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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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Santa Ana Mountains, CA Private Plane Crash, Aug 1980

PILOT, FAMILY OF NINE KILLED IN PLANE CRASH.  read more »

Birmingham, AL Chartered Bus Crash, Apr 1984

BUS CRASH HURTS 27.

Birmingham, Alabama - 26 mentally handicapped children were hurt when their bus lost its brakes and hit a tree.  read more »

Parowan, UT Chartered Bus Accident, Apr 1984

TWO TEENS KILLED, 43 HURT IN BUS CRASH.  read more »

Carrsville, VA School Bus And Train Collision, Apr 1984

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BUS CRASH HURTS 27.

Carrsville, Virginia (UPI) - Twenty-six elementary school children were injured when a freight train plowed into their bus.  read more »



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