Note: this accident was previously featured in episode 14 of the plane crash series on December 9th, 2017, prior to the series’ arrival on Medium. This article is written without reference to and supersedes the original.

On the 29th of December 1972, an Eastern Air Lines Lockheed L-1011 Tristar landing…

Note: this accident was previously featured in episode 13 of the plane crash series on December 2nd, 2017, prior to the series’ arrival on Medium. This article is written without reference to and supersedes the original.

On the 28th of April 1988, passengers aboard an Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 stared…

On the 14th of August 2013, a UPS cargo plane on approach to Birmingham, Alabama struck trees and crashed on final approach, killing both pilots and leaving a half-mile trail of debris and packages strewn across a field short of the runway. As NTSB investigators descended upon the shattered remains…

Note: this accident was previously featured in episode 12 of the plane crash series on November 25th, 2017, prior to the series’ arrival on Medium. This article is written without reference to and supersedes the original.

It was an event which shook the world: on a windswept island in the…

On the second of April 2011, a group of test pilots and engineers boarded a prototype Gulfstream business jet for a routine test flight in Roswell, New Mexico. But as the plane lifted off the runway, it suddenly rolled to the right, struck the ground, and burst into flames, destroying…

Note: this accident was previously featured in episode 11 of the plane crash series on November 18th, 2017, prior to the series’ arrival on Medium. This article is written without reference to and supersedes the original.

On the 30th of June 1956, a fateful sequence of events in the skies…

On the 25th of January 2010, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 climbing out from Beirut, Lebanon suddenly departed its cleared route, entered a tightening spiral, and plunged into the Mediterranean Sea from a height of 9,000 feet. All 90 people on board were killed, the worst air disaster in the…

Note: this accident was previously featured in episode 10 of the plane crash series on November 11th, 2017, prior to the series’ arrival on Medium. This article is written without reference to and supersedes the original.

In the early hours of the first of June 2009, Air France flight 447…

On the 13th of December 1977, friends and family waved goodbye to the young men of the University of Evansville basketball team, who were headed to a routine away game against Middle Tennessee State. Certainly none of them imagined that it would be the last time they saw the players…

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Analyzer of plane crashes and author of upcoming book (soon™). Contact me via @Admiral_Cloudberg on Reddit or by email at kylanddempsey@gmail.com.

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