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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...
Rating of 412/20/20061,732Google Earth Logo
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1st New York City building hitted by a plane

1st New York City building hitted by a plane

In July 28, 1945, a B-25 Mitchell bomber flew into
the Empire State Building.
At about 10 A.M., the bomber hit the 79th floor, killing the three men aboard instantly. One of the two engines went through the building and out the other side, and through the
roof of a 20-story building on the other side of 34th Street, starting a fire.
Eyewitness reported they heard a b...
Rating of 012/16/20062,138Google Earth Logo
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9 11 2001 attacks planes paths

9 11 2001 attacks planes paths

Overlays with the paths of the planes that hitted the World Trade Center and supposed hitted the Penagon.
Also some overlays about the Boeing 757 Pentagon's Strike.

Note: I do believe a jet hitted the Pentagon, but not a Boeing 757.
Rating of 3.33333333312/11/20062,316Google Earth Logo
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Boeing 757-204 G-BYAG crash site

Boeing 757-204 G-BYAG crash site

CAUSES: "It is considered that the most probable cause of the accident was the destabilisation of the approach below decision height with loss of external visual references and automatic height callouts immediately before landing, resulting in touchdown with excessive descent rate in a nose down attitude. (...)"
Rating of 212/11/2006801Google Earth Logo
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Boeing 747-3B5 KAL 801 crash site

Boeing 747-3B5 KAL 801 crash site

Controlled Flight Into Terrain during a night-time approach to Guam - Agana International Airport.
"Flight 801 had descended 800 feet below the prescribed altitude, struck the 709 feet Nimitz Hill at a height of 650 feet and crashed in a jungle valley, breaking up and bursting into flames. The aircraft ended up at a height of 560 feet, 250m from the UNZ VORTAC (located on the top of...
No rating yet12/11/2006900Google Earth Logo
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Boeing 737-4Y0 G-OBME crash site

Boeing 737-4Y0 G-OBME crash site

Accident description, track overlay, impact sequence and crash site photos.
No rating yet12/11/2006768Google Earth Logo
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Boeing 737-287 crash site

Boeing 737-287 crash site

Occurred at the southernmost city of the world.
No rating yet12/11/2006456Google Earth Logo
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Gulfstream G-1159A Gulfstream III crash site

Gulfstream G-1159A Gulfstream III crash site

The Executive Jet "Gulfstream" is A.K.A. (By pilots) "Gulfdream".
This is the crash of one of this magnificent jets.
Rating of 112/11/2006635Google Earth Logo
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Boeing 747-244BSF crash site

Boeing 747-244BSF crash site

Insufficient rest / fatigue of the crew + wrong takeoff configuration (flaps/trim) resulted in this plane to crash just after the takeoff.
No rating yet12/11/20061,078Google Earth Logo
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Boeing 737-4Y0 Crash Site

Boeing 737-4Y0 Crash Site

The site which a Boeing 737 aquaplaned on landing and ended up in a ditch.
Rating of 2.33333333312/06/2006718Google Earth Logo
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Approximate location of a Boeing 737-76N crash site

Approximate location of a Boeing 737-76N crash site

With accident description and some photos.
No rating yet12/06/2006432Google Earth Logo
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Boeing 737-31S Crash Site

Boeing 737-31S Crash Site

With the accident description and some photos of the crash site.
Rating of 012/06/20061,038Google Earth Logo
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DC-3C Alaska Airlines crash site

DC-3C Alaska Airlines crash site

An overlay showing a CFIT (Controlled Flight Into Terrain) accident involving a DC-3C, in 20 JAN 1949, that still visible nowadays (The registration at wing still very clear after so many time - The picture was taken at 22 SEP 2003).
Rating of 3.310/21/20063,199Google Earth Logo
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Small airplane crash in New York City

Small airplane crash in New York City

11.10.2006
A small general aviation (CIRRUS SR-20) crashed in the Belaire Condominiums at East 72nd & York Avenue in New York City.
Onboard was the Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and his flight instructor, which was both killed in the accident.

http://edition.cnn.com/2006/US/10/11/plane.crash/index.html
Rating of 3.57142857110/11/20062,197Google Earth Logo
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09-30-2006 Emergency landing of the EMBRAER Legacy involved on crash with B

09-30-2006 Emergency landing of the EMBRAER Legacy involved on crash with B

The air base that the executive jet EMBRAER Legacy, piloted by Commander Joseph Lepore and the co-pilot Jan-Paul Paladino used to do an emergency landing, after a crash with a 737-800, at 37,000 ft.

Photos of the airplane, after the crash:
http://img.terra.com.br/i/2006/10/01/402913-6016-ga.jpg
http://img.terra.com.br/i/2006/10/01/402923-5070-ga.jpg
http://im...
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09-30-2006 737-800 crash site

09-30-2006 737-800 crash site

An EMBRAER Legacy executive jet and a Boeing 737-800 airliner jetplane crashed in the air (37,000 ft).
The executive jet could land on a near air base (Cachimbo), but the 737 was destroyed, with 149 passenger and 6 crew members, no-one survived.

737-800 pilot: Commander Decio Chaves Junior
737-800 co-pilot: Thiago Jordao Caruso

Legacy Pilot: Commander...
Rating of 3.66666666610/04/2006999Google Earth Logo
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Brazil Aircraft Accident

Brazil Aircraft Accident

Brazil Aircraft accident of September 29, 2006 with 155 onboard. This is the location as given by the airline Gol. It is located in Indian territory in the Amazon forest.
Rating of 3.09090909010/02/20061,668Google Earth Logo
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Crashed Aircraft in Greece

Crashed Aircraft in Greece

A very clear crashed aircraft
Rating of 2.7509/13/20061,495Google Earth Logo
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Russian plane crash site

Russian plane crash site

KIEV, Ukraine - A Russian passenger jet carrying 171 people crashed Tuesday in Ukraine and officials said that all aboard are feared dead. A news agency cited Russian officials as saying terrorism had been ruled out.

The Pulkovo airlines Tupolev 154, en route from the Russian Black Sea resort of Anapa to St. Petersburg, disappeared from radar screens over Ukraine about 2:30 p.m.,...
Rating of 1.608/22/20061,021Google Earth Logo
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plane crash in front of the Reichstag

plane crash in front of the Reichstag

A small plane crashed in July 2005 right in front of the Reichstag, Berlin, Germany. It was suicide by the pilot and nobody else was injured or killed.
Rating of 3.44444444407/25/20061,634Google Earth Logo
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Lockheed C-5 Galaxy crash

Lockheed C-5 Galaxy crash

At 6:30 a.m. at Monday, a C-5 military transporter crashed in an emergency landing at Dover AFB. No one onboard was killed, but several injured. This is the 7th crash of this airplane type.
Rating of 3.33333333304/04/20062,195Google Earth Logo
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Crash site of a US Navy Martin PBM-5 Mariner that went down on 30 November

Crash site of a US Navy Martin PBM-5 Mariner that went down on 30 November

On 30 November 1944, at approximately 11:10 p.m., a US Navy Martin PBM-5 seaplane took off from Alameda Naval Air Station, California. The 8 men on the plane were heading to Kaneohe Bay Air Station, Hawaii. Sadly, shortly after take-off, at 11:25 p.m., the plane slammed in to Mount Tamalpais at an elevation of 1,450 feet. The men were all killed instantly. The site of the crash is obscure and n...
Rating of 3.203/30/20061,073Google Earth Logo
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Crash Site-United Flight 615

Crash Site-United Flight 615

The Crash of a DC-6B in Alameda County, California

The Last Flight of a United Airlines Douglas DC-6B: Serial No. N37550, Flight No. 615

Built 14 April 1951; crashed on 24 August 1951

More info here:

http://mishalov.com/dc6b-crash-garin-10july05/
Rating of 3.403/24/20061,122Google Earth Logo
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Bijlmer Disaster - Amsterdam - Airplane Crash Site (overlays)

Bijlmer Disaster - Amsterdam - Airplane Crash Site (overlays)

On 4th October 1992, at about 6.30 in the evening, El Al cargo flight LY 1862 from Amsterdam to Tel Aviv, a Boeing 747-200, crashed into a 12-story block of flats in Bijlmer, on the outskirts of Amsterdam, killing its crew of three, a "non-revenue passenger", and at least 43 people on the ground. Because some of the people in Bijlmer were migrants, who were without documents, ...
Rating of 3.33333333303/08/20061,727Google Earth Logo
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Palomares, Spain - US Broken Arrow - 17 Jan 1966 (overlay)

Palomares, Spain - US Broken Arrow - 17 Jan 1966 (overlay)

On January 17, 1966 a B-52 bomber of the USAF Strategic Air Command carrying four 1 Megaton hydrogen bombs crashed into a KC-135 tanker while refuelling. Of the four hydrogen bombs that it carried, three fell near the Spanish fishing village of Palomares, while the fourth was lost at sea. Two of the bombs parachutes failed, causing them to undergo non-nuclear, high explosive detonation and the...
Rating of 302/28/20061,872Google Earth Logo
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