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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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Las Vegas, NV (near) Jet and Airliner Collide, Apr 1958

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L. A. AIRLINER AND JET COLLIDED OVER NEVADA DESERT; 49 DIE.

AIR FORCE CRAFT MAY HAVE STALLED AT 5-MILE ALTITUDE; DC7 CRASHES "LIKE BOMB."  read more »

Fallon, NV Navy Transport Crashes, Apr 1961

6 DIE, 12 HURT IN CRASH OF NAVY PLANE.  read more »

Santa Ana, CA Pickup Truck and Van Crash, Sep 1992

CHURCH VAN CRASH KILLS SEVEN.  read more »

Girdwood, AK Head On Collision, Mar 1992

4 PEOPLE KILLED IN HEAD-ON CRASH ON SEWARD HIGHWAY.

Anchorage (AP) - Four people were killed Saturday - three of them from the same Anchorage family - in a head-on crash on the Seward Highway.  read more »