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Welcome to GenDisasters!

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.

Dick Eastman mentioned us on his Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

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Massillon, OH Sky-Diving Plane Crash, May 1962

SKY-DIVING ACT ENDS IN TRAGEDY.

PLANE CRASHES AFTER TAKEOFF.  read more »

Reno, NV Weather Plane Crashes, Apr 2000

3 KILLED IN CRASH OF WEATHER PLANE.  read more »

Brooklyn, NY Trolley Cars Collide, May 1933

13 PASSENGERS HURT IN CRASH OF TROLLEY CARS AS BRAKES FAIL TO HOLD.  read more »

Brooklyn, NY Auto Accident, May 1933

BABY KILLED IN CRASH.  read more »



by Dr. Radut