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Cambridge, OH Shenandoah Dirigible Wreck, Sept 1925


Hindenburg Disaster

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Air Disasters

Airplane Crashes, Zeppelins, Dirigibles, Aeroplanes, Balloons, Biplanes

:: Alamada, CA Air Crash, Apr 1936
:: Kalihi, Army Bomber Air Disaster Jun 1944
:: Oahu, HI C-54 plane crash Nov 1944
:: Transocean Airlines DC-6B plane crash Jul 1953
:: Wai'anae Mountains near Lualualei Naval Ammunition Depot plane Crash Mar 1955
:: Pan American Airlines plane crash Nov 1957
:: Honolulu, HI Canadian Pacific Airlines plane crash Jul 1962
:: DeKalb, IL Balloon Accident Sept 1909
:: Lafayette, IN Parachute Accident, Jul 1902
:: Quincy, MA Aeroplane Accident, Jun 1915
New Mexico
:: Quay, NM Airplane Crash, Aug 1938
New Hampshire
:: Portsmouth, NH Airplane Crash, Apr 1930
:: Cambridge, OH Shenandoah Dirigible Wreck, Sept 1925 
:: Fredricksburg, PA Airplane Crash, Apr 1936
:: Fayetteville, TN Airplane Crash, Apr 1930
:: Salt Lake City, UT Plane Crash, Feb 1934
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Welcome to GenDisasters, a look back at the events that touched our ancestor's lives - tornadoes, fires, floods, hurricanes, train wrecks, mine explosions, and tragic accidents that became a part of history and our genealogy.
Central Fire Station, Clinton, IA early 1900s