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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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Potomac River, MD & VA Steamer PRINCETON Accident, Mar 1844

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EXPLOSION OF ONE OF THE LARGE CANNON ON BOARD THE U.S. STEAMER PRINCETON.  read more »

Roanoke, VA Private Plane Crash, Mar 1977

PRIVATE PLANE CRASH.

Roanoke (AP) - A 41-year-old Blacksburg man was killed Saturday when the light plane he was flying crashed about 10 miles south of here.  read more »

Monroeville, PA Bus Crashes On Ramp, Jan 1984

TWO HURT IN BUS CRASH.  read more »

Plymouth Meeting, PA Tour Bus Crash, Jan 1984

33 INJURED IN PLOW, BUS CRASH.  read more »



by Dr. Radut