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Locations of large airliner accidents.


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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 212/12/2006891Google 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 yet12/12/20061,029Google 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 yet12/12/2006955Google 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 yet12/12/2006560Google 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 112/12/2006726Google 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 yet12/12/20061,242Google 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 yet12/06/2006528Google 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 012/06/20061,173Google 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 3.310/21/20063,360Google 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 3.57142857110/12/20062,359Google 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
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Rating of 310/06/2006971Google Earth Logo
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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 3.66666666610/05/20061,105Google 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 3.09090909010/02/20061,746Google Earth Logo
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Crashed Aircraft in Greece

Crashed Aircraft in Greece

A very clear crashed aircraft
Rating of 2.7509/13/20061,623Google 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 1.608/22/20061,203Google 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 3.44444444407/25/20061,741Google 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 3.33333333304/04/20062,492Google 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 3.203/30/20061,261Google 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 3.403/24/20061,322Google 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 3.33333333303/08/20061,876Google 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 303/01/20061,968Google Earth Logo
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Flight path Flash Air 604

Flight path Flash Air 604

Approximate flight path of Flash Airlines flight 604 that crashed off Sharm el Sheikh on January 3, 2004. The flight path has been compiled based on ATC radar return coordinates, matched with FDR and CVR data.
Rating of 3.57142857102/22/20061,973Google Earth Logo
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crash site of the B17 bomber

crash site of the B17 bomber

Side scan sonar image of the crash of the B17 bomber sank over corsica in WW2.
This image was done during a survey for BRGM
© CERES 2006 – more at www.ceresm.com
Acquisition: EdgeTech 272TD Side Scan Sonar
Processing: TEI Suite, Isis & Delphmap
To have a better view put terrain ON
Rating of 301/18/20064,399Google Earth Logo
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Southwest Airlines B737 accident

Southwest Airlines B737 accident

Flight 1248 veered off the runway at Chicago Midway Airport at approximately 7:15 p.m.CST Dec. 8, 2005 onto Central and 55th Ave. The aircraft departed Baltimore/Washington at 4:50 p.m.CST. The flight was expected to land at 6:30 p.m. CST. The flight circled Chicago Midway Airport landing at approximately 7:15 p.m. Airliner slid thru the fence onto the intersection and hit a couple cars. 11 peo...
Rating of 3.15384615312/16/20052,803Google Earth Logo
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Monte Renosu Corsica

Monte Renosu Corsica

The Renosu Mount culminates to 2352 m height. It is the mount of the center of Corsica, in clear weather one see there the Western sea, the Eastern sea.
In December 1963 there was here a crash plane making several victims
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