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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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Graniteville, SC Train Wreck, Chemical Spill, Jan 2005

GRANITEVILLE TRAIN WRECK

TRAIN WRECK KILLS 8 IN AIKEN COUNTY.

MORE THAN 260 TREATED AFTER CHEMICAL GAS SPILLS.  read more »

Deatsville, AL 16 Year Old Civil Air Patrol Cadet Crashes CAP L23 Super Blanik Glider Into A Power-line in Residential Area, July 2017

16-year-old Civil Air Patrol Cadet Pilot Crash Lands Glider in Deatsville  read more »

Rome, GA Civil Air Patrol Maule MT-7-235 Damaged on Landing, July 2008

By NTSB | FAA Aviation Accident Database

PRELIMINARY REPORT  read more »

Grand Island, NE Auto And Cattle Truck Crash, Oct 1950

SIX FROM BEATRICE DIE IN ROAD CRASH.

(By the Associated Press)  read more »