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Air France Flight 358 Crash Site

Air France Flight 358 Crash Site

From Paris to Toronto, the Airbus A340 failed to stop and plunged into a nearby shallow ravine, coming to rest and bursting into flames approximately 300 metres past the end of the runway.
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Shot down in Iraq

Shot down in Iraq

An Iraqi Air Force Light Observation Aircraft that was shot down by U.S. Forces when the Iraqi Royal Air Force Base in Al Kut, Iraq was taken over.
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Piedmont Airlines DC-3 Crash Memorial

Piedmont Airlines DC-3 Crash Memorial

A memorial to those who lost their lives in the tragic crash of Piedmont Airlines Flight #349. It is located in Mint Springs Valley Park, Crozet, Virginia.
No rating yet11/06/2008441Google Earth Logo
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TWA Flight 529,1961

TWA Flight 529,1961

Crew of 5 and all 73 passengers were killed in a farm field about 9 miles west (four minutes out) of Midway Airport on the way to Las Vegas. The Constellation was named "Star of Dublin".
There is no marker at the site today, which has been completely developed for residential housing. Since the site is on private property, the best you can do is drive around the perimeter stree...
Rating of 211/06/2008658Google Earth Logo
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Garuda Flight Disaster

Garuda Flight Disaster

A Boeing 737-400 plane operated by the state-owned Garuda airline has crashed on landing in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta ,07 MAR 2007.
http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20070307-0
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Flight Mu5210 of China Eastern Crashed Site

Flight Mu5210 of China Eastern Crashed Site

Nov. 21, 2004. Flight Mu5210 from Baotou to Shanghai, east China, fell into the frozen lake in the Nanhai Park of Baotou about a dozen seconds after it took off from Baotou airport at 8:20 a.m. (0020 GMT) Sunday, killing all 47 passengers and six crew members on board.
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200411/22/eng20041122_164682.html
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Funeral Plane Crashed Site

Funeral Plane Crashed Site

Funeral plane crashed in snow storm 22 Jan, 1957.
http://www.check-six.com/Coast_Guard/Funeral_Plane_Crashes_in_Snow_Storm.htm
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small plane crashed site

small plane crashed site

On 6 Jun,2008,a small plne crashed at 17.3 miles south of the village of Quinhagak, near Jack Smiths Bay.
The victim of the crash was identified as Shaun Lunt, 33, of Loma Linda, California. Lunt was flying one of two Piper Super Cubs traveling together at the time of the crash. The pilot of the other Super Cub, identified as Lon “Loni” Habersetzer of Washington, had successfully landed ...
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Flying Tiger Crashed Site

Flying Tiger Crashed Site

On 24 December 1964, a Lockheed Super Constellation L-1049H, serial number N6915C, crashed at 12:31:30 a.m. The aircraft crashed 65 feet below the summit of Sweeney Ridge.
http://www.mishalov.com/lockheed-24mar07/
http://www.mishalov.com/lockheed-24mar07/then-pictures.html
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Steve Fossett Crash Site

Steve Fossett Crash Site

Estimated crash site based on debris in picture and Topo Photos released in the press by the local sheriff
Rating of 310/02/20085,136Google Earth Logo
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JK5022 Crash Location

JK5022 Crash Location

It was very sad to hear about the crash of this aircraft in the news. As they talked about the creek which apparently helped to save the lives of the survivors, I wanted to find the location. A BBC article helped to confirm the location.
No rating yet08/20/200811,062Google Earth Logo
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Planecrash at Farnborough, UK

Planecrash at Farnborough, UK

At least five people are feared dead after their small executive plane nosedived into a home in Kent.
There are further fears for residents who may have been inside nearby houses at the time of the crash.
An eyewitness described seeing a "big ball of fire" and plumes of smoke rising from the scene.

http://news.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30100-1311171,00.html
No rating yet03/30/20081,411Google Earth Logo
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Aerial Picture of the B-2 Bomber Crash at Anderson AFB

Aerial Picture of the B-2 Bomber Crash at Anderson AFB

Pictures of the B-2 crash site at Andersen AFB, Guam show that the composite-body stealth bomber survived the Feb. 23 crash and subsequent fire largely intact. This picture was taken by an airline passenger (who asked not to be identified) as he flew past the base.

Update: Videolink for youtube added.
Rating of 3.2503/14/20087,103Google Earth Logo
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Memorial of Manchester United disaster of 1958

Memorial of Manchester United disaster of 1958

The Munich air disaster took place on 6 February 1958, when British European Airways Flight 609 crashed on its third attempt to take off from a slush-covered runway at the Munich-Riem airport in Munich, West Germany. On board the plane was the Manchester United football team, nicknamed the Busby Babes, along with a number of supporters and journalists. Twenty-three of the 44 passengers on board...
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Crash Site of Surinam Airways Flight PY764

Crash Site of Surinam Airways Flight PY764

Surinam Airways Flight PY764 was an international scheduled passenger flight from Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands to Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport in Suriname on a Surinam Airways DC-8. On June 7, 1989, the flight crashed during approach to Paramaribo-Zanderij, killing 176 of the 187 on-board, making it the worst ever aviation disaster in Suriname's history.
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Crash Site of a Boeing 707 near Mwanza Airport, Tanzania

Crash Site of a Boeing 707 near Mwanza Airport, Tanzania

Boeing 707-351C
Registration: ST-APY
Serial: 19412/563
Operator: TAAT - Trans Arabian Air Transport

The aircraft was departed Khartoum for a flight to Mwanza where it was supposed to pick up a cargo of 38 tonnes of fish fillet from Vick Fish Processors for delivery in Europe. When it went dark en route to Mwanza, the radio altimeter integral light was found t...
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Plane crash near the Outeniqua Pass in June 2002, South Africa

Plane crash near the Outeniqua Pass in June 2002, South Africa

British Aerospace BAe-748-372 Srs. 2B
Operator: Airquarius
Registration: ZS-OJU
Serial: 1782

An Airquarius HS-748 plane departed Bloemfontein for a mail flight to George around 04:00. The crew allowed a passenger to board the flight. Hansie Cronje, a former South African cricket captain who had missed a South African Airlines flight. Weather was poor at Geor...
No rating yet11/21/20071,084Google Earth Logo
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Crash site of a USAAF RB-29A Superfortress in 1948

Crash site of a USAAF RB-29A Superfortress in 1948

The Post-War period crash site of aircraft 44-61999 "Over Exposed": an American Boeing Superfortress RB-29A heavy bomber, which was modified to be a F13A, and which thus had been in use prior to the crash in a reconnaissance role. The crash occurred at Higher Shelf Stones on 3rd November 1948. The aircraft is of historic interest because of its role in the Cold War: it was formerly part of the ...
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Transport Helicopter lost Airplane during flight in Upper Franconia

Transport Helicopter lost Airplane during flight in Upper Franconia

A Piper Malibu from the Coburger Flugdienst was lost during a transportation flight with a czech Mil Mi-8 near the village of Ebersdorf.
The transport started at 11 o'clock from the Brandensteinsebene airport in Coburg. Around 11.40 the cables break and the airplane crashed from 250m on the street. Luckily no one was injured, but 250 liters of cerosin, from the not drained tanks, had to...
No rating yet11/07/20071,027Google Earth Logo
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1994 Fairchild Air Force Base B-52 crash

1994 Fairchild Air Force Base B-52 crash

The B-52 crash at Fairchild Air Force Base was a fatal air crash that occurred on June 24, 1994, killing the four crew members of a United States Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress during a training flight. In the crash, Bud Holland, who was the command pilot of the aircraft based at Fairchild Air Force Base, call sign Czar 52, flew the aircraft beyond its operational parameters and lost cont...
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Thai plane crash in Phuket kills 88, 16 September 2007

Thai plane crash in Phuket kills 88, 16 September 2007

PHUKET, Thailand (Reuters) - A budget airliner crashed on the Thai resort island of Phuket on Sunday, killing 88 people as it broke up and burst into flames while trying to land in driving rain, a senior official said.

Forty two people were injured, Phuket deputy governor Vorapot Rajsima told a news conference, and a hospital official said at least five of the survivors were ser...
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Crash site of the Atlantic Airways Flight RC670

Crash site of the Atlantic Airways Flight RC670

Stord, Norway - 10th October, 2006

The Atlantic Airways Flight RC670 was chartered by the Norwegian industrial concern Aker Kværner to fly personnel from Stavanger to Molde via Stord (Norrway). The flight was performed by a British Aerospace 146-200 jet and was carrying 12 passengers and 4 crewmembers.

While landing at Stord Airport, the plane overran the 1200 m ...
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Avro Lincoln Bomber crashed into Mount Superbus on 9 April 1955

Avro Lincoln Bomber crashed into Mount Superbus on 9 April 1955

Avro Lincoln bomber, A73-64 of 10 Squadron RAAF based in Townsville crashed into Mount Superbus near Emu Vale in the early hours of Easter Saturday morning on 9 April 1955 during a medical evacuation of a sick baby from Townsville to Eagle Farm airfield in Brisbane. The crew of four RAAF personnel and the two passengers were all killed in this tragic accident.
Rating of 105/22/20071,559Google Earth Logo
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East Coast Flight Services Dornier 328Jet-300 accident at Manassas Regional

East Coast Flight Services Dornier 328Jet-300 accident at Manassas Regional

The Dornier 328Jet was to depart Manassas (HEF) for Myrtle Beach (MYR). During takeoff from runway 34R (5700 ft long) the crew reportedly had an airspeed miscompare. The takeoff was aborted but the airplane could not be stopped on the remaining runway length. It went through the perimeter fence and crossed Observation Road, coming to rest near the Cannon Industrial Park.
The airplane was...
Rating of 201/13/20071,634Google Earth Logo
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CitationJet 2 - OY-JET - Crash site

CitationJet 2 - OY-JET - Crash site

The pilot first made a low pass down runway 29 and then return to land on runway 11.
After touchdown the airplane failed to stop and overran the runway and into the Intercoastal Waterway.

It also has a link to a video of this accident.
The executive jet stopped at water.
After the crew was rescued, the engine starts to increase RPM...
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