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Today in Disaster History

Today in Disaster History 1972 – In Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, 155 people were killed when a Spantax flight crashed. 1979 – At Cincinnati’s Riverfront Coliseum eleven Who fans were trampled to death in the rush to gain admittance for general (unreserved) seats to the band’s concert. 1984 – In Bhopal, India, more than 2,000 people … Continue reading Today in Disaster History

Today in Disaster History March 15, 2018

Posted by on 3/15/2018 to News  1974 – In Tehran, Iran, 15 people were killed when a Sterling Airways flight caught fire after the right main landing gear collapsed while preparing to takeoff. Eighty-one people survived the incident. 1999 – In Bourbonnais, IL, a passenger train collided with a truck at a railway crossing. Eleven people were killed … Continue reading Today in Disaster History March 15, 2018

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