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What You'll Find Here.  Newspaper articles about Train Wrecks, Fires, Floods, Shipwrecks, Plane Crashes, Accidents and other disasters.  Most of these articles list the dead and injured or missing. Use the Search Box to search for your ancestors or Browse the articles by type of disaster, state or year.

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Clarksville, TN Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182 Crash Lands at Clarksville Regional Airport, May 2018

Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182 at Clarksville Regional Airport

A plane crashed upon landing in Clarksville Sunday afternoon, according to officials.  read more »

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Clarksville, TN Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182 Crash Lands at Clarksville Regional Airport, May 2018

Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182 at Clarksville Regional Airport

A plane crashed upon landing in Clarksville Sunday afternoon, according to officials.  read more »

Port Maitland, ON Plane Crashes, Dec 1956

FIVE DIE AS PLANE CRASHES INTO LAKE ERIE.  read more »

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Port Maitland, ON Plane Crashes, Dec 1956

FIVE DIE AS PLANE CRASHES INTO LAKE ERIE.  read more »

Deming, NM Head On Crash, Dec 1959

HEAD-ON CRASH FATAL TO FIVE NEAR DEMING.  read more »

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Deming, NM Head On Crash, Dec 1959

HEAD-ON CRASH FATAL TO FIVE NEAR DEMING.  read more »

Barstow, CA Truck Crash Kills 12, Mar 1994

TRUCK CRASH KILLS 12 IN ARIZONA DESERT.

PASSENGERS WERE THOUGHT TO BE ALIENS SMUGGLED FROM MEXICO.  read more »

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Barstow, CA Truck Crash Kills 12, Mar 1994

TRUCK CRASH KILLS 12 IN ARIZONA DESERT.

PASSENGERS WERE THOUGHT TO BE ALIENS SMUGGLED FROM MEXICO.  read more »