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07-24 Italy fireworks factory blast kills seven - reports Bruscella, Modugno, Southern Italy
C. 07-20 150-200 migrants adrift in east Mediterranean, 2 ships at hand to help Karpathos, Greece
3. 07-18 15,000 scouts and guides escape storm at French camp Strasbourg, France
E. 07-11 Four gored at running of the bulls in Pamplona Basque
5. 07-05 Wildfires break out in Spain, Portugal after heat wave Aragon, Spain
6. 07-01 Europe hit by soaring temperatures of over 40C Cordoba, Spain
H. 06-28 Italian coast guard: 700 migrants rescued Mediterranean Sea, Libya
I. 06-28 Bus carrying British schoolchildren crashes in Belgium Middelkerke, E-40, Belgium
J. 06-21 40 Spanish rescuers helping injured climber in cave Conca de Dalt, Catalonia, Spain

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Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes. Italy   Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps Map of Digne France
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Mar.24
  Southern France: Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps. The flight 4U 9525 had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and 6 crew.    No one is expected to have survived. The plane crashed after an 8-minute descent. ...




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European Union, Disasters, 21st Century, Time by Topic
Time Disasters Aviation Disasters
2015
04/19 Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes
03/26 Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps
03/09 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps
03/09 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead
2014
12/30 Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare
09/15 500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast
07/23 MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands
03/08 Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports
02/12 Storm with 106-mph gusts slams flooded Britain
02/09 Giraffe killed despite campaign
10/20 Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash
07/23 MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands
03/08 Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports
2013
12/19 Apollo Theatre roof collapses in London
12/06 Deadly storm and tidal surge batter northern Europe
11/29 Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub
11/21 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse
10/28 Hurricane-force winds batter northern Europe
10/03 Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck
09/16 Costa Concordia ship set upright
07/24 At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Galicia
11/29 Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub
07/02 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight
2012
05/29 Deadly earthquake hits northern Italy
01/13 Cruise ship runs aground in Italy
Aviation Disasters
2012 2012
Aviation Disasters
2011
05/30 E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds
Aviation Disasters
2011 2011
Aviation Disasters
2010
12/24 Snow paralyses transport in W. Europe
10/07 Hungarian sludge reaches Danube
07/24 Festival stampede kills 19
07/15 BP says oil has stopped leaking
05/12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
04/17 Volcanic ash wreaking travel chaos
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
12/24 Snow paralyses transport in W. Europe
05/12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
2009
08/23 Fire threat empties Athens suburb
06/01 Air France plane crashed
04/05 About 300 dead in strong quake
06/01 Air France plane crashed
2008
08/20 153 dead in Madrid plane crash
08/20 153 dead in Madrid plane crash
2007
08/25 63 died from forest fires
07/23 UK fights worst floods in 60 years
02/01 Warming 'very likely' human-made
01/18 47 dead as storm batters Europe
Aviation Disasters
2007 2007
Aviation Disasters
2006
02/11 Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe
01/28 Hall collapse traps many. 66 died
01/02 Rink collapse kills 15
Aviation Disasters
2006 2006
Aviation Disasters
2005
08/25 Apartment fire kills 16
08/24 Floods cause havoc across Europe
08/14 Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead
08/14 Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead
2004
05/23 Deadly airport roof collapse
Aviation Disasters
2004 2004
Aviation Disasters
2003
08/14 10,000 dead in heat wave
Aviation Disasters
2003 2003
Aviation Disasters
2002
10/31 Children killed in earthquake
08/13 Prague floods surge to new peaks
07/01 71 dead in midair collision
07/01 71 dead in midair collision
2000
07/25 Concorde crash kills 113
06/19 58 immigrants suffocated in Dutch truck
07/25 Concorde crash kills 113

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'Plane stowaway' body found on Richmond roof. London Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people. San Francisco Bay Area Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding. Brussels Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking. Sicily Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes   Italy: Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'. Southern France   Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps Map of Digne France


July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul. 24  Italy fireworks factory blast kills seven - reports
Jul. 20  150-200 migrants adrift in east Mediterranean, 2 ships at hand to help
Jul. 18  15,000 scouts and guides escape storm at French camp


June 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jun.19
Jun.16
Jun.11  Germanwings crash: French prosecutors open new probe
Jun.6  Lightning hits Slipknot and Foo Fighters festival in Germany


May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.9  Airbus military plane crashes near Seville airport
May.6  Co-pilot Lubitz 'practised rapid descent'


April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.23
Apr.20
Apr.19  Italian PM led calls for more EU action on sea migration
Apr.4  Investigators finished at Germanwings Flight 9525 crash site
Apr.3  Co-pilot Lubitz 'accelerated descent'


March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.30  Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot suicidal at one time
Mar.28  Germanwings crash co-pilot Lubitz 'made prediction'
Mar.27  Germanwings crash: Co-pilot Lubitz 'hid illness'
Mar.26
Mar.25  Pilot was locked out of cockpit moments before plane crashed
Mar.24  Searchers recover ‘black box’ after jet crashes in French Alps
  Southern France: Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps. The flight 4U 9525 had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and 6 crew
 No one is expected to have survived. The plane crashed after an 8-minute descent. The passengers included a German school class on its way back from an exchange trip
Mar.9 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead. Argentina

January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.17  Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel Jan.6  Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal

year 2014 Top ^



December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec.30 Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare
. Southern Italy Dec.29  Scotland confirms case of Ebola Dec.28  Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds

November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.13  Young tiger prowling near Disneyland Paris

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.20 Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash
Oct.19  Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Oct.6 Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain. Madrid

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.15   500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast   2 heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.27  Costa Concordia makes final voyage Jul.23 MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands


June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.19  10 die in flooding in Bulgaria after heavy rain German caver Johann Westhauser surfaces
. Bavaria

May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.23  US ship finds hull of missing yacht

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.8 Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports
. Italy

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.12 Storm with 106-mph gusts slams flooded Britain
. England Feb.9 Giraffe killed despite campaign. Denmark

year 2013 Top ^



December 2013 ... more > Top ^
Dec.19 Apollo Theatre roof collapses in London
Dec.6 Deadly storm and tidal surge batter northern Europe. Hamburg

November 2013 ... more > Top ^
Nov.30  Pub helicopter crash kills eight Nov.29 Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub
. Scotland Nov.21 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia
   Latvia: A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said
 A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown number of people were able to leave the store on their own after the initial collapse in the worst disaster in Latvia since 1950


October 2013 ... more > Top ^
Oct.28   Hurricane-force winds batter northern Europe
Map of Kent United Kingdom
  England: A major Atlantic storm packing hurricane-force winds pummeled England, France, Belgium and the Netherlands, knocking out power to 220,000 homes
Oct.19  Belgian plane crash 'kills 10' near Namur Oct.13  Italy steps up migrant boat patrols Oct.11  Migrant boat capsize leaves 27 dead in Mediterranean Oct.3 Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck Map of Lampedusa Italy
  Southern Italy: At least 130 African migrants have died and many more are missing after a boat carrying them to Europe sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa.    Most of those on board wer...


September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Sep.26  Human remains found on wrecked Costa Concordia Sep.16 Costa Concordia ship set upright
. Italy

July 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jul.28 Italy coach plunge 'leaves 36 dead'
. Southern Italy Jul.24 At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Galicia Map of Galicia Spain
  Spain: A train has derailed in north-western Spain, killing at least 60 people and injuring many more. It is the worst rail accident in Spain in four decades.    All 13 carriages of the train, which was travelling from Madr...
Jul.20  Italian court convicts 5 for Costa Concordia Jul.12  At least 6 dead in train derailment near Paris  Dreamliner catches fire at Heathrow Jul.2 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight. Austria

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.12  Floods sweep through Central Europe

May 2013 ... more > Top ^
May.21  Man kills himself in front of tourists at Notre Dame Cathedral

January 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jan.5  Italian fashion boss Missoni missing off Venezuela

year 2012 Top ^

Jul.5  Pilots blamed for Air France disaster May.29 Deadly earthquake hits northern Italy
. Northern Italy May.19  Deadly earthquake hits heritage sites Jan.17  Cruise captain under house arrest Jan.13   Cruise ship runs aground in Italy Map of Giglio island Italy  At least six people are reported dead after the Costa Concordia carrying more than 4,000 people ran aground off Italy

year 2011 Top ^

Jun.2  Outbreak is new form of E. coli May.30 E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds
. Hamburg

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.24  Snow paralyses transport in W. Europe Oct.7  Hungarian sludge reaches Danube Jul.24  Festival stampede kills 19 Jul.15  BP says oil has stopped leaking May.16  Ash closes airports in England, Ireland May.12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Apr.17   Volcanic ash wreaking travel chaos    Iceland: A cloud from an Icelandic volcano continued to blanket Europe, shutting down airspace in 23 countries and causing misery for millions of travelers Apr.10 Polish president died in plane crash
Map of Smolensk Russia   Russia: Tupolev 154, carrying Lech Kaczynski, has crashed near a Russian airport. 87 people were killed; there were no survivors Feb.28  Storm batters Europe, at least 51 dead Feb.21  Flood rescuers search streets and houses Feb.20  Madeira floods and mudslides kill 43

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.18  Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel Aug.23 Fire threat empties Athens suburb
Aug.8  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.29  14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast Jun.1 Air France plane crashed Map of Northeastern Brazil  Northeastern Brazil: The Airbus A330-200 with 228 people aboard reported electrical problems in stormy weather before it lost contact Apr.7  Death toll rises to 207 in quake Apr.5 About 300 dead in strong quake
Map of L%27Aquila Italy  Italy: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Italy, after a series of about a hundred minor tremors since January Feb.25  Nine killed as Turkish plane crashes

year 2008 Top ^

Aug.20 153 dead in Madrid plane crash


year 2007 Top ^

Aug.25 63 died from forest fires
Map of Peloponnese Greece  Greece: The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country Aug.3  Farm infected with foot-and-mouth Jul.23  UK fights worst floods in 60 years Apr.5  1,200 rescued from cruise ship Feb.1  Warming 'very likely' human-made Jan.18  47 dead as storm batters Europe

year 2006 Top ^

Nov.22  No survivors in mine blast Oct.30  Warming 'may cause economic chaos' Feb.11  Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe Jan.28  Hall collapse traps many. 66 died Jan.2  Rink collapse kills 15

year 2005 Top ^

Aug.25  Apartment fire kills 16 Aug.24  Floods cause havoc across Europe Aug.14  Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead

year 2004 Top ^

May.23  Deadly airport roof collapse

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.14 10,000 dead in heat wave
. France

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.31  Children killed in earthquake Aug.13  Prague floods surge to new peaks Jul.1  71 dead in midair collision

year 2000 Top ^

Jul.25 Concorde crash kills 113
. Paris Jun.19  58 immigrants suffocated in Dutch truck
before year 2000
Sep. 28, 1994   MS Estonia disaster   A cruise ferry built in 1979/80 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg Mar. 27, 1977 Tenerife airport disaster   Spain: The fatal runway collision between two Boeing 747s killed 583 people. KLM flight tried to take off while the Pan Am flight was still on the ... Mar. 3, 1974 Turkish Airlines Flight 981 disaster   France: A McDonnell Douglas DC-10 crashed outside Paris, killing all 346 people on board. The crash was caused when an improperly secured cargo door May. 6, 1937 Explosion of the Hindenburg   New Jersey: The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock. Of the 97 people on board, 35 died Dec. 12, 1917 Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne derailment   Southern France: a railway accident involving a troop train carrying at least 1,000 French soldiers on their way home for leave from the Italian front Apr. 14, 1912   S.S. Titanic sank   Maritime Provinces: RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage Dec. 28, 1908 1908 Messina earthquake   Southern Italy: After of 7.1 quaqe the cities of Messina and Reggio Calabria were almost completely destroyed and between 75,000 and 200,000 lives were lost Feb. 15, 1898   U.S.S. Maine blown up    Cuba: The Maine is best known for her loss in Havana Harbor. She exploded without warning, and sank quickly, killing nearly three quarters of her crew Feb. 2, 1709 Rescue of Alexander of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe)    Chile: Duke, a privateering ship piloted by William Dampier, and its sailing companion, the Duchess. Thomas Dover led the landing party that met Se... Feb. 26, 1531 Earthquake at Lisbon kills 30,000 persons   Portugal: The earthquake occurred between 4 and 5 o'clock. The earthquake and subsequent tsunami resulted in approximately 30,000 deaths


Fire threat empties Athens suburb 63 died from forest fires Map of Peloponnese Greece  Greece: The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country Deadly earthquake hits northern Italy. Northern Italy About 300 dead in strong quake Map of L%27Aquila Italy  Italy: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Italy, after a series of about a hundred minor tremors since January tr> 1908 Messina earthquake   Southern Italy: After of 7.1 quaqe the cities of Messina and Reggio Calabria were almost completely destroyed and between 75,000 and 200,000 lives were lost Earthquake at Lisbon kills 30,000 persons   Portugal: The earthquake occurred between 4 and 5 o'clock. The earthquake and subsequent tsunami resulted in approximately 30,000 deaths Italy coach plunge 'leaves 36 dead'. Southern Italy Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain. Madrid E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds. Hamburg Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding. Brussels Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking. Sicily Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes   Italy: Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare. Southern Italy   500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast   2 heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck Map of Lampedusa Italy




European Union, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2015
Jan.17  Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel
2009
Aug.23
2007
Aug.25
2005
Aug.25  Apartment fire kills 16




European Union, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2012
May.29
May.19  Deadly earthquake hits heritage sites
2009
Apr.7  Death toll rises to 207 in quake
Apr.5
2002
Oct.31  Children killed in earthquake
1908
Dec. 28, 1908
1864
Feb. 26, 1531




European Union, Disasters Highway Disaster Timeline ... See World Highway Disaster timeline Top ^
2013
Jul.28




European Union, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2014
Dec.29  Scotland confirms case of Ebola
Oct.6
2011
Jun.2  Outbreak is new form of E. coli
May.30
2006
Feb.11  Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe




European Union, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2015
Jul. 20  150-200 migrants adrift in east Mediterranean, 2 ships at hand to help
Apr.23
Apr.20
Apr.19  Italian PM led calls for more EU action on sea migration
Apr.19
2014
Dec.30
Dec.28  Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds
Oct.19  Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden
Sep.15
Jul.27  Costa Concordia makes final voyage
May.23  US ship finds hull of missing yacht
2013
Oct.13  Italy steps up migrant boat patrols
Oct.11  Migrant boat capsize leaves 27 dead in Mediterranean
Oct.3
  Southern Italy: At least 130 African migrants have died and many more are missing after a boat carrying them to Europe sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa.    Most of those on board wer...
Sep.26  Human remains found on wrecked Costa Concordia Sep.16 Costa Concordia ship set upright. Italy Jul.20  Italian court convicts 5 for Costa Concordia 2012 Jan.17  Cruise captain under house arrest Jan.13   Cruise ship runs aground in Italy
Map of Giglio island Italy  At least six people are reported dead after the Costa Concordia carrying more than 4,000 people ran aground off Italy 2007 Apr.5  1,200 rescued from cruise ship 1994 Sep. 28, 1994   MS Estonia disaster   A cruise ferry built in 1979/80 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg 1912 Apr. 14, 1912   S.S. Titanic sank   Maritime Provinces: RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage 1898 Feb. 15, 1898   U.S.S. Maine blown up    Cuba: The Maine is best known for her loss in Havana Harbor. She exploded without warning, and sank quickly, killing nearly three quarters of her crew



European Union, Disasters Volcano Timeline ... See World Volcano timeline Top ^
2010 May.16  Ash closes airports in England, Ireland Apr.17   Volcanic ash wreaking travel chaos
   Iceland: A cloud from an Icelandic volcano continued to blanket Europe, shutting down airspace in 23 countries and causing misery for millions of travelers



European Union, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2006 Nov.22  No survivors in mine blast



European Union, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2015 Jul. 18  15,000 scouts and guides escape storm at French camp Jun.6  Lightning hits Slipknot and Foo Fighters festival in Germany 2014 Feb.12 Storm with 106-mph gusts slams flooded Britain
. England 2013 Dec.6 Deadly storm and tidal surge batter northern Europe. Hamburg Oct.28   Hurricane-force winds batter northern Europe Map of Kent United Kingdom
  England: A major Atlantic storm packing hurricane-force winds pummeled England, France, Belgium and the Netherlands, knocking out power to 220,000 homes
2010 Dec.24  Snow paralyses transport in W. Europe Feb.28  Storm batters Europe, at least 51 dead 2007 Jan.18  47 dead as storm batters Europe 2003 Aug.14 10,000 dead in heat wave. France



European Union, Disasters Stampede Timeline ... See World Stampede timeline Top ^
2010 Jul.24  Festival stampede kills 19



European Union, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2014 Jun.19  10 die in flooding in Bulgaria after heavy rain 2013 Jun.12  Floods sweep through Central Europe 2010 Feb.20  Madeira floods and mudslides kill 43 2007 Jul.23  UK fights worst floods in 60 years 2005 Aug.24  Floods cause havoc across Europe 2002 Aug.13  Prague floods surge to new peaks



European Union, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2015 Jun.19 'Plane stowaway' body found on Richmond roof
. London Jun.11  Germanwings crash: French prosecutors open new probe May.9  Airbus military plane crashes near Seville airport May.6  Co-pilot Lubitz 'practised rapid descent' Apr.4  Investigators finished at Germanwings Flight 9525 crash site Apr.3  Co-pilot Lubitz 'accelerated descent' Mar.30  Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot suicidal at one time Mar.28  Germanwings crash co-pilot Lubitz 'made prediction' Mar.27  Germanwings crash: Co-pilot Lubitz 'hid illness' Mar.25  Pilot was locked out of cockpit moments before plane crashed Mar.24  Searchers recover ‘black box’ after jet crashes in French Alps Mar.24   Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps Map of Digne France
  Southern France: Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps. The flight 4U 9525 had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and 6 crew
 No one is expected to have survived. The plane crashed after an 8-minute descent. The passengers included a German school class on its way back from an exchange trip
Mar.9 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead. Argentina 2014 Oct.20 Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash Jul.23 MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands Mar.8 Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports. Italy 2013 Nov.30  Pub helicopter crash kills eight Nov.29 Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub. Scotland Oct.19  Belgian plane crash 'kills 10' near Namur Jul.12  Dreamliner catches fire at Heathrow Jul.2 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight. Austria Jan.5  Italian fashion boss Missoni missing off Venezuela 2012 Jul.5  Pilots blamed for Air France disaster 2010 May.12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor Apr.10 Polish president died in plane crash Map of Smolensk Russia   Russia: Tupolev 154, carrying Lech Kaczynski, has crashed near a Russian airport. 87 people were killed; there were no survivors 2009 Aug.8  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.1 Air France plane crashed Map of Northeastern Brazil  Northeastern Brazil: The Airbus A330-200 with 228 people aboard reported electrical problems in stormy weather before it lost contact Feb.25  Nine killed as Turkish plane crashes 2008 Aug.20 153 dead in Madrid plane crash 2005 Aug.14  Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead 2002 Jul.1  71 dead in midair collision 2000 Jul.25 Concorde crash kills 113. Paris 1977 Mar. 27, 1977 Tenerife airport disaster   Spain: The fatal runway collision between two Boeing 747s killed 583 people. KLM flight tried to take off while the Pan Am flight was still on the ... 1974 Mar. 3, 1974 Turkish Airlines Flight 981 disaster   France: A McDonnell Douglas DC-10 crashed outside Paris, killing all 346 people on board. The crash was caused when an improperly secured cargo door 1937 May. 6, 1937 Explosion of the Hindenburg   New Jersey: The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock. Of the 97 people on board, 35 died



European Union, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2014 Nov.13  Young tiger prowling near Disneyland Paris Feb.9 Giraffe killed despite campaign
. Denmark



European Union, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2015 Jan.6  Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal 2010 Oct.7  Hungarian sludge reaches Danube Jul.15  BP says oil has stopped leaking 2007 Feb.1  Warming 'very likely' human-made 2006 Oct.30  Warming 'may cause economic chaos'



European Union, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2015 Jun.16 Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people
. San Francisco Bay Area 2013 Dec.19 Apollo Theatre roof collapses in London Nov.21 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia
   Latvia: A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said
 A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown number of people were able to leave the store on their own after the initial collapse in the worst disaster in Latvia since 1950
2006 Jan.28  Hall collapse traps many. 66 died Jan.2  Rink collapse kills 15 2004 May.23  Deadly airport roof collapse



European Union, Disasters Suicide Timeline ... See World Suicide timeline Top ^
2015 Mar.26 Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'
. Southern France 2013 May.21  Man kills himself in front of tourists at Notre Dame Cathedral



European Union, Disasters Refugees Timeline ... See World Refugees timeline Top ^
2000 Jun.19  58 immigrants suffocated in Dutch truck



European Union, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2013 Jul.24 At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Galicia
Map of Galicia Spain
  Spain: A train has derailed in north-western Spain, killing at least 60 people and injuring many more. It is the worst rail accident in Spain in four decades.    All 13 carriages of the train, which was travelling from Madr...
Jul.12  At least 6 dead in train derailment near Paris 2009 Dec.18  Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel Jun.29  14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast 1917 Dec. 12, 1917 Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne derailment   Southern France: a railway accident involving a troop train carrying at least 1,000 French soldiers on their way home for leave from the Italian front



European Union, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
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