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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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