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User currently offlineQantas767 From Australia, joined Jul 2000, 101 posts, RR: 2
Posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 34158 times:

Was looking for some info on DAL 191 this afternoon and stumbled over this web page. Found it interesting...

http://www.waymarking.com/cat/detail...6d4901-d5a0-4409-b0b9-78daba79ed41

Shows links, and recent photos of the sites of some famous aircraft accidents...


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User currently offlineFlySSC From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 7415 posts, RR: 57
Reply 1, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 34120 times:

This is the memorial for the crash of the Turkish Airlines DC10 (TC-JAV) TK981 in the Forest of Ermenonville, north of Paris/France.






User currently offlineFlySSC From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 7415 posts, RR: 57
Reply 2, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 34111 times:

Crash site of Concorde F-BTSC, near CDG :



User currently offlineRichierich From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 4280 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 33609 times:

Today (July 17th) is the 13th anniversary of the TWA800 crash off of Long Island. I just heard a song on the radio that reminds me of this crash, for some reason, and then I saw this topic. Sadly you would need a boat to get to the crash site of TWA800.

There are some major crash sites that people pass by everyday. For example, on Rockaway Blvd near Runway 22L at JFK, people drive by all the time. Most probably see the jets landing overhead and have no idea that over 100 people died right there on and near the roadway back in June 1975. There is no memorial or marker there, perhaps because there is no room and it is a busy four-lane road, and not exactly a pedestrian area. I was near there watching the A380 make its initial landing at JFK a couple of years back - trust me you'd never know.

Speaking of Queens, what about the site of AA191's crash in Far Rockaway? This was a relatively recent crash (Nov. 2001) and completely destroyed several houses. At least one or two have been rebuilt, I believe, but what about the crash site itself? Is there really a new house on the site? Gosh, I'm not very superstitious but for some reason I wouldn't want to live there... too much bad karma.

If you go to Aviation Safety Network ( http://www.aviation-safety.net/index.php ) it shows you the location per satellite, often 'exact', of just about every crash. In many cases, you can often 'see' the crash location as a different colored grass or soil or perhaps a clearing in the forest. It's interested, perhaps slightly morbid, all at the same time.



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User currently offlineMoose135 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 2353 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 33334 times:



Quoting Richierich (Reply 3):
Today (July 17th) is the 13th anniversary of the TWA800 crash off of Long Island.

I attended the memorial services at Smith Point Park last year:
http://moose135.smugmug.com/gallery/2559898_XHkDW#134673790_GB97T

Quoting Richierich (Reply 3):
For example, on Rockaway Blvd near Runway 22L at JFK, people drive by all the time. Most probably see the jets landing overhead and have no idea that over 100 people died right there on and near the roadway back in June 1975.

I remember that one. It happened on my 15th birthday, June 24, and the approach to 22L passes right over my parents house in Elmont, about 5 miles from the runway.

Quoting Richierich (Reply 3):
Speaking of Queens, what about the site of AA191's crash in Far Rockaway?

I imagine you mean AA587. There is a memorial for AA587, but it is located about 3/4 of a mile from the crash site itself.



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User currently offlineRonS From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 762 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 33261 times:



Quoting Moose135 (Reply 4):
Smith Point Park

Been there as well, great memorial. Nice photos of it by the way.



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User currently offlineLTBEWR From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 13148 posts, RR: 15
Reply 6, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 33227 times:

During a 1995 on a trip to Ireland while driving on the eastern coast, a place I pulled off the road at happened to be a small monument for the Air India terror bomb crash that occured in the Irish Sea near there.
There are the memorials under construction in Pennsylvania and at the WTC site as well as a small moument at the Pentagon where a plane crashed as to the 9/11 terrorism acts. I believe their is a memorial near Peggy's Cove in Nova Scota for the crash off the coast near there of SR111 in September 1998.
I am quite sure a good Yahoo/Google/Bing search could help one locate many other memorials to aircraft crashes around the world.


User currently offlineJetjack74 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 7414 posts, RR: 50
Reply 7, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 33135 times:
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Northwest 255 crash in 1987

The day of the crash, 8/16/87


The marker at the crash site in Romulus MI on Goddard Rd unveiled at the 20 year anniversary



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User currently offlineJetstar From United States of America, joined May 2003, 1654 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 33074 times:
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I believe there are site markers for both Lockheed Electra crashes in the 1960’s, one a Northwest airplane and the other a Braniff airplane. Both airplanes dove straight into the ground after losing their wings due to vibrations, so there was basically nothing left of the airframe. I read that the Northwest airplane’s fuselage was compressed in a 10 foot mass, so basically they left it there and placed a marker over the site. This was before DNA testing, so they had no way of identifying the remains.

I read somewhere that using DNA testing, they recovered, identified and returned to the families all the remains from the UA airplane that crashed on 9/11 in PA and the hijackers remains the government still has.

JetStar


User currently offlineRidgid727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1218 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 33036 times:



Quoting Richierich (Reply 3):
There are some major crash sites that people pass by everyday. For example, on Rockaway Blvd near Runway 22L at JFK, people drive by all the time. Most probably see the jets landing overhead and have no idea that over 100 people died right there on and near the roadway back in June 1975. There is no memorial or marker there, perhaps because there is no room and it is a busy four-lane road, and not exactly a pedestrian area. I was near there watching the A380 make its initial landing at JFK a couple of years back - trust me you'd never know.

IN Salt Lake City, where Skywest Airlines Metro and a Moony collided in mid-air, there is a house on the corner (it's actually in Kearns UT) IN all 12 lost their lives, including 2 Native American Children. There is nothing there other than the house, but each Jan 15th, there is a group of Native Americans who perform a ceremony there.

Not far from Elko NV, where a SkyWest Metro crashed on Jan 16th, 1990, (no one was killed)
there is still a huge gash in the mountain where it went down.


User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25700 posts, RR: 22
Reply 10, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 32890 times:

Swissair 111 memorial near Halifax.

http://www.ns1763.ca/hfxrm/swiss4467.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/2d/Swissair_memorial_-_Bayswater1.jpg/800px-Swissair_memorial_-_Bayswater1.jpg



User currently offlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 15795 posts, RR: 27
Reply 11, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 32300 times:

There is a rather nice memorial in Sioux City comemorating UA 232, but it is downtown along the waterfront rather than near the airport. It is a sort of plaza with a scupture of that guardsman carrying the young boy out of the plane.


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User currently offlineViscount630 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 239 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 32075 times:
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http://www.carlscam.com/stockport/airdisaster.htm

And one to the 1967 BMA Argonaut crash in the middle of Stockport.



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User currently offlineFlySSC From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 7415 posts, RR: 57
Reply 13, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 31494 times:

Memorial for the victims of Flash Airlines B733 crash in Sharm-al-Sheik (Egypt) :



Memorial on the crash site of the Air Inter Airbus A320 F-GGED on the Mount St Odile in Jan. 1992 :







User currently offlineAMSSFO From Netherlands, joined Feb 2005, 952 posts, RR: 10
Reply 14, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 31395 times:

There's a memorial for the LY-crash in Amsterdam:


more examples can be found in this older post:
http://www.airliners.net/aviation-fo...general_aviation/read.main/1936642


User currently offlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 15795 posts, RR: 27
Reply 15, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 31366 times:



Quoting AMSSFO (Reply 14):
There's a memorial for the LY-crash in Amsterdam

Looks rather fitting, but I thought that there were concerns about the site due to depleted uranium ballast in the 747.

There was a post in that other thread about how these are almost never at airports, but I should point out that I think that there is a garden in memory of C.B. Lansing (FA who died on AQ243) at HNL as well as the American flags that are flown above the gates at BOS where the two hijacked aircraft left on 9/11.



Why do Aerospace Engineering students have to turn things in on time?
User currently offlineDiamond From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3279 posts, RR: 63
Reply 16, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 31183 times:

UTA Flight 772 / Nigerian Desert (visible from space)











http://googlesightseeing.com/maps?p=...294&spn=0.003132,0.004925&t=k&z=18


The Hindenberg Memorial:





http://virtualglobetrotting.com/map/5916/view/?service=1


Northwest Lockheed Electra / Tell City, Indiana





http://www.perrycountyindiana.org/attractions/aircrash.cfm


PSA 727 Flight 182 / San Diego, California





PSA_Flight_182" target=_blank>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PSA_Flight_182



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User currently offlinePITops From United States of America, joined May 2007, 1442 posts, RR: 4
Reply 17, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 31130 times:

Does anyone have pics from US Air 427 in Pittsburgh?


Ground Ops, Southwest Airlines, CMH
User currently offlineHighflier92660 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 689 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 31131 times:

Sometimes called the grand-daddy of mid-air collisions, on June 30, 1956 a TWA 1049A Super Constellation collided with a United Airlines DC-7 at 21,000 ft. over the Grand Canyon. A memorial to the victims of both airliners is at the Grand Canyon Cemetery and at the Citizen's Cemetery in Flagstaff, Arizona.

http://www.doney.net/aroundaz/grandcanyoncrash.htm


User currently offlineDiamond From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3279 posts, RR: 63
Reply 19, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 31073 times:



Quoting PITops (Reply 17):
Does anyone have pics from US Air 427 in Pittsburgh?

US Air Flight 427 / Pittsburgh, PA





http://www.accesshelp.org/mar00/photoalbum.html



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User currently offlinePITops From United States of America, joined May 2007, 1442 posts, RR: 4
Reply 20, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 31038 times:

Is that on the crash site or off site somewhere?


Ground Ops, Southwest Airlines, CMH
User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6351 posts, RR: 9
Reply 21, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 31036 times:



Quoting Diamond (Reply 16):
Nigerian Desert

It's actually the NigeriEn desert (Niger, instead of Nigeria)


User currently offlineDiamond From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3279 posts, RR: 63
Reply 22, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 31007 times:



Quoting PITops (Reply 20):
Is that on the crash site or off site somewhere?

I posted the link directly below the photo. But to find it, I used good ol' reliable Google and entered "USAIR 427 Memorial" (without the quotes) as my search request.



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User currently offlinePITops From United States of America, joined May 2007, 1442 posts, RR: 4
Reply 23, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 30951 times:



Quoting Diamond (Reply 22):
I posted the link directly below the photo. But to find it, I used good ol' reliable Google and entered "USAIR 427 Memorial" (without the quotes) as my search request.

I didn't mean website... I meant crash site. Like where the plane went down.



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User currently offlineDiamond From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3279 posts, RR: 63
Reply 24, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 30941 times:



Quoting PITops (Reply 23):
I didn't mean website... I meant crash site. Like where the plane went down.

" ... US Air 427, September 8, 1994, crash site in Hopewell Township, PA. The families purchased the area where the plane actually crashed. Photo submitted Joanne Shortley-Lalonde who lost her husband, Stephen M. Shortley, age 37 aboard the flight ... "

Guidelines for visiting the site: http://www.427adsl.org/crashsi.htm



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25 MrSkyGuy : These sites have always been of intense interest to me, not just those with memorials visibly present. Having been interested in the visitation, docum
26 Flaps : This is an awkward site to access. I thank all of you above who posted. I was going to head out there tomorrow and photograph it if you hadn't beaten
27 Post contains links Type-Rated : Then there is the wreckage of TWA Flight 3 just west of LAS that is still there, to a degree. Just a few degrees of navigational error put the plane o
28 Jetjack74 : There is also wreckage of the West Coast Airlines DC9-10 that crashed into a remote mountainside somewhere in western Oregon in the mid 60's. Not sur
29 Post contains links Viscount724 : As a sidenote, that October 1, 1966 crash was the first fatal DC-9 accident and first hull loss. The aircraft was almost brand new, delivered 2 weeks
30 MrSkyGuy : I haven't experienced any luck searching Google.. anyone?
31 Post contains links Canoecarrier : Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 has a wiki site. I just saw the movie Alive based on the survival story of the rugby team on board. Not sure if these l
32 Post contains links and images Socalfive : I can't believe it's not already in here or on that website, but PSA 182 on the corner of Dwight and Nile in San Diego back in September 1978... http:
33 Post contains links and images Type-Rated : And then there was TWA Flight 506, a L-049 Constellation traveling from BOS-SFO via LGA-PIT-MDW-LAS-LAX-SFO. When it crashed it came in right over my
34 Post contains images Ferengi80 : The memorial at Sioux Gateway Airport (United Airlines Flight 232, 19th July 1989) The memorial in the Memorial Garden at Lockerbie (Pam Am Flight 103
35 Post contains links and images FatmirJusufi : Memorial for mid-air collision victims (Bashkirian Airlines Tu-154 and DHL B757, July 1st 2002) and afterwards Peter Nielsen's assassination (Februar
36 WA707atMSP : In March, 1950, a Northwest Airlines Martin 202 crashed in southwest Minneapolis. Part of the wing landed on the grounds of the Washburn water tower (
37 Richierich : I'm totally embarrassed... I got my AA flights mixed up yet I know those flight numbers well. YES I was talking about the AA587 crash site in Queens,
38 MSYtristar : I don't have a picture of it, but there is a memorial for the victims of PA759 that crashed on takeoff from MSY in 1982. It's at the Our Lade of Perpe
39 AVLNative : Every time I cross the 14th Street Bridge I can't help but think of Air Florida Flight 90.
40 Richierich : I'll bet you 99% of the people that cross that bridge are unaware of what happened there back on the icy, cold 1982 day.... Considering it is more th
41 Type-Rated : I don't think so, I think the field has been fenced off and it is now private property. Nothing has been built on it. There also have been stories of
42 Emaman : I drive past the section of M1 where BD92 hit the northbound embankment 3 times a week. The planes fly fairly fluidly into EMA through most of the day
43 Post contains images Tano : Maybe one of the most famous: Alive! movie was filmed after this one.
44 Charlienorth : It hit the flag pole in the cemetery while on approach to RWY 36(gone) during a snow storm.The eagle on top of the pole was knocked off and stored un
45 WA707atMSP : The current owner of the home built at the Northwest M 202 crash site in Minneapolis was completely unaware the prior home on his lot had been destro
46 Post contains links Type-Rated : and here is an example of that... UA 553 came down in the 3700 block of 70th place, 3722 to be exact. It destroyed three homes. Here is a photo of th
47 Post contains links and images Viscount724 : On December 17, 1960, a USAF Convair 340 (military designation C-131D) with 20 passenges/crew (passengers all U.S.college students) had an engine prob
48 WA707atMSP : The father of the boy who survived a day or two after the crash (I believe his name was Steve Baltz) asked that the money in his pocket at the time o
49 FLYjoe : There is a memorial in CLT for US 1016 that crashed in a t-storm on approach. The memorial was by the intersection of Old Dowd and Wallace Neal, but t
50 Type-Rated : I agree with you on the YouTube placement. It's in very poor taste. But I believe the video was originally intended to be a training film for the CFD
51 Post contains links and images N14AZ : In December 1991 my brother in law tried to call me because his friend - a film-maker - was looking for some supernumeraries for a movie. He had chart
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