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Major Crashes At Your Airport?  
User currently offlinebmacleod From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 2280 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15572 times:

My airport YHZ has had one major crash - MK Airlines 747-200F in October 2004. Anyone have similar major crashes ( Boeing 737 or bigger) at their hometown airport?

I don't know if this topic has been discussed before...

[Edited 2012-05-12 10:42:10]


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User currently offlineCabincrewifly From Ireland, joined Jul 2011, 243 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15564 times:

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Feb 2011



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User currently offlineabrown532 From UK - Northern Ireland, joined Feb 2008, 152 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15547 times:

Belfast City

None.


User currently offlineflyingturtle From Switzerland, joined Oct 2011, 2411 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15520 times:

"At" BSL (actually some 10 km away):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invicta_International_Airlines_Flight_435. Happened in 1973; left 108 people dead, almost all of them mothers from a village in the UK.

Location: http://maps.google.ch/maps?q=Herrenm...rrenmatt,+Hochwald,+Solothurn&z=14

A bit more distant:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_France_Flight_296. This Airbus 320 accident in 1988 definitively has some notoriety.


David

[Edited 2012-05-12 11:02:55]


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User currently offlineB6JFKH81 From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2891 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15480 times:

I am based at JFK, and the list is quite long for incidents and accidents both on the field and nearby. In fact, JFK has had its fair share of ill-fated flights originate at JFK bound for destinations throughout the world (such at TWA Flight 800, AA 587), and even one or two that were coming into JFK that didn't make it (like the Avianca flight).

It's pretty interesting if you go into the photo search engine on here, put on the filter for JFK and accidents/incidents....4 pages of pictures come up and that doesn't include that many of the incidents. I know that topic has come up before "originating airports with high accident rates" or something like that.



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User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7585 posts, RR: 18
Reply 5, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15422 times:

PHX: None that I know of recently.

CVG: Tahoma Air CV-580 crashing at the world of sports golf course in 2004.
TWA Flight 159, BA707- Runway overrun caused by the pilot thinking he hit a stuck DL DC9-- in 1967.
TWA Flight 128, CV-880- Crashed on approach to RWY18.
Air Canada 797, DC9- fire started in lavatory, landed on 27, and fire spread to entire cabin, killing about half on board.
I know there's more, but those are the only ones off the top of my head.



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User currently offlineRWA380 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3272 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15393 times:

Last crash PDX saw was a UA DC-8 during the late 70's, it ran out of fuel on approach to PDX, it went down in a residential neighborhood, took out a few houses but no big fire or casualties. Interesting note, there was a prisoner being transported on this plane, they un-handcuffed him when they crashed, he helped people off the plane, then disappeared never to be seen again.


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User currently offlinekl5147 From Netherlands, joined Aug 2005, 327 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15344 times:

Turkish Airlines flight TK1951
25 feb. 2009
Near Amsterdam - Schiphol



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User currently offlinemandala499 From Indonesia, joined Aug 2001, 6873 posts, RR: 75
Reply 8, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15339 times:

Jakarta... 2 airports.
CGK:
Lion Air: MD90 Landed in heavy winds, slewed off runway, write off.
Mandala: 727... landed and gear collapsed.

HLP:
Air Force: C130 crash after take off, 134 dead.
Just a few days ago, the Sukhoi Superjet crash.

JKT (closed):
Garuda: DC-9 bounced 3x and broke. (last bounce was 5.8G)



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User currently offlinerwessel From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 2353 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15326 times:
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Sure, but isn't it unfair to compare ORD (down the road for me) to the (relatively) sleepy YHZ with only a tenth as many movements (and a twentieth the number of passengers)?

User currently offlineCargolex From United States of America, joined Apr 2010, 1271 posts, RR: 8
Reply 10, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 15301 times:

SEA fortunately hasn't had a major incident since 1956 (NW flight 2).

However, my old home airport, LGA, has a much more chequered history.

There were two major USAair crashes there when I was a teenager, and many minor incidents, including one I witnessed first hand in 1996 from a window seat on a CO 737. The aftermath:


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User currently offlinenema From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2006, 717 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 15267 times:

BMI 734 at East Midlands Airport, 1989.

Sadly a horrific loss of 47 lives and multiple serious injuries to others.

This Wiki link shows the aerial photo of just how close to the runway they got before the aircraft came down on the M1 motorway embankment.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kegworth_air_disaster



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User currently onlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25356 posts, RR: 22
Reply 12, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 15240 times:

Considering GVA is one of the oldest airports in Europe still operating at the original site (opened in 1919), I can't think of any serious fatal accidents involving fatalities. The worst one that comes to mind was an Egyptair 707 that landed short of the runway in October 1982 and eventually came to rest with one wing separated.



There have been a few other minor incidents. A KLM Fokker 100 had the left main landing gear collapse while landing in 1989, and an IB MD-87 diverted to GVA in 1999 when the nose gear wouldn't extend.


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[Edited 2012-05-12 12:44:37]

User currently offlineviajero From Mexico, joined Aug 2008, 133 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 15192 times:
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My old airport of DFW had DL191 (Aug.2,1985) and DL1141 (Aug 31,1988). Just over 200 fatalies (total)

User currently offlinedanielmyatt From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2011, 160 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 15139 times:

BHX:

The first ever crash at Birmingham was in January 2002 when a Challenger crashed on take off, the pilots never requested de-icing despite freezing conditions the night before. A wing dipped on TO and it hit the runway causing it to flip over, no survivors.
I actually saw this happen from my bedroom that sort of overlooks the centre of the runway, ot nice at all.

In Feb 2006 a Mahan air A310 Somehow ended up being 162 feet above the ground 6NM from the threshold, They commenced a missed approach and landed safely on the 2nd attempt.

In June 2006 a TNT 737 Made an emergeny landing with failed landing gear shutting the airport for some time. It was scheduled to arrive at Stansted but diverted to EMA due to fog, the pilots performed a full auto approach which somehow disengaged and the plane deviated from is path resulting in the right main gear being torn off.
It then dirverted to BHX and performed an emergency landing with missing gear, see the video shot Blythe West Midlans Police helicopter.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ry48f...FPX4Y&feature=youtube_gdata_player

In Nov 2010 a Citation crashed in thick fog on landing after crashing into what I remember was ILS equiptment. It was an ambulance flight delivering a liver. It shut the airport till the afternoon the next day. I was in the airport at the time and we was all watching the news roll in on the TV and people looking out the windows to try and see, but the fog was too thick. All of the flights were slowly cancelled including my Air France 146 flight to Paris.


User currently offlineiberiadc852 From Spain, joined May 2005, 270 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 15076 times:

My home airport is TFN, so sadly there's too much to say about mayor accidents. On the other hand, they have been very commented.

But my father is a survivor of the not so well known first major crash that happened there, when an IB L-1049 Superconstellation crashed in a second landing try in very poor visibilty, with 33 dead and 15 survivors.

[Edited 2012-05-12 12:24:53]


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User currently offlinekaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 12476 posts, RR: 37
Reply 16, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 15077 times:

On Christmas Eve 1965, a DC3 belonging to British United Airways crashed short of the runway at Jersey (Channel Islands) in fog, below the airline's minima; it was carrying 24 passengers and 3 crew; the aircraft was destroyed on impact and all but 1 (a stewardess) were killed.

As it happens, I went to the airport on my bike today and my route takes me right past the approach light structures near the 27 threshold, where the DC3 came down.

There was another crash, involving a Citation, in c.1980; both crewmembers were killed in that incident.


User currently offlineAF1624 From France, joined Jul 2006, 659 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 15040 times:

At CDG I can think of AF4590, which crashed minutes after take off just outside the airport. Sadly, 113 persons lost their lives that day, and this crash was the key event leading to the end of civilian supersonic transport - until the next aircraft arrives of course.

I'm sure there are others though.



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User currently offlineYflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1032 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 15023 times:

SMF: None. The closest I find is that PSA Flight 182 originated in SMF, although it crashed near SAN.

Going to former home airports of mine...

RDU:
December 13, 1994, American Eagle Flight 3379.
February 19, 1988, American Eagle Flight 3378.

CLT:
January 8, 2003, Air Midwest Flight 5481.
July 2, 1994, US Airways Flight 1016.
September 11, 1974, Eastern Air Lines Flight 212.


User currently offlineZKCIF From Lithuania, joined Oct 2010, 300 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 14867 times:

KUN

Luckily, nothing

VNO

In recent years (2007), Scandinavian Dash 8-402 with no casualties (opted for VNO instead of PLQ because of better safety equipment)

In 1973, Tu-124, CCCP-45061 departed from VNO and crashed near VKO, 51/51 fatalities because of 2 mechanical failures (the whole elite of Lithuanian pediatrists perished in this disaster)

In 1970, Tu-124, CCCP-45012 flew ROV-VNO and crashed inflight under unclear circumstances, 37/37 casualties.


User currently onlinenorthstardc4m From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 3024 posts, RR: 36
Reply 20, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 14850 times:
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Air France 358, A340-300, 2005, 0 fatalities:

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Air Canada 189, DC-9-32, 1978 (I know someone who was on the inbound leg to YYZ and got off that plane... also right next to location AF358 ended up), 2 fatalities

Air Canada 612, DC-8-60, 1970, 109 fatalities.


Also related:

Air Canada 797 inbound DFW-YYZ when it burned at CVG, DC-9-32, 23 fatalities

Air India 181/182 post departure YYZ-YMX-(LHR), 747-200B, 1985, 329 fatalities



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User currently offlineIBERIA747 From Spain, joined Aug 2003, 1831 posts, RR: 58
Reply 21, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 14776 times:

My home airport, Madrid-Barajas, has seen several big accidents during it's long history.

The most recent one occured in August 20th, 2008, when a Spanair MD-82 (EC-HFP) crashed during takeoff, killing 154 passengers and crew.

Before that, the latest big accident had occured in December 7th, 1983. On that foggy and snowy morning, an Iberia B727-200 (EC-CFJ) and an Aviaco DC-9 (EC-CGS) collided on the ground when the Aviaco crew entered the active runway by mistake and with very low visibility while the Iberia 727 was rolling for takeoff. 93 people died (51 on Iberia and 42 on Aviaco).

And only 10 days before that (November 27th, 1983) , an Avianca B747-200 (HK-2910) had crashed in the nearby town of Mejorada Del Campo (7,5 mi/12km away from the airport) during approach, killing 181 people.

Another 747 (Imperial Iranian Air Force - IIAF. Reg. 5-8104) crashed in 1976 while approaching MAD in heavy weather and after being struck by lightning. All occupants (17 people) were killed.

Of course, we're not taking into account here all the minor incidents that have occured at this airport during all these years.

[Edited 2012-05-12 13:32:28]


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User currently offlineBralo20 From Belgium, joined May 2008, 625 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 14761 times:

BRU:

15FEB1961: Flight SN548 during approach, Boeing 707-329 en route from IDL to BRU, all died during the crash. The cause of the crash was left open however the FAA was determined that a problem with the stabilizer adjusting mechanism was the cause of the crash. OO-SJB, the plane that crashed was at that point only 2 years old. This crash happened in the vicinity of BRU and not on the airport itself.

29AUG1998: Flight SN542 inbound from JFK collapsed through its right side landing gear seconds after landing. No injuries nor fatalities. The cause of the plane was determined due fatigue of the landing gear due stressful operations. The plane was a A340-200 and was registered OO-SCW.

05MAY2006: No real crash but due a heavy fire in a maintenance hangar at BRU, 4 planes were destroyed. One Lockheed C-130 of the Belgian Air Force and 3 Airbus A320's (from Armavia, Hellas Jet and Armenian International Airways) were damaged beyond repair.

25MAY2008: A Kallita Air Boeing 747-200F overran the runway during an aborted take-off. The plane was registered N704CK. No serious injures, the plane broke in 3 pieces during the event. Since the plane carried a lot of diplomatic cargo (about half of the 76 ton load) it took a while to remove the cargo and the wreckage. Cause of the crash was the rejected take-off after passing V1 speed.


That's about it for BRU I guess... Which isn't to bad since the opening of BRU in 1940 (before that it was located somewhere else)

[Edited 2012-05-12 13:35:12]

User currently offlineatcsundevil From United States of America, joined Mar 2010, 1205 posts, RR: 2
Reply 23, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 14762 times:

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 5):
PHX: None that I know of recently.

The big guys just leave it to the GA pilots to CFIT every other month, then sue the FAA because they crashed into a mountain trying to stay below the class bravo because it's "dangerous"  

Having that said, it's damn near impossible to crash in PHX. With a half dozen airfields (at least) capable of handling a 737 and six 10k+ runways -- not to mention several freeways that could double for a runway -- something seriously catastrophic would have to happen to crash. Oh yeah, and we're VFR 360 days a year.


User currently offlinesteeler83 From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 9211 posts, RR: 20
Reply 24, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 14700 times:

PIT and PHL are my home airports.

We all remember USAir flight 427. The only one I can think of with PHL was the UPS DC8 that caught fire a few years ago.

Tenerife airport? Gee, what major accidents have occurred there...? (blatant sarcasm, btw, as I'm sure that a certain incident involving a KLM 747 and the first ever jumbo in commercial service immediately comes to mind... talk about a sad day all around...)



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25 F9Animal : IIRC QX had a DHC8 plow into a terminal several years ago. I think everyone survived!
26 UALWN : BCN: None that I know of. Except for the horrific Überlingen mid-air collision in 2002: the Russian plane full of schoolchildren was bound for BCN...
27 United727 : ORD AA191 - Flight 191 was a regularly scheduled passenger flight from O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, to Los Angeles International
28 Viscount724 : You're probably right. Must have been thinking of something else. Re that incident, I always wondered why they didn't request that flight to go to an
29 PHX787 : Yeah exactly, those pilots usually are from Falcon Field anyway, like the last crash in the Superstitions.
30 globalflyer : ATL - I do not think that there has every been a crash on the field except in the 1980's when an Eastern Air Lines 727 landing on 26R landed on top of
31 hamad : SHJ, a tajek airways in 1996 and just two years ago a sudanese cargo airplane
32 CairnterriAIR : BDL...November 12, 1995: Very near disaster aboard AA flight 1572. Due to an improper altimeter setting, the MD-80 came in too low and began to clip t
33 skysurfer : MAN: British Airtours 737 had an engine failure on take off in 1985. The fire in the engine quickly engulfed the fuselage and sadly 54 people lost the
34 N14AZ : FRA: thank God no major crash. During an air show the engine of a starfighter crashed onto the car of a priest. He and his entire family died. In the
35 sparky35805 : The Delta crash in ATL was in May 1960 and was a new CV880.The aircraft ended up near what would now be the north end of D concoures.aircraft was N880
36 SXDFC : Although this isn't a crash, anyone work at an Airport where a Hijacking originated or has taken place at?
37 Post contains links upcfordcruiser : My hometown airport is Southeast Texas Regional/Jack Brooks Regional and the only crash I can think of was the first Embraer 145 crash in 98' during a
38 NASCARAirforce : Thankfully at my home airport and current place of employment MCO Orlando International - no major commercial aircraft crashes. However in the late 19
39 bristolflyer : Not much that I know of in DEN - being a relatively young airport helps. There was an incident with a United 737 about 18 months ago, it went off the
40 727LOVER : Yeah......as mentioned, DL Convair 880 in 1960......btw, it was a training flight. Also, Valujet DC-9 caught fire, injuring a F/A My airport TPA: Air
41 Post contains links SAAB900 : Sheffield City Airport(now closed). SZD/EGSY. In the short life of my local airport there was only one accident.04/02/01 Shorts 360 EI-BPD slid off th
42 Post contains links warden145 : My current home airport is SFO...the first incidents that readily come to mind are: A Flying Tiger Line Constellation went into Sweeney Ridge just wes
43 ltbewr : 'My' airport is EWR as part of my screen name refers to. There appears to be 5 major crashes on or near EWR. I do not incude the 9/11 flights from EWR
44 AirCanadaA330 : YHZ - .... Swiss 111 Cashed into Peggys Cove.... not far from YHZ....
45 September11 : as for CMH -- no major crash but there are a couple of flights that departed CMH and crashed somewhere.
46 gegtim : Not as big as a B737, but at GEG back in 1992 a SAL Air DC-3 crashed after takeoff. The #2 engine failed and according to the FAA report, the pilot tr
47 SANMAN66 : September 25, 1978. PSA flight 182 (Boeing 727) involved in a midair collision with a cessna 172, just three miles from SAN.
48 maxpower1954 : National Flight 967, a DC-7B crashed TPA-MSY in the Gulf of Mexico in 1959. Sabotage was strongly suspected but never proven. And a National DC-6 als
49 supersomondoco : Cartagena, Colombia (CTG/SKCG) JAN 15 1966: A C-54B operated by Avianca took off, climbed to 70 feet and then started to descent and struck the sea (C
50 PWMRamper : No commercial accidents at PWM... Of course two 9/11 hijackers started their journey at PWM. A Douglas A-26 crashed into a neighborhood at PWM back in
51 YVRLTN : YVR Only two major accidents involving fatatlieis, first was back in 1968 when a Canadian Pacific 707 overran the runway and hit a building killing 1
52 softrally : There haven't been any major accidents at YOW in recent years, but YOW was the origin airport of the famous Gimli Glider in 1983.
53 YYZYYT : you could add AC646 under "related" - the RJ that crashed on landing in Fredricton, Dec. 97, since it departed YYZ. and possibly also the RAF Nimrod
54 NASCARAirforce : Well if you count Denver Stapleton, there was a Continental DC-9 that crashed there in the late 1980s with fatalities Didn't one of the 9/11 planes o
55 YULWinterSkies : And considering the crazy approach with mountains all around, this is an even more impressive performance.
56 YYZYYT : That's almost worth a seperate topic: "most remarkable airport that has never had a major crash"
57 Post contains links and images flyingturtle : When we include approaches and the first few minutes after take-off, then I could add: ZRH: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swissair_Flight_306 - overhea
58 Post contains links WA707atMSP : Two other crashes involving DTW: Pan Am 103 destroyed by bomb in 1988, enroute FRA-LHR-JFK-DTW, with a 727 to be used on JFK-DTW leg. Several promine
59 Post contains links UPS707 : Not SMF, but we did have a bad one here locally at MHR. Feb 2000, we had an Emery DC-8 that took off from here and ended up crashing in to one of the
60 bohica : Also PSA 1771 where the disgruntled employee shot his former boss and the pilots during the flight. At my former airport, IAD: A TWA 727 crashed into
61 9lflyguy : KLIT American Airlines Flight 1420 was a flight fromDallas-Fort Worth International Airport to Little Rock National Airport in USA. On June 1, 1999, a
62 Post contains links ChiGB1973 : There is one that "landed" in Escambia Bay that I cannot locate at the moment but: PNS http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/br...ef.aspx?ev_id=20001213X2
63 flymia : MIA has had some interesting ones. Thankfully nothing major for a while now. Near or at MIA: On February 12, 1963, Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 70
64 BeechToBus : Stapleton actually was actually a pretty ill-fated airport, relatively speaking. Several incidents occured there or on flights to/from(old)DEN. (Belo
65 SSTeve : El Al 1862 tends to come to mind first...
66 COS777 : KCOS: In 1991, United 585, a Boeing 737, crashed on final to runway 35 at Colorado Springs. It was caused by a rudder malfunction which was also the c
67 stasisLAX : This was a PHX bound flight, and the anniversaries of this crash still get quite a bit of Phoenix TV news and print newspaper coverage here. 110 soul
68 Post contains links xavier2511 : At PBM we had the crash of PY flight 764 where sadly 176 of the 187 perished. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surinam_Airways_Flight_764
69 flanker : ORD - AA191..very tragic
70 csturdiv : My hometown airport, EVV, has had two crashes. The first one was in the late 70s when a Douglas C-47 crashed shortly after takeoff and killed the men'
71 Post contains images heathrow : Tell that to Trans States
72 KBUF : BUF's only one is Colgan 3407, crashed on approach en route from EWR 2/12/09, killing everyone on board and one on the ground. It actually crashed abo
73 Post contains images soon7x7 : I also remember one June an Eastern 727 flew through a micro burst on short final for 22r...all were killed as the airframe broke apart rolling acros
74 KC135TopBoom : Yes, and one of the most unusual accidents, too. A DC-6A, Northeast Airlines-823 departed LGA Rwy 04 (destination was MIA), in a snow storm, then tur
75 Post contains images skywaymanaz : My first post, please be kind MKC had a lot before I was around. T&WA 599 3/31/31 outbound for LA and points in between. Knute Rockne the famous N
76 RayChuang : I'm actually surprised that Sacramento International Airport (SMF) has never had a major accident considering the relatively short runways and the fac
77 PillowTester : MDW - The crash site of TWA 529 is right in my neighborhood, walk past it all the time. It's still an open field in the middle of a densely developed
78 Post contains links and images combatshadow : 9lflyguy stole my home airport. But I'll pick up where he left off. AA Flight 1420 basically over-ran the runway at LIT in adverse weather conditions
79 srbmod : There was that Emery Worldwide DC-8 crash out of MHR back in February of 2000. United 93 did. That's one that seems to get forgotten about since it w
80 Post contains links NBGSkyGod : My home airport has had several well known crashes attributed to it, including the worst air disaster in New Hampshire. First was the Northeast Airlin
81 Post contains images L410Turbolet : Crash landing of Aeroflot's "cargo" Tu-154 in 1990. All 6 crew members survived.
82 longhauler : Minor point, but it was AC621. It is interesting to note that after more than 40 years, only now are there houses being built on this farmer's field.
83 UPS707 : Nope.. He's thinking about this one ( https://sacwiki.org/The_Farrell%27s_Crash ) Not 737 or bigger, but it did have a huge impact around the communi
84 IndyWA : IND technically has one - the Allegheny DC-9 on approach which collided with a GA a/c. (They also had the fighter jet slam into a hotel)
85 aztrainer : I never thought of that but it is a good point. Going east bound you have AZA, FFZ and west you have GYR and Luke AFB.
86 Pvjin : Yes one major accident in EFSI, Seinäjoki Airport. Its not airport of my home town though as I live in very small place near it, but nearest airport
87 Post contains links MCOflyer : MLB: National airlines flight 193 stopped at MLB. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Airlines_Flight_193 Also, a Piper aircraft belonging to FIT Av
88 larshjort : The largest accent I know about at BLL is a DC-8 evighed overran the runway in april 1988. There was also another incident with a DC-8 shipping some l
89 srbmod : I was referencing a crash at ANOTHER Sacramento airport that happened YEARS later. I was quoting him in order to link the posts together since his po
90 Post contains links Viscount724 : According to the 2010 news item below (on the 40th anniversary), the development is going to include a memorial garden which will have the status of
91 Post contains links RussianJet : At STN the only one I can think of off the top of my head is the Korean cargo 747 that crashed shortly after takeoff, leaving a huge crater in the Ess
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