Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Tomorrow in
Disasters History

1973 - In Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan, 32 people were killed when an Aeroflot flight crashed during takeoff.

1973 - In Nabire, Indonesia, 13 people were killed when a Merpati Nusantara Airlines crashed.

1975 - A subway train smashed into the end of a tunnel in London's Underground. More than 40 people were killed.

2001 - Near Great Heck, North Yorkshire, England, ten people died when a high-speed passenger train hit a car on the track and then collided with a freight train. Seventy people were injured.

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