawrence McDonald, a sitting member of the United States Congress. The aircraft was en route from Ne...
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Air India Flight 182 bomb explosion site

Air India Flight 182 bomb explosion site

Air India Flight 182 was an Air India flight operating on the Toronto-Montréal-London-Delhi-Bombay route. On 23 June 1985, the airplane operating on the route was blown up in midair by a bomb in Irish airspace in the single deadliest terrorist attack involving an aircraft to that date. The incident represents the largest mass murder in modern Canadian history. The explosion and downing of the c...
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Turkish Airlines Flight 981 plane crash

Turkish Airlines Flight 981 plane crash

Turkish Airlines Flight 981 was a McDonnell Douglas DC-10, registered TC-JAV and nicknamed the Ankara, that crashed just outside Senlis, France, on 3 March 1974 killing all on board. Known as the Ermenonville air disaster, from the forest where the aircraft crashed, the accident resulted in the deaths of all 346 on board. The crash of Flight 981 was the deadliest air disaster of all time before...
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1996 Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision

1996 Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision

The 1996 Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision occurred on 12 November 1996 when Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight 763 (SVA 763), a Boeing 747-168B en route from New Delhi, India, to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, collided in mid-air with Air Kazakhstan Flight 1907 (KZK 1907), an Ilyushin Il-76 en route from Shymkent, Kazakhstan to New Delhi, over the village of Charkhi Dadri, Haryana, India. All 349 people on b...
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Japan Airlines Flight 123 crash site

Japan Airlines Flight 123 crash site

Japan Airlines Flight 123 was a Japan Airlines domestic flight from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) to Osaka International Airport (Itami). The Boeing 747-SR46 that made this route, registered JA8119, suffered mechanical failures 12 minutes into flight and 32 minutes later crashed into two ridges of Mount Takamagahara in Ueno, Gunma Prefecture, 100 kilometers from Tokyo, on Monday 12 Augus...
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UTA Flight 772 Crash Site Memorial

UTA Flight 772 Crash Site Memorial

UTA Flight 772 Memorial
UTA Flight 772 of the French airline, Union des Transports Aériens, was a scheduled flight operating from Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo, via N'Djamena in Chad, to Paris CDG airport in France.
On 19 September 1989 the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 aircraft registered N54629 took off from N'Djamena International Airport at 13:13. Forty six minutes later, at...
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The Day The Music Died, the planecrash with Buddy Holly

The Day The Music Died, the planecrash with Buddy Holly

This is the field in which Buddy Holly died in a plane crash on February 3, 1959
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Holly
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Lynyrd Skynyrds plane crash

Lynyrd Skynyrds plane crash

On Thursday, October 20, 1977, just three days after the release of Street Survivors, and five shows into their most successful headlining tour to date, Lynyrd Skynyrd's chartered Convair 240 ran out of fuel near the end of their flight from Greenville, South Carolina, where they had just performed at the Greenville Memorial Auditorium, to LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Though the pilots attemp...
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Flight TK-1951 Schiphol crash location

Flight TK-1951 Schiphol crash location

Flight TK-1591 crash near Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, Holland
TC-JGE a Boeing 737-800 crashed at approximately 10:40 CET [09:40 GMT]. It was travelling from Istanbul to Amsterdam with 127 passengers and 7 crew on board. 9 falalites and at least 50 injured, 25 of which are said to be serious. Weather 10:55 local: Wind 200 degrees, 10 kts, visibility 4500m in mist, broken clouds 700 f, ov...
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Flight 3407

Flight 3407

This is where Flight 3407 crashed outside of Buffalo, New York. For more information, go to:
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/US/02/13/plane.crash.new.york/
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US Airways Flight 1549

US Airways Flight 1549

Early indications are that US Airways Flight 1549 took a bird strike in each engine and the pilot safely "landed" the plane on the Hudson River.

150 passengers, 5 crew - no fatalities or even serious injuries.
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F-18 Crash

F-18 Crash

This is breaking news right now as I'm posting this (on TV/CNN so you can verify it through that) of an F-18 crash in a residential neighborhood west of the Miramar runway in San Diego. I put the pin on what I think is the house or building that it hit.
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B-17 Crashed Site-Mt. Tom

B-17 Crashed Site-Mt. Tom

On July 9th, 1946 at 10:30 pm a B-17 "Flying Fortress" bringing twenty-five service men home crashed at this site. No one survived.
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Bank of America Crash

Bank of America Crash

On January 5th 2002, a 15 year old student pilot deliberately crashed a stolen single engine Cessna into the 28th floor, slightly damaging the building. The student was killed.
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DC-6 Resolution Crashed Site

DC-6 Resolution Crashed Site

This crash site is located in El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve, San Mateo County, California. It is on the Date of Crash: 10/29/1953
Aircraft Model: DC-6
Cause of Crash:
Attributed to pilot error, but fog may have been a contributing factor.

Resolution Trail, named after the crashed DC-6. Nearby Vista Point was cleared by bulldozers to serve as t...
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B-24 Crashed Site

B-24 Crashed Site

This spot is sacred to the memory of the 5 people on the plane. They died when their U.S. Army airplane crashed here May 18, 1944.

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C54 Crashed Site

C54 Crashed Site

On May 13th, 1948, a C54 crashed in Adams Farm. Three men were lost and are being remembered at this memorial.
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Northeast Airlines DC3 Crashed Site

Northeast Airlines DC3 Crashed Site

Flight 792 from Laconia to Berlin, NH crashes on a cold mountainside.

Date of Crash: 11/30/1954
Aircraft Model: Douglas DC-3
Cause of Crash:
The aircraft crashed during an ILS approach to Berlin. Premature and unauthorized instrument descent to an altitude that did not permit terrain clearance
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TWA Flight 514 Crash Site

TWA Flight 514 Crash Site

TWA Flight 514, a Boeing 727-231 with tail number N54328 crashed onto a mountain top near Berryville, Virginia during approach to Dulles International on December 1, 1974. All 85 passengers and 7 crewmembers were killed.
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United Airlines Flight 173

United Airlines Flight 173

On Thursday, December 28, 1978, United Airlines Flight 173 en-route from Denver, CO to Portland, OR with 181 passengers and a crew of eight crashed in a residential area five miles east of Portland International Airport.

Date of Crash: 12/28/1978
Aircraft Model: McDonnell-Douglas DC-8-61
Cause of Crash: Pilot error
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