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|With this Google Earth KML file, you can zoom in on the crash sites of commercial aviation between 1961 and 1970. Of which approximately 9% occurred in pairs within days or months of each other at the same general locations.||07/06/2012||998|
|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.||02/22/2006||1,833|
|Hötensleben became known because of the Iron Curtain that was build close up to the city limit in 1961.|
Today you can still see how it looked like from 1961 to 1989 northwest of Hötensleben with walls, tower, paths and all to secu´re the people of the GDR to flee.
Youtube video of the border:
|Here is the wingman, perhaps the flight leader, of the northern B-1B Lancer (1.260m NNW). |
|Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish diplomat and author and was the second Secretary-General of the United Nations. He served from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961. He is the only person to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. Hammarskjöld remains the only U.N. Secretary-General to die in office.|
|Air Inter Flight 148 was a scheduled airline flight on 20 January 1992 that crashed in the Vosges Mountains, near Mont Sainte-Odile, while circling to land at Strasbourg Airport. 87 of the 96 onboard were killed.||05/25/2011||956|
|Air New Zealand Flight 901 (TE901) was a scheduled Antarctic sightseeing flight from Auckland Airport in New Zealand. The Antarctic sightseeing flights were operated with McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 aircraft and began in February 1977. On 28 November 1979 the 14th flight crashed into Mount Erebus, killing all 237 passengers and 20 crewmembers aboard.|
|Air India Flight 101 was a scheduled Air India passenger flight that crashed into Mont Blanc in France on the morning of 24 January 1966||05/25/2011||1,018|
|The York Cold War Bunker is a two-storey semi-subterranean bunker in the Holgate area of York, England, built in 1961 during the cold war to monitor nuclear explosions and fallout in Yorkshire in the event of nuclear war. It was used by the Royal Observer Corps as a headquarters between 1961 and 1991. It is an English Scheduled Monument and was opened in 2006 by English Heritage as a tourist...||01/16/2010||457|
|Dan-Air Flight 1008 was a Boeing 727-46 (registration G-BDAN) that crashed on the 25 April 1980 while on approach to Tenerife North Airport, Canary Islands, Spain, at the end of a charter flight from Manchester. The aircraft flew into high terrain when it turned the wrong way in a holding pattern. The aircraft was destroyed and all 146 occupants killed. Dan-Air Flight 1008 marked the greatest l...||07/20/2009||1,195|
|1942 May 15 - First powered flight of BI-1 rocketplane. - Crew: Bakhchivangi.|
First glide flight was on 10 September 1941, but the factory had to be evacuated to Sverdlovsk. Accidents in ground runs of the rocket engine further delayed the first powered flight. First flight performance was: First flight BI-1. Maximum Speed - 400 kph. Maximum Altitude - 840 m. Flight Time - 189 sec.
|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...