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Air Disasters
06 Sep 1952: Dozens die in air show tragedy

10 Jan 1954: Comet jet crashes with 35 on board

19 Oct 1954: 'Metal fatigue' caused Comet crashes

17 Mar 1957: BEA withdraws Viscount aircraft

06 Feb 1958: United players killed in air disaster

03 Feb 1959: Buddy Holly killed in air crash

17 Feb 1959: Turkish leader involved in fatal crash

15 Feb 1961: Belgian jet crashes seconds before landing

03 Jun 1962: 130 die in Paris air crash

29 Nov 1963: Canadian air disaster kills 118

24 Jan 1966: 117 die in Air India tragedy

05 Mar 1966: Passenger jet crashes into Mount Fuji

28 Jan 1968: Radiation alert following B-52 crash

03 Jul 1970: Holiday jet goes missing over Spain

08 Mar 1972: TWA jet explodes at Las Vegas airport

18 Jun 1972: UK's worst air crash kills 118

22 Dec 1972: Survivors found 10 weeks after plane crash

05 Mar 1973: Mid-air collision kills 68

03 Mar 1974: Turkish jet crashes killing 345

13 Oct 1976: Bolivian plane crashes in Santa Cruz

27 Mar 1977: Hundreds dead in Tenerife plane crash

21 Sep 1979: Harrier crash kills three

01 Sep 1983: Korean airliner 'shot down'

23 Jun 1985: Air India jet crashes killing 329

24 Nov 1985: Commandoes storm hijacked plane

28 Jan 1986: Seven dead in space shuttle disaster

02 Apr 1986: Bomb tears hole in airliner over Greece

06 Nov 1986: Oil workers die in helicopter crash

03 Jul 1988: US warship shoots down Iranian airliner

10 Sep 1988: BBC presenters in helicopter crash

21 Dec 1988: Jumbo jet crashes onto Lockerbie

26 Dec 1988: First clue to Lockerbie crash found

08 Jan 1989: Dozens die as plane crashes on motorway

04 Oct 1992: El Al jumbo crashes in Amsterdam

02 Jun 1994: MI5 officers killed in helicopter crash

23 Nov 1996: Hijacked jet crashes into sea

03 Feb 1998: Military jet causes cable car tragedy

03 Sep 1998: All feared dead in Swissair crash

25 Jul 2000: Concorde crash kills 113

01 Feb 2003: Columbia shuttle disintegrates killing seven
 
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