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1. 04-23 Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding Brussels
C. 04-21 Migrants: Details emerge of deadly capsize Sicily
04-20 Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking Catania, Sicily
4. 04-19 Italian PM led calls for more EU action on sea migration Rome
F. 04-19 Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes Lampedusa, Italy
6. 04-18 Pope thanks Italy for migrant rescue effort Vatican
7. 04-16 Alps plane crash: Memorial service to be held Cologne Cathedral, West Germany
I. 04-05 Italians rescue 1,500 migrants in Mediterranean Lampedusa, Southern Italy

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Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes Map of Lampedusa Italy  Italy: Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot suicidal at one time. Germany   Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'  Southern France: The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to 'destroy the plane'   Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 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... French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead    Argentina: Two Olympic athletes who competed and won medals for France were among ten people killed Monday when two helicopters crashed in a remote are... Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare. Southern Italy 500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands
Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding. Brussels Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking Map of Catania Italy
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  Sicily: The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya on Sunday, killing hundreds of migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say
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2015
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
10/20 Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash
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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Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding   Brussels: European leaders are to triple funding for search-and-rescue operations aimed at migrant boats in the Mediterranean following crisis talks Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking Map of Catania Italy


April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr. 23
Apr. 21  Migrants: Details emerge of deadly capsize
Apr. 20
  Sicily: The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya on Sunday, killing hundreds of migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say
Apr. 19 Italian PM led calls for more EU action on sea migration. Rome Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes Map of Lampedusa Italy
  Italy: Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea
 The vessel, thought to be just 20m long, capsized at midnight local time in Libyan waters south of the Italian island of Lampedusa
Apr. 18  Pope thanks Italy for migrant rescue effort Apr. 16  Alps plane crash: Memorial service to be held Apr. 4 Investigators finished at Germanwings Flight 9525 crash site. Southern France Apr. 3 Co-pilot Lubitz 'accelerated descent'. Germany Apr. 2  Co-pilot Lubitz 'researched suicide'

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Mar. 31  Germanwings: Lufthansa knew of co-pilot depression Mar. 30   Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot suicidal at one time  Germany: The investigation into the crash has not revealed evidence of the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz's motive, but he suffered from suicidal tendencies Mar. 29  Germanwings black box: Captain pleading with co-pilot  Germanwings crash: 78 DNA strands isolated Mar. 28 Germanwings crash co-pilot Lubitz 'made prediction'
. Germany Mar. 27  Germanwings crash: Co-pilot Lubitz 'hid illness' Mar.26   Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'
  Southern France: The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to 'destroy the plane'
Mar.25  Germanwings: Victims' families to visit site Pilot was locked out of cockpit moments before plane crashed
. Southern France Mar.24  Searchers recover ‘black box’ after jet crashes in French Alps   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. ...
Mar.9 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead Map of Villa Castelli La Rioja Argentina
   Argentina: Two Olympic athletes who competed and won medals for France were among ten people killed Monday when two helicopters crashed in a remote area.    8 of the victims were French citizens, including...


January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.17  Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel Jan.6  Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal Jan.2  Abandoned migrant ship Ezadeen reaches Italy Jan.1  Bid to save second abandoned migrant ship off Italian coast

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December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec.30 Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare   Southern Italy: Rescuers from the Italian navy and coast guard have taken control of a cargo ship Blue Sky M thought to be carrying hundreds of migrants Dec.29  Scotland confirms case of Ebola  Italy ferry death toll rises to 10 Dec.28  Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds Dec.12  UK flights hit by computer failure

November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.13  Young tiger prowling near Disneyland Paris Nov.3  Workers find last body while dismantling Concordia ship

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.20 Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash
Oct.19  Spanish nurse Ebola test negative  Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Oct.9  MH17 passenger was found wearing oxygen mask, Dutch says Oct.6 Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain. Madrid

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.15   500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast
Map of Malta  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   Two planes carrying bodies from crashed flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands where a day of mourning for the 298 victims has been decl...

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: Two people aboard Boeing 777 were traveling with passports reported stolen in Thailand, foreign ministry officials in Italy and Austria said

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.12 Storm with 106-mph gusts slams flooded Britain   England: The latest round of bad weather slammed into west coast with torrential rain. Trucks were toppled, trees were felled Feb.9 Giraffe killed despite campaign   Denmark: A bid to save a young giraffe from destruction at Copenhagen Zoo has failed, and the giraffe was put down on Sunday morning

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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

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

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 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.16  Helicopter crashes in London rush hour Jan.5  Italian fashion boss Missoni missing off Venezuela

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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. Hungary Jul.24 Festival stampede kills 19. Ruhr Jul.15 BP says oil has stopped leaking. Louisiana 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 tra... Apr.10 Polish president died in plane crash    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. France Feb.21  Flood rescuers search streets and houses Feb.20 Madeira floods and mudslides kill 43. Portugal

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   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   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   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' Sep.22  Magnetic train crashes Jul.3  Subway crash: 41 dead May.6  UK troops attacked after copter crash 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


Fire threat empties Athens suburb 63 died from forest fires   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   Italy: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Italy, after a series of about a hundred minor tremors since January 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: European leaders are to triple funding for search-and-rescue operations aimed at migrant boats in the Mediterranean following crisis talks Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking Map of Catania 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




European Union, Disasters Highway Disaster Timeline ... See World Highway Disaster timeline Top ^
2013
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European Union, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2014
Dec.29  Scotland confirms case of Ebola
Oct.19  Spanish nurse Ebola test negative
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
Apr. 23
Apr. 21  Migrants: Details emerge of deadly capsize
Apr. 20
  Sicily: The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya on Sunday, killing hundreds of migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say
Apr. 19 Italian PM led calls for more EU action on sea migration. Rome Apr. 19 Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes
Map of Lampedusa Italy
  Italy: Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea
 The vessel, thought to be just 20m long, capsized at midnight local time in Libyan waters south of the Italian island of Lampedusa
Apr. 18  Pope thanks Italy for migrant rescue effort Jan.2  Abandoned migrant ship Ezadeen reaches Italy Jan.1  Bid to save second abandoned migrant ship off Italian coast 2014 Dec.30 Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare   Southern Italy: Rescuers from the Italian navy and coast guard have taken control of a cargo ship Blue Sky M thought to be carrying hundreds of migrants Dec.29  Italy ferry death toll rises to 10 Dec.28  Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds Nov.3  Workers find last body while dismantling Concordia ship Oct.19  Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Sep.15   500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast
Map of Malta  2 heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe 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 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 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



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 tra...



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 ^
2014 Feb.12 Storm with 106-mph gusts slams flooded Britain   England: The latest round of bad weather slammed into west coast with torrential rain. Trucks were toppled, trees were felled 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. France 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
. Ruhr



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
. Portugal 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 Apr. 16  Alps plane crash: Memorial service to be held Apr. 4 Investigators finished at Germanwings Flight 9525 crash site
. Southern France Apr. 3 Co-pilot Lubitz 'accelerated descent'. Germany Mar. 31  Germanwings: Lufthansa knew of co-pilot depression Mar. 30   Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot suicidal at one time  Germany: The investigation into the crash has not revealed evidence of the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz's motive, but he suffered from suicidal tendencies Mar. 29  Germanwings black box: Captain pleading with co-pilot Mar. 29  Germanwings crash: 78 DNA strands isolated Mar. 28 Germanwings crash co-pilot Lubitz 'made prediction'. Germany Mar. 27  Germanwings crash: Co-pilot Lubitz 'hid illness' Mar.25  Germanwings: Victims' families to visit site Mar.25 Pilot was locked out of cockpit moments before plane crashed. Southern France 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. ...
Mar.9 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead Map of Villa Castelli La Rioja Argentina
   Argentina: Two Olympic athletes who competed and won medals for France were among ten people killed Monday when two helicopters crashed in a remote area.    8 of the victims were French citizens, including...
2014 Dec.12  UK flights hit by computer failure Oct.20 Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash Oct.9  MH17 passenger was found wearing oxygen mask, Dutch says Jul.23   MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands   Two planes carrying bodies from crashed flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands where a day of mourning for the 298 victims has been decl... Mar.8   Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports  Italy: Two people aboard Boeing 777 were traveling with passports reported stolen in Thailand, foreign ministry officials in Italy and Austria said 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.16  Helicopter crashes in London rush hour 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    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   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 2006 May.6  UK troops attacked after copter 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



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: A bid to save a young giraffe from destruction at Copenhagen Zoo has failed, and the giraffe was put down on Sunday morning



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
. Hungary Jul.15 BP says oil has stopped leaking. Louisiana 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 ^
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 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 Apr. 2  Co-pilot Lubitz 'researched suicide' Mar.26   Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'
  Southern France: The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to 'destroy the plane'
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 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 2006 Sep.22  Magnetic train crashes Jul.3  Subway crash: 41 dead



European Union, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2014 Jun.19 German caver Johann Westhauser surfaces
. Bavaria 2010 Feb.21  Flood rescuers search streets and houses



European Union, Disasters Foot and Mouth Timeline ... See World Foot and Mouth timeline Top ^
2007 Aug.3  Farm infected with foot-and-mouth