Top 5 worst air disasters in history

These are the top 5 worst plane wrecks of all time.

#1? well you may have guessed this one.

#1 9/11 terrorist hijacking. The known casualty count is at almost 3000 people here that were killed either in the plane or on the ground – 2907 dead from known reports

Date: September 11, 2001
Location: New York, NY
New York, NY
Arlington, Virginia
Shanksville, Pennsylvania
Aircraft: Boeing 767-223ER
Boeing B-767-222
Boeing B-757-223
Boeing B-757-222
Reg: N334AA
N612UA
N644AA
N591UA
Airline: American Airlines
United Airlines
American Airlines
United Airlines
Flight No: 11
175
77
93
Fatalities: 265 : 265 +2583

American Airlines, Flight 11, a Boeing 767, Boston to Los Angeles, hits the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11th.

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United Airlines, Flight 175, a Boeing 767, on a scheduled flight from Boston to Los Angeles, crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center in New York.

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American Airlines, Flight 77, a Boeing 757, Washington D.C. to Los Angeles, moments after crashing into the Pentagon.

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Wreckage of United Airlines Flight 93, a Boeing 757, Newark to San Francisco, crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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#2 Pan Am B747 in 1977 Tenerife, Canary Islands – 583 dead

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The remains of a Pan Am B747 (top) and KLM B747 (bottom) in Tenerife, Canary Islands in the second worst aviation disaster in history, which killed a total of 583 people. The KLM 747 collided with a Pan Am 747 after the captain of the KLM plane started his takeoff roll without clearance.

#3

Date: August 12, 1985
Location: Mt. Osutaka, near Ueno Village, Japan
Aircraft: Boeing B-747-SR46
Reg: JA8119
Airline: Japan Air Lines
Flight No: 123
Fatalities: 524 : 520
The wreckage of a Japan Airlines Boeing 747 that crashed on Mt. Osutaka, Japan. Five-hundred twenty people out of 524 aboard were killed. Improper repairs by Boeing after a tail strike 7 years earlier, led to a rupture of the pressure bulkhead and loss of all controls.

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#4

Date: November 12, 1996
Location: Near Charkhidadri, India
Aircraft: Boeing B-747-168B / Ilyushin IL-76TD
Reg: HZ-AIH / UN-76435
Airline: Saudi Arabian Airlines / Kazastan Airlines
Flight No: 763 / 1907
Fatalities: 349 : 349
The remains of a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 after a midair collision with a Kazastan Airlines Ilyushin 76 over New Delhi, India resulting in the loss of 349 lives. Reports vary but a misunderstanding of directions between the ATC and the Ilyushin 76 plane seems to have led to the accident.

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#5

Date: March 03, 1974
Location: Near Ermenonville, France
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
Reg: TC-JAV
Airline: Turkish Airlines
Flight No: 981
Fatalities: 346 : 346

Not many pieces of wreckage larger than 3 feet long could be found after a Turkish Airlines DC-10 crashed into a forest at a high rate of speed at Ermenonville, France. A defective latching mechanism on the cargo door caused it to fail in flight resulting in decompression and loss of all hydraulic control

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17 Comments

  1. I am necessary wish to find

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  3. omg !!! i wanna know what the first plane who krashed was :/

  4. ya know your wierd
    because you took this of my uncles site he can report you and youll be fined
    naw..jks

  5. sure I’m not your uncle… jkg
    This stuff is compiled from all over the place, if you have a link, i will post a credit

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  9. I FEEL SORRY ABOUY 9/11. DONT YOU

  10. I FEEL SORRY ABOUY 9/11.

  11. I FEEL SORRY ABOUY 9/11. PLEASE REPLY.

  12. I FEEL SORRY ABOUY 9/11. PLEASE REPLY ASAP

  13. I dispute your inclusion of 9/11 as an “air disaster”. That was no accident, and should not be included on this list. (Airdisaster.com considers it a different category entirely.)

  14. its excellent as your other articles : D, regards for posting .

  15. Air travel dangerous

  16. i thougt i cud fly once. ooppssieee

  17. Could you please explain this info like I’m 4? :)


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