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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 301/18/20064,258Google 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 3.15384615312/16/20052,684Google 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
Rating of 4.512/10/2005783Google Earth Logo
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Lady be Good crash site

Lady be Good crash site

The location where the unpiloted B-24, "Lady be Good" bomber landed during WW II. All 10 crewmen managed to parachuted out before the crash. One man was killed when his parachute failed to open, the other nine survived but subsequently perished while attempting to hike out of the dessert.
The bodies of all but one were recovered.
A film called `Soul survivor` was ba...
Rating of 2.511/22/20051,847Google Earth Logo
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F117 - invisible bomber - in Serbia

F117 - invisible bomber - in Serbia

On 27th of March, 1999, on 4th night of NATO campaign against Serbia, F117, "invisible" stealth bomber was shot down by Serbian SA-3 surface-to-air missile.
Rating of 3.12511/16/20052,983Google Earth Logo
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American Airline Flight 965

American Airline Flight 965

Airplane Crash year 1995 in near Cali. 164 Persons on Board 4 survived.
Rating of 3.2511/14/20051,429Google Earth Logo
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Colorado Airplane Crash Sites

Colorado Airplane Crash Sites

Crash sites of commercial, military, and other planes in Colorado, USA
Taken from http://coloradowreckchasing.tripod.com/
Rating of 2.410/21/20053,619Google Earth Logo
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Crossair SF340B crash short after take off at ZRH

Crossair SF340B crash short after take off at ZRH

This wonderful Saab 340B crashed minutes after departure in ZRH on January 10th 2000 - 7 Passengers and 3 Crew R.I.P.
Rating of 2.510/20/20051,203Google Earth Logo
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Los Rodeos Airport, Tenerife, Canary Is, Spain

Los Rodeos Airport, Tenerife, Canary Is, Spain

On March 27, 1977, Los Rodeos was the scene of the worst airplane crash in history. On that Sunday afternoon, just before 2 p.m., two Boeing 747s touched down at Los Rodeos. One was a KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) flight from Amsterdam. The other a Pan American flight from New York. Both were charter flights.
Twenty-eight years ago, the greatest disaster in airline history killed 538 people
Rating of 3.33333333310/18/20051,340Google Earth Logo
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Airplane collision in 2001, Milan Linate Airport, Italy

Airplane collision in 2001, Milan Linate Airport, Italy

Airplane collision, Milan Linate Airport, Italy.

On 8th October 2001 two airplanes (a SAS McDonnell Douglas MD-87 and a private Cessna) collided on the runway while the MD-87 just want to take-off an the Cessna want to cross the runway to come on the taxiway. The Cessna was destroyed on the runway, the MD-87 further rolled after the runway in a hall for baggage keeping. A total o...
Rating of 3.510/04/20051,367Google Earth Logo
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Airplane crash 1987, Munich, Germany

Airplane crash 1987, Munich, Germany

A small airplane lost control and smashed in a public bus and a McDonalds restaurant.
Rating of 309/29/20051,387Google Earth Logo
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Airplane Crash, March 27, 1977 at Tenerife North Airport, Canary Islands (S

Airplane Crash, March 27, 1977 at Tenerife North Airport, Canary Islands (S

27.03.1977 two-plane collision at Tenerife North Airport, Canary Islands (Spain).

Two Boeing 747s (PanAm and KLM) collided in thick fog on the runway after an unauthorized takeoff by the KLM jet. At this largest aircraft crash in the aerial history (except the attacks on the 11th September), a total of 583 people died.
Rating of 309/29/20051,895Google Earth Logo
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Airplane crash 06.26.1988 at Mulhouse-Habsheim, France

Airplane crash 06.26.1988 at Mulhouse-Habsheim, France

June 26, 1988 airplane crash site in Mulhouse-Habsheim, France.

Air France Flight No. 296, an Airbus A320-111.

The aircraft crashed at the end of a planned fly-over at an altitude of 100 ft to present new Fly-By-Wire technology. Three of the 136 people on-board (130 passengers and 6 crew members) were killed.

Info in German: Rating of 4
09/29/20051,236Google Earth Logo
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Airplanecrash Crossair Flightnumber 3597

Airplanecrash Crossair Flightnumber 3597

November 14, 2001, flight LX 3597: a Crossair AVRO RJ100 from Berlin crashed from low altitude during its landing approach towards Zürich. Of the 33 people onboard, only twelve passengers and two crew survived the crash.
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Airplanecrash American Airlines Flightnumber 587

Airplanecrash American Airlines Flightnumber 587

American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into the Belle Harbor neighborhood of Queens, New York shortly after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport on November 12, 2001.

The Airbus A300-600 jet, registered N14053, which left JFK bound for Santo Domingo's Las Americas International Airport, crashed at 9:17 A.M. local time. All 260 people on board were killed [2 flight cre...
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Airplanecrash China Airlines Flightnumber 611

Airplanecrash China Airlines Flightnumber 611

On May 25 2002, the flight took off at 2:50 pm local time for the 1 hour 20 minutes flight to Hong Kong.

About 20 minutes after takeoff, the aircraft disappeared from radar screens, suggesting the aircraft had experienced an in flight breakup at FL350, near the Penghu Islands at Taiwan Strait, killing all 19 crew members and 206 passengers. 190 of the deceased are Chinese from Ta...
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Airplanecrash Helios Air Flightnumber 522

Airplanecrash Helios Air Flightnumber 522

The flight, which left Larnaca, Cyprus at 09:07 local time, was en route to Athens, and was scheduled to continue to Prague. After the flight failed to contact air traffic control upon entering Greek air space, two F-16 fighter aircraft from the Hellenic Air Force 111th Combat Wing were scrambled from Nea Anchialos Air Base to establish visual contact. They noted that the aircraft appeared to b...
Rating of 309/16/20051,302Google Earth Logo
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Airplanecrash TWA Flight 800

Airplanecrash TWA Flight 800

TWA Flight 800 (TW800, TWA800) was a passenger flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York) to Charles De Gaulle International Airport (Paris).

On July 17, 1996, the plane, a Boeing 747-131 registered as N93119, exploded off Long Island in mid-air and crashed into the ocean, killing all 230 people on board, including French guitarist Marcel Dadi and composer David...
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Airplane crash Lockerbie

Airplane crash Lockerbie

Pan Am Flight 103, registered N739PA and named "Clipper Maid of the Seas", was blown up as it flew over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988, when 12 to 16 oz (340 to 450 g) of plastic explosive was detonated in its forward cargo hold, triggering a sequence of events that led to the rapid destruction of the aircraft. Winds of 100 knots (190 km/h) scattered passengers and debris along an 13...
Rating of 2.88888888809/15/20051,091Google Earth Logo
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Airplane crash Ramstein Germany

Airplane crash Ramstein Germany

On August 28, 1988, in one of the world's worst airshow disasters, three jets from the Italian Air Force display team, Frecce Tricolori, collided in mid-air and one crashed into the crowd during an airshow at Ramstein Air Base near Ramstein, Germany. Sixty seven spectators (as well as all three pilots) were killed and hundreds injured in the resulting explosion.

The disaster resu...
Rating of 3.57142857109/15/20051,909Google Earth Logo
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Aircrash Swissair Flight 111

Aircrash Swissair Flight 111

Swissair Flight 111 (SR-111) was a commercial Swissair McDonnell Douglas MD-11 flying from JFK to Cointrin International Airport in Geneva.

On September 2, 1998 the aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean southwest of Halifax International Airport at the entrance to St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia. The crash site was 8 km from shore, roughly equidistant between the tiny fishing a...
Rating of 3.33333333309/15/20051,675Google Earth Logo
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Airplanecrash over Ueberlingen Germany

Airplanecrash over Ueberlingen Germany

01.07.2002 23:35
Bashkirian Airlines Flight 2937 [RA-85816], on a flight from Moscow, Russia to Barcelona, Spain collided with DHL Flight 611 [A9C-DHL] at FL390 near Ueberlingen on the northern shore of Lake Constance, which borders Switzerland.

This report is to remind us of the fact that 71 humans of it died 52 children. We want all humans died to respect and our peace...
Rating of 3.409/15/20051,113Google Earth Logo
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Airplanecrash

Airplanecrash

14.November 1990 crash a Airplane from Alitalia in to Hill ( Stadlerberg near Zurich Airport.
This Bookmark is to remind of the fact that we the 46 victims never forgotten and we respect you each time.
Rating of 309/14/2005694Google Earth Logo
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United Flight 93 Memorial, PA

United Flight 93 Memorial, PA

This is the site for the United Flight 93 temporary memorial.

More information.
Rating of 3.608/29/20051,496Google Earth Logo
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Worst Airplane accident ever

Worst Airplane accident ever

Worst accident ever in airplane history
583 dead and only 61 survivor
http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Tenerife-disaster
Rating of 308/24/20051,100Google Earth Logo
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